Archive: 10/06/2009

Sight for sore eyes (w/Video)

In a world-first breakthrough, University of New South Wales (UNSW) medical researchers have used stem cells cultured on a simple contact lens to restore sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease.

dateJun 10, 2009 in Genetics
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Log on to beat the Black Dog (w/Video)

In a discovery that could lead to new treatment approaches for depression, researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have shown that internet-based therapy programs are as effective as face-to-face therapies ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Cancer: The cost of being smarter than chimps?

Are the cognitively superior brains of humans, in part, responsible for our higher rates of cancer? That's a question that has nagged at John McDonald, chair of Georgia Tech's School of Biology and chief research scientist ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Cancer
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Not so windy: Research suggests winds dying down

(AP) -- The wind, a favorite power source of the green energy movement, seems to be dying down across the United States. And the cause, ironically, may be global warming - the very problem wind power seeks to address.

dateJun 10, 2009 in Environment
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Climate change could drive vast human migrations

By mid-century, people may be fleeing rising seas, droughts, floods and other effects of changing climate, in migrations that could vastly exceed the scope of anything before, says a major new report. The document, authored ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Environment
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