Archive: 03/3/2009

TB breakthrough could lead to stronger vaccine

A breakthrough strategy to improve the effectiveness of the only tuberculosis vaccine approved for humans provided superior protection against the deadly disease in a pre-clinical test, report scientists at The University ...

dateMar 03, 2009 in Medical research
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Hookworms in MS trial

Scientists from The University of Nottingham will study the potential health benefits of parasitic worms as part of a study investigating treatments for people with the autoimmune condition multiple sclerosis (MS).

dateMar 03, 2009 in Medical research
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Scientists explore hormone evolution

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research techniques on animals living in the wild are helping scientists test long-held ideas about the role of hormones in survival, according to comments by Professor of Biology Jan ...

dateMar 03, 2009 in Evolution
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Mood player creates the right atmosphere

(PhysOrg.com) -- Melancholic songs, dance rhythms or romantic background music? The mood player can recognize musical characteristics and sort songs according to moods. It also blends in suitable images to the rhythm of the ...

dateMar 03, 2009 in Engineering
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Signal opportunities on the slopes -- with RFID

(PhysOrg.com) -- Whether slalom or alpine skiing, competitive skiing is all about thousandths of a second. Hence, professional athletes must constantly refine their technique. Small radio transmitters will ...

dateMar 03, 2009 in Engineering
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THESEUS - tool for internet services

(PhysOrg.com) -- The improved use and exploitation of digital knowledge - that is the aim of the THESEUS Project. In the future semantic technologies will be able to recognise the meaning of information content. Fraunhofer ...

dateMar 03, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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New study shows how spikes in nitrite can have

A new study provides insight into how a short burst in nitrite can exert lasting beneficial effects on the heart, protecting it from stress and assaults such as heart attacks. In this study, just published in Circulation Re ...

dateMar 03, 2009 in Medical research
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