Archive: 11/5/2008

Completely novel action of insulin unveiled

A PhD student at Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research has uncovered an important piece in the puzzle of how insulin works, a problem that has plagued researchers for more than 50 years. This finding brings us one ...

Nov 05, 2008
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Could life have started in a lump of ice?

The universe is full of water, mostly in the form of very cold ice films deposited on interstellar dust particles, but until recently little was known about the detailed small scale structure. Now the latest quick freezing ...

Nov 05, 2008
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Nighttime tornadoes are worst nightmare

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study by Northern Illinois University scientists underscores the danger of nighttime tornadoes and suggests that warning systems that have led to overall declines in tornado death rates ...

Nov 05, 2008
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The overall channels of the lightning discharges

A new narrowband radio interferometer system has been developed for continuous observation of various processes of a lightning discharge at a time resolution of one microsecond. By using this system, a cloud-to-ground lightning ...

Nov 05, 2008
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Genetic predictors of esophageal cancer identified

Researchers have identified 11 genotypes that may increase esophageal cancer risk, according to research published in the November issue of Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Resear ...

Nov 05, 2008
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