Archive: 04/19/2007

Why some aphids can't stand the heat

For pea aphids, the ability to go forth and multiply can depend on a single gene, according to new research. An overheated aphid with a mutation in that gene can't reproduce.

Apr 19, 2007
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Freeze: Scientists film protein in action

It is difficult to find similarities between Grenoble and Hollywood or between the researchers at the ESRF and the Institut de Biologie Structural (IBS) and world-known filmmakers. However, scientists from ...

Apr 19, 2007
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Finding expands understanding of neurons

Many significant discoveries have enriched our exploration and understanding of the brain, including one of its most active cellular elements – neurons – since the brain was first described in 7,000 B.C. by Egyptian scholars.

Apr 19, 2007
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Birdwatching goes hi-tech with online video camera game

Fans of massive multi-player online games who are also interested in nature will soon get a chance to try out a new system developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and Texas A&M ...

Apr 19, 2007
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Experiment confirmed famous physics model

Physicists can rest easy--the Standard Model of Particle Physics is still in effect. More than 100 MIT students and professors jammed into Room 35-225 on Wednesday, April 11, to hear the long-anticipated results ...

Apr 19, 2007
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