Archive: 09/05/2006

S.Korea recalls agriculture products

South Korea, concerned about lead and cadmium contamination, will recall vast quantities of food grains and produce cultivated in areas near abandoned mines.

Sep 05, 2006
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Science pay gap: gender discrimination?

A British study suggests discrimination plays a significant role in the pay gap between men and women scientists working in British universities.

Sep 05, 2006
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Researchers develop mouse model for muscle disease

Researchers from the University of Minnesota have identified the importance of a gene critical to normal muscle function, resulting in a new mouse model for a poorly understood muscle disease in humans.

Sep 05, 2006
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Identifying Risk for Obesity in Early Childhood

A new research study of children’s growth, published in the September issue of Pediatrics, can help parents and pediatricians determine the risk that a child will be overweight at age 12 by examining the child’s earlie ...

Sep 05, 2006
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Quantum Dots Probe Cell Death

Aiming to help researchers get a better handle on how – and if – anticancer agents are triggering cell death, investigators at the University of Twente in The Netherlands have developed a quantum dot nanodevice that can ...

Sep 05, 2006
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