Archive: 16/02/2011

Common bone drugs may reduce colon cancer risk

An international team of researchers has found that the use of bisphosphonates - drugs already taken by millions of healthy women to prevent bone-loss - for more than one year was associated with a 50 percent reduction in ...

dateFeb 16, 2011 in Cancer
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Herschel finds less dark matter but more stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA's Herschel space observatory has discovered a population of dust-enshrouded galaxies that do not need as much dark matter as previously thought to collect gas and burst into star formation.

dateFeb 16, 2011 in Astronomy
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Facebook founder to meet with Obama

(AP) -- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is among a group of technology business leaders that President Barack Obama plans to meet with Thursday in San Francisco.

dateFeb 16, 2011 in Business
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