Archive: 09/27/2007

Giardia genome unlocked

Giardia lamblia, one of the most common human parasites in the United States, causes more than 20,000 intestinal infections a year, often through contact with contaminated drinking or swimming water. In the September 28 iss ...

Sep 27, 2007
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Hair Untangles Woolly Mammoth Puzzle

Stephan C. Schuster and Webb Miller of Penn State University, working with Thomas Gilbert from Copenhagen and a large international consortium, discovered that hair shafts provide an ideal source of ancient ...

Sep 27, 2007
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Cockroaches are morons in the morning, geniuses in the evening

In its ability to learn, the cockroach is a moron in the morning and a genius in the evening. Dramatic daily variations in the cockroach’s learning ability were discovered by a new study performed by Vanderbilt University ...

Sep 27, 2007
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