Archive: 1/12/2010

Where is mathematics in Europe?

Europe needs an Institute of Industrial Mathematics to tighten the link between maths and industry as an enabler of innovation – putting maths at the heart of Europe's innovation, according to the European Science Foundation ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Mathematics
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Gene duplication detected in depression

A large genetic study of people with major depression has found that a duplicated region of DNA on chromosome 5 predisposes people to the disorder. The gene involved plays an important role in the development of nerve cells, ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Genetics
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New study identifies ideal body mass index

A study looking at deaths from any cause found that a body mass index (BMI) between 20.0 and 24.9 is associated with the lowest risk of death in healthy non-smoking adults. Investigators also provided precise estimates of ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Health
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