Archive: 09/24/2008

What's the difference between a liberal and conservative?

Political conservatives operate out of a fear of chaos and absence of order while political liberals operate out of a fear of emptiness, a new Northwestern University study soon to be published in the Journal of Research in ...

dateSep 24, 2008 in Other
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Researchers find an essential gene for forming ears of corn

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) professor David Jackson, Ph.D., and a team of plant geneticists have identified a gene essential in controlling development of the maize plant, commonly known in the United States as corn. ...

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Balancing the brain

Neuroscientists at Children's Hospital Boston have identified the first known "master switch" in brain cells to orchestrate the formation and maintenance of inhibitory synapses, essential for proper brain function. The factor, ...

dateSep 24, 2008 in Medical research
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