Archive: 9/12/2008

Researcher Helps People See Beyond the 'Typical' Divorce

( -- According to a University of Missouri family researcher, there is no “typical divorce.” Realizing this, friends and family members of people experiencing divorce should be aware of the appropriate type ...

dateDec 09, 2008 in Other
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Hubble Finds Carbon Dioxide on an Extrasolar Planet

( -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting another star. This is an important step along the trail of finding the chemical biotracers of extraterrestrial ...

dateDec 09, 2008 in Astronomy
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A 'black magic' CO2 fix

Biochar, similar to charcoal used by pre-Columbian Amazonian cultures to boost crop yields, could help the fight against climate change by securely locking carbon away in soils for thousands of years, according to the December-January ...

dateDec 09, 2008 in Environment
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Protein could prevent blocked arteries

( -- For the first time, researchers have found that a modified form of a naturally occurring protein, N-cadherin, could prevent blocked arteries. Blocked arteries are a major cause of heart attacks and strokes.

dateDec 09, 2008 in Medical research
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