Archive: 06/29/2006

Study detects prejudice in the brain

U.S. scientists say they've found people view members of social out-groups, such as homeless people, with disgust and not a feeling of fellow humanity.

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Scientists Uncover Rules for Gene Amplification

Gene amplification plays an important role in causing cancers via activation of oncogenes. If scientists can determine the rules as to which segments of genetic material become amplified and how, oncologists and drug researchers ...

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Women's Online Skills Far Better than They Think

Fourteen years after a talking Barbie doll chirped “math class is tough” and a barrage of criticism from women's groups forced the doll off toy store shelves, it is hard to imagine Barbie announcing, “my Internet skills ...

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Italy reports stem-cell achievement

Italian scientists say the stem cells they extracted from "virgin birth" embryos are capable of turning into neurons.

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Scientists puzzled by sand bacteria

U.S. scientists say bacteria forcing the closure of many beaches may not be coming from people, animals, or sewage -- but might be produced in the sand.

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