Archive: 05/31/2010

What happens when we get angry?

When we get angry, the heart rate, arterial tension and testosterone production increases, cortisol (the stress hormone) decreases, and the left hemisphere of the brain becomes more stimulated. This is indicated ...

dateMay 31, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Study: 10 minutes of exercise, hour-long effects

(AP) -- Ten minutes of brisk exercise triggers metabolic changes that last at least an hour. The unfair news for panting newbies: The more fit you are, the more benefits you just might be getting.

dateMay 31, 2010 in Health
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Scientists warn of unseen deepwater oil disaster

(AP) -- Independent scientists and government officials say there's a disaster we can't see in the Gulf of Mexico's mysterious depths, the ruin of a world inhabited by enormous sperm whales and tiny, invisible ...

dateMay 31, 2010 in Environment
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Breakthrough in stem cell culturing

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, human embryonic stem cells have been cultured under chemically controlled conditions without the use of animal substances, which is essential for future clinical uses. The method has been ...

dateMay 31, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Apple sells two million iPads

Apple, now the largest US technology company by value, said Monday it had sold two million of its iPad tablet computers, outdoing even the iconic iPhone on its launch.

dateMay 31, 2010 in Business
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New mechanism of pancreatic cancer discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, shows how two types of cell change interact in the development of cancer. The results can improve the chances of early discovery of cancer - including pancreatic ...

dateMay 31, 2010 in Cancer
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