Tag: "armour" at medical news
Our Medieval Ancestors Were More or Less Similar to Us Than Previously Thought
... of armour. The reason why you get small pieces of armour
is they are the ones made for rich small kids, which didn't get heavily used and so survived. Small doorways are more to do with heating efficiency than anything else, said Payne. However, the bones of children were found to be different from today...
Scientists Develop Liquid Body Armour
...d return the fluid to its normal state, making the armour
soft and easy to remove. The team has said the same technique could also be used for vehicle suspension systems and medical devices such as splints....
Key Found to Kill Cystic Fibrosis Superbug
...am of researchers has identified a weakness in the armour
that protects the B. cenocepacia bacterium from the effects of antibiotics. They hypothesize that preventing the synthesis of a key sugar required for this armour, 4-amino-4-deoxy-L-arabinose (Ara4N), may lead to a susceptibility within the cell memb...
'Red'y to Fight HIV – 'AbstinenceBehaviorCondom', Sacrosanct to AIDS Preventio
... - 'Stop AIDS. Keep the promise.' Chinks in the armour
An alarming 12000 people are infected with HIV each day. New data has shown that HIV prevention programmes have not been persistent, which is a major setback to the success of such measures. Further, the prevention strategies have failed to reach ...
"An Armour against pleasure, and a cobweb against infection" – Has the condom withstood the test of time
...ive they were reused. The condom was described "an armour
against pleasure, and a cobweb against infection". 1800's - Rubber vulcanisation by Goodyear ( Car Tyre company founder) and Hancock revolutionized condom manufacturing and mass manufacturing started. Vulcanisation is a process, which turns the ru...