Archive: 11/03/2011

Ingestion of plastic found among small ocean fish

Southern California researchers have found evidence of ingestion of plastic among small fish in the northern Pacific Ocean in a study that they say shows the troubling effect floating litter is having on marine life in the ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Ecology
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Image: Endeavour on the Pad

( -- Bathed in xenon lights, space shuttle Endeavour, attached to its external fuel tank and solid rocket boosters, took one last journey from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Homeopathy prospers even as controversy rages

A popular homeopathic flu remedy boasts that it comes with no side effects, no drug interactions and won't make you drowsy. But the product also lacks something most people expect to find in their medicine: active ingredients.

dateMar 11, 2011 in Medications
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Nanotubes: Cellular membranes on supply

( -- When unfolding a tent for the first time, you may wonder how the huge tarpaulin fits into a bag the size of a football. Biologists wonder about something similar: when a cell divides, the surface area of ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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