Archive: 12/10/2010

Bringing down the electric grid

Last March, the U.S. Congress heard testimony about a scientific study in the journal Safety Science. A military analyst worried that the paper presented a model of how an attack on a small, unimportant part of the U.S. power ...

dateOct 12, 2010 in General Physics
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New discovery on the causes of contact allergy

The fragrances used in many household and skincare products can cause contact allergy when exposed to oxygen in the air, reveals research from the University of Gothenburg's Faculty of Science in conjunction with the University ...

dateOct 12, 2010 in Other
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Budget constraints limit FDA inspections

Budgetary constraints are one of the principal factors that limit the US Food & Drug Administration's ability to conduct frequent and rigorous site inspections of pharmaceutical manufacturers, according to research published ...

dateOct 12, 2010 in Medications
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New clues on how cancer spreads

Researchers have dramatically advanced medicine's understanding of how cancer migrates, showing that cancer cells are accompanied by growth-enabling stromal cells when they travel in the bloodstream to new sites in the body.

dateOct 12, 2010 in Cancer
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