Archive: 05/15/2006

Exercise can protect against skin cancer

While doctors and scientists have long agreed that physical activity has health benefits, Rutgers cancer researcher Allan Conney and his New Jersey colleagues have found that exercise can even protect against skin cancer.

May 15, 2006
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DNA used to trace Columbus' roots

Five hundred years after Christopher Columbus' death, researchers are using DNA testing to identify where he was born and when.

May 15, 2006
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IBM offers to help fight bird flu

U.S.-based computer giant IBM reportedly will offer its advanced technology and know-how to fight the spread of avian flu and other infections diseases.

May 15, 2006
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How Did Cactuses Evolve

In a groundbreaking new study in the June issue of American Naturalist, Erika J. Edwards (Yale University and University of California, Santa Barbara) and Michael J. Donoghue (Yale University) explore how leafy, ...

May 15, 2006
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Female Guppies Risk Their Lives To Avoid Too Much Male Attention

Sexual harassment is a burden that females of many species face, and some may go to extreme lengths to avoid it. In a new paper from the June issue of the American Naturalist, Darren Croft (University of Wales) and a research ...

May 15, 2006
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