Archive: 08/29/2007

YouTube for scientists launched

A website being dubbed the YouTube for scientists has been launched, raising new hopes of bringing science closer to the people.

Aug 29, 2007
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Purdue launches CAFO Web site

Purdue University has launched a Web site featuring scientific information about concentrated animal feeding operations.

Aug 29, 2007
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ZIP codes and property values predict obesity rates

Neighborhood property values predict local obesity rates better than education or incomes, according to a study from the University of Washington being published online this week by the journal Social Science and Medicine. For ea ...

Aug 29, 2007
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'Mighty mice' made mightier

The Johns Hopkins scientist who first showed that the absence of the protein myostatin leads to oversized muscles in mice and men has now found a second protein, follistatin, whose overproduction in mice lacking ...

Aug 29, 2007
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Physicists found formula for spiderman suit

Physicists have found the formula for a Spiderman suit. Only recently has man come to understand how spiders and geckos effortlessly scuttle up walls and hang from ceilings but it was doubted that this natural form of adhesion ...

Aug 29, 2007
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