Archive: 06/13/2008

Nanoparticles aid bone growth

In the first study of its kind, bioengineers and bioscientists at Rice University and Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands, have shown they can grow denser bone tissue by sprinkling stick-like nanoparticles throughout ...

dateJun 13, 2008 in Bio & Medicine
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Threatened or invasive? Species' fates identified

A new ecological study led by a University of Adelaide researcher should help identify species prone to extinction under environmental change, and species that are likely to become a pest.

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1 patient's account of becoming a live kidney donor

Annabel Ferriman, an editor at the BMJ, gives a frank first person account of her journey through the "protracted" and sometimes "frustrating" process of becoming a live kidney donor to her friend, Ray, who had been suffer ...

dateJun 13, 2008 in Other
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Evolving roles difficult for GPs but good for patients

The solutions to Australia's general practitioner shortage are not just in increasing GP numbers, but in developing new roles to care for patients, according to research published by the Australian Primary Health Care Research ...

dateJun 13, 2008 in Health
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