Archive: 06/15/2009

Chemists develop Distributed Drug Discovery

Researchers from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) have developed Distributed Drug Discovery (D3), a new low-cost strategy to accelerate the discovery of drugs to treat neglected diseases such as tuberculosis, ...

dateJun 15, 2009 in Biochemistry
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From the glass to the brain in 6 minutes

Just one drink can quickly go to your head. Researchers in Heidelberg tested this well-known adage. Only six minutes after consuming an amount of alcohol equivalent to three glasses of beer or two glasses of wine, leading ...

dateJun 15, 2009 in Health
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Show and prove

Loss of feeling in the feet is a common complication of diabetes, so it's critical that those with the disease wear shoes that fit properly and check their feet often for cuts or sores. Left untreated, a diabetic's foot wound ...

dateJun 15, 2009 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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Radioactive skin patch can treat cancer

A new study shows that a radioactive skin patch can safely and successfully treat basal cell carcinoma, one of the most common types of skin cancers, according to researchers at the SNM's 56th Annual Meeting. The skin patch, ...

dateJun 15, 2009 in Cancer
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Distributed security

Could an entirely new approach to online security, based on distributed sanctions, help prevent cybercrime, fraud and identity theft? A report in the International Journal of Intercultural Information Management suggests it cou ...

dateJun 15, 2009 in Internet
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Biofuels may lead to a 'drink or drive' issue

Rice University scientists warned that the United States must be careful that the new emphasis on developing biofuels as an alternative to imported oil takes into account potential damage to the nation's water resources.

dateJun 15, 2009 in Environment
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