Archive: 07/20/2010

Back to the future for flu fighters

(PhysOrg.com) -- Australian National University researchers have breathed new life into an old protein drug target in a discovery that could open the door to a new range of drugs to combat influenza.

dateJul 20, 2010 in Medical research
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What causes hybrid vigor?

Plant scientists at the John Innes Centre have provided a new solution to an old debate on why species hybrids can be more vigourous than their parents. In a study to be published online next week in the online open access ...

dateJul 20, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Gulf Oil Spill Could Affect Maine Bird Populations

(PhysOrg.com) -- Even though the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico isn’t likely to directly affect Maine coastal habitats and wildlife, it likely will affect some of the birds that are iconic in Maine, including the common ...

dateJul 20, 2010 in Ecology
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