Archive: 03/02/2009

Research breakthrough to treat malaria

A team of Monash University researchers led by Professor James Whisstock has made a major breakthrough in the international fight against malaria, which claims the life of a child across the world every 30 seconds.

dateFeb 03, 2009 in Medical research
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Electricity from straw

Researchers have developed the first-ever biogas plant to run purely on waste instead of edible raw materials -- transforming waste into valuable material. The plant generates 30 percent more biogas than its predecessors. ...

dateFeb 03, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech
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Don't go changing: New chemical keeps stem cells young

Scientists at the Universities of Bath and Leeds have discovered a chemical that stops stem cells from turning into other cell types, allowing researchers to use these cells to develop new medical treatments more easily.

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Vitamin D tied to muscle power in adolescent girls

Vitamin D is significantly associated with muscle power and force in adolescent girls, according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

dateFeb 03, 2009 in Health
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Soy May Reduce the Risk of Colorectal Cancer

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition explores how soyfood consumption may lower the risk of colorectal cancer, or cancer of the colon or rectum, in postmenopausal women. According to the National ...

dateFeb 03, 2009 in Health
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