Archive: 28/06/2007

Loss of cell's 'antenna' linked to cancer's development

Submarines have periscopes. Insects have antennae. And increasingly, biologists are finding that most normal vertebrate cells have cilia, small hair-like structures that protrude like antennae into the surrounding environment ...

dateJun 28, 2007 in Cancer
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Branding matters -- even when searching

Web searchers who evaluated identical search-engine results overwhelmingly favored Yahoo! and Google, providing evidence that branding matters as much on the Internet as off, according to a Penn State study.

dateJun 28, 2007 in Other
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Wood ant queen has no egg-laying monopoly

The reproductive monopoly of the ant queen is not as strong as is often thought. Dr. Heikki Helanterä and Prof. Lotta Sundström, biologists working at the University of Helsinki, Finland, investigated worker ovary development ...

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