Archive: 6/01/2009

A protein that protects against Alzheimer's?

Research on the mechanisms involved in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, stroke, dementia, Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis, to name a few, has taken a step forward thanks to the work of biological sciences ...

dateJan 06, 2009 in Medical research
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Obesity: Reviving the promise of leptin

( -- The discovery more than a decade ago of leptin, an appetite-suppressing hormone secreted by fat tissue, generated headlines and great hopes for an effective treatment for obesity. But hopes dimmed when it ...

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Reviews of Sony ‘Home' and Alienware gaming PC

"Home"? seems like a project that everybody at Sony was afraid to cancel. Given how long the nebulous social-networking program has been in development and how much money Sony undoubtedly poured into it, it's not surprising ...

dateJan 06, 2009 in Software
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