Archive: 30/09/2008

Colon cancer link to obesity uncovered

A new study reveals the first-ever genetic link between obesity and colon cancer risk, a finding that could lead to greater accuracy in testing for the disease, said a researcher at the University of Alabama at Birmingham ...

dateSep 30, 2008 in Cancer
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DNA tests could help predict, prevent harmful algal blooms

A paper published in the current issue of the International Journal of Environment and Pollution, explains how a DNA test can be used to detect harmful algal blooms across the globe. The approach outlined could help reduce ...

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Gluttons, drunks and fools

( -- An academic from the University of St Andrews has delved into the Bible to provide food for thought on the subject of eating and drinking.

dateSep 30, 2008 in Other
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Gender is a relative term in politics, study finds

For only the second time in presidential debate history, a female nominee will take the stage to spar with a male opponent. While Geraldine Ferraro broke new ground in 1984, it has taken 24 years for another female to be ...

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