Archive: 17/10/2008

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 ...

dateOct 17, 2008 in Other
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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 professor, who ...

dateOct 17, 2008 in Other
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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 ...

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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 similar to humans, ...

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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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Pret-a-sauver fashion for disasters

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers are helping rescue workers and disaster victims by creating innovative clothing from smart fabrics. The clothes can monitor people’s health, identify their location and even detect ...

dateOct 17, 2008 in Engineering
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Human protein atlas will help pinpoint disease

Researchers in Sweden are compiling a remarkable 'atlas' that pinpoints the location of thousands of individual proteins in the body's tissues and cells which will give scientists important insights into the function of different ...

dateOct 17, 2008 in Medical research
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