Archive: 07/29/2009

Developing gene therapy to fight blindness

An international team of scientists and clinicians from the United States and Saudi Arabia are working to develop gene therapy for treating a rare, hereditary retinal disease. The therapy has been shown to restore lost vision ...

Jul 29, 2009
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Russian cargo ship docks with ISS

A Russian cargo ship, launched Friday from the Baikonur space station in Kazakhstan, docked Wednesday with the International Space Station, the Russian news agency Interfax said.

Jul 29, 2009
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Myth, reality and gun crime

The assumption that gangs are at the root of gun crime in the UK is overstated, according to a study published today in a special issue of Criminology and Criminal Justice, published by SAGE.

Jul 29, 2009
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Less common procedures less common than thought

The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery announces the results of its 2009 Less Common Cosmetic Procedures consumer survey. While the media has coined these cosmetic procedures as 'fringe' and made it seem that they are ...

Jul 29, 2009
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Protein 'Tweek' rare but critical in synaptic process

(July 29, 2009) - Recycling is a critical component in the process of transmitting information from one neuron to the next, and a large protein called Tweek plays a critical role, said an international consortium of researchers ...

Jul 29, 2009
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