Archive: 12/30/2006

Ground spider diversity studied in research project

None of Takesha Henderson's discoveries are named Charlotte, but they are weaving a new chapter in Texas entomology. Her graduate studies at Texas A&M University have led to the discovery of 25 new spiders in Brazos County ...

Dec 30, 2006
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Molecular anatomy of influenza virus detailed

Scientists at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), part of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., and colleagues at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville ...

Dec 30, 2006
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National eye scan database grows

Twenty-six states are participating in an eye-scanning project that helps identify missing children or adults afflicted with memory loss.

Dec 30, 2006
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New ink makes tattoos less permanent

Scientists at two U.S. universities developed a solution to make tattoos less permanent -- an ink that can be removed with a single laser treatment.

Dec 30, 2006
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LASIK, LASEK results about equal

Patients seeking vision correction surgery had good results from both LASIK and LASEK procedures, a study by the University of Illinois at Chicago showed.

Dec 30, 2006
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