Archive: 10/22/2010

Using gold particles to fight cancer

Researchers at the MIRA Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, University of Twente, The Netherlands, are developing a method of detecting and treating tumors with the help of gold particles ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Mars meteorite controversy continues

The most illustrious meteorite in history continues to inspire heated debate. Does it carry microbial fossils from Mars or are its strange features just the product of some unique geochemistry? After almost ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Positive social traits trump bad health habits

Many studies have documented the dangers of the traditional negative physical risk factors on health – excessive smoking, drinking and being overweight. But far less research has focused on less-tangible, positive influences ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Health
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Climate change dictated by the ocean

(PhysOrg.com) -- The influence of the world’s oceans over carbon dioxide levels and climate change is better understood thanks to researchers from the University of Canberra and The Australian National ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Wild cats roam the Tucson Mountains

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, mountain lions and bobcats have been photographed as part of an in-depth monitoring study in the Tucson Mountains, a small island of habitat facing increasing segregation ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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