Archive: 06/18/2009

Antibiotics-resistant gulls worry scientists

The resistance pattern for antibiotics in gulls is the same as in humans, and a new study by Uppsala University researchers shows that nearly half of Mediterranean gulls in southern France have some form of resistance to ...

dateJun 18, 2009 in Medications
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Scientists warn of climate catastrophe

The world faces a growing risk of "abrupt and irreversible climatic shifts" as fallout from global warming hits faster than expected, according to research by international scientists released Thursday.

dateJun 18, 2009 in Environment
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3D printing for new tissues and organs

A more effective way to build plastic scaffolds on which new tissues and even whole organs might be grown in the laboratory is being developed by an international collaboration between teams in Portugal and the UK.

dateJun 18, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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Researchers visualize formation of a new synapse

A protein called neuroligin that is implicated in some forms of autism is critical to the construction of a working synapse, locking neurons together like "molecular Velcro," a study lead by a team of UC Davis researchers ...

dateJun 18, 2009 in Genetics
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Gap between boys and girls persists in tech

My 4-year-old daughter Kalian has become fascinated about printing on the -- "'puter," as she calls it. My wife or I will open a Word file on our family PC, and she'll plop down in the chair, peck away on the keyboard and ...

dateJun 18, 2009 in Other
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