Archive: 06/5/2008

Niacin's role in maintaining good cholesterol

A research team has uncovered the likely target of niacin (vitamin B3) in the liver, which should provide a clearer picture of how this vitamin helps maintain adequate HDL-cholesterol levels in the blood and thus lower the ...

dateJun 05, 2008 in Medical research
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A 'supra' new kind of froth

To see the latest science of type-I superconductors, look no further than the froth on a morning cup of cappuccino. A team of U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory physicists and collaborating students ...

dateJun 05, 2008 in General Physics
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Duke chemist has new way to tell right from left

A Duke University chemist has apparently solved a long-standing frustration in creating certain synthetic molecules that make up drugs, which could lead to better drugs with fewer side effects.

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