Archive: 09/08/2010

Micro-RNA determines malignancy of lung cancer

A small RNA molecule determines whether or not lung cancer cells grow invasively and metastasize. This has been discovered in the culture dish by scientists of the German Cancer Research Center and the University Medical ...

Sep 08, 2010
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Losing weight not always a positive

Encouraging the obese to lose weight may not always be beneficial for their wellbeing reports a paper published online in the International Journal of Obesity.

Sep 08, 2010
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Tractor beams come to life

Tractor beams, energy rays that can move objects, are a science fiction mainstay. But now they are becoming a reality -- at least for moving very tiny objects.

Sep 08, 2010
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A nearby galactic exemplar

ESO has released a spectacular new image of NGC 300, a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way, and located in the nearby Sculptor Group of galaxies. Taken with the Wide Field Imager (WFI) at ESO’s La Silla ...

Sep 08, 2010
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