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China’s pollution-gate

By | June 10, 2011

A pharmaceutical company in northern China finally responds to accusations of dangerous hydrogen sulfide gas emissions after seven years of complaints.

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Repairing hearts

By | June 9, 2011

Paul Riley of University College London discusses his new research, published June 8th in Nature.

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Honey bee microbiome probed

By | June 9, 2011

Researchers reveal several new viruses lurking in healthy hives.

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Apple peels give mice muscle power

By | June 9, 2011

A waxy substance, ursolic acid, found in high concentrations in apple peels, can help mice build muscle and reduce muscle atrophy, body fat, blood sugar levels, and cholesterol, reports Newswise. 

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The RNA roots of obesity?

By | June 8, 2011

By silencing two microRNAs, researchers were able to improve insulin sensitivity in overweight mice.

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Behavior brief

By | June 8, 2011

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research.

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New insights into Parkinson’s Disease

By | June 8, 2011

A slew of recent studies sheds light on the neurodegenerative disorder Parkinson disease.

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Medical Posters

By | June 7, 2011

William Helfand began buying medically themed collectibles in the 1950s when he started working for Merck & Co. Over his 30-year career with the company, Helfand amassed thousands of posters and other old marketing paraphernalia.

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Australian climate scientists threatened with death

By | June 7, 2011

The debate over a carbon emissions tax heats up.

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How skunks got their stripes

By | June 7, 2011

The evolution of bold warning coloration in mammals.

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