Archive: 10/13/2006

Satellites help ensure safe sunning

Excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation is responsible for up to 60 000 deaths a year worldwide, according to a report released this summer by the World Health Organisation. Many of those deaths, however, could be avoided ...

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Genome ID Method Extended to Humans

A mathematical discovery has extended the reach of a novel genome mapping method to humans, potentially giving cancer biology a faster and more cost-effective tool than traditional DNA sequencing.

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Giant Pandas See in Color

They may be black and white, but new research at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Zoo Atlanta shows that giant pandas can see in color. Graduate researcher Angela Kelling tested the ability of two Zoo ...

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Makers say drink burns calories

Some New Yorkers expressed skepticism about the hype surrounding a drink that its makers said burns calories as consumers drink it.

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