Archive: 22/12/2009

Researcher finds success with new anti-cancer drug

A study conducted at Scott & White Healthcare in Temple, Texas, found that a new drug stopped the growth of breast tumors in mice. This drug is unique in that it works both by stopping the cancer cells from growing and metastasizing ...

dateDec 22, 2009 in Cancer
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The Thought Is What Counts

Holiday gift givers who expect to be appreciated for choosing the most expensive gifts are likely to be disappointed when their presents are unwrapped. Cost has little impact on how much we value the gifts we receive, according ...

dateDec 22, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Shallow Origins

In finding answers to the mystery of the origin of life, scientists may not have to dig too deep. New research is shedding light on shallower waters as a possible location for where life on Earth began.

dateDec 22, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Adjusting acidity with impunity

(PhysOrg.com) -- How do individual cells or proteins react to changing pH levels? Researchers at the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Twente, The Netherlands, have developed a technique for ‘gently’ ...

dateDec 22, 2009 in Analytical Chemistry
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