Archive: 11/1/2010

Why women live longer than men

(PhysOrg.com) -- On average, women live five or six years longer than men. There are six 85-year-old women to four men of the same age, and by the age of 100 the ratio is greater than two to one. Many hypotheses have been ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Medical research report
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Plague came from China: scientists

The first outbreak of plague occurred in China more than 2,600 years ago before reaching Europe via Central Asia's "Silk Road" trade route, according to a study of the disease's DNA signature.

dateNov 01, 2010 in Genetics
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US nuclear safety claim is a 'dangerous fantasy': study

In April 2010, the US government adopted a new nuclear strategy that depends on the conclusion that the current missile defense systems will reliably protect the continental United States in the extreme circumstances of nuclear-armed ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Other
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