Archive: 03/21/2011

Multiple sclerosis: Risk factors in children

Canadians have one of the highest rates of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in the world with approximately 1,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Primarily striking in adulthood, physicians and researchers with the Canadian Pediatric ...

dateMar 21, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Multitarget drugs against prion diseases

The central nervous systems of humans and cattle alike are attacked by prions (abnormal insoluble amyloidogenic proteins) when they suffer from Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) or bovine spongiform encephalopathy ...

dateMar 21, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Deutsche Telekom shares soar on AT&T deal

Shares in Deutsche Telekom soared more than 10 percent on Monday as investors welcomed the planned sale of the German firm's T-Mobile USA unit to AT&T in a $39-billion deal. ...

dateMar 21, 2011 in Business
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Re-creating autism, in mice

(PhysOrg.com) -- By mutating a single gene, researchers at MIT and Duke have produced mice with two of the most common traits of autism — compulsive, repetitive behavior and avoidance of social interaction.

dateMar 21, 2011 in Medical research
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Beauty through the ages

Teeth whitening and anti-wrinkle treatments were as sought after in Renaissance times as they are today, a historian claims.

dateMar 21, 2011 in Other
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A zero sum game

(PhysOrg.com) -- New light has been shed on the 150-year-old math puzzle known as the Riemann hypothesis, say mathematical physicists at the University of Sydney.

dateMar 21, 2011 in Mathematics
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