Archive: 03/05/2009

Amazon carbon sink threatened by drought

The Amazon is surprisingly sensitive to drought, according to new research conducted throughout the world's largest tropical forest. The 30-year study, published today in Science, provides the first solid evidence that d ...

dateMar 05, 2009 in Environment
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New York doctors testing heated chemo for rare cancer

Long Island cancer doctors have borrowed a page from medicine's past to write a new chapter on how to address a rare malignancy by infusing heated chemotherapy directly into the abdomen using a heart-lung machine.

dateMar 05, 2009 in Cancer
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Researchers welcome Obama's emphasis on science

Valentino Stella had not expected President Barack Obama to mention science in his inaugural address. But when he promised to "restore science to its rightful place, and wield technology's wonders to raise health-care's quality ...

dateMar 05, 2009 in Other
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