Tag: "jungle" at medical news
Boston chemist wins national award for tailor-made molecules
...s well as in nature, such as the skin of poisonous jungle
frogs. His starting materials contain carbon bonded to silicon, a combination whose unusual chemical properties can control a reaction's three-dimensional orientation. "Now we're trying to expand our tool kit and its usefulness for making complex str...
Common drug, given promptly, reduces incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder, small study finds
..., because these conditions evoke their memories of jungle
warfare. The model now being explored by both basic and clinical researchers predicts that the more quickly a person calms down and regains a sense of safety and composure following trauma, the less vividly the event will be etched in memory, making ...
Rare disease endemic in South America is model for studying autoimmunity
... she first made the trip through 33 creeks and the jungle
to get to the town. The disease was emerging as th...osure, which has increased dramatically because of jungle
destruction, also is a major factor, she says. Exposure to herpes virus seems to be an aggravating f...
Long-sought key to hearing may be found in protein discovery
...auditory system like a message relayed through the jungle
from drum to drum. Snippets of conversation or the roar of a leaf blower are collected by the fleshy outer part of the ear and funneled inside where a delicate percussion section vibrates, taps and shivers. The key elements in converting sound into n...