Archive: 14/05/2008

Research sheds new light on heroin addiction

Researchers from the Howard Florey Institute in Melbourne have identified a factor that may contribute towards the development of heroin addiction by manipulating the adenosine A2A receptor, which plays a major role in the ...

dateMay 14, 2008 in Medical research
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Study says death gap increasing in US

A new study finds a gap in overall death rates between Americans with less than high school education and college graduates increased rapidly from 1993 to 2001. The study, which appears in the May 14 issue of PLoS ONE, says ...

dateMay 14, 2008 in Health
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Sticky gecko feet: The role of temperature and humidity

A team of five University of Akron researchers has published the paper, “Sticky gecko feet: the role of temperature and humidity” in PLoS ONE, an open-access, online journal for peer-reviewed scientific and medical research.

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Genetic variation linked to sugary food

A new study released today in the online edition of Physiological Genomics finds that individuals with a specific genetic variation consistently consume more sugary foods. The study offers the first evidence of the role that ...

dateMay 14, 2008 in Genetics
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