Archive: 12/5/2007

Cambodian dengue education called poor

Medical researchers say Cambodian education regarding prevention, diagnosis and treatment of dengue fever is insufficient, underfunded and irregular.

dateDec 05, 2007 in Other
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Herbal extract found to increase lifespan

The herbal extract of a yellow-flowered mountain plant indigenous to the Arctic regions of Europe and Asia increased the lifespan of fruit fly populations, according to a University of California, Irvine study.

dateDec 05, 2007 in Health
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Vega main engine test in Kourou

A prototype of the P80 rocket motor, which will power the first stage of ESA's new small launcher - Vega, was successfully tested on 4 December at the Guiana Space Centre, Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French ...

dateDec 05, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Scientists strike blow in superbugs struggle

Scientists from The University of Manchester have pioneered new ways of tweaking the molecular structure of antibiotics – an innovation that could be crucial in the fight against powerful super bugs.

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Odd little star has magnetic personality

A dwarf star with a surprisingly magnetic personality and a huge hot spot covering half its surface area is showing astronomers that life as a cool dwarf is not necessarily as simple and quiet as they once ...

dateDec 05, 2007 in Astronomy
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