Archive: 11/25/2009

Tailor-made HIV/AIDS treatment closer to reality

An innovative treatment for HIV patients developed by McGill University Health Centre researchers has passed its first clinical trial with flying colours. The new approach is an immunotherapy customized for each individual ...

dateNov 25, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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It's not just dirt!

Soil is the linchpin of the environment, where atmosphere, biosphere, and hydrosphere meet. Despite that, many students see soil as "just dirt" - a place to grow plants, but nothing more. Soil science educators are challenged ...

dateNov 25, 2009 in Environment
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Magic box for mission impossible

On September 11, firefighters, police officers and ambulance workers faced a terrifying rescue effort in the World Trade Center complex. They battled to save people from the collapsing Twin Towers, searched for survivors, ...

dateNov 25, 2009 in Telecom
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New genetic cause of cardiac failure discovered

Over the course of a lifetime, the heart pumps some 250 million liters of blood through the body. In the order to do this, the muscle fibers of the heart have to be extremely durable. The research group headed by Dr. Wolfgang ...

dateNov 25, 2009 in Genetics
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