Archive: 04/14/2008

Study challenges notion of 'pandemic' flu

The widespread assumption that pandemic influenza is an exceptionally deadly form of seasonal, or nonpandemic, flu is hard to support, according to a new study in the May issue of the American Journal of Pu ...

dateApr 14, 2008 in Medical research
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Ad hoc encyclopaedia for the information age

Linking communities and information into a virtual digital library is the 21st century version of the Dictionaire Raisonneé. Better, they can be organised around specific topics, creating vast repositories and networks of ...

dateApr 14, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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Unconscious Decisions in the Brain

Already several seconds before we consciously make a decision its outcome can be predicted from unconscious activity in the brain. This is shown in a study by scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human ...

dateApr 14, 2008 in Medical research
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Celebrex-Lipitor combo may halt prostate cancer

Researchers at Rutgers’ Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy have shown that administering a combination of the widely used drugs Celebrex (celecoxib, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug) and Lipitor (atorvastatin, a cholesterol ...

dateApr 14, 2008 in Cancer
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