Archive: 04/28/2008

Researchers unveil a new class of fatty acids

CSIRO researchers have discovered a new class of fatty acids – alpha-hydroxy polyacetylenic fatty acids – that could be used as sensors for detecting changes in temperature and mechanical stress loads.

Apr 28, 2008
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A dash of salt grows healthier tomatoes

Watering tomatoes with diluted seawater can boost their content of disease-fighting antioxidants and may lead to healthier salads, appetizers, and other tomato-based foods, scientists in Italy report. Their ...

Apr 28, 2008
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Will you be misdiagnosed? -- how diagnostic errors happen

How frequently do doctors misdiagnose patients? While research has demonstrated that the great majority of medical diagnoses are correct, the answer is probably higher than patients expect and certainly higher than doctors ...

Apr 28, 2008
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