Archive: 04/2/2007

Bird holds distance record

A little godwit is in a class by herself -- not nearly extinct but No. 1 for longest recorded non-stop flight for her trip from New Zealand to North Korea.

Apr 02, 2007
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Study shows zinc doesn't help head and neck cancer patients

Zinc sulfate, a supplement thought to be helpful in regaining the sense of taste for some head and neck cancer patients after radiation therapy, has been found to have no significant impact on preventing or curing taste alteration, ...

Apr 02, 2007
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Researchers predict 'nanobattery' performance

Researchers at Delft University of Technology can predict how nanostructuring – the extreme reduction of structure – will affect the performance of Li-ion batteries. The nanostructuring of battery materials is likely ...

Apr 02, 2007
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Weight gain in pregnancy linked to overweight in kids

Pregnant women who gain excessive or even appropriate weight, according to current guidelines, are four times more likely than women who gain inadequate weight to have a baby who becomes overweight in early childhood. These ...

Apr 02, 2007
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Fat overrides effects of vitamin C

Fats in our stomach may reduce the protective effects of antioxidants such as vitamin C. Scientists at the University of Glasgow found that in the presence of lipid the ability of antioxidants, such as ascorbic acid (the ...

Apr 02, 2007
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