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Single-Dose Cures for Malaria, Other Diseases A leading researcher issues a call for pills that deliver a full course of treatment in one swallow.One of the world’s preëminent biomedical researchers is calling for a concerted effort by scientists to develop pills that would stay in the stomach or gut for weeks or months once swallowed, delivering one or more drugs continuously or over set intervals.
Evolution Source: Technology Review
Thursday, Mar 26, 2015, 8:35am Rating: | Views: 313 | Comments: 0
Study shows humans are evolving faster than previously thought Results of largest ever genetics study of a single population could also help refine dates for major events during human evolution Humans are evolving more rapidly than previously thought, according to the largest ever genetics study of a single population.
Genetics Source: TheGuardian
Thursday, Mar 26, 2015, 8:35am Rating: | Views: 397 | Comments: 0
Evolution Source: Smithsonian
Thursday, Feb 26, 2015, 7:56am Rating: | Views: 131 | Comments: 0
'Weird' Fern Shows The Power Of Interspecies Sex Two species of fern that diverged 60 million years ago are as evolutionarily distant as, say, elephants and manatees. Nonetheless, the two species recently produced a hybrid, say astounded botanists.
Evolution Source: National Geographic
Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015, 9:31am Rating: | Views: 161 | Comments: 0
Animal Sex Is Dangerous and Horrifying. So Why Does Sex Exist at All? You’ve probably heard about duck penises—that they’re shaped like corkscrews, and that females have vaginas that corkscrew in the opposite direction. That one’s easy. But animal sex gets a whole lot weirder, with sexual dismemberment, servitude, and freaky parasitism that makes the duck’s corkscrew seem practically…um…straight?