Archive: 04/23/2007

'Junk' DNA now looks like powerful regulator, researcher finds

Large swaths of garbled human DNA once dismissed as junk appear to contain some valuable sections, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the University of California-Santa ...

Apr 23, 2007
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Salmonella scare prompts legal action

A salmonella scare in Britain leading to the recall of 1 million Cadbury chocolate bars has prompted authorities to begin prosecuting the candymaker.

Apr 23, 2007
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Does migraine protect your memory?

Women with a lifetime history of migraine showed less of a performance decline over time on cognitive tests than women who didn’t have migraines. Researchers say medications for migraine, diet and behavior changes may ...

Apr 23, 2007
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Why GNEP can't jump to the future

Congress is now considering whether to approve or zero out the $405 million that President Bush is proposing to spend in fiscal year 2008 on the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP)—a program aimed at rendering plutonium ...

Apr 23, 2007
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