Archive: 10/22/2009

Early treatment of fibromyalgia more effective

(PhysOrg.com) -- People suffering from fibromyalgia have reduced activity in the parts of the brain that inhibit the experience of pain. Drugs that affect the CNS can be effective against the disease, and ...

dateOct 22, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Focal therapy and prostate cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- UCL researcher Hashim Uddin Ahmed is conducting a series of world-first trials into an alternative form of treatment for prostate cancer.

dateOct 22, 2009 in Cancer
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Bringing gaming to the disabled

Ironically, it was located in one of the least-accessible areas of the Games for Health conference held a few months ago in Boston. Up a set of stairs and around a corner from the large conference halls and breakout rooms ...

dateOct 22, 2009 in Other
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Scholar helps classify clicks in African languages

(PhysOrg.com) -- Linguistics scholar Amanda Miller is doing research with high-speed ultrasound technology to help her and fellow researchers successfully record and classify clicks in an endangered African ...

dateOct 22, 2009 in Other
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Eyes to the skies for the 'Galilean Nights'

Astronomers around the world are gearing up for three days of intense sky-watching in honour of Galileo, whose observations 400 years ago revolutionised our understanding of the cosmos.

dateOct 22, 2009 in Astronomy
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Researchers create molecular diode

(PhysOrg.com) -- Recently, at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute, N.J. Tao and collaborators have found a way to make a key electrical component on a phenomenally tiny scale. Their single-molecule diode is described ...

dateOct 22, 2009 in Nanophysics
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