Archive: 31/01/2011

Focusing on one cell

Most people don’t think highly of pond scum, but for Susan Dutcher, PhD, the single-celled green algae Chlamydomonas are incredible creatures worthy of her life’s work.

dateJan 31, 2011 in Medical research
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New path for possible Alzheimer’s drugs

Findings presented in new research by a team of West Virginia University scientists could eventually lead to innovations in the treatment of memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease. Han-Ting Zhang, M.D., Ph.D., WVU ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Southwest headed for permanent drought

( -- The American Southwest has seen naturally induced dry spells throughout the past, but now human-induced global warming could push the region into a permanent drought in the coming decades, according to Lamont-Doherty ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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