Archive: 04/22/2009

Cell transplants may cure deafness

(PhysOrg.com) -- When Uppsala researchers found immature stem cells in the inner ear of humans a few years ago, it caused a global sensation. They have also managed to grow hearing nerves from stem cells and human tissue ...

Apr 22, 2009
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Lice can be nice to us

(PhysOrg.com) -- Parasite infestations might have a good side. Wild mice from a Nottinghamshire forest have given experts at The University of Nottingham clues as to the importance of some parasites, such as lice, for the ...

Apr 22, 2009
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Chandra Shows Shocking Impact of Galaxy Jet

(PhysOrg.com) -- A survey by the Chandra X-ray observatory has revealed in detail, for the first time, the effects of a shock wave blasted through a galaxy by powerful jets of plasma emanating from a supermassive ...

Apr 22, 2009
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Most distant detection of water in the Universe

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers have found the most distant signs of water in the Universe to date. Dr John McKean of the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) will be presenting the discovery at ...

Apr 22, 2009
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'Smart' underwear eases ulcers

(PhysOrg.com) -- By any stretch, underwear has always been considered a good idea. But now, thanks to the work of a province-wide team of researchers led by the University of Alberta, unmentionables have risen ...

Apr 22, 2009
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