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2012-05-18 02:20:26

Imagine reading an entire book, but then realizing that your glasses did not allow you to distinguish "g" from "q." What details did you miss?

2012-05-17 12:17:17

Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have succeeded in engineering algae to produce potential candidates for a vaccine that would prevent transmission of the parasite that causes malaria, an achievement that could pave the way for the development of an inexpensive way to protect billions of people from one of the world's most prevalent and debilitating diseases.

Progress Made In Possible Vaccine Against Malaria
2012-05-17 09:35:22

Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have revealed their progress in engineering algae for a vaccine that could possibly counter transmission of the parasite that causes malaria.

2012-05-15 23:27:33

For the first time, researchers at the University of California, San Diego have peered inside a living mouse cell and mapped the processes that power the celebrated health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids.

2012-04-25 12:00:45

University of California, San Diego scientists have used powerful computational tools and laboratory tests to discover new support for a once-marginalized theory about the underlying cause of Parkinson’s disease.

2012-03-30 07:50:23

Physicists at the University of California, San Diego have discovered patterns which underlie the properties of a new state of matter.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.