Archive: 04/22/2008

First atomic-level look at a protein that causes brain disease

For the first time, researchers have peered deeply at the atomic level into the protein that causes hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) -- a disease thought to cause stroke and dementia. The study pinpointed a tiny ...

dateApr 22, 2008 in
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Nurture over nature

Score one for the nurture side of the nature vs. nurture debate, as North Carolina State University geneticists have shown that environmental factors such as lifestyle and geography play a large role in whether certain genes ...

dateApr 22, 2008 in Genetics
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LG Launches Versatile LG-KF700

LG Electronics today launched its LG-KF700, a new multimedia phone that combines three input methods to create an amazingly intuitive user interface and provides instant access to features.

dateApr 22, 2008 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Moondust and Duct Tape

At this year's Great Moonbuggy Race in Huntsville, Alabama, Prof. Paul Shiue of Christian Brothers University was overheard joking that duct tape was his team's "best engineering tool." Others felt the same ...

dateApr 22, 2008 in Space Exploration
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