Archive: 08/27/2008

First gene associated with dry macular degeneration found

In a study that underscores the important role that individual genetic profiles will play in the development of new therapies for disease, a multi-institutional research team – led by Kang Zhang, MD, PhD professor of ophthalmology ...

Aug 27, 2008
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Ice Cold Sunrise on Mars

(PhysOrg.com) -- From the location of NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander, above the Martian arctic circle, the sun does not set during the peak of the Martian summer.

Aug 27, 2008
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Researcher shows proteins have controlled motions

(PhysOrg.com) -- Iowa State University researcher Robert Jernigan believes that his research shows proteins have controlled motions. Most biochemists traditionally believe proteins have many random, uncontrolled movements.

Aug 27, 2008
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Mortgage crisis: Blame the bank?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Banks have played a big role in the mortgage crisis, not only because they issued loans to suspect borrowers, but because many originated and sold bad loans to other lenders, says a University of Michigan ...

Aug 27, 2008
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Big step in tiny technology

(PhysOrg.com) -- A crucial step in developing minuscule structures with application potential in sophisticated sensors, catalysis, and nanoelectronics has been developed by Scottish researchers.

Aug 27, 2008
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