Archive: 12/14/2010

The day the algae died

The P-T mass extinction may have been instigated by populations of algae dying. According to one group of scientists, this die-off of large numbers of relatively simple life forms caused a crash in the ocean's ...

Dec 14, 2010
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Opinions about prenatal screening invisible

What pregnant women think about routine ultrasound tests for fetal abnormalities is largely ignored by the health profession says a Victoria University graduate who has completed some of New Zealand's only research into prenatal ...

Dec 14, 2010
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Attempting to predict epileptic seizure

While the causes of epileptic seizures continue to confound brain researchers, scientists have been exploring how changes in the coordinated activity of brain networks, as monitored through electrodes, might help predict ...

Dec 14, 2010
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