Archive: 31/03/2011

Stink bugs shouldn't pose problem until late summer

Last fall, Stephanie Sturmfels battled stink bugs at her Pike Creek home and yard. “Stink bugs were on my deck, they were on my front porch, some were even in my house,” recalls the mother of two small children. ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Ecology
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The future of breast cancer prevention

Drugs could be used to prevent breast cancer in women at high risk of the disease in the same way that statins are used for heart disease if trials looking at ways of predicting risk are successful, according to an international ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Cancer
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HIV protein unveils vaccine target

( -- An international study headed by a UC Davis scientist describes how a component of a potential HIV vaccine opens like a flower, undergoing one of the most dramatic protein rearrangements yet observed in nature. ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in HIV & AIDS
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Arctic ice gets a check up

Scientists tracking the annual maximum extent of Arctic sea ice said that 2011 was among the lowest ice extents measured since satellites began collecting the data in 1979. Using satellites to track Arctic ice and comparing ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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