Archive: 11/24/2008

Old flies can become young moms

Female flies can turn back the biological clock and extend their lifespan at the same time, University of Southern California biologists report.

Nov 24, 2008
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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.

Nov 24, 2008
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Chandrayaan-1 starts observations of the Moon

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Indian Space Research Organisation's lunar orbiter Chandrayaan-1 released a probe that impacted close to the lunar south pole on 14 November. Following this, the instruments on the spacecraft ...

Nov 24, 2008
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Health care reform: No revolution in sight

A new study involving health care systems in 21 countries -- and the prospects for change in response to such common pressures as rising costs and aging populations -- casts doubt on the possibility of major overhauls of ...

Nov 24, 2008
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Ants may help researchers unlock mysteries of human aging process

NYU School of Medicine researcher Dr. Danny Reinberg was awarded a Howard Hughes Institute of Medicine Collaborative Innovation Award for new research on ant epigenetics- helping to unravel the impact lifestyle and environment ...

Nov 24, 2008
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Research consortium to sequence turkey genome

An international consortium of researchers has begun an effort to sequence the genome of the domesticated turkey, Meleagris gallopavo. The genome sequence will be obtained using the Roche GS-FLX™ sequencing ...

Nov 24, 2008
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