Archive: 7/04/2008

Surgeons announce advance in atrial fibrillation surgery

Heart surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report that by adding a simple 10-20 second step to an operative procedure they achieved a significant improvement in the outcome for the surgical treatment ...

dateApr 07, 2008 in Other
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Salt-tolerant gene found in simple plant nothing to sneeze at

Whether a plant withers unproductively or thrives in salty conditions may now be better understood by biologists. The cellular mechanism that controls salt tolerance has been found in the arabidopsis plant by a Texas AgriLife ...

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Keeping African artifacts in Africa

It is common for professional archaeologists and paleoanthropologists working in Africa to populate western museums with foreign artifacts by excavating and permanently removing them from history rich communities in Africa. ...

dateApr 07, 2008 in Archaeology & Fossils
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