Archive: 02/8/2007

Revealing secret intentions in the brain

Every day we plan numerous actions, such as to return a book to a friend or to make an appointment. How and where the brain stores these intentions has been revealed by John-Dylan Haynes from the Max Planck ...

Feb 08, 2007
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Study points to new breast cancer-susceptibility gene

A gene whose existence was detected only a couple of years ago may increase women’s risk of breast cancer when inherited in a mutated form, and may contribute to prostate cancer as well, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer ...

Feb 08, 2007
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Hey Porky Pig: You Deserve Some Respect, Expert Says

It’s the Chinese Year of the Pig, and if any animal ever needed a good PR campaign, it might be the pig. Many animal experts think pigs get a bad rap. They are often viewed as dirty creatures that are not ...

Feb 08, 2007
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Astronauts Start 3rd Spacewalk

International Space Station Commander Mike Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineer Sunita Williams began the third of an unprecedented series of spacewalks at 8:26 a.m. EST today from the Quest airlock.

Feb 08, 2007
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The multi-tasking reovirus

In the past couple of years, researchers at Oncolytics Biotech have been developing a harmless virus as a potent cancer killer, but they have also been accumulating data that suggests in addition to directly killing tumor ...

Feb 08, 2007
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