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Preparing for the inevitable: New book for nurses guides patient care during a disaster

...ofessor of nursing at Saint Louis University. They say they wrote the book because there wasn't one place nurses could find comprehensive information about what to do during disaster. "We have an obligation as nurses to protect patients. Part of the protection now is to know what to do," James says. "Pre...

Study methods, strains of Pfiesteria are both critical in determining organism's toxicity

...s for the chemical toxin itself would be needed to say for sure whether toxin was or wasn't present." Bu...ly become very sick or die, would it be correct to say that the water didn't contain any arsenic? Surely not such a test wouldn't be sensitive enough to d...

UC researchers discover gene that causes heavy metal poisoning

...e poisonous (toxic) effects of cadmium--a finding, say the researchers, that may one day lead to the prevention of cadmium toxicity in humans. Cadmium--a heavy metal suspected of causing human birth defects, lung cancer and testicular cancer--is found in cigarette smoke, some shellfish and seafood, soil ...

Computer-aided protein design wins prestigious AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize

... the protein universe not yet observed in nature," say Brian Kuhlman and colleagues. The AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize was awarded to researchers from Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Seattle, Washington; the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington; the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hi...

Are IVF embryos starved of a vital ingredient?

... of a study on mice by Australian researchers, who say preliminary studies of human embryos back their claims. Although the latest review of IVF safety found no differences between 8-year-olds conceived normally and those conceived by IVF or ICSI, the possibility of long-term health effects still cannot ...

The oldest Homo sapiens

...ently known anywhere in the world," the scientists say in a summary of the study. Significance of an Earlier Emergence of Homo sapiens Brown says that pushing the emergence of Homo sapiens from about 160,000 years ago back to about 195,000 years ago "is significant because the cultural aspects o...

Spit, and call me in the morning

... the window to the soul, but many scientists would say the mouth is the window to the body. Saliva and other oral substances are now emerging as the bodily fluids of choice for physicians, dentists and drug testers, researchers said today at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Ad...

Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...rt the identification of a novel bat coronavirus," say the researchers. "It is not known whether this vi...oultry vaccinated or infected with avian influenza say researchers from Georgia. Their findings appear in the February 2005 issue of the Journal of Clinic...

Michael F. Hochella Jr. named Virginia's 2005 Outstanding Scientist

...am has been successful in a pilot test. Supporters say it may become a model curriculum for high school students nationwide. Hochella came to Virginia Tech in 1992. He was named a professor in 1996. Before coming to Virginia Tech, Hochella worked at Corning Glass Inc. and Stanford University. He earned h...

Robots walk with close-to-human efficiency

...uire only simple control as well," the researchers say in their paper. "The success of human mimicry demonstrated here strongly suggests an intimate relationship between body architecture and control in human walking."...

Missing micronutrients - How best to nourish a child?

...trients can be readily absorbed by humans. Experts say major nutrition education programs will have to be mounted to encourage consumers to switch to certain varieties of biofortified crops, particularly if there are changes in color, appearance or texture as a result. Some field studies already have bee...

Were bigger brains really smarter?

...e. "So bigger is better may be true for something, say the big payoffs associated with protolanguage or sharing or accurate throwing," he said. "But for long periods in human evolution, general intelligence may not have improved very much." Yet when it finally did, the results were spectacular. Starting ...

New study highlights universality of public views toward science and technology

... as compared to Europe, where most people surveyed say they accept evolution as fact. Pollak said she is personally concerned with rampant misunderstanding of science in this country, in people's not knowing how science works and with belief in such phenomena as psychic powers. "Not to spoil anyone's enj...

The secret lives of whales

...ate the abundance of whale falls on the sea floor say for grey whales in the northeast Pacific, the neighboring whale falls are about 5-10 kilometers away, which is a very reasonable dispersal distance for the animals that live on them, says Smith. In the North Atlantic, where only 10% of historic popul...

Technological revolutions in sensors, robotics, and telecommunications allow new views of ocean

...will race, your breathing will pause, and you will say to yourself: 'Now I understand'." For more than 40 years, Alvin pilots have ferried hundreds of scientists to the seafloor at depths of up to 4500 meters. "Deep sea dives in Alvin have changed the way we think about plate tectonics, the formation an...

New science sheds light on rebuilding fisheries

...rwinian debt" for future generations. Researchers say that the evolutionary effect of fishing has been a...can bounce back rapidly," says Hutchings. "Not to say that it can't happen. But little or no recovery appears to be the general pattern. Unfortunately, i...

New cyber security protocol for online banking, and more

...ing such maneuvers is not easy. "It's difficult to say exactly what tactics network attackers are using right now because many people do not know they are being attacked. Nonetheless, criminals who have no greater passion than money laundering are already intensely thinking about these kinds of projects,...

Urgent measures needed to retain our lead in pharmaceuticals

...d to infer a sudden rush of altruism he goes on to say that this stance arises out of a perceived need to set parameters for public debate so that it can be more easily controlled. Dr. Helen Wallace of Genewatch UK, a not-for profit group that monitors developments in genetics from a public interest pers...

Genome of deadly amoeba shows surprising complexity, evidence of lateral gene transfer

... the amoeba's virulence. Biomedical scientists say the E. histolytica sequence will help researchers develop new tools to predict which of the millions of people who ingest amoeba cysts in contaminated fluids will actually develop the disease. "Every aspect of research is changed by having the ...

Kids with chronic illness face difficult transition to adult care

...ifferent style of health care. Young patients must say goodbye to the physicians they trust and who often...to prepare them for that early on." UF researchers say the results suggest the medical community may need to create a more consumer-friendly medical system...

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