Archive: 06/19/2006

DNA Repair in Mammal Embryos Is a Matter of Timing

Investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have discovered that the cells of the developing nervous system of the mammalian embryo have an exquisite sense of timing when it comes to fixing broken chromosomes: ...

Jun 19, 2006
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Victory and defeat: Are you a wolf or a sheep?

Are all people stressed out by a defeat or does it hurt some more than others? It may depend on whether you're a power-hungry wolf or a sheep, according to University of Michigan psychology researchers.

Jun 19, 2006
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Earliest hominid: Not a hominid at all?

The earliest known hominid fossil, which dates to about 7 million years ago, is actually some kind of ape, according to an international team of researchers led by the University of Michigan. The finding, they ...

Jun 19, 2006
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Corals facing 'biggest impact in history'

A new study has found that the damage caused by human activity to some of the world's iconic coral reefs in the past 30 years is greater than at any time in the last 220,000 years.

Jun 19, 2006
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Study: Predicting actions starts young

Swedish scientists say children as young as 1 year can learn to predict the outcome of another person's actions as well as adults can.

Jun 19, 2006
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Workplace drug use declines in 2005

Drug use among U.S. workers declined to a 17-year low last year a report released Monday by a New York drug-testing company says.

Jun 19, 2006
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