Archive: 05/20/2008

Scientists 'paint' viruses to track their fate in the body

Biologists from Austria and Singapore developed a technique that adds a new twist on the relationship between biology and art. In an article recently published online in The FASEB Journal and scheduled for the August 2008 p ...

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A loving partner can save your skin

Even couples that have been together for years may be embarrassed to let a spouse or partner see their less than perfect bodies naked in bright light. That shyness can hamper a couple's willingness to do total body skin exams ...

dateMay 20, 2008 in Medical research
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Clue to mystery crustacean in parasite form

First identified in 1899, y-larvae have been one of the greatest zoological mysteries for over a century. No one has ever found an adult of these puzzling crustaceans, despite the plethora of these larvae in plankton, leading ...

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Farm moms may help children beat allergies

Mothers exposed to farms, particularly to barns and farm milk, while pregnant confer protection from allergies on their newborns, according to a group of German researchers, who will present their findings at the American ...

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Researchers bring new meaning to the term 'computer bug'

US researchers have created ‘living computers’ by genetically altering bacteria. The findings of the research, published in BioMed Central’s open access Journal of Biological Engineering, demonstrate that computing in liv ...

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