Archive: 2/07/2007

More swimmers means more pathogens in the water

The levels of potentially harmful waterborne microorganisms in rivers, lakes and other recreational waterways may be highest when the water is most crowded with swimmers. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School ...

dateJul 02, 2007 in Health
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End of an era at HERA accelerator

Fifteen years of scientific discovery came to an end on June 30th when the electrons and protons in the HERA accelerator made their final lap of the 6.3 km ring. The HERA ring has provided these particles and their anti-particle ...

dateJul 02, 2007 in General Physics
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Endometriosis increases the risk of certain cancers

Doctors in Sweden have shown for the first time that although endometriosis is associated with an increased risk of various cancers, this risk does not depend on the number of times women with the condition have given birth.

dateJul 02, 2007 in Cancer
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