Archive: 27/04/2007

Top-Tier Ad Companies Betting on Joost

Online television service Joost announced on Thursday it has signed on a group of 32 big name advertisers — including Intel, Coca-Cola, Nike, General Motors, and Visa — as launch partners.

dateApr 27, 2007 in Internet
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Vaccine to cope with viral diversity in HIV

The ability of HIV-1 to develop high levels of genetic diversity and acquire mutations to escape immune pressures contributes to our difficulties in producing a vaccine. David Nickle et al present here an efficient algorithm ...

dateApr 27, 2007 in HIV & AIDS
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Tracking Genes for Self-pollination in Arabidopsis

Some plants need a partner to reproduce. Pollen from one plant pollinates the stigma of another, and a seed is formed. But other plants can self-pollinate, a handy survival mechanism for a lonely plant.

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Female ticks have market on gluttony

Sex makes you fat. If you're a female tick, that is. The "truly gluttonous" female ixodid tick increases her weight an astounding 100 times her original size after she mates, so a University of Alberta researcher investigated ...

dateApr 27, 2007 in
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