Archive: 23/06/2008

Research required urgently to control planthopper pests

[B]June 23-25 conference to address major threat to Asian rice production[/B] A small insect that has devastated millions of hectares of rice in southern China and Vietnam over the past few years—causing the loss of thousands ...

dateJun 23, 2008 in Other
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Mothers' influence is decisive in tots' first year

[B]Study says parenting style and baby's temperament predict challenging behavior in later childhood[/B] The way mothers interact with their babies in the first year of life is strongly related to how children behave later ...

dateJun 23, 2008 in Health
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Engaging teachers means engaged students

To encourage and help teachers become more involved and enthusiastic about "inclusive teaching", the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) recently funded an action research based project. Action research can be explained ...

dateJun 23, 2008 in Other
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Understanding the migration of cancer cells

[B]Activity of regulatory proteins for the growth of filopodia and lamelopodia clarified[/B] Lamellipodia are veil-shaped protrusions of the plasma membrane, that can turn into upward-curled ruffles if they fail to adhere ...

dateJun 23, 2008 in Cancer
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