Archive: 01/17/2010

FDA: BPA affects children; exposure should be limited

After earlier statements that declared bisphenol A safe for all uses, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that BPA affects human development and said it is working to take the chemical out of infant formula ...

dateJan 17, 2010 in Health
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From biological basics to diabetes discovery

In two major studies published in Nature Genetics today, researchers use biological understanding to dissect the genetics of diabetes. An international team comprising researchers from more than 100 institutions analysed vast s ...

dateJan 17, 2010 in Genetics
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Tying light in knots

(PhysOrg.com) -- The remarkable feat of tying light in knots has been achieved by a team of physicists working at the universities of Bristol, Glasgow and Southampton, UK, reports a paper in Nature Physics this w ...

dateJan 17, 2010 in General Physics
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Organized chaos gets robots going (Update)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Even simple insects can generate quite different movement patterns with their six legs. The animal uses various gaits depending on whether it crawls uphill or downhill, slowly or fast. Scientists ...

dateJan 17, 2010 in General Physics
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