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Ancient mediterranean port city may have been holy land way station

...ing the June field season, taking a 45-minute boat ride and a 30-minute walk each day to reach Aperlae and returning to the village each evening. Using snorkels, masks and fins to cruise the bay and Global Positioning System equipment to pinpoint specific ruins, Hohlfelder, his wife Kathryn Barth, a Boul...

Lung ailments come with the paycheck for wide swath of workers

...astic wrap), the baker (mites and fungi hitching a ride on grain dust), and the candlestick-maker (fumes) mark just a few of the occupations that can cause respiratory distress. More common culprits include latex gloves, dust kicked up during construction, and everyday cleaning solutions. While employees...

Even in the Amazon jungles, treatment for heat exhaustion is the same as it is right here at home

...er you plan to trek through the Peruvian Amazon or ride a bike on a sunnyday in Los Angeles, Dr. Hardy says preparing yourself ahead of time for the heatis the most important preventive measure you can take. But if you're in the heat longer than expected, you're exercising beyond yourlevel of safety, or ...

Biomedical engineers working to help kids with special needs

...e upbeat16-year-old Durham native can't run, can't ride a bicycle and can't performcountless tasks so many other children take for granted, including talking. This spring, as part of their training, biomedical engineering graduatestudents at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School o...

New Discovery Offers Hope For Controlling Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis

...system. He says that cholesterol and fat molecules ride on bile salt "buses" and "whenone comesto (the transport) protein, it's like the bus driving to the bus stop. Whilethey stop, thepassengers get out of the bus and into your body." Hauser adds that aninhibitor drugcould be made to fit perfectly in t...

Canine Cancer Survivor Is Pet Therapist Helping Kids With Cancer

...ds to processtheir own emotions." Lauri recalled a ride in the elevator with Dani and a child undergoing treatmentat the center. Someone entered the elevator, exclaiming, "What a fat dog!" Thechild spoke up in Dani's defense: "You shouldn't say something like that if youdon't know someone's situation!" It...

Tracking A Killer's Progression

...in should emerge abroad, Americans are only aplane ride away from potential exposure to it. In the United States, 41 caseswere reported between 1993 and 1996. Worldwide, there are 1,000 to 2,000 caseseach year, and there is always the concern that a serious epidemic may develop.First author on the paper...

New Rehabilitative Device Combines Form And Function For Children With Mobility Impairments

.... Even childrenwithout ambulatory problems want to ride in it."...

Genetically-Altered Crops Can Produce Tough, Hard-To-Kill Weeds

...nd willtravel far and wide on the wind, or hitch a ride with pollinators such as bees. But a gene in the cytoplasm could only be inherited through the seeds of aparticular plant. In the future, Snow wants to study transgenes for insect-resistance. "We want to quantify how much of a benefit there i...

UF Researcher Designs Pill To Control Mosquitoes

...e. Chlorella, in fact, turns out to be the perfect ride for the mosquito hormone, because it can be freeze-dried and stored for long periods and then brought back to life as the deadly diet pill. The mosquito fen-phen is benign environmentally. Unlike DDT and some other pesticides, it does not alter the e...

UC Berkeley, U.S.G.S. Scientists Discover Microscopic Invader Of San Francisco Bay, The First Known Marine Microbe Invader Of U.S. Waters

... the past 10 years from Japan, probably hitching a ride in the ballast tanks of a ship that took on water in a Japanese port and emptied its tanks into western U.S. waters, the scientists say. This exotic foraminifer is a common inhabitant of estuaries and bays in Japan, where it lives in the mud in shall...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight ... behavior issues in other areas of the world, which ... that could lead to successful interventions. , A ... United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ... African, children are at an increased risk for mental ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... A new study shows that moderate to severe ... risk of stroke, cancer and death. , Results of ... to severe obstructive sleep apnea were four times more ... times more likely to have a stroke (HR = ... (HR = 3.4), and 2.5 times more likely to ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Dallas study involving serious youth offenders, the answer to one ... seven years: "How long do you think you,ll live?", According ... offending over time., Author Dr. Alex Piquero said the study ... of them offend at very high rates and commit more ... much later in life offend much less., "In a lot ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... with symptoms increasing dramatically during some of the most important ... has found. , Depressive symptoms increased on average by 68 ... young men, who were around 25 years old when they ... their children. The results of the study were published April ... is the first to identify when young fathers are at ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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