Archive: 06/22/2011

FDA: Breast implant problems grow with time

Don't expect breast implants to last for life, the government warned Wednesday: About 1 in 5 women who receive them for cosmetic reasons will have them removed within 10 years, and those odds are even higher ...

dateJun 22, 2011 in Health
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Dutch parliament approves mobile 'net neutrality'

(AP) -- The Dutch parliament approved a bill Wednesday forcing mobile Internet providers to let customers use Skype and other rival services on their networks without charging extra or giving preferential treatment to their ...

dateJun 22, 2011 in Telecom
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Molecular glue sticks it to cancer

University of Toronto Mississauga researchers have developed a "molecular glue" that sticks cancer-promoting proteins to a cell's membrane -- shutting off a cancer cell's growth.

dateJun 22, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Database explains strange survival of irregular verbs

(PhysOrg.com) -- An historical study of the development of irregular verbs in the hundreds of Romance languages including French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian and Catalan has revealed how these structures ...

dateJun 22, 2011 in Other
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The X-Ray Puzzle of Protostellar Jets

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new star develops by accreting material from a circumstellar disk; both in turn are embedded in a much larger, more nearly spherical envelope of in-falling dust and gas. The protostar is ...

dateJun 22, 2011 in Astronomy
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Sharing wisdom, teacher to teacher

How do you teach math students to speak and write effectively about what they do? Crucially, how do you teach their teachers — themselves mathematicians — how to impart and evaluate these skills?

dateJun 22, 2011 in Social Sciences
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