Archive: 12/16/2009

Zoning the ocean may help endangered whales to recover

Scientists in Scotland, Canada and the US have proposed a new method to identify priority areas for whale conservation. The team's findings, published in Animal Conservation, suggest that even small protected areas, identi ...

Dec 16, 2009
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Leprosy susceptibility genes reported

In the first genome-wide association study (GWAS) of leprosy and the largest GWAS on an infectious disease, scientists at the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and 26 institutes in China identified seven genes that increase ...

Dec 16, 2009
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Glutamate can play key role in drug impact on brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- Addiction disorders of various kinds are a major health and social problem, and our knowledge of how the brain’s reward system functions needs to be enhanced. Uppsala researchers now shows an unexpected ...

Dec 16, 2009
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