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2013-12-05 23:43:20

Seeds from Moringa oleifera trees can be used to purify water.

2013-11-26 10:23:29

Retroviruses are important pathogens capable of crossing species barriers to infect new hosts, but knowledge of their evolutionary history is limited.

Pain Processes In Tennis Elbow illuminated Using PET Scanning
2013-10-28 12:06:59

Physiological processes in soft tissue pain such as chronic tennis elbow can be explored using diagnostic imaging methods.

cpr
2013-09-03 07:22:27

A new study of nearly 2,600 cardiac arrest patients reveals that mechanical chest compressions are as effective as manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

'Upsalite' Created By Uppsala University Researchers
2013-07-18 10:51:53

A novel material with world record breaking surface area and water adsorption abilities has been synthesized by researchers from Uppsala University, Sweden. The results are published today in PLOS ONE.

2013-06-27 15:04:35

A new study reveals that all children with Crohn's disease that were examined had a commonly occurring virus – an enterovirus – in their intestines.

2013-06-26 13:24:08

An international research team led by Swedish scientists has used a new method to investigate obesity and overweight as a cause of cardiovascular disease.

Using Synchrotron X-rays To Put Flesh On The Bones Of Ancient Fish
2013-06-13 15:53:46

Swedish, Australian and French researchers present for the first time miraculously preserved musculature of 380 million year old armored fish discovered in north-west Australia.

2013-05-10 11:49:05

A novel gene associated with canine atopic dermatitis has been identified by a team of researchers led by professors Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Uppsala university and Åke Hedhammar, SLU, Sweden.

2013-02-19 14:09:35

Do we trust biobank researchers?


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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