Monthly Archives: February 2014

More evidence that red wine and aspirin protect against cancer

Cancer is a disease of genes. DNA mutations mess with the genetic content of a cell, enabling it to escape the normal controls that restrict their growth. Now, a team of scientists led by Delphine Lissa and Guido Kroemer at … Continue reading

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Bright Night Lights: Tracking Light Pollution from Space

The creep and sprawl of artificial urban lighting is probably the most pervasive technological innovation of the 20th century. Keeping track of how artificial light is changing Europe‚Äôs nightscape is important, since more light is typically associated with greater economic … Continue reading

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