World Science: Test could screen for 100s of childhood diseases
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* Thunderstorms produce antimatter, scientists
Scientists using a NASA instrument have detected
beams of a rare, mirror-image form of matter above
storms on Earth.
* Test could screen for hundreds of childhood
New research might lead to the first large-scale
program to reveal whether children not yet conceived
are at risk for disease.
* Climate change to go on for at least "1,000
Rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere will
cause unstoppable changes for years to come, a study
* Misfolded molecules gain prominence as
culprit in aging:
Roundworms in a study were made to live longer
by stimulating a protein-folding program in their
cells, scientists report.
* "Oldest" modern human remains identified in
The finding undermines a traditional view that our
species emerged from Africa, some researchers say.
* Exercise may not outweigh health effects of
"couch potato" recreation:
* Household sewage called a vast new energy
* Bird used club-like wings as weapon,
* Hair color of unknown offenders no longer a
secret, scientists say:
* Fatigued surgeons should alert patients,
* Neanderthals had Siberian kin, study finds:
* Sham pills may help us -- even without the
* New gene "encyclopedias" delve deeper
into life's mechanics:
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