Archive: 06/8/2009

Muscle atrophy through thick but not thin

During desperate times, such as fasting, or muscle wasting that afflicts cancer or AIDS patients, the body cannibalizes itself, atrophying and breaking down skeletal muscle proteins to liberate amino acids. In a new study ...

Jun 08, 2009
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Quantum Mysticism: Gone but Not Forgotten

Does mysticism have a place in quantum mechanics today, or is the idea that the mind plays a role in creating reality best left to philosophical meditations? Harvard historian Juan Miguel Marin argues the ...

Jun 08, 2009 feature
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China wants PCs to come with anti-porn software

(AP) -- China wants all personal computers sold domestically to come with software that blocks online pornography, one of the developers said Monday, potentially giving the government another avenue to control ...

Jun 08, 2009
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Dead tigers to be frozen, studied

Thirty tigers have died in the country's various sanctuaries and reserves this year. With many of the deaths being suspect, the state has decided to take some action.

Jun 08, 2009
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