Archive: 08/14/2008

Rheb's role in cancer

Two independent papers in the August 15th issue of G&D identify the Rheb GTPase as a novel oncogene and a promising new chemotherapeutic target.

dateAug 14, 2008 in Cancer
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Probing Question: Is peak oil a myth?

Unprecedented summer gasoline prices are squeezing Americans' wallets and also expanding their vocabularies, as terms like "peak oil" gain common usage.

dateAug 14, 2008 in Other
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A snooze button for the circadian clock

We may use the snooze button to fine-tune our sleep cycles, but our cells have a far more meticulous and refined system. Humans, and most other organisms, have 24-hour rhythms that are regulated by a precise molecular clock ...

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Virtual applications reach out to real world

( -- European researchers have developed a series of very clever tools to break through the bottlenecks stalling the widespread adoption of virtual reality. But the compelling applications designed for the system ...

dateAug 14, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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