Archive: 21/12/2008

Snails and humans use same genes to tell right from left

( -- Biologists have tracked down genes that control the handedness of snail shells, and they turn out to be similar to the genes used by humans to set up the left and right sides of the body.

dateDec 21, 2008 in
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New 'smart' materials for the brain

Research done by scientists in Italy and Switzerland has shown that carbon nanotubes may be the ideal "smart" brain material. Their results, published December 21 in the advance online edition of the journal Nature Nanotechnology, ...

dateDec 21, 2008 in Nanomaterials
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