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Nanoparticles and the immune system

(—Nanotechnology is such a new innovation that no one is really sure what will come of it. Predictions range from the ability to reproduce things like diamonds and food, to the world being devoured by self-replicating ...

dateFeb 13, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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Gut bacteria from a worm can degrade plastic

Plastic is well-known for sticking around in the environment for years without breaking down, contributing significantly to litter and landfills. But scientists have now discovered that bacteria from the guts of a worm known ...

dateDec 03, 2014 in Materials Science
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WHO: Get more graphic with smokers

(AP) -- Cigarette packages should include images of sickness and suffering caused by tobacco, along with written warnings, the World Health Organization said Friday.

dateMay 29, 2009 in Health
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