Archive: 21/08/2008

Study on salmonella self-destruction

ETH Zurich biologists, led by Professors Martin Ackermann and Wolf-Dietrich Hardt, in collaboration with Michael Doebeli of the University of British Colombia in Vancouver (CN), have been able to describe how random molecular ...

dateAug 21, 2008 in
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RV Polarstern on its way to East Siberian Sea

Bremerhaven, August 19th 2008. German research vessel Polarstern, operated by the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association, transits the Northwest Passage for the first time. Polarstern ...

dateAug 21, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Americans need to save paycheck-to-paycheck

Americans are better at saving money when they set goals in the near future -- such as next month -- rather than the more distant future, according to a new study by researchers at Rice University and Old Dominion University. ...

dateAug 21, 2008 in Other
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Hair on a man's head offers clues about prostate cancer

Some of the drugs given to many men during their fight against prostate cancer can actually spur some cancer cells to grow, researchers have found. The findings were published online this week in a pair of papers in the Proceedings ...

dateAug 21, 2008 in Cancer
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