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 ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Medical research
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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 ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Evolution
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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 ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Astronomy
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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 ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Astronomy
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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 ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Other
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