Archive: 12/01/2008

Easing the stress of trauma

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects as many as one in five of all Americans who survive a harrowing experience like rape, assault, war or terrorism. It has emotionally paralyzed survivors of 9/11 and broken up survivors' ...

dateDec 01, 2008 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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Brown chemist finds gray mold's killer gene

Gray mold is a gardener's nightmare. The fungus, also known by its scientific name Botrytis cinerea, is a scourge to more than 200 agricultural and ornamental plant species, including staples such as tomato ...

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IDO2 an active enzyme to target in pancreatic cancer

An enzyme that is overexpressed in pancreatic cancer cells may hold the key to successfully treating the disease with targeted immunotherapy, researchers from Thomas Jefferson University reported at the 2008 Annual Meeting ...

dateDec 01, 2008 in Cancer
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Unravelling the mystery of mechatronics

(PhysOrg.com) -- Futuristic projects such as a glamorous desktop personal assistant called Nicole, who can help with tasks around the office, will come under the spotlight at a conference at the Massey University ...

dateDec 01, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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Opening up the last part of the spectrum

(PhysOrg.com) -- New European research on the last, hidden part of the electromagnetic spectrum is producing new, safe and non-destructive tests for medicine, security and industrial quality control.

dateDec 01, 2008 in Engineering
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