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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Drug-resistant bacteria found in Canadian grocery store squid

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:30am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Bug found in Chinese grocery in Canada, the first of its kind discovered in a food product Drug-resistant bacteria found in squid Researchers in Canada have discovered an antibiotic-resistant bacteria for the first time in a food product- raw squid found in a Chinese grocery store- widening the potential exposure for consumers, according to a report published by the US Centres ...

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    Researchers create new rung on DNA ladder, offering hope of new drugs

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:57pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Researchers call the insertion of synthetic materials into E coli's genome a milestone which may hold key to new drug treatments Scientists create ... experimenting with so-called unnatural base pairs, or UBPs, saying they may hold the key to new antibiotics, future cancer drugs, improved vaccines, nanomaterials and other innovations. Until now, ...

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    Quest for cheap, easy medicine monitor may be over as scientists develop simple home dosage test

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Colour-coded system using camera may end quest for cheap, easy pill dosage monitor Home test to stop drug overdoses developed Scientists have created a molecule that glows red or blue, depending on drug levels in blood, as the basis for a home test to prevent patients accidentally overdosing. After contact with a drop of blood, the molecule's colour ...

  4. News - China - SCIENCE

    Is corruption all in the mind?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Mainland research suggests that graft may have a physiological basis, and that some people's brains are hard-wired for bribery Is corruption all in the mind? Would you accept a bribe or recoil from it? Mainland scientists say the answer might lie in part of the left brain, prompting debate over whether drugs or therapy could fight the tendency ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - SCIENCE

    'Drugs 2.0: The Web Revolution That's Changing How the World Gets High', by Mike Power

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Steven Poole Drugs 2.0: The Web Revolution That's Changing How the World Gets High by Mike Power Portobello As Mike Power's fascinating and vividly written book shows, new drugs ... to control information. The organic chemistry part comes from bona fide scientific research, but many of the current drug wars are information wars. Power documents the rise of websites on which ...

  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Israeli company trains mice to detect drugs and explosives

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Tel Aviv

    ... eventually chosen because of their keen noses and diminutive size. "They can be trained to sniff out drugs, money, even remainders of pesticides on agricultural produce," explained ...

  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists claim medicinal marijuana can be used without getting high

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 09:23pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Study says common anti-inflammatory pill can block patients' unwanted side-effects of drug Ibuprofen may be answer to block marijuana 'buzz' As a drug, marijuana has certain effects and, depending on why you're taking it, some side effects. And not everyone wants the whole package. New research finds that for patients who consider ...

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    Stem-cell transplants clear HIV from patients, researchers report

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Two men with HIV have been off Aids drugs for several months after receiving stem-cell transplants for cancer that appear to have cleared the virus from their bodies, researchers reported. Both patients, who were treated in Boston and had been on long-term drug therapy to control their HIV, received stem-cell transplants after developing lymphoma, a type of blood cancer. Since ...

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    Scientists in Austria grow mini-brains in test tubes

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... these are usually diagnosed in older people, some underlying defects occur during the brain's early development. The organoids are expected also to be useful in the development of drugs. At present this is done using laboratory animals or isolated human cells. The new organoids could allow pharmacologists to test drugs in more human-like settings. Scientists have previously made models of other ...

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    German scientists discover 'dangerous' fifth kind of boredom

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 09:09pm by NYT

    ... or use drugs. Bored children are more likely to drop out of school. Studies have also linked boredom with stress and other health problems. "Given the high frequency of boredom in various ...




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