Archive: 10/2/2012

Keeping time: Circadian clocks

Our planet was revolving on its axis, turning night into day every 24 hours, for 4.5 billion years - long before any form of life existed here. About a billion years later, the very first simple bacterial ...

dateOct 02, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Superman-strength bacteria produce gold

At a time when the value of gold has reached an all-time high, Michigan State University researchers have discovered a bacterium's ability to withstand incredible amounts of toxicity is key to creating 24-karat ...

dateOct 02, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Wild weather to yield better Finger Lakes wines

(Phys.org)—This year's weather threw several curve balls to New York growers—an early, warm spring, a sudden cold snap in April, and a hot, dry summer. But while some vineyards report a reduced crop, ...

dateOct 02, 2012 in Ecology
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Study finds trafficked women need more support

(Medical Xpress)—A study has found that trafficked women in the Greater Sydney region lacked access to a breadth of health and community services, as there was a national focus on border protection and criminalisation rather ...

dateOct 02, 2012 in Social Sciences
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