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Reef warns of sea level rise
... become famous for another reason: warning coastal dwellers
what they may have to cope with under global warming. A fossil coral reef, lying several metres above today's high tide mark at Foul Bay near Margaret River, points to the high point of the last major sea level rise. Investigators from the ARC Cen...
'Erectile dysfunction' drugs heighten natural anti-cancer activity
... the paper. Nitric oxide is infamous among city dwellers
as a component of air-polluting smog, but is gaining importance in medical research for its cell-signaling duties and its ability to divert soldiering T-cells that patrol and protect. The Hopkins team also analyzed gene expression patterns of the ...
Heart-healthy compound in chocolate identified
...o their mainland counterparts, the urine of island dwellers
had more than twice the levels of urinary nitric oxide -- a chemical compound already known to be associated with healthy flow of blood through the arteries. The Kuna project was only one part of a five-pronged study approach that the research team ...