Archive: 21/03/2006

Phagocytosis study: surprising discovery

University of California-Santa Barbara scientists say they've made a surprising discovery: phagocytosis depends more on particle shape than size.

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UF researchers study TB epidemic

University of Florida and Indian scientists are studying a protein they believe might help protect against tuberculosis and give patients an easier recovery.

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Manipulating cell receptor alters behavior

University at Buffalo and University of Pennsylvania scientists say two intracellular events from the same cell receptor can provoke varying behaviors.

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Homeland Security network gets an F

If the Department of Homeland Security were a high school student, it would be in severe danger of getting left back. For the second consecutive year the department has received a failing grade from the House Government Reform ...

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Wine With a Double Shot of Vitamin C?

Genetically designed grapes with elevated levels of vitamin C may be more than wishful thinking, according to researchers at the University of California, Davis, and the University of Adelaide, Australia, who recently identified ...

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Russian surveys continental shelf borders

Russian Defense Ministry officials say they are considering using nuclear-powered submarines to survey Russia's continental shelf borders in the Arctic.

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