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.

Jul 26, 2007
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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 ...

Jul 26, 2007
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Researchers watch antibiotics, bacteria meet at atomic level

A new understanding of an enzyme important for the transfer of genetic information in bacteria may help scientists improve current antibiotics and also create antibiotics that are less vulnerable to resistance.

Jul 26, 2007
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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 ...

Jul 26, 2007
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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 ...

Jul 26, 2007
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