Archive: 01/29/2009

Tom Cruise smile comes with a sunburn price

(PhysOrg.com) -- UV light-enhanced tooth bleaching is not only a con, but is dangerous to your eyes and skin, says a Royal Society of Chemistry journal.

Jan 29, 2009
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Human DNA repair process recorded in action (Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A key phase in the repair process of damaged human DNA has been observed and visually recorded by a team of researchers at the University of California, Davis. The recordings provide new information ...

Jan 29, 2009
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Global glacier melt continues

Glaciers around the globe continue to melt at high rates. Tentative figures for the year 2007, of the World Glacier Monitoring Service at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, indicate a further loss of average ice thickness ...

Jan 29, 2009
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Genetic variant predicts poor response to bypass surgery

A variant of the gene for the inflammatory modulator interleukin (IL)-18 has been found to be associated with a prolonged ICU stay after cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) surgery. Research published in BioMed Central's open access ...

Jan 29, 2009
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