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UC Geologist "Flip-Flops" On Understanding Of Crinoid Life Style
...than any known crinoids." Using a well established formula
involving surface tension,Meyer discovered that all those arms could easily keepUintacrinus afloat if the arms were spread out over the surfaceof the water. In fact, that arrangement would support an animalnearly six times heavier than Uintacrinus. I...
Overfeeding Normal Infant Rats Affects Three Generations: Permanently Changes Basic Metabolism, Interferes With Reproduction
...oup was fed by motherrats. A second group was fed formula
through stomach tubes to match the growthrate of the mother-reared rats. The third or experimental group also was fedthrough a stomach tube, but these animals were given 150 percent the amount offood consumed by the other groups. At age 15 days bot...
Infants, Toddlers Should Not Restrict Fat Intake, Experts Say
...l shortages. The relative low-fat nature of infant formula
is a special concern for these researchers. "Certa...rmulas," Hennig says. "The companies that make the formula
should mimic human milk as closely as possible. These companies are aware, at least, that this is im...
Largest Generation Of Adolescents Faces Reproductive Health Risks
...tive use for those who intend to engagein sex is a formula
for failure, maintains Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr. His articleasks what, if anything, can the Western experience teach developing countriesabout the causes and consequences of teenage childbearing? Furstenberg arguesthat in the United States a combinat...
Priestly Gene Shared By Widely Dispersed Jews
...the original high priest, the research team used a formula
basedon a commonly accepted mutation rate. This formula
yieded some 106 generationsfor both Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jews, or between 2,650 and 3,180 years,de...
Supernutrients Mean Super Health for Children
...n the brain and in retinal proteins. "Infants fed formula
deficient in omega-3 fatty acids have a measurable decreasein visual acuity," Squires said. "Visual acuity is enhanced when DHA is added tothe formula." He said breast milk, which contains DHA, is the best source for infants. Many large-scale studie...
Early Nutrition In Babies May Have Long Term Effects On The Brain
...hors found that those infants fed standard preterm formula
milk, rather than a nutrient enriched formula, had...s more prevalent in those infants fed the standard formula
milk. They stress that under nutrition does not seem to be the cause of this condition, but that it ...
American Heart Association Announces Top 10 Research Advances For 1998 -- Gene Therapy Among The List
..., "The good news is that the new year brings a new formula
for compiling death rates for cardiovascular disease that the AHA welcomes. The bad news is that it only reinforces how immense the burden of heart disease and stroke is on the public."To describe heart disease and stroke trends, health officials ca...
Iron Supplemented Formula Milk Should Be Free For Inner City Children Into Their Second Year Of Life
(Iron supplemented formula
milk related to reduction in psychomotor decline i...e 318 13 March 1999 pp693-8 An iron supplemented formula
milk rather than cows' milk should be provided to inner city children who are not being breast fed, ...
Genetic testing of pregnant women with liver illness could save infant lives
.... Jane, now 5, is doing well. She is fed a special formula
everythree hours to keep her energy up. In April, Jennifer gave birth to anotherdaughter, Megan. Through genetic testing before birth, the Carrolls found outMegan hadn't inherited the mutation. "It was a huge relief," said John Carroll. "A c...
Home owners may sleep better because student overcame her fear of insects
...y it back to the nest." The researchers created a formula
that doesn't kill the ants for 10 to 12 hours.Fell emphasizes, "We didn't work on the insecticide, but on attraction, dosage,and delivery." By 1996, a bait was ready to test. The results made some local homeowners veryhappy. Household tests were done...
UK study shows breast-feeding increases babies' IQ
... Breast-feeding provides two benefits compared to formula
feeding -better nutrition and maternal bonding. T...int difference in cognitivedevelopment compared to formula
feeding after adjustment for key factors. Thisincrease is in addition to the 2.1 IQ points that app...
UT Southwestern researchers develop technique to determine protein communication, function
...eport in today's Science on their new mathematical formula
to mapthe transfer of energy, the communication me...mation, the investigators developed a mathematical formula
to test howone position talks to every other position on the protein. They tested their tech...
Diet of antioxidants and oils improves lung disorder, study shows
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A special diet formula
rich in antioxidants and plant and fish oils seems... syndrome (ARDS) who were given the special liquid formula
via a feeding tube spent an average of five fewer days relying on a ventilator and five fewer days i...
New study shows immune-enhancing therapy reduces infections and shortens hospital stay by almost three days in critically ill
...ble to participate regardless of duration, enteral formula
and protocol success considerations). The trials, conducted at medical centers in the U.S. and Europe, compared patients receiving standard enteral nutrition with patients who received commercially available immune-enhancing therapies containing arg...
'Pathfinder' bees use optical odometers, suggesting microsurveillance technologies, Science author says
...f image-motion it sees, the researchers found. The formula
isn't absolute because a bee's perception of distance is "environment dependent," the researchers report. But, the findings should help scientists better understand the optical mechanisms that allows bees to locate a promising buffet....
Anemia in Cree infants
...ll-baby clinic. The authors report that babies fed formula
at 9 months had a higher mean Hb concentration (118.5 [standard deviation (SD) 9.9] g/L) than those exclusively breast-fed (109.9 [SD 10.0] g/L) or cow's milk (112.5 [SD 10.1] g/L). Since research shows that iron-deficiency anemia is associated with ...
Formula additives boost small children's intelligence in study
...ding two substances found in breast milk to infant formula
boosted the average intelligence scores in a group....S., both substances are routinely added to infant formula
throughout Europe and Asia. "This study is an important step in the comprehensive array of studies n...
Breast is still best, though breast-fed infants may show initial slower weight gain
...ers might be advised mistakenly to supplement with formula
or stop breast-feeding to encourage infant weight gain, the World Health Organization has proposed developing new international infant growth references using breast-fed infants as the norm. In examining the demographics and maternal factors of the s...
Ancient math refines theories of evolution
...scientists, however, has dusted off a 200-year-old formula
to help reconcile discrepancies that crop up among...yes, a British Presbyterian minister who devised a formula
to account for uncertainties in data--uncertainties such as when one method suggests chimps are more...
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