Archive: 06/21/2010

Gene therapy reverses type 1 diabetes in mice

Researchers have developed an experimental cure for Type 1 diabetes, a disease that affects about one in every 400 to 600 children and adolescents. They will present their results in a mouse model of Type 1 diabetes on Sunday ...

Jun 21, 2010
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The 'bumpy ride' of linguistic change

A recent study of an ancient language provides new insights into the nature of linguistic evolution, with potential applications for today's world. The study, "Dvandvas, Blocking, and the Associative: The Bumpy Ride from ...

Jun 21, 2010
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Stranded Danish whale dies

(AP) -- A fin whale that was stranded in a Danish fjord for days has died and scientists were trying to pinpoint the cause, they said Monday.

Jun 21, 2010
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Barnes & Noble cuts price for Nook

(AP) -- Barnes & Noble cut the price on its original Nook electronic reader, undercutting its chief competitor, Amazon.com's Kindle, and will also offer a lower-price Nook with a Wi-Fi connection.

Jun 21, 2010
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