Archive: 01/28/2009

Deceiving cell walls

(PhysOrg.com) -- Approximately 1.6 million people die worldwide every year as a result of pneumococcal infection, which causes grave illnesses, including pneumonia, meningitis, and middle-ear infections. Children ...

Jan 28, 2009
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Regular sprints boost metabolism

A regular high-intensity, three-minute workout has a significant effect on the body’s ability to process sugars. Research published in the open access journal BMC Endocrine Disorders shows that a brief but intense exerci ...

Jan 28, 2009
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Couple welcomes home cloned dog

Sir Lancelot Encore spent his first Florida night in the master bedroom - along with nine other dogs, various cats and two humans - oblivious to the sensation he had caused earlier Monday.

Jan 28, 2009
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I feel your pain: Neural mechanisms of empathy

Is it possible to share a pain that you observe in another but have never actually experienced yourself? A new study uses a sophisticated brain-imaging technique to try and answer this question. The research, published by ...

Jan 28, 2009
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