Archive: 13/10/2006

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.

dateOct 13, 2006 in Health
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New analytical tool developed for liquid explosives detection

The thwarted 2006 London airline bomb plot not only heightened summer travel fears and created new passenger screening inconveniences, but also greatly underscored the urgent need for improved national security measures. ...

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Algae Provide New Clues to Cancer

A microscopic green alga helped scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies identify a novel function for the retinoblastoma protein (RB), which is known for its role as a tumor suppressor in mammalian cells. ...

dateOct 13, 2006 in Genetics
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Ibis triumph raises hopes for rarest bird

Conservationists are celebrating after finding the winter home of the rarest bird in the Middle East. Researchers from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and BirdLife Middle East have tracked a group of northern ...

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