Archive: 08/28/2006

Report: U.S. ships banned GM rice

Britons have reportedly been unwittingly eating banned genetically modified rice imported from the United States for months, if not years.

Aug 28, 2006
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Pope may embrace intelligent design

Pope Benedict XVI may reportedly embrace the theory of intelligent design, possibly heralding a fundamental shift in the Vatican's view of evolution.

Aug 28, 2006
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Type A personality is not linked to heart disease in large study

Although human genes contribute significantly to a person's health and behavior, these two kinds of traits aren't closely linked at all. In fact, a study appearing this month in the Public Library of Science found absolutely ...

Aug 28, 2006
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A switch between life and death

Cells in an embryo divide at an amazing rate to build a whole body, but this growth needs to be controlled. Otherwise the result may be defects in embryonic development or cancer in adults. Controlling growth requires that ...

Aug 28, 2006
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Bird flu vaccine declared safe by testers

Chinese researchers said Monday that the first round of clinical tests of a bird flu vaccine for humans have found the treatment to be safe and effective.

Aug 28, 2006
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Bird species are saved from extinction

The first global audit of threatened species shows 16 species of birds nearly extinct in the mid-1990s have been saved, some increasing tenfold in number.

Aug 28, 2006
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