Archive: 26/12/2007

High cost of nuclear medicine weighed

U.S. advances in the use of nuclear accelerators to fight cancer are being tempered by concerns about the high cost of such equipment with uncertain benefits.

dateDec 26, 2007 in Other
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Mutation may cause inherited neuropathy

Mutations in a protein called dynein, required for the proper functioning of sensory nerve cells, can cause defects in mice that may provide crucial clues leading to better treatments for a human nerve disorder known as peripheral ...

dateDec 26, 2007 in Medical research
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Photo-monitoring whale sharks

Up to 20 meters long and weighing as much as 20 tons, its enormous size gives the whale shark (Rhincodon typus) its name. Known as the ‘gentle giant’ for its non-predatory behavior, this fish, with its broad, flattened ...

dateDec 26, 2007 in
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