Archive: 11/30/2010

Celebrating a better battery

(PhysOrg.com) -- It's 30 years since research by Oxford University scientists led to the development of one of the world's most popular rechargeable batteries.

Nov 30, 2010
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Everyone should boost intake of vitamin D, IOM says

(PhysOrg.com) -- The nation's top scientific advisory panel today recommended that adults modestly increase their intake of vitamin D, known as the "sunshine vitamin," from a daily dose of 200 international ...

Nov 30, 2010
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Experimental vaccine sets sights on lung cancer

An experimental immunotherapy may someday become the newest weapon against lung cancer. Physician-scientists from Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University Medical Center are enrolling patients with non-small ...

Nov 30, 2010
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Source of protection against saturated fat found

A new report in the December Cell Metabolism identifies a protein without which diets high in saturated fat lead to a massive inflammatory response that can prove fatal. The studies in mice suggest that deficiencies in thi ...

Nov 30, 2010
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Oceans where fishes choke

(PhysOrg.com) -- Australian marine scientists have expressed disquiet over the continued worldwide spread of large, dead zones in the ocean.

Nov 30, 2010
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