Archive: 11/27/2006

Vitamin E crucial to plants' survival of the cold, study finds

Vitamin E does not play the same role in plants as it does in animals and humans, scientists from the University of Toronto and Michigan State University have found. Rather than protect fats in membranes from certain kinds ...

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Rote learning improves memory in seniors

A new study offers older adults a simple way to combat memory loss: memorization. Researchers found that seniors who engaged in an intensive period of rote learning followed by an equally long rest period exhibited improved ...

dateNov 27, 2006 in Medical research
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Quest for better breast cancer drugs

Breast cancer sufferers could eventually benefit from high-tuned, tailor-made drug treatments that minimize side effects as a result of a joint initiative between computer scientists in Edinburgh and cellular biologists in ...

dateNov 27, 2006 in Cancer
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