Archive: 04/18/2008

Canada to ban BPA baby bottles

Canada became the first country to declare the widely used chemical bisphenol A unsuitable for use in baby bottles and set a ban mechanism in motion Friday.

Apr 18, 2008
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Scientists Show First 3-D Image of Antibody Gene

Using a multidisciplinary mix of geometry, biological research and techniques developed to solve problems on supercomputers, scientists at the University of California, San Diego have shown for the first time ...

Apr 18, 2008
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Nanosize Rods Light Up Pancreatic Cancer Cells

Quantum dots have shown promise as ultrabright contrast agents for use in a variety of cancer imaging studies. Now, a team of investigators at the Multifunctional Nanoparticles in Diagnosis and Therapy of Pancreatic Cancer ...

Apr 18, 2008
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Scientists study microbe filaments' power

Researchers from The University of Arizona and Columbia University have discovered that tiny filaments on bacteria can bundle together and pull with forces far stronger than experts had previously thought ...

Apr 18, 2008
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Seeing clearly despite the clouds

Satellites taking atmospheric measurements might now be able to see blue skies as clearly as optimists do. Researchers have found a way to reduce cloud-induced glare when satellites measure blue skies on cloudy ...

Apr 18, 2008
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Chicago to test water for drugs

Chicago water officials said they're testing Lake Michigan drinking water for the presence of pharmaceutical drugs and other unregulated chemicals.

Apr 18, 2008
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