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…
New Icelandic volcano eruption could have global impact — Hundreds of metres under one of Iceland's largest glaciers there…

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Saiga faces migration crisis
Saiga faces migration crisis — Take a deer's body, attach a camel's head and add a Jimmy Durante nose, and you have a saiga - the odd-ball antelope with…
Spitzer Space Telescope finds organics and water where new planets may grow
Spitzer Space Telescope finds organics and water where new planets may grow — Researchers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered large amounts of simple organic gases and water vapour in…
The icy Promethei Planum area on Mars
The icy Promethei Planum area on Mars — Promethei Planum, an area seasonally covered with a more than 3500 m thick layer of ice in the Martian south polar region,…
Mars Express reveals the Red Planet's volcanic past
Mars Express reveals the Red Planet's volcanic past — A new analysis of impact cratering data from Mars reveals that the planet has undergone a series of global volcanic upheavals.…

Study links shorter sleep durations with greater risks of mental distress in young adults

— 1 Sep 2010 | Health

Young adults who get fewer than eight hours of sleep per night have greater risks of psychological distress, a combination of high levels of depressive and anxious symptoms, according to a study in the Sept. 1 issue of the journal SLEEP…

Study finds an increased risk of death in men with insomnia and a short sleep duration

— 1 Sep 2010 | Health

A study in the Sept. 1 issue of the journal SLEEP found an elevated risk of death in men with a complaint of chronic insomnia and an objectively measured short sleep duration. The results suggest that public health policy should emphasise the diagnosis and appropriate treatment of chronic insomnia…

Less is more: Study shows that teens who sleep less eat more fatty foods and snacks

— 1 Sep 2010 | Health

A study in the Sept. 1 issue of the journal Sleep shows that teens who slept less than eight hours per weeknight ate higher proportions of fatty foods and snacks than adolescents who slept eight hours or more. The results suggest that short sleep duration may increase obesity risk by causing small changes in eating patterns that cumulatively alter energy balance, especially in girls…

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