Archive: 02/14/2007

Mummy's amazing American maize

The far-reaching influence of Spanish and Portuguese colonisers appears not to have extended to South American agriculture, scientists studying a 1,400-year-old Andean mummy have found.

dateFeb 14, 2007 in Archaeology & Fossils
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'Gateway' gene discovered for brain cancer

Researchers have discovered that the same genetic regulator that triggers growth of stem cells during brain development also plays a central role in the development of the lethal brain cancer malignant glioma. In experiments ...

dateFeb 14, 2007 in Cancer
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