Archive: 26/04/2006

MIT chemist discovers secret behind nature's medicines

MIT scientists have just learned another lesson from nature. After years of wondering how organisms managed to create self-medications, such as anti-fungal agents, chemists have discovered the simple secret.

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U.S. political climate boosts creationists

The U.S. political climate is bolstering the view of creationists who dispute claims that Earth is up to 4.5 billion years old, a Dallas anthropologist says.

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Opposition grows to U.S. flu-fighting plan

Airlines, health experts and rights advocates say a U.S. plan to detain sick airline and ship passengers would be costly and violate privacy, a report said.

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Study: How the brain masks alcohol impact

Dartmouth College researchers say they've discovered more about how the brain works to mask or suppress the impact alcohol has on motor skills.

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