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Beet Juice Could Help Body Beat Altitude

Beet juice contains nitrates, which the body can convert to nitric oxide, a chemical that relaxes blood vessels and makes it easier to function in conditions of low oxygen. Christopher Intagliata reports

October 21, 2015 — Christopher Intagliata

Polio Resurfaces in Laos

Genetic sequencing of the virus suggests it has been circulating for two years in an area with low immunization rates

October 13, 2015
Chemistry Nobel: Keeping DNA in Good Repair

Chemistry Nobel: Keeping DNA in Good Repair

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for discoveries of the mechanisms by which cells maintain the integrity of their DNA sequences  

October 7, 2015 — Steve Mirsky
2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich, Aziz Sancar for mechanistic studies of DNA repair

October 7, 2015 — Steve Mirsky
Medicine Nobel: Sifting Nature for Antiparasite Drugs

Medicine Nobel: Sifting Nature for Antiparasite Drugs

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura for their discoveries of a medication against roundworm parasites and to Youyou Tu for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against malaria. Some 3.4 billion people are at risk for the diseases these drugs treat
 

October 5, 2015 — Steve Mirsky
2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes jointly to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura for their studies leading to novel therapies against infections caused by roundworm parasites and to Youyou Tu for her work developing a novel therapy against malaria  

October 5, 2015 — Steve Mirsky
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