Archive: 01/31/2008

Anti-parasite drug may provide new way to attack HIV

A drug already used to treat parasitic infections, and once looked at for cancer, also attacks the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in a new and powerful way, according to research published today online in the open access ...

dateJan 31, 2008 in HIV & AIDS
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Probing Question: What is colorblindness?

Midnight Blue, Burnt Orange, Aquamarine. Since 1903, Crayola crayons -- with their fanciful names and hundreds of hues -- have introduced generations of American children to the nuanced beauty of the color spectrum. Imagine ...

dateJan 31, 2008 in Health
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DNA analysis unlocks students' pasts

For most of her life, Georgia State doctoral student Erin Harper thought of herself as African-American with French ancestry.

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Scientists solve mystery of glassy water

Water has some amazing properties. It is the only natural substance found in all three states — solid, liquid and gas — within the range of natural Earth temperatures. Its solid form is less dense than its liquid form, ...

dateJan 31, 2008 in Condensed Matter
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