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Monday, November 13, 2006

Today in Science

[I'm going to start crossposting my regular ROBBLOG "Today in Science" feature here as well. Please let me know what you think.]

Science issues like stem cells and climate change are going to be high priority in new Democratic Congress. CSM

Democratic Congress unlikely to allow expanded offshore drilling. NYT

Humorous names for genes discovered in fruit flies do not translate well to the clinic. NYT

Panda porn: what an age we live in. Reuters

Manipulating immune cells can help fight melanoma. BBC, Guardian

Firefighters have a higher risk of developing certain cancers. BBC


Life expectancy with HIV has increased. NYT

Doctors can use Google to help with diagnoses. BBC, CBC

Children may have hardening arteries. Reuters


Kyoto countries are looking to extend the pact. Reuters

Storm surge barriers may be needed to protect New York City. CSM

Stem cells used to treat diabetes in mice. BBC

And to restore sight in mice. WP

Accurate scientific facts are finding their way into TV shows. LAT

Artificial stomach created. BBC

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