Tag: "cloud" at medical news
Child sex abuse policy recommendations published in Science magazine
...ths about the nature of child sexual abuse wrongly cloud
the credibility of abuse victims in the eyes of the media and the public." Freyd and her former students, Anne DePrince and Kathy Becker-Blease, have investigated the cognitive mechanisms involved in the forgetting of abuse. Terry Keane, associate ch...
Response of New York City public school children to September 11
...e attack, being hurt in the attack, in or near the cloud
of dust and smoke, evacuated to safety or being extremely worried about a loved one. Family exposure was having one or more family member killed or injured in the attack or witnessing the attack but escaping unharmed. One or more of six probable anx...
Sunshine mapping from space means brighter solar energy future
... a site's distance from the equator. Variations in cloud
cover, humidity, aerosols and ozone in the air determine the amount of incoming solar radiation actually reaching the ground. Local topography is also important and there are large regional differences in Europe the southern side of the Alps receive...
Breath of the dragon: ERS-2 and Envisat reveal impact of economic growth on China's air quality
...re are many important issues to deal with, such as cloud
cover and the highly variable reflectivity of the surface, as well as having the absorption or emission of stratospheric and upper atmospheric species situated between the troposphere and the instrument. "First with GOME and now much better with SCI...
The end of daylight savings time may harm your oral health
... Health, season, geographic latitude, time of day, cloud
cover, smog and sunscreen affect ultraviolet ray exposure and vitamin D synthesis. Ten to 15 minutes of sun exposure at least two times per week to the face, arms, hands or back is usually sufficient to provide adequate vitamin D. People who live i...
Envisat sees smoke from Europe's worst peacetime fire
...a spatial resolution of 1200 metres, and shows the cloud
spread across a span of around 140 km. The pall o...ting pollution reaching above 2750 metres, and the cloud
stretching from East Anglia to Salisbury Plain....
Potential heart benefit found in stem cells
...thical dilemmas about embryonic cells continues to cloud
the field. In research presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 55th Annual Scientific Session, scientists continue to explore mature stem cell sources for potentially significant cardiovascular benefits. ACC.06 is the premier cardio...
Osteoporisis treatment update
...oss after stopping treatment. But there is a small cloud
to this silver lining--"we need to be cautious about administering bisphosphonates to young girls because there is very little data on the effects of these drugs on embryonic development," said Papapoulous. Combination Therapy Packs One-Two Punch ...
Global view shows strong link between kidney cancer, sunlight exposure
...s." In addition to UVB, the researchers analyzed cloud
cover and intake of calories from animal sources f...utions of each independently. After accounting for cloud
cover and intake of animal protein, UVB exposure still showed a significant independent association ...
Satellites help ensure safe sunning
...y using ESA satellite data on radiation, ozone and cloud
coverage. The service has just completed its two-year-long test phase and has received positive feedback from users. "HappySun is a tool for the primary prevention of skin cancer," Franco Marsili, Director of the Dermatology Clinic at the Versilia Ho...
Dragon training in China focuses on atmosphere
...tions of total ozone, nitrogen dioxide and related cloud
information to users via CD-ROM and the Internet since 1996. SCIAMACHY can identify multiple trace gases including the pollutant nitrogen dioxide created artificially by vehicle exhausts, fossil fuel burning and heavy industry. SCIAMACHY results t...
New observations on properties of water
...ies his observations on the properties of water in cloud
research, and he and his colleagues have recently ...tudy suggests that, unlike previously thought, the cloud
crystals in cirrus clouds are not completely solid ice, but are covered with a layer of liquid water...
Morphine kills pain -- not patients
...ed correctly, morphine is well tolerated, does not cloud
the mind, does not shorten life, and its sedating effects wear off quickly. This is obviously good for patients in pain. There is no evidence to suggest that morphine is a killer, Dr George continued. It could be perceived that not to give it is an...
Carnegie Mellon professors question advice for nuclear attacks
... how much time they have to react before a fallout cloud
arrives," said Florig. We advocate a more nuanced message with simple rules for minimizing risk based on how far people are from the blast. If you are within several miles of the blast, there will be no time to flee and you will have only minutes to ...
International cooperation boosts EarthCARE
...ion of one of its core scientific instruments, the cloud
profiling radar. EarthCARE will be the largest of ...ted accuracy employing a cloud/aerosol Lidar and a cloud
radar with Doppler capability, with precise co-located field-of-views. The lidar allows the observat...