Archive: 14/06/2009

Sick sea critters aided by Marine Mammal Center

(AP) -- A recent surge in weakened and malnourished sea lions found along the Northern California coast is mystifying scientists and keeping workers hopping at the newly expanded Marine Mammal Center here.

dateJun 14, 2009 in Ecology
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Australia tries tough love to heal Aboriginal woes

(AP) -- Along the dusty red road that leads from the lonely airstrip into town, the signs flash by: "No alcohol," says one. "Petrol sniffing kills," admonishes another. "Don't bring gunja into our town," warns a third. And ...

dateJun 14, 2009 in Other
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Huntington's disease deciphered

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have discovered how the mutated huntingtin gene acts on the nervous system to create the devastation of Huntington's disease. The report of their findings ...

dateJun 14, 2009 in Neuroscience
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