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March 24, 2013
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Sex at zero gravity

University of Montreal researchers found that changes in gravity affect the reproductive process in plants. Gravity modulates traffic on the intracellular “highways” that ensure the growth and functionality of the male reproductive organ in plants, the pollen tube. “Just like … Continue reading

April 24, 2012
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On-the-job Deaths Hold Steady; Number of Burn Injuries Underreported

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The rate of workplace deaths in Michigan remained steady in 2011, as 141 workers died on the job compared with 145 in 2010, according to an annual report from Michigan State University. The construction industry had … Continue reading

January 29, 2011
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Research Suggests HIV Causes Rapid Aging in Key Infection-fighting Cells

In the early years of the AIDS epidemic, being infected with the virus that causes the disease was considered a virtual death sentence. But with the development of antiretroviral therapy, many with HIV are now living much longer. In fact, … Continue reading

November 2, 2010
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Turning the Tide on South Africa’s HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Thirty years after it was given a name, the epidemic of AIDS and its related illnesses continues to kill millions of people around the world. But nowhere are the numbers as high today as in sub-Saharan Africa, and in particular, … Continue reading