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.

Jul 25, 2007
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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 ...

Jul 25, 2007
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Doctors try to save burned terror suspect

Doctors at a Scottish hospital are using an expensive skin substitute in an effort to save an alleged terrorist burned in an attack on Glasgow Airport.

Jul 25, 2007
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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 ...

Jul 25, 2007
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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.

Jul 25, 2007
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