Archive: 03/16/2010

When tweets can make you a jailbird

(AP) -- Maxi Sopo was having so much fun "living in paradise" in Mexico that he posted about it on Facebook so all his friends could follow his adventures. Others were watching, too: A federal prosecutor ...

dateMar 16, 2010 in Internet
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Long polymer chains dance the conga

Understanding the steps to the intricate dance inside a cell is essential to one day choreographing the show. By studying the molecules that give a cell its structure, University of Illinois researchers are ...

dateMar 16, 2010 in General Physics
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Cloves are the best natural antioxidant

Using spices eaten in the Mediterranean diet as natural antioxidants is a good way forward for the food industry, given the beneficial health effects of these products. This has been shown by researchers from ...

dateMar 16, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Media reports may paint overly optimistic view of cancer

Newspaper and magazine reports about cancer appear more likely to discuss aggressive treatment and survival than death, treatment failure or adverse events, and almost none mention end-of-life palliative or hospice care, ...

dateMar 16, 2010 in Cancer
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