Tag: "autumn" at medical news
Women rising to the challenge of weightlessness
...parations for the second session scheduled for the autumn
(see attached programme)....
Scrapping BCG vaccination in British schools is justified
2005, the long running routine programme to vaccinate school children against tuberculosis with BCG vaccine will stop. This decision brings the UK into line with much of the rest of the world and is well justified, writes Professor Paul Fine in this ...
Scientists use new techniques to narrow down impact of global warming on specific regions
...projected in temperature during winter, spring and autumn
with resulting increase in heat waves and drought periods especially in autumn. The number of frost days is projected to decrease. Greece Temperature means and extremes are projected to increase. An increase in rainfall is projected for winter in cen...
Mountainous plateau creates ozone 'halo' around Tibet
...it." Semple climbed the Yeli Pass in Bhutan in the autumn
of 2004 while collecting data on weather and atmospheric changes. He measured the levels of ozone between 3,000 and 5,000 metres above sea level and discovered that instead of falling (as pollutant levels normally do with altitude), ozone levels were...
Climate change may affect length of respiratory infection season
...l pattern, infecting the majority of people during autumn
and winter. Author Gavin Donaldson, PhD, of the University College London, examined the relationship between the RSV season and the rise in temperatures in central England from 1981 to 2004, and found that the RSV season ended earlier each year as te...
UK grid helps fight avian flu
...l targets of neglected diseases will take place in autumn
2006. This drug discovery application against the avian flu virus was jointly deployed by the Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; Academia Sinica Grid Computing Team, Taiwan; Corpuscular Physics Laboratory of Clermont-Ferrand, CNRS/IN...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- July 26, 2006
...70 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The approach of autumn
stirs thoughts of Major League Baseball's World Series and a world-series-class event in science. Visit the ACS News Service's newest weblog for insights into preparations for an event expected to attract more than 17,000 scientists and other attende...
Arctic summer ice anomaly shocks scientists
...s, what was open water has begun to freeze, as the autumn
air temperatures over the Arctic begin to fall. Al...w pressure system centred on the North Pole. "As autumn
freeze-up begins, the current pattern will undoubtedly precondition the ice situation in the Central...
Rapid response was crucial to containing the 1918 flu pandemic
...res that were implemented in 17 U.S. cities in the autumn
of 1918. The second study, undertaken at Imperial College London, looked at 16 U.S. cities for which both the start and stop dates of interventions were available. Schools, theaters, churches and dance halls in cities across the country were close...