Archive: 01/30/2008

Blue-eyed humans have a single, common ancestor

New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. A team at the University of Copenhagen have tracked down a genetic mutation which took place 6-10,000 years ago and is the cause of the eye colour ...

Jan 30, 2008 4.5 / 5 (101) 4

Brits rescue 88 research monkeys

Dozens of research monkeys used by a Chilean medical laboratory were sent to England following threats by an animal rights group.

Jan 30, 2008 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Revolution in understanding of ion channel regulation

A study at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago published this week in the online version of Biophysical Journal proposes that bubbles may control the opening and closing of ion channels. This new understanding of the ...

Jan 30, 2008 3 / 5 (2) 0