Archive: 01/8/2008

Docetaxel given after doxorubicin reduces recurrence

Adding the drug docetaxel to anthracycline-based chemotherapy slightly improved disease-free survival in breast cancer patients, according to a randomized clinical trial published online January 8 in the Journal of the Na ...

Jan 08, 2008
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VLBA Movies Reveal New Details of Cosmic Jets

Astronomers have known for decades that supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxies can shoot out jets of subatomic particles at tremendous speeds. However, details about the physics of such jets, including how they ...

Jan 08, 2008
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Research sheds light on the mechanics of gene transcription

The molecular machinery behind gene transcription -- the intricate transfer of information from a segment of DNA to a corresponding strand of messenger RNA -- isn't stationed in special "transcription factories" ...

Jan 08, 2008
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Second Life Offers Second Chance for Real Life Players

UC Riverside’s eLab City development in Second Life allows people to be someone else in another world while researchers study consumer behavior. In the first half of 2008, consumers can make a new life for ...

Jan 08, 2008
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