Archive: 2/04/2007

Picky-eater Flies Losing Smell Genes

A UC Davis researcher is hot on the scent of some lost fruit fly genes. According to population biology graduate student Carolyn McBride, the specialist fruit fly Drosophila sechellia is losing genes for smell and taste receptors ...

dateApr 02, 2007 in
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Iowa proposal reflects allergy crisis

A proposal in Iowa's Waukee Community School District to discourage having peanut products around area students has brought attention to a national issue.

dateApr 02, 2007 in Other
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Laser Goes Tubing for Faster Body-Fluid Tests

University of Rochester researchers announce in the current issue of Applied Optics a technique that in 60 seconds or less measures multiple chemicals in body fluids, using a laser, white light, and a reflective tube. The ...

dateApr 02, 2007 in Medical research
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