Archive: 05/8/2008

Egyptian elite tombs accessible for all

A number of elite tombs from Ancient Egypt are now accessible to all thanks to the launch of the Mastabase. The Mastabase is a CD-ROM containing descriptions and hieroglyphic inscriptions of scenes of daily life from 337 ...

dateMay 08, 2008 in Archaeology & Fossils
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There is no such thing as 'the' Indian

An increasing number of mayors in Guatemala are of Indian origin. Dutch researcher Elisabet Rasch went to find out what this development means and discovered that there is much more to building a multicultural democracy than ...

dateMay 08, 2008 in Other
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Breast cancer tumors grow faster in younger women

A new approach to estimating tumour growth based on breast screening results from almost 400,000 women is published today BioMed Central’s open access journal, Breast Cancer Research. This new model can also estimate the pr ...

dateMay 08, 2008 in Cancer
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New cancer gene found

Researchers at the OU Cancer Institute have identified a new gene that causes cancer. The ground-breaking research appears in Nature’s cancer journal Oncogene.

dateMay 08, 2008 in Cancer
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Do antidepressants enhance immune function?

Infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which leads to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), is an epidemic of global concern. According to the most recent estimates, released in November 2007, by the Joint ...

dateMay 08, 2008 in Medications
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