Science Blog

Tuesday the 9th of February 2010

Single gene mutation induces endometrial cancer - 18:42

38 percent of world's surface in danger of desertification - 18:42

Brain scans track hoop fans' happy memories - 18:14

Study identifies factors associated with growth of fetus in first trimester and subsequent outcomes - 18:14

Great tits: birds with character - 18:14

The biggest loser: Maternal obesity puts a load on her offspring that lasts a lifetime - 17:49

Predicting effectiveness of flu vaccination campaigns - 17:49

A new 3-D map of the interstellar gas within 300 parsecs from the sun - 17:49

Questions remain on bariatric surgery for adolescents - 17:49

Study: End-of-life care must reflect patient wishes and values - 17:49

UH Case Medical Center researchers publish promising findings for advanced cervical cancer - 17:49

Comprehensive study using bioinformatics predicts the molecular causes of many genetic diseases - 17:49

Anorexics found to have excess fat-- in their bone marrow - 15:35

New study examines the impact on children of food product placements in the movies - 15:35

Animals cope with climate change at the dinner table - 15:07

Incidence of cerebal palsy on rise in United States - 14:42

Soft drinks may increase risk of pancreatic cancer - 14:42

Low forms of cyclin E reduce breast cancer drug's effectiveness - 13:56

Study: Cell-phone bans while driving have more impact in dense, urban areas - 13:56

Childhood obesity: It's not the amount of TV, it's the number of junk food commercials - 13:56

Research identifies gene with likely role in premenstrual disorder - 13:56

Racial disparities persist in the diagnosis of advanced breast cancer and colon cancer in the U.S. - 13:14

New era of pain drugs advanced by Barrow researcher - 13:14

Scripps research team reveals how an old drug could have a new use for treating river blindness - 13:14

UAB research warns of risks of low potassium in heart failure patients with chronic kidney disease - 12:28

UB geographers help map devastation in Haiti - 11:42

Millimeter-scale, energy-harvesting sensor system developed - 11:21

Researchers reveal 3-D structure of bullet-shaped virus with potential to fight cancer, HIV - 10:56

Drug shows promise for Huntington's disease - 00:28

High-altitude climbs may cause corneal swelling, but do not appear to affect vision - 00:28

Glaucoma medications may be associated with reduced risk of death over 4-year period - 00:28

Medication appears well-tolerated, beneficial in Huntington's disease patients - 00:28

Hypertension may predict dementia in older adults with certain cognitive deficits - 00:28

Usual care often not consistent with clinical guidelines for low back pain - 00:28

Study examines course and treatment of unexplained chest pain - 00:28

Will earlier springs throw nature out of step? - 00:28

Monday the 8th of February 2010

Will earlier springs throw nature out of step? - 21:07

High-altitude climbs may cause corneal swelling, but do not appear to affect vision - 16:56

Glaucoma medications may be associated with reduced risk of death over 4-year period - 16:56

Medication appears well-tolerated, beneficial in Huntington's disease patients - 16:56

Hypertension may predict dementia in older adults with certain cognitive deficits - 16:56

Usual care often not consistent with clinical guidelines for low back pain - 16:56

Study examines course and treatment of unexplained chest pain - 16:56

Drug shows promise for Huntington's disease - 16:35

Study reveals new details on the dangers of third-hand smoke - 16:14

Brown biologist solves mystery of tropical grasses' origin - 16:14

Caltech neuroscientists discover brain area responsible for fear of losing money - 16:14

Patients 'unafraid' to gamble highlight role of amygdala in decision-making - 16:14

Hand-grip strength associated with poor survival - 13:56

Morality research sheds light on the origins of religion - 13:56