Archive: 01/31/2007

Scientists develop nanoparticles to battle cancer

On a quest to modernize cancer treatment and diagnosis, an MIT professor and her colleagues have created new nanoparticles that mimic blood platelets. The team wants to use these new multifunctional particles to carry out ...

Jan 31, 2007
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Inexpensive fun fuels text messaging growth

Fun technology coupled with economical pricing fuel young adults' burgeoning use of text messaging, according to new research conducted by the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University.

Jan 31, 2007
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Natural fibre may take extra pounds away

It sounds almost too good to be true, but Dr. Raylene Reimer, a researcher at the University of Calgary, Faculty of Kinesiology, believes she may have found an important weapon in the war against obesity.

Jan 31, 2007
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Garlic hope in infection fight

Garlic has been hailed a wonder drug for centuries and has been used to prevent gangrene, treat high blood pressure, ward off common colds and is even believed by some to have cancer-fighting properties.

Jan 31, 2007
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