Archive: 10/22/2007

Is a good night's sleep crucial for your health?

In spring 2005 a large European research and training network was established to investigate the causes and implications of poor sleep from a medical as well as from a social point of view. This EU-financed sleep research ...

Oct 22, 2007
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MIT works toward novel therapeutic device

MIT and University of Rochester researchers report important advances toward a therapeutic device that has the potential to capture cells as they flow through the blood stream and treat them. Among other applications, ...

Oct 22, 2007
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Are some men predisposed to pedophilia?

Height may point to a biological basis for pedophilia, according to new research released by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). The study found that pedophilic males were shorter on average than males without ...

Oct 22, 2007
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Caltech Electronic Nose Innovation

Research Scientists at Caltech Developing Electronic Nose. The Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Division at Caltech are combining efforts with NASA and other engineers at Caltech to test ranges of applications.

Oct 22, 2007 weblog
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Plants live, die according to their size

Plants self-regulate their populations to maintain stability and optimize their lives, with the lengths of their lives directly related to their mass, a recent study has found. Further, a single scaling power ...

Oct 22, 2007 feature
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Space sensors shed new light on air quality

Air pollution is becoming one of the biggest dangers for the future of the planet, causing premature deaths of humans and damaging flora and fauna. With their vantage point from space, satellites are the only ...

Oct 22, 2007
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Calif. preparing to sue EPA

California officials are preparing to file a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency so the state can regulate greenhouse emissions.

Oct 22, 2007
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Giant flock of lapwings discovered

Conservationists in Turkey are celebrating the discovery of a previously unknown flock of sociable lapwings, once thought to be nearing extinction.

Oct 22, 2007
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