Archive: 08/9/2010

An ancient Earth like ours

An international team of scientists including Mark Williams and Jan Zalasiewicz of the Geology Department of the University of Leicester, and led by Dr. Thijs Vandenbroucke, formerly of Leicester and now at ...

Aug 09, 2010
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A 'magnetic' solution to identify and kill tumors

Though a valuable weapon against cancerous tumors, radiation therapy often harms healthy tissue as it tries to kill malignant cells. Now, Prof. Israel Gannot of Tel Aviv University's Department of Biomedical Engineering is ...

Aug 09, 2010
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Scientists map all mammalian gene interactions

In one of the first efforts of its kind, UCLA researchers have taken mammalian genome maps, including human maps, one step further by showing not just the order in which genes fall in the genome but which ...

Aug 09, 2010
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Bahrain says no plans to ban BlackBerry services

(AP) -- Bahrain's foreign minister said Sunday the country has no plans to follow its Persian Gulf neighbors in banning some BlackBerry services because security fears do not outweigh the technological benefits.

Aug 09, 2010
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What makes a good egg and healthy embryo?

Scientists as well as fertility doctors have long tried to figure out what makes a good egg that will produce a healthy embryo. It's a particularly critical question for fertility doctors deciding which eggs ...

Aug 09, 2010
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On-the-job injuries hurt home health care industry

Training can alleviate some of the pain that occupational injuries bring to the long-term care industry, according to Penn State researchers. The study looked at injuries among home health aides.

Aug 09, 2010
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