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 ...

Oct 10, 2006
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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 ...

Oct 10, 2006
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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.

Oct 10, 2006
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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.

Oct 10, 2006
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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.

Oct 10, 2006
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