Archive: 18/03/2011

New clues for asthma treatment

(PhysOrg.com) -- New information that could help in the fight against asthma has been obtained by an international collaboration of scientists utilizing the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Photon Source at Argonne ...

dateMar 18, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Scientists study record-breaking 2010 heatwave

An international research team has compared the hot summers of 2003 and 2010 in detail for the first time. Last year’s heatwave across Eastern Europe and Russia was unprecedented in every respect: Europe has never experienced ...

dateMar 18, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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New study finds apex fossils aren't life

Structures thought of as the oldest known fossils of microbes might actually be microscopic mineral formations not associated with life, suggesting that astrobiologists have to be careful calling alien objects “life” ...

dateMar 18, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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New insights into cell death

A Cardiff team has contributed to a study of a novel model of cell death which helps to explain how cells in the breast die through an archaic mechanism that is relevant to breast cancer.

dateMar 18, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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