Archive: 11/06/2006

Chronic Jet-Lag Conditions Hasten Death in Aged Mice

Researchers at the University of Virginia have found that aged mice undergoing weekly light-cycle shifts—similar to those that humans experience with jet lag or rotating shift work—experienced significantly higher death ...

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Bio-nanotechnology to kill cancer cells

The University of Surrey has been awarded a grant of £420,000 to utilize nanotechnology to develop cancer treatments. The grant is part of an international project: “Multifunctional Carbon Nanotubes for Biomedical Applications ...

Nov 06, 2006 4.4 / 5 (16) 0

Learning how nature splits water

About 3.2 billion years ago, primitive bacteria developed a way to harness sunlight to split water molecules into protons, electrons and oxygen, the cornerstone of photosynthesis that led to atmospheric oxygen ...

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