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Keep Off The Grass And Take Off Your Shoes!
...dren. By takingcommonsense steps such as removing shoes
before entering the house andrestricting youngster...es," she says. "The consistent removal of outdoor shoes
at thedoor by both the homeowner applicator and children, or the use of a commercialapplicator, can ...
Nearly identical controls of immune genes in mice and humans hint at new asthma treatment
...loped countries may represent the price we pay for shoes
and concrete, which have eliminated the usual pathogen target and the timing during which this type of immune response would normally become directed to the gut," Locksley says. ...
UC Davis expert identifies oak-tree killer and warns public to use caution
...d wood and soil, on bicycle and car tires, hikers' shoes
and animals' feet, said UC Davis plant pathologist...itors to coastal forests should clean their tires, shoes
and animals' feet thoroughly before leaving the area. Construction workers should wash equipment wel...
New shoes for speed freaks
are tuned to an athlete's vibes OLYMPIANS compet...ay shatter several world records thanks to running shoes
individually tuned to damp down the vibrations shuddering through their bodies. The shoes
Brain scan patterns identify objects being viewed
...ies of man-made objects: houses, chairs, scissors, shoes
and bottles. They were also shown scrambled nonsense images as a control. Pairs of responses within and between categories were compared. Overall, the pattern of fMRI responses predicted the category with 96% accuracy. Accuracy was l00% for faces...
Basic motion measuring technology may be alternative to more expensive testing procedures
...es, the logger device was worn in the laces of the shoes
and study volunteers existed in a free-living environment where they were able to run, walk, have other slow foot movements like shuffling, and no activity. Multiple regression analyses were used to determine the best prediction equation for TDEE f...
Hearing loss & rehab, stroke & depression among topics of Vol. 39, Iss 5, JRRD
...spent an average of 51% of their time in dangerous shoes
compared to 27% men. Providing patients with information on good footware choices may help them avoid dangerous shoes. Computer tomography scans used to create a 3D model of bone Identifies a method to build accurate three-dimensional (3D) models o...
Location of ulcerations in diabetic patients may be explained by blood flow
... with specially designed insoles embedded in their shoes
to record a two-dimensional graphic display of the plantar pressures during walking. The peak plantar pressure value, which occurred during any point in the gait cycle, was obtained for specific points on the foot (first phalange, first metatarsal h...
Key step allowing cell migration
...to stop cancer cells in their tracks, like nailing shoes
to the floor. "Another significance of this study is beyond cell migration," Huang said. "Previously, JNK was thought to function solely in cell nuclei. Our finding that paxillin, which is called a focal adhesion protein, is a target for the JNK en...
Household activities release a cloud of dust, increasing exposure to particulate pollution
...in from outdoors," Ferro says. "Therefore, leaving shoes
at the door can make a big difference in reducing the particle reservoir on the floor." She also recommends leaving windows open while cleaning to increase ventilation; limiting the use of toxic household products, like pesticides; and installing non...
Scientists calculate how high heels can go
...n this case Pythagoras' theorem 1 Applying this to shoes
can tell us just how high the heel of the foot can...s what women have always known that you don't buy shoes
just because they are comfortable, you can afford them and they look good many other variables come...