Archive: 02/19/2008

The Dark Side of Light

Light may not seem very interesting in our everyday lives. But to scientists, light’s properties are a constant source of intrigue. The nature of light as both wave and particle, light as the universal speed ...

Feb 19, 2008 feature
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Single microRNA fine-tunes innate immune response

Over the last few years scientists have discovered hundreds of microRNAs—tiny RNAs that regulate the expression of protein-coding genes. However, the functions of these novel molecules in mammals are largely unknown.

Feb 19, 2008
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Oregon moose herd thriving in winter

Oregon's only moose herd appears to be thriving in the northeast mountains this winter, state wildlife biologist Pat Matthews said.

Feb 19, 2008
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Digital frame virus traced to China

A powerful virus recently discovered in digital photo frames has been identified as a Chinese Trojan Horse that gathers personal information.

Feb 19, 2008
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