Latest Michael Shapiro Stories
A team of American researchers has discovered mutations in three genes that determine feather color in domestic rock pigeons. The same genes direct the pigmentation of human skin – meaning the findings may have implications for medical research.
According to a new study in the journal Science Express, an international team of researchers has sequenced the entire rock pigeon genome, and made some interested discoveries in the process.
Pigeons display spectacular variations in their feathers, feet, beaks and other physical traits, but a new University of Utah study shows that visible traits don't always coincide with genetics.
An official with the United Network for Organ Sharing says there has been a drop in organ donations from live and deceased donors amid the U.S.
By Michael H Samuels The Long Island Workers Rights Board has ruled that Merrick- based Able Health Care Services used intimidation and other tactics to keep its workers from forming a union.
By Gupta, Nikhil; Lin, Tien Chih; Shapiro, Michael The work described in this paper is focused on evaluating the effect of the processing method and nanoclay (montmorillonite) content on the tensile, compressive, and impact properties of clay- epoxy nanocomposites.
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.