Archive: 04/22/2008

Researchers id new class of photoreceptors

The identification of a new class of photoreceptors in the retina of fruit flies sheds light on the regulation of the pigments of the eye that confer color vision, researchers at New York University’s Center for Developmental ...

Apr 22, 2008
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Chemotherapy causes delayed severe neural damage

A commonly used chemotherapy drug causes healthy brain cells to die off long after treatment has ended and may be one of the underlying biological causes of the cognitive side effects – or “chemo brain” – that many ...

Apr 22, 2008
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How stereotypes can lead to success

Stereotypes can boost as well as hinder our chances of success, according to psychologists from the University of Exeter and St Andrews University. Writing in the new edition of Scientific American Mind (out in the UK 22 ...

Apr 22, 2008
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