Archive: 07/25/2007

Three-pronged nuclear attack

A trio of security vulnerabilities surrounding the use of nuclear power are highlighted today in research papers online with Inderscience Publishers.

dateJul 25, 2007 in Environment
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Scratch no more: Gene for itch sensation discovered

Itching for a better anti-itch remedy? Your wish may soon be granted now that scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified the first gene for the itch sensation in the central nervous ...

dateJul 25, 2007 in Genetics
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How to structure a complex body plan

Phenotypic flexibility enables multicellular organisms to adjust morphologies to variable environmental challenges. Such plastic variations are also documented in reef corals. Coral colonies are made of multiple genetically ...

dateJul 25, 2007 in
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Hazards on the road ahead

Learner drivers are being invited to test how good — or bad — they are at spotting potential hazards on the road, with the help of University of Nottingham researchers.

dateJul 25, 2007 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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