Archive: 06/25/2008

NIAID creates HIV vaccine discovery branch

To accelerate the translation of basic discoveries about HIV into advances in vaccine design and evaluation, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), ...

dateJun 25, 2008 in HIV & AIDS
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Mars air once had moisture

A new analysis of Martian soil data led by University of California, Berkeley, geoscientists suggests that there was once enough water in the planet's atmosphere for a light drizzle or dew to hit the ground, ...

dateJun 25, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Kids connect alcohol odors with mom's emotions

How children respond to the smell of alcoholic beverages is related to their mothers' reasons for drinking, according to a new study from the Monell Chemical Senses Center. When asked to choose between the odor of beer and ...

dateJun 25, 2008 in Other
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Migrating songbirds learn survival tips on the fly

Migrating songbirds take their survival cues from local winged residents when flying through unfamiliar territory, a new Queen's University-led study shows. It's a case of "When in Rome, do as the Romans do," ...

dateJun 25, 2008 in
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Looming tropical disaster needs urgent action

A major review by University of Adelaide researchers shows that the world is losing the battle over tropical habitat loss with potentially disastrous implications for biodiversity and human well-being.

dateJun 25, 2008 in Environment
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Salutary pizza spice

Oregano doesn´t only give a Pizza its typical taste. Researchers at Bonn University and the ETH Zürich have discovered that this spice also contains a substance which, amongst other qualities, appears to help cure inflammations. ...

dateJun 25, 2008 in Other
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