Archive: 09/04/2008

Researchers create new stem cell screening tool

Stem cell research is the next great leap in medicine. In the future, new tissue grown in a laboratory could replace a failing heart, or new cells take the place of damaged cells in the brain. Rather than using stem cells ...

Sep 04, 2008
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Intellectual work induces excessive calorie intake

A Université Laval research team has demonstrated that intellectual work induces a substantial increase in calorie intake. The details of this discovery, which could go some way to explaining the current obesity epidemic, ...

Sep 04, 2008
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Molecular evolution is echoed in bat ears

Echolocation may have evolved more than once in bats, according to new research from the University of Bristol published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

Sep 04, 2008
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Petascale climate modeling heats up

The development of powerful supercomputers capable of analyzing decades of data in the blink of an eye mark a technological milestone capable of bringing comprehensive changes to science, medicine, engineering, and business ...

Sep 04, 2008
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