Archive: 4/10/2010

An eye for an eye

Revenge cuts both ways in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Scientists of the University of Zurich, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Tel Aviv and Quinnipiaq Universities show that attacks by either side lead ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Protecting embryos against microbes

Headed by the Kiel zoologist Professor Thomas Bosch, a team of scientists from Germany and Russia succeeded in deciphering the mechanisms, for the first time, with which embryos of the freshwater polyp Hydra protect themselves ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Researchers study sleep apnea and lack of oxygen

According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, the average sleep apnea sufferer stops breathing and loses oxygen between five and 30 times a night. This lack of oxygen leads to a host of complications, including ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Sleep apnea
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The sky is falling (less) onto Puget Sound

Most toxic pollution falling onto Puget Sound's waters has decreased – some by as much as 99 percent – below earlier estimates, according to a region-wide study. Despite the overall decline, the study found that ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Environment
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