Archive: 08/22/2006

Breast cancer: A market-driven industry

A Canadian scientist is questioning the effectiveness of privately funded efforts to stop the epidemic of breast cancer among North American women.

Aug 22, 2006
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Breed of mice created for leukemia study

A study by U.S. cancer scientists at Ohio State University shows a new strain of mice offers the first real animal model for an incurable chronic leukemia.

Aug 22, 2006
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Immune system's HIV troubles discovered

Scientists at Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital say they have discovered why the immune system cannot fight the HIV virus.

Aug 22, 2006
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Snap judgments decide a face's character, psychologist finds

We may be taught not to judge a book by its cover, but when we see a new face, our brains decide whether a person is attractive and trustworthy within a tenth of a second, according to recent Princeton research.

Aug 22, 2006
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Canadian diamonds found to be oldest on Earth

For the first time, scientists have dated diamonds from the recently discovered diamond fields in Canada’s Northwest Territories and have found them to be the oldest precisely dated diamonds on Earth. They ...

Aug 22, 2006
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Researchers harness the power of bacteria

Looking for alternatives to world reliance on fossil fuels for energy, an interdisciplinary team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers is studying ways to generate electricity by feeding a species of photosynthetic ...

Aug 22, 2006
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Dogs 'cheated' on famous intelligence test

Chimpanzees and two-year-old children are as clever as each other but dogs are not as smart as previously thought, according to a University of Queensland study.

Aug 22, 2006
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