How to Schedule Your Writing Like a Professional Writer Tuesday, Aug 25 2009 

How to Schedule Your Writing Like a Professional Writer

repellent Monday, Aug 17 2009 

mosquito repel gene, natural mosquito repellent variants

today’s standard repellent (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide, DEET).

Insects are believed to detect repellents through receptor uptake of molecules with specific chemical characteristics. Therefore, we have conducted extensive studies of the relationship between molecular structure and the observed biological property of repellency.

grueling Monday, Aug 17 2009 

The standard treatment for infection with the hepatitis C virus is a grueling 48-week course of the antiviral drugs interferon.

Duke University team has now uncovered the principal reason for the disparity between the races. It lies not in differing compliance to the treatment or access to health care, as some have assumed, but in genetics

nowhere as true as for Sunday, Aug 9 2009 

“Un bon croquis vaut mieux qu’un long discours” (“A good sketch is better than a long speech”), said Napoleon Bonaparte. This claim is nowhere as true as for technical illustrations.

The establishment and widespread use of standard notations have permitted many fields to thrive.

perplexing question Sunday, Aug 9 2009 

The findings raise a perplexing question: if the bit of missing genetic code is so harmful, how did it become so common? Why did it not die out over the course of evolution, as usually happens to maladapted genes?