Archive: 10/17/2008

Where Hispanics live in the US may change over time

A study of residential patterns in America suggests that White and Black Hispanics born in the U.S. are more likely to share neighborhoods with native non-Hispanic Whites and African Americans, compared to foreign-born Hispanics ...

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Consumers using more media, new and old, study says

(PhysOrg.com) -- Reports of traditional media's demise -- in favor of newer, high-tech forms -- have been greatly exaggerated. That's according to a four-year study led by an Iowa State University mass media ...

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Research team sheds light on immune system suppression

The work was reported in the October 16 issue of the journal Cell Host & Microbe. The study described the suppression of this immune response in mice infected with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, pointing to potential new av ...

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Scientist explores secrets to life through worms

Who would have thought that worms found in your composter - only seen with a microscope - could be used to study genetic disorders in humans? With 700 million years of separation and roughly half of its genes ...

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'Stamping' self-assembling nanowires

(PhysOrg.com) -- By manipulating the way tiny droplets of fluid dry, Cornell researchers have created an innovative way to make and pattern nanoscale wires and other devices that ordinarily can be made only ...

dateOct 17, 2008 in Nanophysics
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Healthy Foods more Expensive than Junk Foods

(PhysOrg.com) -- Healthy foods are rising in price faster than their less healthy alternatives. This is the finding of research published in the October issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.

dateOct 17, 2008 in Health
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