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Report: Most Americans in areas with unhealthy air

(AP) -- Sixty percent of Americans live in areas with unhealthy air pollution levels, despite a growing green movement and more stringent laws aimed at improving air quality, the American Lung Association said in a report ...

dateApr 29, 2009 in Environment
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Nanosensor Arrays 'Smell' Cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- In 2006 researchers established that dogs could detect cancer by sniffing the exhaled breath of cancer patients. Now, using nanoscale arrays of detectors, two groups of investigators have shown that a compact ...

dateApr 27, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Researchers develop new platinum-based anti-tumor compound

Researchers in the Department of Chemistry at Wake Forest University in collaboration with colleagues at the Wake Forest University Health Sciences Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a new class of platinum-based ...

dateFeb 11, 2009 in
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Researchers identify another potential biomarker

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have demonstrated that a recently discovered class of molecule called microRNA (miRNAs), regulate the gene expression changes in airway cells that occur with smoking ...

dateJan 13, 2009 in
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