Archive: 09/24/2008

Not a moment to lose in therapy for acute stroke

In an editorial response to a report in the September 25 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine on the efficacy of intravenous thrombolysis treatment in the hours after acute ischemic stroke, Patrick Lyden, M.D., profes ...

Sep 24, 2008
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Galaxy Clusters Have a Mysterious Motion

(PhysOrg.com) -- The stars are in motion, and on a much larger scale than can be explained with current theories, according to astronomers at NASA, the University of Hawaii and UC Davis. The finding could improve our understanding ...

Sep 24, 2008
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When Lightning Strikes, Spark Branches Reconnect

Bolts of lightning often resemble the forked, branches of trees. Similar to tree branches, lightning sparks typically spread apart. Recently, physicists at Centrum voor Wiskunde un Informatica and Eindhoven University of ...

Sep 24, 2008
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Researcher working on destruction of chemical weapons

America's war on terror includes fighting the dark side of deadly chemical agents, and Texas A&M University chemist Dr. Frank Raushel is helping with the fight by developing an enzyme that might neutralize one such chemical ...

Sep 24, 2008
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