Archive: 09/22/2008

Aspirin and atherosclerosis

Aspirin has become one of the most widely used medications in the world, owing to its ability to reduce pain, fevers, inflammation, and blood clotting. In animal studies, aspirin has also been shown to prevent atherosclerosis, ...

Sep 22, 2008 3.9 / 5 (8) 0

Ocean floor geysers warm flowing sea water

An international team of earth scientists report movement of warmed sea water through the flat, Pacific Ocean floor off Costa Rica. The movement is greater than that off midocean volcanic ridges. The finding suggests possible ...

Sep 22, 2008 4.3 / 5 (8) 0

Insight into the evolution of parasitism

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, together with American colleagues, have decoded the genome of the Pristionchus pacificus nematode, thereby gaining insight into the evolution ...

Sep 22, 2008 4.5 / 5 (6) 1