Archive: 02/04/2011

Blood-clotting protein linked to cancer and septicemia

In our not-so-distant evolutionary past, stress often meant imminent danger, and the risk of blood loss, so part of our body's stress response is to stock-pile blood-clotting factors. Scientists in the Molecular Medicine ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Cancer
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Review confirms benefits of outdoor exercise

A systematic review carried out by a team at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry has analysed existing studies and concluded that there are benefits to mental and physical well-being from taking exercise in the ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Health
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How insects survive the long, cold winter

Baby, it's cold outside. Time to put another log on the fire, wrap up in a thick sweater, or make a steaming mug of tea. These human adaptations to cold weather are quick, easy and get the job done. Even more ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Researchers release cloud computing simulator

Samee U. Khan, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, and colleagues P. Bouvry and D. Kliazovich from the University of Luxembourg have released under the General Public License Agreement a sophisticated ...

dateFeb 04, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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