Archive: 04/28/2010

Curcumin nanoparticles 'open up' resistant cancers

Pre-treatment with curcumin, a component of the spice turmeric, makes ovarian cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access Journal of Ovarian Research found ...

Apr 28, 2010
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Alienware netbook is out of this world

Some people are lusting after the sleek, stylish iPad. But the only portable gadget in my heart right now is the Alienware M11x netbook, a computer that's about as refined and subtle and awesome as a chain ...

Apr 28, 2010
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Can 'organic' labels backfire?

Could organic labels lead you to overeat? These labels certainly appear to make people think their organic snack has a lot fewer calories than it really does.

Apr 28, 2010
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Synthetic enzymes could help ID proteins

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using a rare metal that's not utilized by nature, Rice University chemists have created a synthetic enzyme that could help unlock the identities of thousands of difficult-to-study proteins, including many ...

Apr 28, 2010
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