Biologist Discovers Pink-Winged Moth

Biologists Discover Pink-Winged Moth

New moth species, Lithophane leeae 

University of Arizona biologist Bruce Walsh has identified a new species of moth in southern Arizona. Normally, this is not a big deal. The region is one of the most biologically rich areas in the country and collectors have been finding hundreds of new species for decades. This one, however, is different.

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Explorers Discover World’s Largest Cave In Vietnamese Jungle

Explorers Discover World’s Largest Cave In Vietnamese Jungle

Possibly the world’s largest cave passage, Hang Son Doong was discovered in the heart of the Vietnamese jungle by a British caving team.

A British caving team believe they have discovered the world’s largest cave passage in the heart of the Vietnamese jungle. (Pics)

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Scientists Discover Gene Blocking HIV

Dr. Stephen Barr

Dr. Stephen Barr

Canadian researchers have discovered a gene that can block certain forms of HIV and may perhaps one day be used to prevent the onset of AIDS.

Scientists from the University of Alberta identified a human gene called TRIM22 that can block HIV infection by preventing the virus from replicating.

When researchers prevented human cells from turning on TRIM22, the natural defense system generated by the body when a foreign invader attacks, the cells could not protect themselves against HIV.

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