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2009-02-16 10:38:58

A light source as bright as a million-watt bulb may help scientists identify the early signs of Parkinson's disease.

2009-02-14 16:31:24

A light as bright as a million-watt bulb may be able to help identify early signs of Parkinson's disease, British researchers say. A Keele University team says the special light of a super-microscope could help spot changes in brain cells before Parkinson's destroyed them, BBC reported Saturday. Researcher Joanna Collingwood told the American Association for the Advancement of Science the technique could mean early treatment for Parkinson's patients. The researchers used a synchrotron, or...

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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.