Archive: 05/21/2008

Relocation of endangered Chinese turtle may save species

There are only four specimens of the Yangtze giant softshell turtle left on Earth—one in the wild and three in captivity. In order to save this species from extinction, conservation partners from the Wildlife ...

May 21, 2008
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A Modest Glass of Wine Each Day Could Improve Liver Health

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine are challenging conventional thinking with a study showing that modest wine consumption, defined as one glass a day, may not only be safe for the liver, but may actually decrease ...

May 21, 2008
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Chip-Based Device Measures Drug Resistance in Tumor Cells

Multiple drug resistance is a major cause of anticancer therapy failure. Most drug-resistance cancer cells develop this unfortunate characteristic due to a drug-pumping protein known as P-glycoprotein.

May 21, 2008
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Mass-Producing Tunable Magnetic Nanoparticles

Taking a cue from the semiconductor industry, a team of investigators at Stanford University has developed a method of producing unlimited quantities of highly magnetic nanoparticles suitable for use as magnetic resonance ...

May 21, 2008
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Researcher strives for watershed moment

According to the World Health Organization, water scarcity affects four out of every 10 people around the world and population growth, urbanization and increased domestic and industrial water use are making the problem worse. ...

May 21, 2008
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