Archive: 01/16/2007

Sunshine pill for prostate cancer in 2009

A tablet designed to emulate the healing power of the sun could be available for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer as early as 2009. But it remains to be seen whether the drug will be the revolution in prostate cancer ...

Jan 16, 2007
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Webb scope looks out of this world

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), the orbiting infrared observatory designed to succeed the Hubble Space Telescope, is set to enable fundamental breakthroughs in our understanding of the formation and evolution of galaxies, ...

Jan 16, 2007
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Physicists discover structures of gold nanoclusters

Using different experimental techniques, two separate and independent research groups in collaboration with a team from the Center for Computational Materials Science (CCMS) at the Georgia Institute of Technology, ...

Jan 16, 2007
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Patients with amnesia 'live in the present'

Scientists at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, have shown that people with damage to the hippocampus, the area of the brain that plays a crucial role in learning and memory, not only ...

Jan 16, 2007
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Why are lions not as big as elephants?

Carnivores are some of the widest ranging terrestrial mammals for their size, and this affects their energy intake and needs. This difference is also played out in the different hunting strategies of small and large carnivores. ...

Jan 16, 2007
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