07/06/2010

Just one sleepless night can hamper the body"s ability to use insulin to process sugar in the bloodstream, according to a study which scientists say might help explain why diabetes is on the rise.

07/06/2010

Vitamins and calcium supplements appear to reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research 101st Annual Meeting 2010.

03/06/2010

Space physicists from the University of Leicester are part of an international team that has identified the impact of the Sun on Mars" atmosphere. Writing in the AGU journal Geophysics Research...

03/06/2010

The ability to taste and smell can be lost or impaired after a head injury, according to a new study by scientists from the Université de Montréal, the Lucie Bruneau Rehabilitation Centre, as well...

01/06/2010

A new genus and species of snakes was described by the Russian and Vietnamese scientists based on the type material from Loc Bac forest, Lam Dong Province.

01/06/2010

The permanent darkness of the ocean depths is home to a far greater range of animals, from luminous jellyfish to tubeworms that live off oil seeping from the seabed, than previously thought,...

01/06/2010

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are developing a new device that detects cancerous skin tumors, including melanomas that aren"t visible to the naked eye.

01/06/2010

The description of a new species of geckos from northern Vietnam was published in Zootaxa (No. 2329, 2010) by the scientists from the Zoological Museum Dresden, Cologne Zoo (Germany); Institute of...

01/06/2010

Communities blighted by water hyacinth may soon view the aquatic weed as an asset rather than a scourge, thanks to a technique devised in the Philippines to turn the plant into a textile.

01/06/2010

More than 350 new species, including a flying frog and the world’s smallest deer, have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas, a WWF report has revealed. But this treasure trove of biological...

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