Archive: 02/26/2008

Study: Butterflyfish may face extinction

An Australian-U.S. study suggests the black, white and yellow butterflyfish admired by eco-tourists and aquarium keepers might be at risk of extinction.

dateFeb 26, 2008 in
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Brain stress system presents possible treatment

A brain circuit that underlies feelings of stress and anxiety shows promise as a new therapeutic target for alcoholism, according to new studies by researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), ...

dateFeb 26, 2008 in Medical research
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Drug for anemic cancer patients raises risk of death

Millions of cancer patients take drugs to boost their red blood cells and health when they become anemic after chemotherapy. But a new study by Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine shows these drugs, called ...

dateFeb 26, 2008 in Cancer
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The digital home: An all-in-one device

Cable clutter and interface problems will soon be a thing of the past. In the living room of the future, all devices are connected wirelessly and can be easily operated via the television set. Fraunhofer researchers and their ...

dateFeb 26, 2008 in Engineering
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Nanoemulsion vaccines show increasing promise

A novel technique for vaccinating against a variety of infectious diseases – using an oil-based emulsion placed in the nose, rather than needles – has proved able to produce a strong immune response against ...

dateFeb 26, 2008 in Bio & Medicine
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