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New research shows potential for a male contraceptive

Researchers have known for more than half a century that sperm is able to fertilize an egg only after it has resided for a period of time in the female reproductive tract. Without this specific interaction with the female ...

dateJun 09, 2009 in Other
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Research offers clues to Alzheimer's disease

An organic compound found in red wine - resveratrol - has the ability to neutralize the toxic effects of proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease, according to research led by Rensselaer Professor Peter M. Tessier. The findings, ...

dateJun 22, 2010 in Biochemistry
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