Archive: 24/11/2008

Researchers identify new leprosy bacterium

A new species of bacterium that causes leprosy has been identified through intensive genetic analysis of a pair of lethal infections, a research team reports in the December issue of the American Journal of Clinical Pathology.

dateNov 24, 2008 in Medical research
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Dolphin population stunted by fishing activities, study finds

Despite broad "dolphin safe" practices, fishing activities have continued to restrict the growth of at least one Pacific Ocean dolphin population, a new report led by a researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at ...

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Expert says layoffs could worsen economic woes

Widespread layoffs that stem corporate financial losses but leave workers out in the cold would deepen the looming recession that sparked them, a University of Illinois labor expert warns.

dateNov 24, 2008 in Other
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