Archive: 05/4/2010

Viruses against cancer

Advanced gliomas regressed completely in rats after treatment with parvoviruses and the animals survived significantly longer than untreated animals. This was shown by scientists of the German Cancer Research Center.

May 04, 2010
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Diatoms reveal freshwater pollution

Researchers in India have demonstrated that microscopic aquatic creatures could be used as the ecological equivalent of a canary in a coalmine for assessing inland freshwater lakes and ponds. Writing in the World Review of ...

May 04, 2010
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Re-using enzymes in industry

(PhysOrg.com) -- A South Dakota State University scientist is exploring ways to re-use enzymes in processes such as making cellulosic ethanol.

May 04, 2010
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BP to use domes to capture giant oil spill

Winds pushed a giant slick towards fragile wetlands on the United States coast Tuesday as efforts intensified to bottle up a ruptured oil well causing the growing environmental disaster.

May 04, 2010
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Germany: Climate meeting 'broke the ice'

(AP) -- Some 40 nations at a high-level climate meeting have made headway toward a pact to curb global warming, but the most important issues remain unresolved, Germany's environment minister said Tuesday.

May 04, 2010
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