Archive: 8/01/2007

New Study Sheds Light On 'Dark States' In DNA

Chemists at Ohio State University have probed an unusual high-energy state produced in single nucleotides -- the building blocks of DNA and RNA -- when they absorb ultraviolet (UV) light.

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Healing methods conflict in China

Traditional practitioners are butting heads with Western medicine believers in China as the country balances traditional remedies against modern healing.

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Astronomers discover a trio of quasars

Using ESO's Very Large Telescope and the W.M. Keck Observatory, astronomers at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland and the California Institute of Technology, USA, have discovered the first known ...

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Healthy eating is at a supermarket near you

Supermarket "grocery store tours" could be the key to healthier lifestyles and prevent chronic diseases such as coronary heart disease (CHD) concludes a study published in the Health & Fitness Journal.

dateJan 08, 2007 in Health
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