Tag: "opinions" at biology news
Lack of coherent cloning policies reflects polarized debate, limited understanding, study says
...ort also concludes that Americans don't form their opinions
about cloning in a vacuum. "American's opinions
about cloning are not firmly held and likely are being influenced by their positions on more familia...
New book explains antibiotic resistance for a broad audience
...e scientific information readers will need to form opinions
and make informed decisions regarding the use of antibiotics. The authors have carefully sifted through a vast amount of information to ensure comprehensive coverage of topics including the larger issues of economics, politics, health, safety, and t...
Kids with chronic illness face difficult transition to adult care
...a team approach to their care by incorporating the opinions
of many specialists to optimize a treatment plan for ailments such as cystic fibrosis, sickle cell disease or congenital heart conditions. Many adult practitioners tend to work more independently and are less familiar with how to manage these complex...
'Blinding' an insect's sense of smell may be the best repellent
..."Although mosquitoes and flies have very different opinions
about odors," Vosshall says, "this gene functionally substitutes. Insects are very smart and have evolved a lot, but from the point of view of vulnerability, this makes them very vulnerable to strategies that would block their sense of smell. If we ...
National survey shows Americans are in the dark regarding genetically modified foods
...say they are interested in the technology and have opinions
about it, most lack the tools and background needed for an informed assessment. Genetic modification (GM) involves the transfer of genes from one plant or animal to another with the purpose of expressing a desired trait, such as pest resistance or in...
ASU students host first annual Western Regional Bioethics Conference
... interactive sessions where they can discuss their opinions
with other conference members, making the conference a more informative and personal experience. Dr. Joan McGregor, Director of the ASU Bioethics Program says, "Our undergraduate student organizers with the help of some faculty have been hard at wor...
Mothers speak: Physicians often fall short when delivering a down syndrome diagnosis
...alth care professionals should keep their personal opinions
to themselves. 7. Mothers should be provided with up-to-date printed materials at a minimum, a bibliography listing the most current resources for new parents. 8. Parents should be put in touch with other families who have children with Down syndro...
Excess dietary fat accelerates breast cancer by altering the activity of a group of genes
...the nutritional value, which may permit scientific opinions
to be formulated on the health of the population of the risk of disease. It is therefore involved in the field of secondary and especially primary prevention of breast cancer. ...