Archive: 02/21/2010

The impact of genomics

Working with worms may not be your average person’s idea of a good time, but for University of Toronto researcher Dr. Andrew Fraser, they are fascinating.

Feb 21, 2010
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Neuroscientist: Think twice about cutting music in schools

At a press briefing today at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting, a Northwestern University neuroscientist will argue that music training has profound effects that shape the sensory system ...

Feb 21, 2010
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Stanford's Hank Greely puts neuroscience on trial

A lawyer is trying to convince a jury that his client really is crazy. It's usually a tough argument to sell in a court of law. But what if the lawyer has a picture of his client's brain that shows there's something biologically ...

Feb 21, 2010
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Nanotechnology could help Arab region

"Nanotechnology could aid the future of development of the Arab region," says Mohamed H.A. Hassan, executive director of TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, and president of the African Academy of Sciences. ...

Feb 21, 2010
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Apple removing risque iPhone apps: reports

Apple has begun removing risque iPhone and iPod Touch applications from its online App Store, including some which had previously been approved for sale, according to reports on Saturday.

Feb 21, 2010
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