News tagged with pigments

Japan astronaut solves bubble puzzle

Of all the experiments Japanese astronaut Naoko Yamazaki has carried out in space -- making sushi in a kimono and playing a harp -- blowing soap bubbles has arguably brought the biggest breakthrough.

dateApr 15, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Researchers found breast cancer survival gene

(PhysOrg.com) -- QIMR researchers, as part of an international collaboration, have found that a gene that is most commonly associated with skin pigmentation, hair and eye colour may influence a patient’s chances of surviving ...

dateApr 13, 2010 in Cancer
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Ancestry attracts, but love is blind

People preferentially marry those with similar ancestry, but their decisions are not necessarily based on hair, eye or skin colour. Research, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Genome Biology, shows that M ...

dateNov 20, 2009 in Other
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Modern Turkey: Modern Miracle

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many of us will sit down with our families to a wonderful turkey dinner this Thanksgiving. But statistics increasingly show that Americans consider turkey a year-round staple.

dateNov 18, 2009 in Other
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