Archive: 08/7/2007

Parents' depression can weigh on children

A parent’s struggle with stress or depression can lower a child’s quality of life -- and it could hinder an overweight youngster’s attempts to lose weight, too, University of Florida researchers say.

dateAug 07, 2007 in Health
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New Dark Matter Candidate Proposed

A vacuum – space essentially void of any matter whatsoever – is a strange thing. And it may be even stranger, according to recent research. Motivated by the results of an experiment known as PVLAS, which showed that not ...

dateAug 07, 2007 in General Physics feature
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Endeavour 'Go' for Wednesday Launch

Space Shuttle Endeavour is in good shape and on target for launch Wednesday, according to members of NASA's Mission Management Team. Members of the team, known as the MMT, met Monday to review the launch status, ...

dateAug 07, 2007 in Space Exploration
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New mechanism links smoking to lung damage

In the August 7, 2007, issue of PLoS One, researchers show how a poorly understood and previously unsuspected mechanism may be the key to understanding how life-style associated forms of oxidative stress, such as exposure ...

dateAug 07, 2007 in Health
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