Archive: 10/28/2009

Knocking nanoparticles off the socks

Scientists in Switzerland are reporting results of one of the first studies on the release of silver nanoparticles from laundering those anti-odor, anti-bacterial socks now on the market. Their findings, scheduled ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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A new explanation of 'Asian paradox'

There is abundant evidence of an association between Helicobacter pylori chronic infection and gastric cancer. The incidence of gastric cancer is much higher in Japan than Indonesia. A research from Indonesia and Japan found ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Cancer
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Autosub6000 dives to depth of 3.5 miles

The United Kingdom's deepest diving Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), Autosub6000, has been put through its paces during an extremely successful engineering trials cruise on the RRS Discovery, 27 September ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Phantom limbs learn impossible tricks

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research has shown that body images can be formed independently of external sensory inputs, and that the phantom limbs of amputees can be trained to carry out tasks that would be impossible ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Neuroscience weblog
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Physically active have reduced risk of prostate cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Lifetime physically active men have a lower risk of developing prostate cancer, according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. The effect was observable in those who had been sitting for less ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Cancer
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