Archive: 07/7/2010

Thousands of undiscovered plant species face extinction

Faced with threats such as habitat loss and climate change, thousands of rare flowering plant species worldwide may become extinct before scientists can even discover them, according to a paper published today by a trio of ...

dateJul 07, 2010 in Ecology
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New system helps locate car park spaces

A research group from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, led by Jose Lopez Vicario and Antoni Morell, took part in the development of a new system which locates unoccupied car park spaces and guides ...

dateJul 07, 2010 in Engineering
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Cholesterol's other way out

Many of us are simply overloaded with cholesterol, and now a report in the July issue of Cell Metabolism brings what might be good news: There is more than one way to get rid of that cholesterol, which can otherwise lead t ...

dateJul 07, 2010 in Medical research
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Study sheds light on triglyceride metabolism

New findings reported in the July issue of Cell Metabolism are offering new leads as to why some people might suffer from high levels of triglycerides. High triglycerides are a risk factor for atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseas ...

dateJul 07, 2010 in Medical research
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