Archive: 06/17/2010

MySpace co-president steps down

MySpace said Thursday that co-president Jason Hirschhorn has decided to leave the social network, four months after being named to the job.

Jun 17, 2010
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Damselfish 'garden' algae

A species of damselfish, Stegastes nigricans, selectively weed the algal gardens on which they feed in order to encourage the growth of their preferred algal species of Polysiphonia and suppress the growth ...

Jun 17, 2010
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New complication seen in stem cell therapy

Following stem cell therapy, an adult patient experienced a new and previously unrecognized complication, which required removal of one of the kidneys, according to a case report appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of ...

Jun 17, 2010
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Fuzzy logic predicts cell aging

The process of aging disturbs a broad range of cellular mechanisms in a complex fashion and is not well understood. Computer models using fuzzy logic might help to unravel these complexities and predict how aging progresses ...

Jun 17, 2010
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Study links rain, stomach ailments

(PhysOrg.com) -- A recently released study conducted in Milwaukee reveals a link between rainfall and gastrointestinal disease in children, indicated by an increase in hospital emergency department visits ...

Jun 17, 2010
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Astronomers Discover Star-Studded Galaxy Tail

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer has discovered a galaxy tail studded with bright knots of new stars. The tail, which was created as the galaxy IC 3418 plunged into the neighboring Virgo cluster ...

Jun 17, 2010
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