Archive: 02/7/2007

New method of cyanide removal to help millions

A simple process pioneered by an ANU plant chemist could help to remove harmful levels of cyanide from the diets of millions of people in the developing world.

Feb 07, 2007
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Ulysses scores a hat-trick

Today the joint ESA-NASA Ulysses mission has marked another high point in its mission. For the third time in a long and highly successful career, Ulysses has reached its maximum south solar latitude of 80 degrees ...

Feb 07, 2007
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Physicists Unite Light And Matter (Update)

Physicists have for the first time stopped and extinguished a light pulse in one part of space and then revived it in a completely separate location. They accomplished this feat by completely converting the ...

Feb 07, 2007
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Prehistoric origins of stomach ulcers uncovered

The bacterium that causes most kinds of stomach ulcers has been present in the human digestive tract ever since Homo sapiens ventured out of Africa some 60,000 years ago, a study says.

Feb 07, 2007
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Scientists learn the origin of rogue B cells

Doctors have long wondered why, in some people, the immune system turns against parts of the body it is designed to protect, leading to autoimmune disease. Now, researchers at the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National ...

Feb 07, 2007
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Male sweat boosts women's hormone levels

Just a few whiffs of a chemical found in male sweat is enough to raise levels of the stress hormone cortisol in heterosexual women, according to a new study by University of California, Berkeley, scientists.

Feb 07, 2007
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