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34,054 articles from Guardian Unlimited Science


THURSDAY 1. NOVEMBER 2007


Brainbow mice

Researchers at Harvard University have taken an important step to mapping the detailed architecture of the brain - the fantastically complex 3D atlas of connections between individual cells in the brains of mice. Using genetic tricks and flourescent proteins they have individually labeled hundreds of individual nerve cells with 90 different colour combinations. The end result they call a...


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SUNDAY 28. OCTOBER 2007


Nick Cohen: The cranks who swear by citronella oil

Nick Cohen: On 1 December, faith healers will meet at Roots & Shoots in south London to discuss how to treat Aids with magic pills. They won't call themselves faith healers, of course, or shamans or juju men. They will present themselves as 'homeopaths': serious men and women whose remedies are as good as conventional medicine.


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FRIDAY 26. OCTOBER 2007


In pictures: Apollo 11

Between 1968 and 1972, nine American spacecraft travelled to the moon, and 12 men walked upon its surface. This documentary brings together surviving crew members from every single Apollo mission, and allows them to tell their story in their own words. In this gallery, we single out the most important mission of all - Apollo 11, which landed the first men on the moon.