Archive: 08/22/2008

Dense tissue promotes aggressive cancers

New research may explain why breast cancer tends to be more aggressive in women with denser breast tissue. Breast cancer cells grown in dense, rigid surroundings step up their invasive activities, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer ...

Aug 22, 2008 4 / 5 (1) 0

Even plants get sunburned

It is red, it burns and itches: a sunburn on our skin. However, too much sun is not only bad for humans. Many plants react sensitively to an increased dose of ultraviolet radiation, too. Yet they are dependent ...

Aug 22, 2008 3.1 / 5 (7) 0

Teaching experience

Business veterans claim you cannot teach ‘experience’, but European researchers say you can. The team developed software that helps players acquire real-life skills and realistic experiences through game playing. But ...

Aug 22, 2008 4.4 / 5 (16) 1

Kids with pets grow up to be snorers

A predisposition to adult snoring can be established very early in life. Research published today in BioMed Central's open access journal Respiratory Research describes possible childhood risk factors, including exposure to ani ...

Aug 22, 2008 2.8 / 5 (4) 0

Relearning process not always a 'free lunch'

Researchers at Sheffield University and the University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom, have helped determine why relearning a few pieces of information may or may not easily cause a recollection of other associated, previously ...

Aug 22, 2008 4.3 / 5 (4) 0