Archive: 10/10/2006

Experts: Decaffeinated coffee is not caffeine-free

Coffee addicts who switch to decaf for health reasons may not be as free from caffeine’s clutches as they think. A new study by University of Florida researchers documents that almost all decaffeinated coffee ...

dateOct 10, 2006 in Health
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Squeeze play: Protein's grip like a baseball bunter's

Like all good baseball players, the protein calmodulin appreciates the importance of maintaining a good grip. A vital regulatory protein in all plants and animals, calmodulin is known to grab hold of hundreds of different ...

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A new way to treat colon cancer?

Researchers at University of Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute have discovered a new target for possible future colon cancer treatments – a molecule that is implicated in 85 percent of colon cancer cases.

dateOct 10, 2006 in Cancer
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New material stops bleeding in seconds

MIT and Hong Kong University researchers have shown that some simple biodegradable liquids can stop bleeding in wounded rodents within seconds, a development that could significantly impact medicine.

dateOct 10, 2006 in Bio & Medicine
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Jupiter's Little Red Spot Growing Stronger

The highest wind speeds in Jupiter's Little Red Spot have increased and are now equal to those in its older and larger sibling, the Great Red Spot, according to observations with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

dateOct 10, 2006 in Astronomy
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