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Greenhouse gas chemistry

If fossil fuels burn completely, the end products are carbon dioxide and water. Today the carbon dioxide is a waste product, one that goes into the air -- adding to global warming; or the oceans -- acidifying them; or underground ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Materials Science
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New risk factor for developing breast cancer

An Australian research team from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, the University of Melbourne and the University of Queensland has identified a new risk factor for developing breast cancer. This has been published online ...

dateNov 10, 2010 in Cancer
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Bees reveal nature-nuture secrets

The nature-nurture debate is a "giant step" closer to being resolved after scientists studying bees documented how environmental inputs can modify our genetic hardware. The researchers uncovered extensive molecular differences ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Scientists find genes related to body mass

Johns Hopkins scientists who specialize in unconventional hunts for genetic information outside nuclear DNA sequences have bagged a weighty quarry — 13 genes linked to human body mass. The experiments screened the so-called ...

dateSep 15, 2010 in Genetics
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