Tag: "honest" at biology news
New Guidelines To Improve Public Understanding
...ed, "I think what the public wants is for us to be honest
with each study as it comes along and try to put it into perspective, but keep reminding people that it's the totality of evidence as it unfolds that warrants their attention." In addition to publication in JNCI (2/4/98), the guidelines were reporte...
K-State veterinarian's lab site for DNA registry
... terms of knowing whether it was intentional or an honest
mistake," Fenwick said. "The good thing is that we now have the ability to determine with absolute certainty the true pedigree and as such, maintain the genetic integrity of the greyhound breed. The program also provides people -- whether they are in...
Male starlings sing a song of reproductive fitness
...e system-mate selection link that keeps male birds honest
about their reproductive fitness. They suggested that the physiological factors such as hormones that help male birds look like ideal mates might actually at the same time be suppressing their immune systems, making it too risky for any but the healt...
Tribal warfare: Revenge, retaliation, deterrence
...tures of Wao ethnopsychology can be interpreted as honest
signals of human commitment to social contracts, he added....
Bright beaks provide honest look at male immune system, Science study says
...orful beaks on the males of two bird species gives honest
information about individual immune systems. When ...id-based signals may have evolved because they are honest
signals of individual quality. "Once males and females started to react adaptively to carotenoid-bas...
Fishing for photos of rare or unknown deep-sea creatures with an electronic jellyfish lure
...lifornia's Monterey Bay. "We are hoping to do some honest
to goodness unobtrusive observation, which really hasn't happened in the ocean," says Dr. Edith Widder, head of HARBOR BRANCH's Biophotonics Center and project leader, "Ultimately the goal is to see animals or behaviors nobody has ever seen before." ...
Other highlights in the May 5 JNCI
...These conflicts may interfere with a participant's honest
reporting of a treatment's toxic effects and, if known by their physician, could negatively affect the patient-physician relationship and the process of informed consent. In addition, subjects who use information from trials in which they participate...
UCR earns $1.5 million grant to examine how engineered crop genes stray
... role of UCR's Biotechnology Impacts Center as "an honest
broker" in this debate. "The scientists conducting this research have no stake in the policy outcomes," Angle said. They hold no patents on genetically modified plants. The study will provide solid scientific input to inform the public and the policy...