Archive: 11/03/2009

Study Suggests Affordable Vaccines Within Reach

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new research paper suggests that pharmaceutical companies can afford to produce less expensive vaccines for lower-income countries because the companies can recover their research and development (R&D) ...

dateNov 03, 2009 in Medications
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Plague on their house, but bush rats fight back

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sydney's native bush rats were unintended victims of a campaign to exterminate foreign black rats during a plague epidemic in 1900, according to new research by scientists who plan to reintroduce ...

dateNov 03, 2009 in Ecology
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Back to (brain) basics

(PhysOrg.com) -- In his own words, MIT neuroscientist Mark Bear admits he did not "wake up one day and say 'Hey, I'm going to cure autism.'" But, after decades of painstaking basic research on how the brain ...

dateNov 03, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Hybrid composite for root canal treatment

(PhysOrg.com) -- A dentist carrying out root canal treatment will need to use a variety of compounds. These do not always bond together properly and sometimes expensive follow-up treatment has to be performed. ...

dateNov 03, 2009 in Materials Science
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Scientists Plot Genetic Ploy Against Grain Pest

(PhysOrg.com) -- Aided by a genomic map of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and university scientists are plotting a kind of genetic sabotage on the pest’s basic ...

dateNov 03, 2009 in Other
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Web site help for students applying to college

Two of my best friends are named Pete. We went to the same high school and the same university, Cal State Fullerton, which has been described as "the Harvard of north Orange County" -- by me, at least.

dateNov 03, 2009 in Internet
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