Archive: 6/03/2007

Researchers design folate-packed tomato

Leafy greens and beans now aren’t the only foods that pack a punch of folate, the vitamin essential for a healthy start to pregnancy. Researchers at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ...

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Children Under Stress Develop More Fevers

Children whose parents and families are under ongoing stress have more fevers with illness than other children. Published this month in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, the study also shows the unanticipated ...

dateMar 06, 2007 in Health
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In obesity, brain becomes 'unaware' of fat

Critical portions of the brain in those who are obese don’t really know they are overweight, researchers have reported in the March issue of the journal Cell Metabolism, published by Cell Press. These findings in obese ...

dateMar 06, 2007 in Medical research
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Atoms under the mantle

French CNRS scientists have succeeded in modelling the defects of the earth’s mantle responsible for its deformation. These results, obtained using a novel approach which combines numerical calculus and quantum mechanics, ...

dateMar 06, 2007 in General Physics
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Breast cancer treatment heats up

In the March Journal of Nuclear Medicine, researchers demonstrate that miniscule bioprobes could be produced and used with molecularly targeted therapeutic heat to kill malignant breast cancer cells—without damaging nearby ...

dateMar 06, 2007 in Cancer
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