Archive: 07/26/2007

New clues to ozone depletion

Large quantities of ozone-depleting chemicals have been discovered in the Antarctic atmosphere by researchers from the University of Leeds, the University of East Anglia, and the British Antarctic Survey.

dateJul 26, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Can the tonsils influence oral HIV transmission?

Current research demonstrates that the tonsils may possess the necessary factors to act as a transmission site for the spread of HIV. The related report by Moutsopoulos et al, “Tonsil Epithelial Factors May Influence Oropharyngeal ...

dateJul 26, 2007 in HIV & AIDS
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Study links air pollution to clogged arteries

Got high cholesterol? You might want to stay away from air pollution. That’s the message of a new UCLA study linking diesel exhaust to atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, which significantly increases one’s ...

dateJul 26, 2007 in Medical research
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When off-target is right on

Weizmann Institute scientists have developed a model showing that even though it appears counterintuitive, the observation that some molecular keys are not always an exact fit for their molecular locks actually helps them ...

dateJul 26, 2007 in
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