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October 2006 News Archives

  • Genome ID Method Extended to Humans

    Genome ID Method Extended to Humans

    October 1, 2006

    A mathematical discovery has extended the reach of a novel genome mapping method to humans, potentially giving cancer biology a faster and more cost-effective tool than traditional DNA sequencing.A student-led group from the… more>

    tags: cancer, dna, science

  • The Seeker

    The Seeker

    October 1, 2006

    From legislation for border walls and ID cards in the U.S. to riots in Paris, the subject of immigration recently has stirred much public passion and debate in the Americas and Europe. In contrast, little attention has been… more>

    tags: director, internstional relations

  • USC College Neuroscientist Tapped for Endowed Chair

    USC College Neuroscientist Tapped for Endowed Chair

    October 1, 2006

    Scholar Zhong-Lin Lu, co-director of the Dana and David Dornsife Cognitive Neuroscience Imaging Center, has been named the William M. Keck Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience in USC College. The chair, which is endowed by the W.M.… more>

    tags: award, chair, neuroscience

  • Promoting Peace and Primates

    Promoting Peace and Primates

    October 1, 2006

    The bell Jane Goodall rang was small but reverberated in loud, low-pitched clangs and clanks.It didn’t matter that the sound wasn’t pretty. Patched together from pieces of a bazooka anti-tank rocket launcher used… more>

    tags: jane goodall, primates, speaker