Archive: 19/01/2006

Bees may transmit viruses to offspring

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture report what may be the first evidence of queen honeybees transmitting viruses to their offspring.

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International HIV/AIDS study is halted

The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says enrollment into an international HIV/AIDS trial has been halted.

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Over-fishing: Fewer eggs, smaller fish

A University of California-Riverside study suggests harvesting the largest individuals from a fish population introduces harmful genetic changes.

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Scientists develop process for creating biocompatible fibers

Scientists at Virginia Tech have developed a single-step process for creating nonwoven fibrous mats from a small organic molecule – creating a new nanoscale material with potential applications where biocompatible materials ...

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The science of tickling

Anticipating our own touch - for example in tickling oneself - reduces its impact, says Queen's psychologist Dr. Randy Flanagan, a member of the university's Centre for Neuroscience Studies. This is evidence of an important ...

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