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genetics

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Are math skills genetic?

Research from Johns Hopkins University suggests that some people are naturally good at math, whereas others may never be.

By August 14, 2011

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New lab-on-a-chip genetic analysis resembles pinball

University of British Columbia researchers invent a silicone chip they say could revolutionize genetic analysis by allowing individual cells to fall into place like balls in a pinball machine.

By July 26, 2011

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Genetically modified tobacco plants to fight HIV?

U.K. researchers announce approval to launch the first human clinical trial of a genetically modified anti-HIV microbicide called P2G12, grown in Germany.

By July 19, 2011

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Genetically engineered human kidney cell shoots laser beam

Scientists have created the first 'living laser' using a human kidney cell. No cells were harmed in the experiment.

By June 14, 2011

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Phylo, a game that helps map genetic code

Using a SETI-at-home-like distributed-processing system and a challenging puzzle game, researchers at McGill University are hoping to use human brainpower to map genetic codes.

By November 30, 2010

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Supercomputer network blasts torrent of data

University teams send 186 gigabits per second between two supercomputers in the quest for faster bandwidth for data from CERN's Large Hadron Collider and other research endeavors.

By December 14, 2011

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Supercomputers connected at 100 gigabits per second

The Department of Energy's Advanced Networking Initiative will initially connect three research supercomputers and then link to all DOE national labs.

By November 14, 2011

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Nike Air Mag shoes on eBay now, Back to the Future but not to Britain

The Back To The Future Nike Air Mag shoes are now on eBay -- but only for American bidders.

By September 9, 2011

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Google's smartypants math doodle

Doodle celebrates mathematician Pierre de Fermat's 410th birthday, and drops a seriously nerdy inside joke.

By August 17, 2011

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Gregor Mendel, gene genius, honoured in Google Doodle

Gregor Mendel is the subject of a Google Doodle. The 'father of modern genetics' noted laws of inherited traits in pea plants, but his work would not be recognised until after his death.

By July 20, 2011