Archive: 7/05/2010

A molecular warning sign of dementia?

A study of mice entering their twilight years has identified specific changes in the brain that impair these elderly mice during learning—and researchers say that their findings might benefit people struggling with age-related ...

dateMay 07, 2010 in Medical research
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The Edges of the Solar System

(PhysOrg.com) -- The solar system does not end abruptly past the planets. Beyond the orbit of Neptune, the outermost planet (it orbits the sun at a distance of 30 AU, where one AU is the average distance of the earth from ...

dateMay 07, 2010 in Astronomy
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Obama's NASA plans may be in trouble

President Barack Obama's grand plans for NASA appear in big trouble. Three weeks after Obama told an audience at Kennedy Space Center that he wants to land astronauts on an asteroid by 2025, Congress remains unconvinced, ...

dateMay 07, 2010 in Space Exploration
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The brain: probing its deep mystery

(PhysOrg.com) -- We know more about the cosmos than we do about the human brain, but work by European researchers will now allow scientists to probe further into the mysteries of our grey matter.

dateMay 07, 2010 in Neuroscience
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CE 3-D US for differentiating focal liver lesions

A research team from Japan and China examined the potential role of contrast-enhanced three-dimensional ultrasonography (CE 3-D US) in characterizing focal liver lesions. Their results showed that CE 3-D US provides a spatial ...

dateMay 07, 2010 in Other
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