Archive: 03/25/2010

New gateway to treat leukemia and other cancers

Canadian researchers have discovered a previously hidden channel to attack leukemia and other cancer cells, according to a new study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. The findings from the Université de Mon ...

dateMar 25, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Child sexual abuse: A risk factor for pregnancy

A new study carried out by Prof. Rachel Lev-Wiesel and Dr. Tzachi Ben Zion has found that women who were victims of sexual abuse in childhood reported higher levels of depression and symptoms of post-trauma during pregnancy.

dateMar 25, 2010 in Other
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A new fossil species found in Spain

In the '80s, Spanish researchers found the first fossils of Cloudina in Spain, a small fossil of tubular appearance and one of the first animals that developed an external skeleton between 550 and 543 millio ...

dateMar 25, 2010 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Autism susceptibility genes identified

Two genes have been associated with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) in a new study of 661 families. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's journal Molecular Autism found that variations in the genes for two brain protei ...

dateMar 25, 2010 in Genetics
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YouTube suffers outage

YouTube was hit by an outage on Thursday with some users temporarily unable to access the popular video-sharing service.

dateMar 25, 2010 in Internet
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