Archive: 22/06/2011

Pest preferences for cranberry cultivars determined

To determine whether insect herbivores have a feeding preference for certain cultivars of cranberry, researchers investigated the phenolic profiles in the foliage of two cranberry cultivars, then isolated and identified compounds ...

dateJun 22, 2011 in Ecology
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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 for cancer survivors.

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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