Archive: 20/03/2008

Deadly genetic disease prevented before birth in zebrafish

By injecting a customized "genetic patch" into early stage fish embryos, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis were able to correct a genetic mutation so the embryos developed normally.

dateMar 20, 2008 in
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Ocean May Exist Beneath Titan's Crust

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered evidence that points to the existence of an underground ocean of water and ammonia on Saturn's moon Titan. The findings made using radar measurements of Titan's rotation will appear ...

dateMar 20, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Team Finds Oldest Known Asteroids

Using visible and infrared data collected from telescopes on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea, a team of scientists, led by the University of Maryland’s Jessica Sunshine, have identified three asteroids that appear to be among our ...

dateMar 20, 2008 in Astronomy
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