Archive: 11/19/2010

Chromosome key to later fertility

( -- New research at Oxford University has shed light on how mammalian egg cells divide. The findings may lead to improvements in women’s chances of giving birth to healthy babies as they ...

dateNov 19, 2010 in Genetics
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All viruses 'can be DNA stowaways'

( -- 'Fossil viruses' preserved inside the DNA of mammals and insects suggest that all viruses, including relatives of HIV and Ebola, could potentially be ‘stowaways’ transmitted from ...

dateNov 19, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Omega-3: Food for (happy) thought

As you do your Thanksgiving shopping this year, notice how many products on the supermarket shelves say “omega-3 fortified” on the label. Foods ranging from pasta to eggs to peanut butter are now ...

dateNov 19, 2010 in Health
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Food choices can affect antibiotic's effectiveness

When your child needs antibiotics, dietary choices can get complicated. Food can help support the body nutritionally and hinder the effectiveness of the medication, depending on what your child eats and when.

dateNov 19, 2010 in Health
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Angry Taiwan hackers attack taekwondo website

Taiwanese hackers launched cyber-attacks on Asia's top taekwondo body as anger mounted on the island over the controversial disqualification of a female fighter in the Asian Games, reports said Friday.

dateNov 19, 2010 in Internet
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