Five holiday resolutions for cancer prevention strategies
The holiday season is an ideal time to resolve to live a healthier lifestyle, including adopting habits that may help prevent cancer, according to researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC).
The fine art of producing chemicals and electricity: Researchers develop organometallic fuel cell
Together with Italian researchers, Swiss ETH Zurich Professor Hansjorg Grutzmacher and his group have developed a novel organometallic fuel cell. In addition to generating electrical energy, it also produces ...
Light dawns on dark gamma-ray bursts (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Gamma-ray bursts are among the most energetic events in the Universe, but some appear curiously faint in visible light. The biggest study to date of these so-called dark gamma-ray bursts, ...
Thousands on HIV drugs desperate amid budget woes
(AP) -- Cash-strapped states are cutting back on a program that provides free medicine to people with HIV, leaving thousands of patients to wonder where their drugs will come from and stirring fears of a ...
Comcast-NBC deal opens door to Web troubles
One company is the nation's biggest cable TV provider. The other owns a TV network, several popular cable channels and a movie studio.
2010 sees Apple at pinnacle of tech industry
As 2010 draws to a close, much of the tech world is struggling to regain its footing after a difficult recession. Then there's Apple.
New approaches refine molecular imaging for detecting cancer metastasis
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers may be a step closer to improving the detection of metastatic tumors in an organism - in real time - using a non-invasive approach that pairs an imaging agent with a genetic element that only ...
German research protects the Amazon rainforest
The forestry industry in a highly sensitive part of the Amazon rainforest has just become more sustainable thanks to the work of a team of researchers, including scientists from the Max Planck Institute for ...
A new approach to calculating uranium diffusion challenges traditional equations
(PhysOrg.com) -- Uranium contamination may move much slower in groundwater than previously believed, according to scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Around the nation, sediments and groundwater ...
S.Korea's Cyworld touts privacy in battle with Facebook
Bullying is a big problem in the digital playgrounds of the world's social networks.
Japan eco-fair seeks to reach next generation
Japanese schoolchildren in yellow scarves, blue hats and red caps buzzed through an eco-products fair -- a green show-and-tell for high tech companies seeking to enthuse a new generation.
Old catching up to young on US Internet: study
Older folks are closing ground on youngsters quick to leap on hot Internet trends such as social networking and online shopping, according to a Pew Research Center study.
California mom sues McDonald's over Happy Meals
A mother-of-two from California launched a class-action lawsuit Wednesday against McDonald's, claiming the toys given out with Happy Meals unfairly lure kids into eating unhealthy food.
Australians have world's highest rate of skin cancer: study
Australia's sun worshipping culture means the country's 22 million people are 13 times more likely to develop skin cancer than the global average, according to a new study released Thursday.