Archive: 23/07/2010

Duke scientist's cancer research is questioned

(AP) -- Concerns are being raised about the validity of research done by a Duke University cancer scientist who recently was placed on leave while the school investigates whether he falsely claimed to be a Rhodes scholar.

dateJul 23, 2010 in Cancer
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Manka Bros take media by storm, online that is

(AP) -- While Disney CEO Bob Iger was chatting with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg at a major media summit in Idaho this month, Khan Manka Jr. was squiring around the lodge bar looking for a drink.

dateJul 23, 2010 in Other
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RNA offers a safer way to reprogram cells

In recent years, scientists have shown that they can reprogram human skin cells to an immature state that allows the cells to become any type of cell. This ability, known as pluripotency, holds the promise of treating diseases ...

dateJul 23, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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The healing effects of forests

"Many people," says Dr. Eeva Karjalainen, of the Finnish Forest Research Institute, Metla, "feel relaxed and good when they are out in nature. But not many of us know that there is also scientific evidence about the healing ...

dateJul 23, 2010 in Health
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Ancient woman suggests diverse migration

A scientific reconstruction of one of the oldest sets of human remains found in the Americas appears to support theories that the first people who came to the hemisphere migrated from a broader area than once thought, researchers ...

dateJul 23, 2010 in Archaeology & Fossils
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