Archive: 11/30/2007

Between water and rock -- a new science

Water chemistry and mineralogy are scientific fields that have been around long enough to develop extensive knowledge and technologies. The boundary of water and rock, however, is not a thin wet line but the ...

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Women with AIDS face cervical cancer threat

According to a report issued last week by UNAIDS, access to antiretroviral therapy is beginning to reduce AIDS mortality worldwide. But Dr. Groesbeck Parham, gynecologic oncologist and Director of the Cervical Cancer Prevention ...

dateNov 30, 2007 in HIV & AIDS
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Using fMRI to study brain development

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is a powerful noninvasive tool for studying brain activity in both humans and experimental animals. Most fMRI studies are carried out on adults, but this technique also has great ...

dateNov 30, 2007 in Medical research
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Telemedicine: Health alert via satellite

An earthquake has just shaken the Greek island. Damage is widespread and all conventional, terrestrial communications have been destroyed. The rescue operations have only one means at their disposal that has not been affected ...

dateNov 30, 2007 in Space Exploration
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