Archive: 27/03/2008

Genetic test improves artificial fertilization

Polar body diagnosis can make artificial fertilization more successful, according to Katrin and Hans van der Ven and Markus Montag of Bonn University Clinic, writing in the current edition of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International ...

dateMar 27, 2008 in Genetics
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More Honduran cantaloupes recalled

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced more companies have joined in the recall of Honduran-produced cantaloupes due to possible contamination.

dateMar 27, 2008 in Other
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Small desert beetle found to engineer ecosystems

The catastrophic action a tiny beetle is wreaking on the deteriorating Chihuahuan desert will be revealed in the April edition of the Royal Entomological Society's Ecological Entomology journal.

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Saving cancer patients' skin

Becky Sasaki has the quick laugh and easy smile of a woman who continues to thrive despite her four-year wrestling match with lung cancer. She still works every day in the family business, heads out for Thai food with her ...

dateMar 27, 2008 in Cancer
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Femtogram-level chemical measurements now possible

Finding a simple and convenient technique that combines nanoscale structural measurements and chemical identification has been an elusive goal. With current analytical instruments, spatial resolution is too low, signal-to-noise ...

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