Archive: 31/01/2007

Panasonic Adds Six New LUMIX Cameras

Today Panasonic unveiled six new compact models in its LUMIX digital camera family. The new additions include the DMC-FX30, the world's slimmest camera with a 28 mm wide-angle zoom lens, and the TZ3, the world's smallest ...

dateJan 31, 2007 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Decoy pill saves brain cells

Tricking a key enzyme can soothe over-excited receptors in the brain, say neuroscientists, calling this a possible strategy against stroke, Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.

dateJan 31, 2007 in Medical research
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Leeches ferry infection among newts

Parasite-carrying bloodsucking leeches may be delivering a one-two punch to newts, according to biologists, who say the discovery may provide clues to disease outbreaks in amphibians.

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Take fatigue seriously, says researcher

Instead of dismissing grumblings about being tired or exhausted, people should take these complaints seriously before they lead to a worsened health state or even death, says a University of Alberta researcher investigating ...

dateJan 31, 2007 in Health
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