September 2010 (Archive)

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McDonald's recalls Shrek glasses due to potential cadmium risk — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced…
Hogchoker - the new Internet star — A small flatfish living along the coast of North America is the…
Cancer deaths are projected to double by 2030 — Cancer deaths are projected to double in the next two decades.…

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Wasps clock faces like humans — Face recognition in golden paper wasps may be an adaptation to…
Entangled diamonds vibrate together — Objects big enough for the eye to see have been placed in a weirdly…
How animals predict earthquakes — Animals may sense chemical changes in groundwater that occur…
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News | Archive (27 September 2010)

Archived news stories published on 27 September 2010 [chronologically, reverse order]
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First temperate exoplanet sized up
First temperate exoplanet sized up — 'This is a normal, temperate exoplanet just like dozens we already know, but this is the first whose properties we can study…
Planck sees tapestry of cold dust
Planck sees tapestry of cold dust — Giant filaments of cold dust stretching through our Galaxy are revealed in a new image from ESA's Planck satellite. Analysing…
Phobos flyby images
Phobos flyby images — Images from the recent flyby of Phobos, on 7 March 2010, are released today. The images show Mars' rocky moon in exquisite…
Discovery of cellular 'switch' may provide new means of triggering cell death, treating disease
Discovery of cellular 'switch' may provide new means of triggering cell death, treating disease — A research team led by the University of Colorado at Boulder has discovered a previously unknown cellular 'switch' that may…

Partners of breast cancer patients are at risk of developing mood disorders

— 13:11 GMT | Health

A new analysis finds that men whose partners have breast cancer are at increased risk of developing mood disorders that are so severe that they warrant hospitalisation. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study indicates that clinicians should address the mental health of cancer patients' loved ones…

Quantum physics: Flavours of entanglement

— 13:08 GMT | Physics

The entanglement of quantum objects can take surprising forms. Quantum physicists at the University of Innsbruck have investigated several flavours of entanglement in four trapped ions and report their results in the journal Nature Physics. Their study promotes further developments towards quantum computing and a deeper understanding of the foundations of quantum mechanics…

Pinpointing where volcanic eruptions could strike

— 13:05 GMT | Geology and palaeontology

A better way to pinpoint where volcanic eruptions are likely to occur has been produced by an international team of geophysicists…

Stanford scientists use optogenetics to effectively stimulate muscle movement in mice

— 13:02 GMT | Health

Researchers at Stanford University were able to use light to induce normal patterns of muscle contraction, in a study involving bioengineered mice whose nerve-cell surfaces are coated with special light-sensitive proteins…

Unique gastroenterology procedure developed in adults shows promise in paediatrics

— 12:59 GMT | Health

The use of device-assisted enteroscopy, a technique that allows complete examination of the small bowel, may be just as successful paediatrics as it has been in adult medicine, according to a study from Nationwide Children's Hospital…

Daycare puts children with lung disease at risk for serious illness

— 12:56 GMT | Health

Exposure to common viruses in daycare puts children with a chronic lung condition caused by premature birth at risk for serious respiratory infections, according to a study from Johns Hopkins Children's Centre published in the October issue of Pediatrics…

Genetic ancestry: A new look at racial disparities in head and neck cancer

— 12:53 GMT | Health

Head and neck cancer outcomes associated with race may be more closely linked to social and behavioural factors than biological differences, especially for African Americans, according to a new Henry Ford Hospital study…

Inhibiting cell signalling pathway may improve bone marrow transplant success rate

— 12:50 GMT | Health

Identification of a molecular communications pathway that influences the mobilisation of haematopoietic (blood) stem cells could lead to targeted therapies for improving bone marrow transplant success rates…

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