Archive: 09/11/2007

Monterey sprayed to confuse moth

Areas of California are being intensively sprayed with pheromones designed to create sexual confusion in a destructive moth.

dateSep 11, 2007 in
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Generic prostate drug helps find high-risk cancers early

Men now have another good reason to consider taking finasteride, a well-known generic drug that shrinks an enlarged prostate and reduces the risk of getting prostate cancer by 25 percent. A new study from the Southwest Oncology ...

dateSep 11, 2007 in Cancer
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Nanomaterials with a Bright Future

An innovative and inexpensive way of making nanomaterials on a large scale has resulted in novel forms of advanced materials that pave the way for exceptional and unexpected optical properties. The new fabrication ...

dateSep 11, 2007 in Nanomaterials
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A child's IQ could be affected by maternal epilepsy

A history of maternal epilepsy and its associated treatment may be linked to impaired intelligence later in life, says a new study published in Epilepsia. Dr. Nina Oyen, M.D., of the University of Bergen and Norwegian Institute ...

dateSep 11, 2007 in Other
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Dangers of early menopause highlighted

University of Adelaide research into the problems caused by the early onset of menopause will be among the highlights of the 11th Australasian Menopause Society (AMS) Congress, being held in Adelaide this weekend.

dateSep 11, 2007 in Health
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A new look at the proton

Dutch researcher Paul van der Nat investigated more than three million collisions between electrons and protons. In his PhD thesis he demonstrates -for the first time– that the spin contribution of quarks ...

dateSep 11, 2007 in General Physics
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