Archive: 21/08/2006

Playing possum: one love or free love?

Why are some males faithful, stay-at-home partners while others sleep around, with no strings attached? In mountain brushtail possums, it turns out to depend on how disturbed their home is.

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Samsung Develops First 70-inch LCD TV Panel

Samsung Electronics has developed the first 70-inch LCD panel for use in the consumer TV market. Currently, the largest LCD TV screen size is 65 inches. The company will unveil its 70-inch LCD HDTV at the International Meeting ...

dateAug 21, 2006 in Hardware
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Britain disallowing two cancer drugs

The watchdog for Britain's National Health Service won't allow doctors to prescribe two new drugs for the treatment of advanced colorectal cancer.

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It's a record summer for some turtles

Italian scientists say an endangered species of marine turtle -- loggerhead turtles -- are appearing along Italy's southern shores in increasing numbers.

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Researchers reverse Friedreich's ataxia defect in cell culture

In the new study, Scripps research team tested a variety of compounds that inhibited a class of enzymes known as histone deacetylases in a cell line derived from blood cells from a Fredreich's ataxia sufferer. One of these ...

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