Archive: 11/20/2007

Stress response in the brain relies on a blood-thinning protein

A stressed-out mouse tends to be a bit timid, tentative, even fearful. For that matter, so does a stressed-out human. Our ability to learn from frightening situations is part of what helps us avoid them in the future. When ...

Nov 20, 2007
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Bargain Basement Satellites

Looking for a cheap fare 'round the world? Your search is over. A NASA team has built a small, low-cost satellite called FASTSAT, and it's almost ready to fly. Need some details before you sign up? Read on.

Nov 20, 2007
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Bees are the new silkworms

Moths and butterflies, particularly silkworms, are well known producers of silk. And we all know spiders use it for their webs. But they are not the only invertebrates who make use of the strength and versatility ...

Nov 20, 2007
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FDA says product mislabeled, misleading

U.S. regulators seized about $2 million of potentially harmful eye products that contain a drug ingredient officials said could lead to decreased vision.

Nov 20, 2007
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Regular exercise reduces risk of blood clots

According to a new study published in Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, regular participation in sports reduces the risk of developing blood clots by 39 percent in women and 22 percent in men.

Nov 20, 2007
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