Archive: 07/27/2009

Details scant in venture with IAC, NBC's Silverman

(AP) -- A new venture that NBC Entertainment co-chairman Ben Silverman is leaving the network to form with Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp promises better integration of ad campaigns by involving advertisers ...

dateJul 27, 2009 in Business
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Blood flow in Alzheimer's disease

Researchers have discovered that the enzyme, endothelin converting enzyme-2 (ECE-2), may cause the decrease in blood flow in the brain seen in Alzheimer's disease and contribute to progression of the disease.

dateJul 27, 2009 in Medical research
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Nanodiamonds deliver insulin for wound healing

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bacterial infection is a major health threat to patients with severe burns and other kinds of serious wounds such as traumatic bone fractures. Recent studies have identified an important new weapon for fighting ...

dateJul 27, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Just expecting a tasty food activates brain reward systems

Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, shows that exposing rats to a context ...

dateJul 27, 2009 in Other
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Molecule plays early role in nonsmoking lung cancer

The cause of lung cancer in never-smokers is poorly understood, but a study led by investigators at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and at the National Cancer Institute has identified a molecule believed ...

dateJul 27, 2009 in Cancer
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Mines could provide geothermal energy

Mine shafts on the point of being closed down could be used to provide geothermal energy to local towns. This is the conclusion of two engineers from the University of Oviedo, whose research is being published ...

dateJul 27, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech
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