Archive: 09/2/2008

Children with TVs in their room sleep less

Middle school children who have a television or computer in their room sleep less during the school year, watch more TV, play more computer games and surf the net more than their peers who don't – reveals joint research ...

Sep 02, 2008
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Battling diabetes with beta cells

Affecting eight percent of America's population, diabetes can lead to blindness, kidney failure, strokes and heart disease. Thanks to Tel Aviv University researchers, a new cure –– based on advances in cell therapy –– ...

Sep 02, 2008
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Scientists find second site for prostate cancer gene

Scientists at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues who are studying a prostate cancer gene called HNF1B have found a second independent site within the HNF1B gene on chromosome 17 (17q12) – increasing ...

Sep 02, 2008
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A sharper look at malaria

( -- In work that could lead to new ways of detecting and treating malaria, MIT researchers have used two advanced microscopy techniques to show in unprecedented detail how the malaria parasite ...

Sep 02, 2008
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Jules Verne prepares for ISS departure

( -- In just a few days time, the historical Jules Verne mission will draw to an end. After the ATV Control Centre commands the opening of the Automated Transfer Vehicle hooks, ESA's first resupply ...

Sep 02, 2008
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