Archive: 09/30/2008

DNA tests could help predict, prevent harmful algal blooms

A paper published in the current issue of the International Journal of Environment and Pollution, explains how a DNA test can be used to detect harmful algal blooms across the globe. The approach outlined could help reduce ...

Sep 30, 2008
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Gluttons, drunks and fools

(PhysOrg.com) -- An academic from the University of St Andrews has delved into the Bible to provide food for thought on the subject of eating and drinking.

Sep 30, 2008
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Researchers create first model for retina receptors

A team of scientists at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center has created the first genetic research model for a microscopic part of the eye that when missing causes blindness. The research appears in a recent ...

Sep 30, 2008
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When It Comes to Galaxies, Diversity Is Everywhere

(PhysOrg.com) -- There's an old saying in astronomy: "Galaxies are like people. They're only normal until you get to know them." That view is supported by a group of astronomers after using NASA's Hubble Space ...

Sep 30, 2008
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