Archive: 07/18/2007

New insecticide created for mosquitoes

French scientists have developed an effective insecticide-repellent compound that can be used against mosquitoes resistant to current chemicals.

Jul 18, 2007
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Researchers JAZ(zed) about plant resistance discovery

The mystery of how a major plant hormone works to defend plants against invaders has been revealed, thanks to collaborative research efforts by Michigan State University and Washington State University.

Jul 18, 2007
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New Patent Dramatically Improves DNA Analysis

A basic scientist in the Department of Surgery at Jefferson Medical College and the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson has shared a patent on what may someday be a ubiquitous tool in DNA analysis. The discovery could have ...

Jul 18, 2007
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Layered Crater on Mars

This image covers an impact crater roughly 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) in diameter. The subimage shows just a small segment of the crater rim (1336 x 889; 3 MB). ...

Jul 18, 2007
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Maternal fish consumption aids infants in problem-solving

Pregnant and nursing women should consume fish or take supplements with the omega-3 fatty acid DHA, as a new study found that just a moderate amount of DHA significantly improves fetal and infant development of problem-solving ...

Jul 18, 2007
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