Archive: 04/01/2011

Experts say don't worry about radiation in US milk

(AP) -- So now Japan's radioactive fallout is showing up in milk on the U.S. West Coast. Not to worry, though. It turns out that traces of radioactivity are in many foods we eat, the air we breathe and the ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Health
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Climate change and evolution of Cross River gorillas

Two species of gorillas live in central equatorial Africa. Divergence between the Western gorillas (Gorilla gorilla) and Eastern Gorillas (G. beringei) began between 0.9 and 1.6 million years ago and now the two species l ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Evolution
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Why stem cells don't just want to make neurons

Research being presented today at the UK National Stem Cell Network annual science conference provides another piece in the puzzle of why it can be so hard to produce large numbers of the same type of cell in the lab – ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Being a good mum: Teens have their say

Just in time for Mother's Day teens have spoken out on what they consider makes a good mother. The project Young Lives and Times, part of the Timescapes study and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Screening does not reduce prostate cancer deaths

Screening does not significantly reduce prostate cancer deaths, but the risk of overdetection and overtreatment is considerable, concludes a 20-year study published in the British Medical Journal today.

dateApr 01, 2011 in Cancer
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