Archive: 17/09/2010

New study says molecule can starve cancer cells

While overcoming an addiction is usually the healthy choice, cancer cells' addiction to the amino acid glutamine is key to their vitality and growth. But Cornell researchers have discovered a molecule that can block cancer ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Cancer
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Postpartum about brain, not just hormones

Women with postpartum depression who viewed pictures of scared or angry faces had less activity as shown by functional magnetic resonance brain imaging than did healthy mothers in the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex, a part ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Medical research
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Scientists generate rotating electron beams

A team of EU-funded scientists has come up with a way of generating rotating electron beams. The technique, described in the journal Nature, could be used to probe the magnetic properties of materials and could even be applied ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in General Physics
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A place for carbon sequestration collaboration

A new, computer-based knowledge management system will help scientists collaborate more effectively while using their preferred modeling tools to conduct more comprehensive planning for safe, long-term underground storage ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Environment
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