Archive: 12/06/2007

Study to explore why women stop breastfeeding

Eighty to 90 per cent of new mothers start breastfeeding when their baby is first born because they are aware of the enormous benefits of breastmilk, however 25 per cent of new mothers will have stopped breastfeeding by the ...

Dec 06, 2007
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Software: serious games in virtual worlds

Serious games are designed not to entertain, but to teach. Students learn by doing, and games range from simulating medical procedures to promoting peace in Palestine. Now European researchers are developing ...

Dec 06, 2007
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Research on HIV-1 resistance in Old World monkeys

For his research of HIV-1 resistance in monkeys, Matt Stremlau, has been named the grand prize winner and the North American regional winner for the GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists. The competition, which includ ...

Dec 06, 2007
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MIT creates new oil-repelling material

MIT engineers have designed the first simple process for manufacturing materials that strongly repel oils. The material, which can be applied as a flexible surface coating, could have applications in aviation, ...

Dec 06, 2007
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