... (see human skin color for more information). people
with albinism lack this protective pigment in ...
Visual problems associated with albinism
with albinism generally suffer impaired vision. ... a dislike of bright lights, but does not prevent people
with albinism enjoying the outdoors. They should ...
... advance in health since modern sanitation . people
in developed countries now find it hard to ... and underdeveloped nations. By 1984 half the people
with active tuberculosis in the United States ... fail to keep up in this race, and the time when people
did not fear life-threatening bacterial ...
... is also called agrobiodiversity .
see biodiversity as a reservoir of resources to ... many cultures spiritual heritage (see indigenous people
and cultural diversity ).
Scientific role ... number of species come into being each year. Some people
say that up to 1/5 of all living species could ...
... Use of medical imaging to search for cancer in people
without clear symptoms is similarly marred with ... or research studies, test new treatments in people
with cancer. The goal of this research is to find ... a variety of practical and support services to people
with cancer. Support can take the form of ...
2.1 Primates and man-apes
2.2 Little people
2.3 Bipedal monsters
2.4 Carnivorous ... or phenomena. Thus, cryptozoologists hold that people
should be open to the possibility that many more ...
Culture as civilization
today use a conception of "culture" that ... are more civilized than others, and some people
are more cultured than others. Thus some ... music , and the word cultured to refer to people
who know about, and take part in, these ...
... World Health Organization , more than 150 million people
worldwide suffer from diabetes. Its incidence is ... typically worsen over days to weeks; about 25% of people
with new type 1 diabetes have developed a degree ... screening is recommended for many types of people
at various stages of life or with several ...
... "the molecule of heredity", pieces of DNA as people
typically think of them are not single molecules. ... and 3')
For reasons of chemical nomenclature, people
who work with DNA refer to the asymmetric ends of ... a subject of controversy, and it has angered people
who believe Franklin has not received the credit ...
... for use in the UK for the mass treatment of people
with Down syndrome and none appear to lead to any ...
Down syndrome's sociology
Advocates for people
with Down Syndrome stress that they have the same ... The abuse and forcible institutionalization of people
with Down syndrome was closely linked to early ...
... , Virginia , Texas , and Pennsylvania . Four people
developed antibodies from exposure to the ... of a vaccine, accessibility and cost for people
of poor nations and the transportation efficiency ... the dead body will not spread disease to other people
Ebola has ...
... hoped that if social mores could change so that people
could see the importance of breeding, at some ... forcibly sterilized hundreds of thousands of people
who they viewed as mentally and physically ... , Estonia , Switzerland and Iceland for people
the government declared to be mentally deficient. ...
... is a scientific theory. In plain English, people
use the word "theory" to signify "conjecture", ... in wealth and success among societies and people
and eugenics , which claimed that human ... with other animals has also affected how some people
view the relationship between humans and other ...
... protein, which can be harvested and injected in people
who cannot produce it naturally.
Scientists ... , sperm and eggs ). All gene therapy so far in people
has been directed at somatic cells, whereas ... however, because it is non-pathogenic (most people
carry this harmless virus). In contrast to ...
... are commonly referred to as persons or people
and collectively as man , mankind , humanity ... very pale pink in different people. In general, people
with ancestors from sunny regions have darker skin than people
with ancestors from regions with less sunlight . ...
While the gender identity of people
with XXY karyotype is usually male, the number of people
with a female gender identity among them seems to ... medical opinion assesses, mere coincidences of people
having both gender identity disorder and ...
... diet is thought to contribute to this."
in Japan eat far more salt than people
in the west.
Nutrition and health
In the ... was identified as a cause of beri-beri when people
realized that removing the skin of the rice was a ...
... Patau syndrome increases as a woman gets older.
with Patau syndrome have additional DNA from ... (translocated) before or at conception. Affected people
have two copies of chromosome 13, plus extra ... they do not have signs of Patau syndrome, people
who carry this type of balanced translocation are ...
... required to touch his nose with his eyes closed. people
with normal proprioception may make an error of no more than 2 cm. people
with severely impaired proprioception may have no ... Alexander Technique addresses these issues.
who have a limb amputated may still have a ...
... to substance A in their serum.
Type AB people
have red blood cells with both antigens A and B, ... blood except to the corresponding AB type people
shown in the blood compatibility table below.
Type O people
have red blood cells with neither antigen, but ...
... should not be able to control culture; i.e., how people
think, learn, or worship. A particular religion ... there was a hidden life in thinking and advised people
to attend more to the spirit or 'drift' of his ... in the just mentioned sense, is that reading for people
today is rarely a process where the dynamic birth ...
