Archive: 05/16/2008

Novel enzyme inhibitor paves way for new cancer drug

Combining natural organic atoms with metal complexes, scientists at The Wistar Institute have developed a new type of enzyme inhibitor capable of blocking a biochemical pathway that plays a key role in cancer development.

May 16, 2008
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Weather, waves and wireless: Super strength signalling

A new study from the University of Leicester has discovered a particular window of time when mobile signals and radio waves are ‘super strength’ – allowing them to be clearer and travel greater distances, potentially ...

May 16, 2008
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Precision control of movement in robots

A research team from the Department of Electricity and Electronics at the University of the Basque Country’s Faculty of Science and Technology in Leioa, Spain, led by Victor Etxebarria, is investigating the characteristics ...

May 16, 2008
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Top grades not always needed to become a doctor

Top A-level results are not always necessary for students to succeed in medicine, according to the authors of a paper in this week’s BMJ. Students with average grades, who come from economically and educationally deprived ...

May 16, 2008
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Separation from mom, dad linked with learning trouble in kids

In the wake of divorce, illness, violence and other problems that can unsettle homes, countless young children are liable to experience temporary separations from one or both parents before packing their knapsack for kindergarten. ...

May 16, 2008
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