Archive: 29/03/2009

Action video games improve vision

Video games that involve high levels of action, such as first-person-shooter games, increase a player's real-world vision, according to research in today's Nature Neuroscience.

dateMar 29, 2009 in Neuroscience
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New melanoma tumor suppressor gene uncovered

National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers have identified a gene that suppresses tumor growth in melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. The finding is reported today in the journal Nature Genetics as part of a ...

dateMar 29, 2009 in Genetics
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Sharks pose Sydney food-chain puzzle

Three shark attacks in Sydney in three weeks drove newspapers and talk show hosts into a feeding frenzy and sent a collective shudder through the other species at the top of the food chain -- humans.

dateMar 29, 2009 in Other
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Researchers: Cyber spies break into govt computers

(AP) -- A cyber spy network based mainly in China hacked into classified documents from government and private organizations in 103 countries, including the computers of the Dalai Lama and Tibetan exiles, Canadian researchers ...

dateMar 29, 2009 in Internet
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