Archive: 12/8/2009

Coroner: Self-help course led to woman's suicide

(AP) -- An Australian coroner said Tuesday that participation in an intense self-help course led a woman to suffer a psychotic breakdown before she stripped naked and leaped to her death from an office window ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Health
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Creativity in mathematics

"Mathematics links Art and Science in one great enterprise, the human attempt to make sense of the universe." So writes Abel Prizewinner and Fields Medalist Sir Michael F. Atiyah in the January 2010 Notices of the American Ma ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Mathematics
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Fungus-on-Fungus Fight Could Benefit Chickpeas

(PhysOrg.com) -- The fungus Ascochyta rabiei threatens chickpea crops the world over. But now this blight-causing pathogen could meet its match in Aureobasidium pullulans, a rival fungus that Agricultural ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Ecology
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Television control for the remote

(PhysOrg.com) -- A cheap way to deliver interactive communications to remote communities has been successfully tested in Brazil and Italy.

dateDec 08, 2009 in Telecom
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Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce risk of colon cancer

Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, primarily found in fish and seafood, may have a role in colorectal cancer prevention, according to results presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Cancer Prevention ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Cancer
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