Archive: 26/11/2007

Environmental exodus

Climate change is the largest environmental change expected this century. It is likely to intensify droughts, storms and floods, which will undoubtedly lead to environmental migrations and potential conflicts in the areas ...

dateNov 26, 2007 in Environment
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Secondhand smoke damages lungs, MRIs show

It’s not a smoking gun, but it’s smoking-related, and it’s there in bright medical images: evidence of microscopic structural damage deep in the lungs, caused by secondhand cigarette smoke. For the first time, researchers ...

dateNov 26, 2007 in Medical research
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Bound to identify intruders

The first lines of defense in our immune systems are specialized mobile units that check the identity of cells to determine whether they are 'self' or 'foreign.' A team of scientists, led by Prof. Israel Pecht of the Weizmann ...

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