Archive: 10/26/2009

Slipper-shaped blood cells

Red blood cells, which make up 45 percent of blood, normally take the shape of circular cushions with a dimple on either side. But they can sometimes deform into an asymmetrical slipper shape. A team of physicists ...

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For big athletes: Possible future risk

New primary research comparing the signs of metabolic syndrome in professional baseball and football players, reveals that the larger professional athletes -- football linemen in particular -- may encounter future health ...

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