Archive: 07/15/2007

MIT IDs mechanism behind fear

Researchers from MIT's Picower Institute for Learning and Memory have uncovered a molecular mechanism that governs the formation of fears stemming from traumatic events. The work could lead to the first drug to treat the ...

Jul 15, 2007 4.7 / 5 (15) 0

Outwitting pesky parasites

Across the southern United States, an invisible, yet deadly parasite known as the root-knot nematode is crippling soybean crops. While plant breeders are racing to develop cultivars resistant to the root-knot nematode, they ...

Jul 15, 2007 3.7 / 5 (3) 0

Potential new target for cancer found

By bypassing a well-known gene implicated in almost one-third of all cancers and instead focusing on the protein activated by the gene, Duke University Medical Center researchers believe they may have found a new target for ...

Jul 15, 2007 5 / 5 (4) 0
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