Archive: 06/28/2007

Researchers identify alcoholism subtypes

Analyses of a national sample of individuals with alcohol dependence (alcoholism) reveal five distinct subtypes of the disease, according to a new study by scientists at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ...

Jun 28, 2007 4.7 / 5 (9) 0

Finding microscopic motors in the gut

Digestion has a previously unsuspected mechanical dimension: Vanderbilt researchers have discovered that the tiny, hair-like protrusions that line the gut are filled with millions of molecular motors that produce streams ...

Jun 28, 2007 5 / 5 (2) 0

The Architecture of Globalization

Using recent advances in the study of networks, two University of Arkansas economists suggest alternative measures of international economic integration, popularly referred to as globalization. Rather than focusing on trade ...

Jun 28, 2007 4 / 5 (5) 0