Archive: 09/16/2008

Sowing a future for peas

New research from the John Innes Centre and the Central Science Laboratory could help breeders to develop pea varieties able to withstand drought stress and climate change. The research also shows that the ...

Sep 16, 2008
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Pores open the door to death

(PhysOrg.com) -- Our body is almost constantly being threatened by pathogens and cancerous cells that appear out of the blue. But the body puts up a fight: specialized cells in the immune system smuggle small ...

Sep 16, 2008
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Carrots and sticks to promote a healthy lifestyle?

When it comes to deciding whether paying people to make healthier lifestyle changes is a good thing, it seems patient opinion is split right down the middle. Unsurprisingly perhaps, those who smoke and are overweight are ...

Sep 16, 2008
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