Archive: 25/08/2009

Scientific Understanding of Corruption Sought

( -- Corruption is one of the most cited factors inhibiting economic development. It impedes political and economic growth, reduces the welfare of societies, increases income inequality and reduces trust in political ...

dateAug 25, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Star-birth myth 'busted' (w/ Podcast)

( -- An international team of researchers has debunked one of astronomy's long held beliefs about how stars are formed, using a set of galaxies found with CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope.

dateAug 25, 2009 in Astronomy
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MicroRNA in human saliva may help diagnose oral cancer

Researchers continue to add to the diagnostic alphabet of saliva by identifying the presence of at least 50 microRNAs that could aid in the detection of oral cancer, according to a report in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal ...

dateAug 25, 2009 in Cancer
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