Archive: 10/16/2008

Man's best friend recruited in the hunt for disease genes

For centuries man has had a uniquely close relationship with dogs – as a working animal, for security and, perhaps most importantly, for companionship. Now, dogs are taking on a new role – they are helping in the hunt ...

Oct 16, 2008 4.8 / 5 (4) 0

Gene screen to identify causes of autism

A new screening method can be used to detect the chromosomal abnormalities most commonly associated with autism spectrum disorders. By screening for genetic defects associated with various kinds of cognitive impairment, the ...

Oct 16, 2008 4.5 / 5 (4) 0

Listening to dark matter

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of researchers in Canada have made a bold stride in the struggle to detect dark matter. The PICASSO collaboration has documented the discovery of a significant difference between the ...

Oct 16, 2008 4.3 / 5 (46) 12
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