Monthly Archives: July 2010

Effect of the Menstrual Cycle and Hormonal Contraceptives on Human Papillomavirus Detection in Young, Unscreened Women

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
July 2010

OBJECTIVE: To estimate the effect of the menstrual cycle
and oral contraceptive pill (OCP) use on the prevalence,
incidence, and persistence of human papillomavirus. Continue reading

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The Wobbly Project

In 2008 Radiance Trust gave a scholarship to University student, William Zhou, to write a program under Ray Tomes instructions to produce pictures of WSM (Wave Structure of Matter) particle / wave structures in 3D. Previously people have only tried … Continue reading

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Dow Jones versus Gold – Long Waves

In the Long Wave Group Report of a couple of days ago, a comparison is made between stock prices and gold prices by plotting the ratio of the two over the last 125 years. The Long Wave Group have several … Continue reading

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The sub- and quasi- centurial cycles in solar and geomagnetical data series

Abstract: Full preprint: Authors: B. Komitov, S. Sello, P. Duchlev, M. Dechev, K. Penev, K. Koleva The subject of this paper is the existence and stability of solar cycles with duration in the range of 20-250 years. Five … Continue reading

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Lunar Influences On Climate

by Dario Camuffo Abstract Popular beliefs on the effects of the Moon on the weather probably go back to when ancient civilisations followed a lunar calendar, and the Moon went from being a purely temporal reference to becoming a … Continue reading

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Circadian clockwork takes unexpected turns

One group of neurons follow a different pattern than others that guide the brain’s master clock

Science News
By Tina Hesman Saey
Web edition : Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Cells in the suprachiasmatic nuclei, a tiny group of neurons in the hypothalamus, serve as a master clock to regulate the body’s circadian rhythms — daily fluctuations in hormone release, body temperature, blood pressure and other processes — and help set meal and bed times. The cells follow a predictable daily pattern, firing electrical signals faster during the day and quieting at night. Or so scientists thought.
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The constant oscillation of life Wednesday, November 11, 2009 On a cosmic scale, most bodies oscillate. Stars and planets rotate (which is a kind of oscillation). Observing the spots on the sun some 400 years ago, Galileo first made the discovery that our star … Continue reading

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