It often corresponds to what lay people
treat as the different basic kinds of organism - ... produces fertile offspring. Consequently, some people
reject this notion of species.
Richard Dawkins ... , Anaticola phoenicopteri . Also, names of people
and places are used in the genitive: Latimeria ...
... has not yet grown beyond 150 cells), which some people
believe to be human beings . (See below: ... can be obtained from all individuals, even older people
who might be most in need to stem cell therapies. ... of embryonic stem cell research. Some people
believe that a human blastocyst is a human ...
... years ago. As long as the vast majority of people
are vaccinated it is much more difficult for an ... for adverse side effects in general
refuse to immunize themselves or their children, ... benefits make the risks worthwhile. Since most people
are vaccinated against contagious and potentially ...
... pandemic , similar to the Spanish Flu that killed over 20 million people
in 1918 (though a variety of sources quote average figures even higher, up ... passed from birds to humans was H5N1 in 1997 in Hong Kong . 18 people
were infected, of whom 6 died. The outbreak was limited to Hong Kong . ...
... much further thought, and was not yet fully distinguishable to most people
from other varieties of evolutionary thought. For the next thirteen ... neither of which he fully agreed with or outright opposed. Over time, people
would be read the scientific implications of Darwin's theories as having ...
... diarrhea , and might produce no symptom at all, in young children, or in people
who are or have recently been sick, or in people
taking certain medications, an unfamiliar strain can cause serious illness ...
... the lawyer would argue that this meant that in a country of say 60 million people
there were 12 people
who would also match the profile. This was then translated to a 1 in 12 ...
Note: The term "hermaphrodite" has historically been used to describe people
with ambiguous genitalia or biological sex. The term intersexual to describe these people
is now preferred, and the term "hermaphrodite" is deprecated, since ...
... back to the plague of Athens in 430 BC . Thucydides noted that people
who had recovered from a previous bout of the disease could nurse the ... is also often used in the immunosuppressed (such as HIV patients) and people
suffering from other immune deficiencies or autoimmune diseases.
... at risk for Marfan syndrome.
Estimates indicate that perhaps 1 in 10,000 people
has Marfan syndrome. There is no cure, but effective treatment allows many people
with the disorder to live normally. It affects all races and both sexes ...
... to place in memory information that resembles objects, places, animals or people
in sort of a mental image. 
In contrast, procedural memory (or ... around the finger (see box) are all examples of cues that are produced by people
as a strategy to enhance prospective memory.
... or forest areas and in towns. Disease outbreaks in towns and non-native people
are usually more serious.
After a 3 to 6 day incubation period the ... which gives a 10-year+ immunity from the disease and effectively protects people
travelling to the affected areas whilst being a means to control the ...
... Cambridge University Press, UK, ISBN 0-521-80293-8 ).
It should be noted that Yockey, in general, posesses a highly critical attitude toward people
who give credence toward natural origins of life, often invoking words like "faith" and "ideology". Yockey's publications have become favorites to ...
... had changed the world of modern medicines by introducing the age of useful antibiotics .
Time 100: The Most Important people
of the Century profile on Alexander Fleming
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
... month, in the same church. After Vermeer died, van Leeuwenhoek was appointed curator for the financial affairs of Vermeer's widow. This has led some people
to believe that the two must have been friends, even though acting as a curator was part of van Leeuwenhoek's job as a chamberlain of Delft.
... H3N2 and H5N1 can form H5N2 this way. Such combinations caused, for instance, the infamous Spanish Flu outbreak of 1918 which killed 40 million people
worldwide. Influenza virus which have undergone antigenic shift have also gone on to cause the Asian Flu pandemic of 1957, the Hong Kong Flu ...
... programming (GP), artificial chemistries (AC), agent-based models , and cellular automata (CA).
Artificial life is a meeting point for people
from many other more traditional fields such as linguistics , physics , mathematics , philosophy , computer science , biology , anthropology ...
Aseptic technique in microbiology
... and students of microbiology may use an aseptic technique to attempt to keep specimens of microorganisms free of microbial contamination. people
may commonly use the aseptic technique when transferring bacteria from one test tube or flask to another. Such a procedure, using a flame ...
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... changes in our environment. In addition to these practical and scientific reasons, plants are extremely valuable as recreation for millions of people
who enjoy gardening , horticultural and culinary uses of plants everyday. Botanists also argue that botany is fascinating and rewarding topic of ...