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 ...

dateAug 27, 2008 in Genetics
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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.

dateAug 27, 2008 in Space Exploration
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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.

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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 ...

dateAug 27, 2008 in Other
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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.

dateAug 27, 2008 in Nanophysics
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