Archive: 04/5/2007

Picture obtained of rare Indonesian rabbit

Wildlife Conservation Society researchers in Asia have captured the image of one of the world's rarest rabbits -- the Sumatran striped rabbit.

Apr 05, 2007
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An X-ray Time Machine?

There's nothing new about using x-rays to look at bones. But using them on bones a hundred million years old is another story. This week, a team of researchers visiting SSRL is finding that when it comes to ...

Apr 05, 2007
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Hepatitis C virus blocks 'superinfection'

There’s infection and then there’s superinfection – when a cell already infected by a virus gets a second viral infection. But some viruses don’t like to share their cells. New research from Rockefeller University ...

Apr 05, 2007
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To recognize their friends, mice use their amygdalas

Even those who can’t remember names can usually recall faces. New research from Rockefeller University suggests that a simple brain chemical, a neuropeptide called oxytocin, is a reason.

Apr 05, 2007
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Ancient Genetic Material Keeps Pups Pint-Sized

Soon after humans began domesticating dogs 12,000 to 15,000 years ago, they started breeding small canines. Now, scientists from the University of Utah and seven other institutions have identified a piece of ...

Apr 05, 2007
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