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New Technique Produces Sharper 3-D Images Of Breast Tumors
2012-10-23 07:40:15

Like cleaning the lenses of a foggy pair of glasses, scientists are now able to use a technique developed by UCLA researchers and their European colleagues to produce three-dimensional images of breast tissue that are two to three times sharper than those made using current CT scanners at hospitals.

Planetary Systems Compared To Pancakes
2012-10-15 12:14:06

Astronomers from UCLA using NASA's Kepler space telescope have determined that most planetary systems are "flatter than pancakes."

Common Human Viruses Could Lead To Acne Cure
2012-09-25 10:45:10

Acne, Propionibacterium acnes, is a common human skin disease that affects hundreds of millions of people every year. It is also the bane of teenagers, causing insecurity and disrupting social life for many.

2012-09-06 10:16:27

The World Health Organization is about to roll out a new strategy for AIDS prevention in South Africa, a country where more than 5 million people are infected with HIV.

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2012-09-05 20:07:28

A new study suggests that expressing your feelings and fears in times of anxiety and stress may actually help you through these times and confront your fears.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.