Archive: 05/25/2010

Microbial team may be culprit in colony collapse disorder

New research from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) identifies a new potential cause for "Colony Collapse Disorder" in honeybees. A group of pathogens including a fungus and family of viruses may be working ...

May 25, 2010
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Model developed for manipulating vitamin D levels in calves

A new model for manipulating vitamin D levels in young calves has been developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists who say it could help establish just how much of this important nutrient the young animals ...

May 25, 2010
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Bacteria as a predicter of colorectal cancer

Recent findings suggest that bacteria residing in the the human intestinal tract may be associated with an individual's risk of developing colon cancer. Scientists from the University of Florida present their research today ...

May 25, 2010
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Energy answer: Blowing in the wind?

(PhysOrg.com) -- When the federal government approved the Cape Wind project in April, allowing 130 power-generating turbines to be placed in the waters off Cape Cod, it gave a significant boost to the prospects ...

May 25, 2010
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High-strain tendons repair less frequently

In a discovery that seems counterintuitive, a study appearing in the May 21st Journal of Biological Chemistry has found that tendons in high-stress and strain areas, like the Achilles tendon, actually repair themselves less f ...

May 25, 2010
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