Archive: 04/23/2008

Primary driver of stomach cancer development identified

In a discovery that could lead to the development of new treatments for gastric cancer, scientists at the Melbourne Branch of the international Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR) have discovered what appears to be ...

Apr 23, 2008
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Why fruit-eating bats eat dirt

“Don’t eat the green parts of tomatoes, cut the green off the potatoes.” Any child would know that eating these parts of vegetables is a bad idea. The reason behind this is that they contain secondary plant compounds ...

Apr 23, 2008
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Freshwater herring had salty origin

East Africa’s Lake Tanganyika has a highly diverse fauna which closely resembles marine animals. A researcher at the University of Zurich has traced the origins of the freshwater herring of the Lake to a marine invasion ...

Apr 23, 2008
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