Archive: 07/20/2010

New hypothesis for human evolution and human nature

It's no secret to any dog-lover or cat-lover that humans have a special connection with animals. But in a new journal article and forthcoming book, paleoanthropologist Pat Shipman of Penn State University ...

Jul 20, 2010
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Faster tracking of lung tumors may help treatment

Today, at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) in Philadelphia, a group of researchers from Stanford University will describe the latest developments toward their goal of integrating ...

Jul 20, 2010
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Remembering so as not to forget

Verbal distractions are a primary cause of poor memory, according to scientific tests, which prove that the key to preventing ourselves from forgetting is to rehearse and ‘refresh’ our thoughts.

Jul 20, 2010
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HIV's sugar coating offers new vaccine approach

(PhysOrg.com) -- Oxford research suggests the chains of sugar molecules, or carbohydrates, that cover the outside of the highly variable HIV virus remain constant, are different from those found on human cells, ...

Jul 20, 2010
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Researchers team on sickle cell clinical trial

Researchers from the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology have joined forces with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston and Washington University in St. Louis to investigate a potential new therapy for sickle ...

Jul 20, 2010
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