Archive: 02/5/2008

Gargantuan galaxy NGC 1132 -- a cosmic fossil?

The elliptical galaxy NGC 1132, seen in this latest image from Hubble, belongs to a category of galaxies called giant ellipticals. NGC 1132, together with the small dwarf galaxies surrounding it, are dubbed ...

dateFeb 05, 2008 in Astronomy
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Supplementary approach to malaria

Could a simple vitamin A and zinc supplement help protect young children from malaria? A randomized double blind trial reported in the open access publication, Nutrition Journal, would suggest the answer is yes.

dateFeb 05, 2008 in Other
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Drug fights cystic fibrosis

An experimental drug that has proven effective in treating muscular dystrophy also works for cystic fibrosis, according to researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

dateFeb 05, 2008 in Medications
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