Tag: "thumbs" at biology news
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 18, 2007
...ytical Chemistry In a finding that should get a thumbs
up from CSI fans, researchers in the United Kingdom are reporting development of a fast new fingerprinting method that shows promise for improving the collection and analysis of fingerprints from crime scenes. The finding is scheduled for publication...
UCLA researchers show that culture influences brain cells
up for Im good. The rubbing of a pointed forefinger at another for shame on you. The infamous and ubiquitous middle finger salute forwell, you know. Such gestures that convey meaning without speech are used and recognized by nearly everyone in our so...
New sucker-footed bat discovered in Madagascar
... flat adhesive organs, or suckers, attached to its thumbs
and hind feet. This is a remarkable find because the new bat belongs to a Family of bats endemic to Madagascar--and one that was previously considered to include only one rare species. The new species, Myzopoda schliemanni, occurs only in the dry we...
Gene discovery sheds light on causes of rare disease, cancer
...ciated with birth defects such as missing or extra thumbs
and skeletal abnormalities of the hips, spine, or ribs. Many who have FA eventually develop acute myeloid leukemia and are prone to head and neck, gastrointestinal, and other cancers. The first symptoms, such as nose bleeds or easy bruising, usually ...