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2012-05-29 20:14:01

NASA has been in the field of space sciences for 53-years, but the space agency may be diving into the world of cosmetics unexpectedly.

2012-05-28 05:35:49

A new study shows that oxidative stress may put obese patients at an increased risk of developing kidney damage after heart surgery.

2012-04-10 13:50:29

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is now the sixth leading cause of death among Americans, affecting nearly 1 in 8 people over the age of 65.

2012-04-10 12:25:54

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is now the sixth leading cause of death among Americans, affecting nearly 1 in 8 people over the age of 65.

2012-02-02 22:41:13

Scientists have demonstrated for the first time that certain cells circulating in human blood – so-called monocytes – are extremely sensitive to reactive oxygen species (ROS).

2012-01-17 13:24:51

Scientists at the University of York have made a significant step forward in isolating the cause of Parkinson's disease in younger adults.

2011-12-20 18:12:13

It's rubbed on the skin to reduce signs of aging and consumed by athletes to improve endurance but scientists now have the first evidence of one of vitamin E's normal body functions.

2011-12-14 12:06:01

When you cut an apple and leave it out, it turns brown.

2011-12-12 12:08:56

For years, science has generally considered the phosphorylation of proteins -- the insertion of a phosphorous group into a protein that turns it on or off -- as perhaps the factor regulating a range of cellular processes from cell metabolism to programmed cell death.


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