Archive: 01/13/2009

Snapshot of a recession

(PhysOrg.com) -- A revealing snapshot of the effect of the downturn in the UK economy on the small business sector has been uncovered by an online survey produced by The University of Nottingham Institute for Enterprise and ...

Jan 13, 2009
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Study examines burden of diabetes on US hospitals

A new study published in Value in Health estimates the extent of hospital admissions for individuals with diabetes and its economic burden in the U.S. The results show that, during 2005, Americans with diabetes had 3.5 ti ...

Jan 13, 2009
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Researchers identify another potential biomarker

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have demonstrated that a recently discovered class of molecule called microRNA (miRNAs), regulate the gene expression changes in airway cells that occur with smoking ...

Jan 13, 2009
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Satellites search out South Pole snowfields

As skiers across the world pay close attention to the state of the snow on the slopes, there are a different group of scientific snow-watchers looking closely at a South Pole snowfield this January.

Jan 13, 2009
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Voracious sponges save reef

Tropical oceans are known as the deserts of the sea. And yet this unlikely environment is the very place where the rich and fertile coral reef grows. Dutch researcher Jasper de Goeij investigated how caves in the coral reef ...

Jan 13, 2009
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