Archive: 09/30/2008

Simple twists of fate

A novel Brandeis University study this week in PLoS Biology reports on some of the molecular gymnastics performed by a protein involved in regulating DNA transcription. Using state-of-the art tools, researchers observed the sh ...

Sep 30, 2008
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Don't ask, don't tell doesn't work in prenatal care

While obstetrical care providers are doing a good job working with their patients on smoking cessation, they are not doing as well on abuse of other substances that can harm a woman's unborn baby. A new study appearing in ...

Sep 30, 2008
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Super Talent Introduces a 128Gb SSD for Under $300

If you have been waiting for the price of Solid State Drives (SSD) to come down in price, the time has finally come. Super Talent has introduced their 128Gb, 2.5-inch, SATA II "MasterDrive LX" for the affordable ...

Sep 30, 2008 weblog
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The green Sahara, a desert in bloom

Reconstructing the climate of the past is an important tool for scientists to better understand and predict future climate changes that are the result of the present-day global warming. Although there is still ...

Sep 30, 2008
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Like an arrow: Jumping insects use archery techniques

Froghoppers, also known as spittlebugs, are the champion insect jumpers, capable of reaching heights of 700 mm - more than 100 times their own body length. Research published today in the open access journal ...

Sep 30, 2008
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