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2012-08-25 09:23:47

While many scientists believe that there is a link between sunbathing and skin cancer in humans, some bugs could actually benefit from prolonged exposure to the sun's UV rays.

2012-07-26 23:27:34

A Simon Fraser University graduate student's collaboration with her thesis supervisor on how a particular type of protein controls the growth of another protein could advance cancer research.

2012-05-29 08:07:46

Marine and terrestrial species will likely differ in their responses to climate warming.

2012-05-01 21:34:25

The United States government would get a better bang for its health-care buck in managing the country's most prevalent childhood disabilities if it invested more in eliminating socio-environmental risk factors than in developing medicines.

2012-04-20 09:45:17

A Simon Fraser University researcher is among four scientists who argue that cholesterol may slow or stop cancer cell growth.

2012-04-04 21:16:41

An international team of scientists, including four at Simon Fraser University, has made a discovery that will change the way the most deadly form of breast cancer is treated.

2012-03-15 16:41:17

I a new paper, a Simon Fraser University economist finds that robo-calling, if the phenomenon did occur, could have significantly influenced voter turnout and ballot results in the last federal election.

Microwaves Used In First Time Measurement Of Antimatter Atom
2012-03-08 05:43:30

An international team of physicists at CERN (the European Laboratory for Particle Physics) used microwaves to measure and manipulate an atom made of antimatter for the first time ever.

2012-03-05 22:44:38

Even if zero emissions of greenhouse gases were to be achieved, the world’s temperature would continue to rise by about a quarter of a degree over a decade.


Word of the Day
definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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