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2009-03-09 07:45:56

Comparing 500,000 snippets of human DNA put scientists from the University of Bonn on the right track. A genetic variant on chromosome 8 occurs with significantly higher frequency in people with cleft lip and palate than in the control group.

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2009-02-12 07:59:26

In the early Universe, some galaxies may have stars packed together a million times more closely than in the present day, according to research by a University of Bonn team to be published in a paper in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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2009-02-06 07:54:05

A missing link in the evolution of the front claw of living scorpions and horseshoe crabs was identified with the discovery of a 390 million-year-old fossil by researchers at Yale and the University of Bonn, Germany.

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2008-11-24 10:43:00

Connections between the nerves is one factor determining whether a person welcomes a change or tends to avoid anything new.

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2008-07-28 16:10:00

Bio-acoustic method also hears nature's cry for help.

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2008-07-23 11:29:56

A minimally invasive treatment for a common cause of male infertility can significantly improve a couple's chances for pregnancy, according to a new study published in the August issue of Radiology.

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2008-07-15 11:54:32

Kidney transplants should be carried out during the day if possible. At least this is the conclusion suggested by a survey just published by urologists and internists at the University of Bonn.

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2008-03-17 13:50:59

Instruments falsely report anoxia in affected people

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2008-03-03 12:40:00

Throughout the world, amateurs, experts and the media agree that prolonged jogging raises people's spirits. And many believe that the body’s own opioids, so called endorphins, are the cause of this. But in fact this has never been proved until now.

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2008-02-25 09:50:00

New gene improves our understanding of hair growth and offers a path to effective therapies


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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