Archive: 04/20/2010

Exposed: The strange sex life of spiders

Here's the good news: you are a male and you are allowed to have sex, at most, twice in your life. If that's the good news -- you may well ask -- what's the bad news? It's this: if you copulate for longer ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Preoperative/neoadjuvant therapy in pancreatic cancer

In research published this week in PLoS Medicine, Jorg Kleeff from Technische Universitat Munchen, and colleagues suggest that patients with apparently locally non-resectable tumors should be included in neoadjuvant protoc ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Cancer
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Extended Nicotine Patch Use Helps Some Smokers Quit

(PhysOrg.com) -- Quitting smoking is a hard task for anyone, but tailored cessation therapy may increase an individual’s chance of success, according to Caryn Lerman, PhD, Mary W. Calkins Professor of Psychiatry and Deputy ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Health
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Social networking apps for cars to be unveiled at U-M

(PhysOrg.com) -- Social networking and transportation utility applications for cars are being prototyped in a Cloud Computing in the Commute course taught this semester at the University of Michigan in partnership with Ford ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Software
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Fast Transistors Could Save Energy

(PhysOrg.com) -- Transistors, the cornerstone of electronics, are lossy and therefore consume energy. Swiss esearchers from the ETH Zurich and EPF Lausanne have developed transistors targeting high switching ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Semiconductors
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New study for cleaner aviation fuel

(PhysOrg.com) -- CSIRO together with Australasia's major aviation players is leading a world-first study to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from air transport by helping to develop a sustainable aviation ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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