Archive: 09/14/2007

Team IDs binocular vision gene

In work that could lead to new treatments for sensory disorders in which people experience the strange phenomena of seeing better with one eye covered, MIT researchers report that they have identified the gene responsible ...

dateSep 14, 2007 in Genetics
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Progress in understanding the malarial parasite

About 2 million people die of malaria every year, of which more than a million are children in sub-Saharan Africa. Malaria is caused by a protozoan parasite belonging to the genus Plasmodium, and Plasmodium falciparum is ...

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Nonstick chewing gum to become a reality

Easy-to-remove chewing gum is to become a reality, thanks to a major technological breakthrough. The announcement will be made this week at the BA Festival of Science in York, UK.

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Nuclear physicists examine oxygen's limits

Physicists at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) at Michigan State University have made a unique measurement of an exotic oxygen nucleus, leading scientists one step closer to deciphering ...

dateSep 14, 2007 in General Physics
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