Archive: 03/10/2008

Key found to breakthrough drug for clot victims

A team of researchers at Oregon Health & Science University and Washington University in St. Louis have described for the first time the mechanism that gives a mutant enzyme molecule that they have engineered – and patented ...

dateMar 10, 2008 in Medical research
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Why disability rates are dropping among older Americans

Better medical care and more education—not positive life-style changes—are the major reasons for a decades-long decline in disability rates among older Americans. That's according to a new study funded by the National ...

dateMar 10, 2008 in Health
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Alarming growth in expected CO2 emissions in China

The growth in China's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is far outpacing previous estimates, making the goal of stabilizing atmospheric greenhouse gases even more difficult, according to a new analysis by economists at the Uni ...

dateMar 10, 2008 in Environment
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Dark Halos Discovered on Mercury

The surprises continue. Scientists studying the harvest of photos from the MESSENGER spacecraft's Jan. 14th flyby of Mercury have found several craters with strange dark halos and one crater with a spectacularly ...

dateMar 10, 2008 in Space Exploration
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