Archive: 26/06/2008

Spotting the killer hot spots

Killer hotspots of over-heated ocean water which destroy huge areas of coral and bring starvation to birds, fish and other sea creatures can now be pinpointed, thanks to a major advance in the use of satellite technology ...

dateJun 26, 2008 in Environment
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Hard work while fatigued affects blood pressure

Working hard when fatigued may be admired by many Americans, but it is a virtue that could be harmful to one's health, according to new research by psychologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). The research ...

dateJun 26, 2008 in Health
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Lack of fragile X and related gene fractures sleep

Lack of both the fragile X syndrome gene and one that is related could account for sleep problems associated with the disorder, which is the common cause of inherited mental impairment, said a consortium of researchers led ...

dateJun 26, 2008 in Genetics
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