Archive: 03/23/2009

Researchers measure health effects of Chicago's waterways

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health are conducting a study to determine the health effects associated with recreational activities such as boating, canoeing, kayaking and fishing on ...

Mar 23, 2009
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Astrocytes help separate man from mouse

A type of brain cell that was long overlooked by researchers embodies one of very few ways in which the human brain differs fundamentally from that of a mouse or rat, according to researchers who published their findings ...

Mar 23, 2009
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Smart Grid Technology: Vulnerable To Hackers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Smart Grids are digitally based electricity distribution and transmission systems and test have shown that a hacker can break into the system resulting in a massive blackout.

Mar 23, 2009 weblog
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A possible risk group for statin use

In a patient study of over 1,000 individuals with coronary artery disease (CAD), researchers have found that high levels of an enzyme called PLTP significantly increased the risk of heart attack in the subset of patients ...

Mar 23, 2009
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