Archive: 07/9/2009

Astrophysicists solve mystery in Milky Way galaxy

A team of astrophysicists has solved a mystery that led some scientists to speculate that the distribution of certain gamma rays in our Milky Way galaxy was evidence of a form of undetectable "dark matter" ...

dateJul 09, 2009 in Astronomy
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Toward an explanation for Crohn's disease?

Twenty-five per cent of Crohn's disease patients have a mutation in what is called the NOD2 gene, but it is not precisely known how this mutation influences the disease. The latest study by Dr. Marcel Behr, of the Research ...

dateJul 09, 2009 in Medical research
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Spread your sperm the smart way

(PhysOrg.com) -- Attractive males release fewer sperm per mating to maximise their chances of producing offspring across a range of females, according to a new paper on the evolution of ejaculation strategies. The findings ...

dateJul 09, 2009 in Evolution
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How to care for your bones through the ages

Bones are the body's first lines of defense. They protect the brain, heart and lungs and anchor the muscles. They keep us mobile. And all they ask in return is our support to keep them strong: good nutrition, weight-bearing ...

dateJul 09, 2009 in Health
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Motion analysis helps soccer players get their kicks

As soccer continues to grow in popularity, injuries to soccer players are likely to increase as well. Certain injuries fall into gender-based patterns and new research at Hospital for Special Surgery suggests some underlying ...

dateJul 09, 2009 in Other
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