Archive: 02/6/2008

Gene plays 'Jekyll and Hyde' in brain cancer

Perhaps the only positive spin one can put on the brain cancer glioblastoma is that it’s relatively uncommon. Other than that, the news is bad. It is nearly always fatal, it tends to strike people in the prime of their ...

Feb 06, 2008
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Breaking New Ground in Relationship of Language to Thought

Jürgen Bohnemeyer, assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences, has received a 42-month $250,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a comparative ...

Feb 06, 2008
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Barnacles go to great lengths to mate

Compelled to mate, yet firmly attached to the rock, barnacles have evolved the longest penis of any animal for their size - up to 8 times their body length - so they can find and fertilize distant neighbours.

Feb 06, 2008
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