Archive: 27/11/2006

Nanoparticles Improve Drug Targeting to Skin

Photodynamic therapy is a well-accepted treatment for a number of diseases of the skin, including several forms of skin cancer and actinic keratosis, a precancerous condition. However, the light-sensitizing agents used in ...

dateNov 27, 2006 in Bio & Medicine
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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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Could Global Warming Be Crushing Blow to Crocodiles?

With global temperatures generally on the rise, crocodiles may have a harder time finding mates. For crocodiles, gender is not determined genetically, but rather by embryo temperature during incubation, notes Earthwatch-supported ...

dateNov 27, 2006 in Environment
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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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