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Environmental damage looms in Nigerian lead crisis

(AP) -- As masked Nigerian environmental experts examined a communal well in a village where more than 60 children were killed by lead poisoning, barefoot kids streaked with dust sat on the contaminated ground, running their ...

dateJun 11, 2010 in Environment
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Adult brain can change within seconds

(PhysOrg.com) -- The human brain can adapt to changing demands even in adulthood, but MIT neuroscientists have now found evidence of it changing with unsuspected speed. Their findings suggest that the brain has a network ...

dateJul 14, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Color blindness cured in monkeys

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from the University of Washington and the University of Florida used gene therapy to cure two squirrel monkeys of color blindness — the most common genetic disorder in people.

dateSep 16, 2009 in Medical research
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