Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Today in Science

Harvard and UCSF to produce human stem cells from cloned embryos using private funds. NYT, WP, Reuters,, ScienceNOW

Fungus discovered that eats plastic. Nature

RNAi to be tested as treatment for age-related macular degeneration. Nature

The bear is back in Germany. Der Spiegel

Indonesians are being evacuated from around active volcano. NG

Young black women with breast cancer are more likely to have an especially lethal form of the disease. AP, NYT

Gates Foundation to fund cervical cancer vaccination for poor countries. Reuters

Namibia sees first polio outbreak in over a decade. BBC

Coral may be able to adapt to rising ocean temperatures. BBC

DNA extracted from 100,000 year old Neanderthal tooth. BBC

Indonesian quake survivors are being vaccinated. AP

Google founder says company compromised its principles by censoring site in China. Al Jazeera

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