Archive: 13/01/2010

Human immune cells -- in mice

(PhysOrg.com) -- In 1796, English physician Edward Jenner decided to investigate a tale he had often heard -- that milkmaids infected with cowpox became immune to smallpox, a much more dangerous affliction. To test this theory, ...

dateJan 13, 2010 in Medical research
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Ancient Volcanic Eruptions Still Taking Lives

(PhysOrg.com) -- A cancer epidemic under way in southeast China may have been initiated by a string of Siberian volcanoes that spewed ash across the Earth 250 million years ago, according to a study published in the journal ...

dateJan 13, 2010 in Environment
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NY senator calls for cadmium ban in kids' jewelry

(AP) -- Reports of high cadmium content in children's jewelry imported from China have prompted a senior U.S. senator to press for legislation that would ban the toxic heavy metal as a hazardous substance from those products ...

dateJan 13, 2010 in Health
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