Archive: 16/04/2008

Chemical exposure may increase risk of ALS

Preliminary results show that a common environmental chemical may increase the risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, according to research that will be presented at ...

dateApr 16, 2008 in Medical research
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Your belly fat could be making you hungrier

The extra fat we carry around our middle could be making us hungrier, so we eat more, which in turn leads to even more belly fat. Dr. Yaiping Yang and his colleagues at the Lawson Health Research Institute affiliated with ...

dateApr 16, 2008 in Other
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New study predicts where corals can thrive

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth have developed a new scientific model that accurately maps where coral reefs are in the most trouble and identifies ...

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Unearthing clues of catastrophic earthquakes

The destruction and disappearance of ancient cultures mark the history of human civilization, making for fascinating stories and cautionary tales. The longevity of today’s societies may depend upon separating fact from ...

dateApr 16, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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