Archive: 01/28/2010

One more reason to promote the family dinner

(PhysOrg.com) -- Health experts have long held that children shouldn't watch more than one to two hours a day of television. Too much screen time encourages sedentary behaviour and contributes to rising levels of obesity. ...

dateJan 28, 2010 in Health
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Studying Titan's Lakes on Earth

A new project aims to replicate the surface on the moon Titan in order to learn more about its hydrocarbon lakes. This study could also tell us about the chemistry that led to the origin of life on early Earth.

dateJan 28, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Nokia tops earnings forecasts

Nokia, the world's top mobile phone maker, surprised investors Thursday with a much better-than-expected 2009 performance after it resolved product problems, sending its share price soaring.

dateJan 28, 2010 in Business
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Uncorrelated activity in the brain

Interconnected networks of neurons process information and give rise to perception by communicating with one another via small electrical impulses known as action potentials. In the past, scientists believed that adjacent ...

dateJan 28, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Secrets of immunologic memory

Investigators at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) have discovered a new way the cell surface protein, CD44, helps specific T helper (Th1) cells develop immunologic memory. Linda Bradley, Ph.D., ...

dateJan 28, 2010 in Medical research
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