Archive: 8/12/2009

Gene therapy and stem cells save limb

Blood vessel blockage, a common condition in old age or diabetes, leads to low blood flow and results in low oxygen, which can kill cells and tissues. Such blockages can require amputation resulting in loss of limbs. Now, ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Medical research
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MySpace buys imeem music site for under $1 mln

(AP) -- MySpace's online music venture with recording labels completed its purchase of song streaming site imeem on Tuesday, scooping up its 16 million users and mobile phone applications for less than $1 million.

dateDec 08, 2009 in Internet
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Rodent smoke screen

Rats passively exposed to tobacco smoke become dependent on nicotine, according to a new study by Dr. Adrie Bruijnzeel and colleagues from the University of Florida in the US. Their findings of how rats' brains respond to ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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