Archive: 07/23/2008

Rutgers biologist to study worms in Amazon, glaciers

Look out, Indiana Jones. Dan Shain is redefining the term "summer action hero" with voyages to frozen glaciers and the steamy Amazon planned, all in the name of scientific research.

Jul 23, 2008
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Commercial bees spreading disease to wild pollinating bees

Bees provide crucial pollination service to numerous crops and up to a third of the human diet comes from plants pollinated by insects. However, pollinating bees are suffering widespread declines in North America and scientists ...

Jul 23, 2008
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No need for gene screens in breast cancer families

Research reported today should provide relief to women who are worried after a relative's breast cancer diagnosis. The study in the open access journal BMC Cancer shows that a family history of breast cancer does not give a ...

Jul 23, 2008
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Does too much sun cause melanoma?

We are continuously bombarded with messages about the dangers of too much sun and the increased risk of melanoma (the less common and deadliest form of skin cancer), but are these dangers real, or is staying out of the sun ...

Jul 23, 2008
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