Sarah O'Connor

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Feeling edgy? Get some sleep

<b>UC BERKELEY (US) —</b> A lack of sleep, which is common in anxiety disorders, may play a key role in firing up brain regions that contribute to excessive …

Dad Sequences Daughter's Genome To Pinpoint Her Rare Syndrome

The extreme possibilities of personalized medicine<p>Dads all have their talents. Mine was a whiz at fixing mechanical toys, such as my orange, flower-printed, wind-up owl. Bea Reinhoff's dad trained as a geneticist in the 1980s, although he ultimately chose to leave medicine in order to fund biotech …

First Unlooted Royal Tomb of Its Kind Unearthed in Peru

Three queens were buried with golden treasures, human sacrifices.<p><b>It was a stunning discovery: the first unlooted imperial tomb of the Wari, the ancient civilization that built South America's earliest empire between 700 and 1000 A.D. Yet it wasn't happiness that Milosz Giersz felt when he first</b> …

Mouse Cloned From A Mere Drop Of Blood

Scientists in Japan have been able, for the first time, to successfully clone a mouse from a blood sample drawn from a living donor's tail.<p>Scientists at the Riken BioResource Center in Japan have managed to clone a mouse from a minuscule, peripheral blood sample for the first time. The method …

Three-person IVF: UK government backs mitochondrial transfer

The government is to push ahead with plans that would allow doctors to prevent major childhood diseases by creating IVF babies that have genetic …

Fewer Chimpanzees Will Be Used in U.S. Research

Government cites ethics, new technologies as reasons for shift.<p><b>The number of chimpanzees in U.S. government-funded research will be substantially reduced under a new set of principles and criteria, the</b> <b>National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today.</b><p>Francis Collins, director of the NIH, cited …

Tiny London Loft is a Light-Filled, Storage-Rich Dream Home

Loft spaces in London – particularly in densely-populated Camden – are notoriously small. This Camden loft used to be an office space, but when it …

A Gallery of 'New Traditional' Wallpaper

New Traditional wallpapers use tried and true themes, like greek keys and paisley, without being stodgy or stale. What was perfect in days of yore …

Coming Up Roses: The Best Pink Furniture

I love pink, and I'm not afraid to say it. But when it comes to interiors, pink can be more than a little intimidating. How do you incorporate it …