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Einstein researchers devise a fast and sensitive way to detect ricin

... inhaled, as little as one-half milligram of ricin is lethal to humans. No antidote is available. The most infamous ricin attack occurred in London in 1978, ... if a compound was preventing ricin from working, which is probably why no antidote to ricin has yet been discovered," explained Dr. Schramm. After ricin ...

Italy's geologic history becomes a personal tale in Walter Alvarez's new book

... early career, Alvarez was one of the few Italian-speaking Americans working on the geology of Italy. "I hope this book will serve geologists as an antidote to an Anglophone viewpoint that ignores many of our worthy scientific forebears from other countries," he wrote. Even the casual observer can't ...

Overcoming Taboos, Myths, and Dogmas in Bioethics

... notes Nature Through his insightful analysis, Lindsay demonstrates how to achieve pragmatic, progressive solutions to these controversies. An antidote for misguided thinking, FUTURE BIOETHICS illuminates the way forward to bioethics policies appropriate for the twenty-first century. ...

Scientists determine drug target for the most potent botulinum neurotoxin

... Laboratory and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) have taken the first step toward designing an effective antidote to the most potent form of the toxin. They have found that they can trick the toxin to bypass its normal binding protein, thereby blocking its deadly ...

Novel living system recreates predator-prey interaction

... it secretes into the environment a chemical that, when it achieves a high enough concentration, stimulates a gene in the predator to produce an antidote to the suicide gene. This leads to an increase in predators, which in turn causes the predator to produce another chemical which enters the prey cell ...

An 'attractive' man-machine interface

... to respond through magnetic stimulation, without a tangle of wires and probes. Or, on the battlefield, the magnet could trigger production of an antidote when a toxin or infectious agent is sensed in the environment. But these examples are just theoretical. The applications are hard to define ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 19, 2007

... ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toward an urgently needed antidote for cyanide poisoning disasters Journal of Medicinal Chemistry Citing an alarming lack of preparedness for terrorist attacks or other incidents ...

Dogs keep dying: Many owners unaware of toxic dog food

... severely affected dogs suffer from intractable vomiting and internal bleeding. "Despite our understanding of this complex toxin, we have no direct antidote for this poisoning. This has been an immensely sad holiday and one that will leave an indelible mark on the owners that lost their cherished family ...

Human trial proves ricin vaccine safe, induces neutralizing antibodies; further tests planned

... is administered as a poison, victims develop fever, nausea and abdominal pain or lung damage before dying within a few days of exposure. There is no antidote after the first few hours of exposure and, because symptoms do not appear until later and often mimic other illnesses, individuals often do not know ...

UK is first to administer new anti-clotting technology

... at the Jack and Linda Gill Heart Institute at the University of Kentucky were the first ever to receive a new anti-clotting therapy. The drug and its antidote are being developed for their effectiveness in preventing blood clots while at the same time providing physicians the ability to rapidly reverse the ...

A Father’s Day Gift: Free DNA Paternity Testing

... in cosmetics. A hormone extracted from salmon has been found effective in preventing osteoporosis while a salmon-derived sulfate is an antidote to the anticoagulant heparin. Sponges are particularly targeted as potential sources of pharmaceutical products. One of the most effective ...

Clear rules needed to govern deep sea bioprospecting: UNU

... in cosmetics. A hormone extracted from salmon has been found effective in preventing osteoporosis while a salmon-derived sulfate is an antidote to the anticoagulant heparin. Sponges are particularly targeted as potential sources of pharmaceutical products. One of the most effective ...
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