Archive: 03/28/2008

Are teenage brains really different?

Many parents are convinced that the brains of their teenage offspring are different than those of children and adults. New data confirms that this is the case. An article by Jay N. Giedd, MD, of the National Institute of ...

Mar 28, 2008
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Hidden tragedy of under reported neonatal mortality

In Northern Vietnam, neonatal mortality is almost four times higher than the official figure according to a report published today in the open access journal BMC International Health and Human Rights. This under-reporting could ...

Mar 28, 2008
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Why matter matters in the universe

A new physics discovery explores why there is more matter than antimatter in the universe. The latest research findings, which involved significant contributions from physicists at the University of Melbourne, have been recently ...

Mar 28, 2008
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Yeast in an Egg Shell

Nature’s eggshells have inspired Chinese researchers: A team led by Ruikang Tang at Zhejiang University have successfully equipped living yeast cells with an artificial mineral coating. As reported in the journal Angewandte Ch ...

Mar 28, 2008
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A new method to identify mutated genes in human diseases

Researchers from the University of Turin, Italy and the University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands, have devised a new method that may help the medical community to determine the genetic basis of many common diseases. Their ...

Mar 28, 2008
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