Archive: 23/06/2006

MSU bacteria shivered on Russian space capsule

Geckos, snails and newts thrived on a Russian spacecraft that carried a Montana State University experiment last summer, but not bacteria, said an MSU microbiologist who is studying the long-term effects of space travel.

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Viagra studied for multiple uses

California researchers have discovered entirely new applications for Viagra, the first erectile dysfunction drug to win federal approval.

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Wind farm cuts eagle population

Britain's Royal Society for the Protection of Birds says a wind farm off the Norwegian coast has reduced the population of Europe's largest eagle.

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China bird-flu research raises questions

A new China study predates the country's claim of its first human bird-flu case by two years, raising questions about the spread of the disease, a report says.

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Cannibal study darkens mad cow outlook

A British researcher, using a study of cannibals, warns that mad cow disease may eventually kill lot more humans than is known now.

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