Archive: 10/16/2006

Ecosystem of vanishing lake yields valuable bacterium

In the salt flats near a slowly vanishing lake, a team of researchers have found never-before-seen bacterium that could clean up some of humanity's pollution. In three scientific papers currently being written, Brent Peyton, ...

Oct 16, 2006
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Learning to live with oxygen on early Earth

Scientists at the Carnegie Institution and Penn State University have discovered evidence showing that microbes adapted to living with oxygen 2.72 billion years ago, at least 300 million years before the rise of oxygen in ...

Oct 16, 2006
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HIV exploits competition among T-cells

A new HIV study shows how competition among the human immune system's T cells allows the virus to escape destruction and eventually develop into full-blown AIDS. The study, which employs a computer model of simultaneous virus ...

Oct 16, 2006
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New mechanism underlying pain found

Researchers at Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development (J&JPRD) today announced that they have discovered a new molecular mechanism that may underlie neuropathic pain. The clearer understanding of the root-cause ...

Oct 16, 2006
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