Archive: 05/22/2008

Probing question: Are print newspapers dying?

It's a morning routine repeated across the country: Before heading off to work, you sit down at the table with a cup of coffee, a bowl of cereal and the local paper spread out in front of you. But as the Internet becomes ...

May 22, 2008
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Getting to the Roots of Sunflower Cultivation

Global warming could affect one of the world's major oil seed crops, the sunflower. Drawing on genetic information from early plant stocks is key to improving future harvests.

May 22, 2008
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Rapid escalation characterizes virus/host arms race

The interaction between a virus and its host is often portrayed as an arms race, with each new viral attack parried by the host and each new defense by the host one-upped by the virus.

May 22, 2008
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OHSU discovery may lead to early cancer detection

This week researchers in the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Oregon Stem Cell Center and the OHSU Digestive Health Center are shining a new ray of hope on patients with pancreatic cancer. They’ve developed new ...

May 22, 2008
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Study identifies food-related clock in the brain

In investigating the intricacies of the body’s biological rhythms, scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have discovered the existence of a “food-related clock” which can supersede the “light-based” ...

May 22, 2008
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