Archive: 02/15/2009

Deaf children use hands to invent own way of communicating

Deaf children are able to develop a language-like gesture system by making up hand signs and using homemade systems to increase their communication as they grow, just as children with conventional spoken language, research ...

Feb 15, 2009
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Chemists offer new hydrogen purification method

(PhysOrg.com) -- President Barack Obama's pursuit of energy independence promises to accelerate research and development for alternative energy sources -- solar, wind and geothermal power, biofuels, hydrogen ...

Feb 15, 2009
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A new gene silencing platform -- silence is golden

A team of researchers led by Rutgers' Samuel Gunderson has developed a novel gene silencing platform with very significant improvements over existing RNAi approaches. This may enable the development and discovery of a new ...

Feb 15, 2009
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Biologist discusses sacred nature of sustainability

The hot topics of global warming and environmental sustainability are concerns that fit neatly within the precepts of religious naturalism, according to Ursula Goodenough, Ph.D., professor of biology in Arts & Sciences at ...

Feb 15, 2009
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