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2011-04-27 23:39:09

They were able to show for the first time that physiologically measurable changes can be observed in the brains of healthy carriers of this risk allele.

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2011-04-26 10:18:02

A plant's sugary offering betrays caterpillars to predatory ants.

2011-04-20 20:00:10

The passwords of the future could become more secure and, at the same time, simpler to use.

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2011-04-17 07:39:46

Scientists assemble genes involved in regulating olfaction in the antennae of a moth.

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2011-04-04 20:11:05

Divergence between the Western gorillas and Eastern gorillas began around one million years ago and now the two species live several hundred kilometers apart.

2011-04-04 08:05:21

Turns out our sensitivity to seeing in color is not only due to cone cells in the retina, but also through the thyroid gland by controlling which visual pigment is produced in the cones.

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2011-03-25 07:58:21

The use of different environments by males and females in the parti-colored bat makes population estimation and thereby the conservation of the species more difficult.

2011-03-17 17:31:38

Plants are continually exposed to herbivore attack.

2011-02-03 14:52:05

The human brain works incredibly fast.

2011-01-26 13:29:40

Plants producing flower pollen must not leave anything to chance.


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