Archive: 11/30/2010

Milky Way stars move in mysterious ways

Rather than moving in circles around the center of the Milky Way, all the stars in our Galaxy are travelling along different paths, moving away from the Galactic center. This has just been evidenced by Arnaud ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Astronomy
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Greenhouse gas chemistry

If fossil fuels burn completely, the end products are carbon dioxide and water. Today the carbon dioxide is a waste product, one that goes into the air -- adding to global warming; or the oceans -- acidifying ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Materials Science
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Report: A bit more vitamin D is good, not too much

(AP) -- Got milk? You may need a couple cups more than today's food labels say to get enough vitamin D for strong bones. But don't go overboard: Long-awaited new dietary guidelines say there's no proof that megadoses prevent ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Health
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New drug fights neglected tropical disease

Researchers said Thursday they had successfully tested a Chinese-developed drug against opisthorchiasis, a neglected tropical disease that threatens some 67 million people in Southeast Asia.

dateNov 30, 2010 in Medications
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