Archive: 11/20/2009

The Worm That Turned Evolutionary Key

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Keelworm, widespread in the seas and tide-pools around Scotland and the rest of the UK, is unwittingly helping scientists at the University of St Andrews to understand the evolution of modern animals.

dateNov 20, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Don't Blame Tryptophan for Thanksgiving Snooze

(PhysOrg.com) -- Blame it on the heavy meal, the alcohol, or simply the opportunity afforded by a free afternoon on a traditional holiday. Just don't blame it on the tryptophan, say experts at the University ...

dateNov 20, 2009 in Health
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When It Comes to Drug Delivery, Size Matters

(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the great promises of nanotechnologies lies in its ability to create drug-containing nanoparticles decorated with targeting molecules that recognize and bind to cancer cells, providing drug delivery ...

dateNov 20, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Biologists save fish after landslide

(AP) -- A gigantic landslide that buried a highway, uprooted homes and rerouted a river in Washington state's Cascade Range left hundreds of smaller victims: fish.

dateNov 20, 2009 in Ecology
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