Archive: 01/30/2008

Explaining chemotherapy-associated nausea

A new study from the Monell Center increases understanding of the biological mechanisms responsible for the nausea and vomiting that often afflict patients undergoing chemotherapy. The findings could lead to the development ...

Jan 30, 2008 5 / 5 (2) 0

Do you want fries with that, Mickey?

Using mice as models, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology traced some of the differences between humans and chimpanzees to differences in our diet. The findings appear in the January 30 issue ...

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Why don't chimpanzees like to barter commodities?

For thousands of years, human beings have relied on commodity barter as an essential aspect of their lives. It is the behavior that allows specialized professions, as one individual gives up some of what he has reaped to ...

Jan 30, 2008 4.5 / 5 (2) 0
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