Archive: 03/31/2009

How does microglia examine damaged synapses?

Microglia, immune cells in the brain, is suggested to be involved in the repair of damaged brain, like a medical doctor. However, it is completely unknown how microglia diagnoses damaged circuits in an in vivo brain. Japanese ...

Mar 31, 2009
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Sea sponges busted by researchers

(PhysOrg.com) -- When it comes to sex, sea sponges are certainly not monogamous. But, thanks to a project based at the Heron Island Research Station, UQ researchers will uncover whether the marine animals are partaking in ...

Mar 31, 2009
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Grid helps find one picture in a million

(PhysOrg.com) -- Looking for images on the internet can be a frustrating business. Whether you want the perfect sunset over the sea or the London skyline by night, youre dependent on people to describe the ...

Mar 31, 2009
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Taste, odor intervention improves cancer therapy

Cancer and its therapies, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy, may directly alter and damage taste and odor perception, possibly leading to patient malnutrition, and in severe cases, significant morbidity, according to ...

Mar 31, 2009
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Control, treatment of bed bugs challenging

A review of previously published articles indicates there is little evidence supporting an effective treatment of bites from bed bugs, that these insects do not appear to transmit disease, and control and eradication of bed ...

Mar 31, 2009
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