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2012-02-03 09:07:38

Tuberculosis patients may receive treatments in the future according to what version they have of a single 'Goldilocks' gene.

Gene Therapy May Improve Some Forms Of Blindness
2011-10-28 09:45:12

A UK man is being treated for the progressive genetic disorder, choroideraemia, in an attempt to reverse his blindness.

Image 1 - Higgs Boson App Released For Android Devices
2011-10-10 08:30:44

Scientists at CERN have unveiled a new free app for Google Android phones and tablet computers that lets users see events unfolding live inside the particle accelerator in a 3D view.

Is Laughter Really The Best Medicine
2011-09-14 12:48:56

A new study has revealed that laughter might actually be the best medicine after all.

2011-08-09 08:03:00

CHICAGO, Aug., 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ThoughtWorks, Inc.

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2011-07-27 10:50:00

Researchers from Oxford University studying the eye sockets and brain capacity of 55 human skulls from 12 different populations across the world found people from northern parts of the world evolved bigger brains and larger eyes, aiding in coping with long, dark winters and dim skies.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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