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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...r using chisels and hammers to chip away at deeply buried clues,” Dr. Golde says. “Now we have the scientific tools and fancy machines that allow us to be so much more productive and to progressively solve this mystery,” he says. “It’s a new century.” Defining Alzheimer’s disease risk with the help of t...

Influenza Virus Samples of 1918

...n fixed autopsy tissues and in the body of a woman buried in the Alaskan permafrost. The article places th...he town of Brevig Mission, a large Inuit woman lay buried under more than six feet of ice and dirt for more than 75 years. The permafrost plus the womans am...

Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...d computer engineering. The car-sized wire loops buried in the pavement effectively act as metal detectors. When a car passes over a loop, the detector sends a signal to a computer in a control box at the side of the road. The controller may simply count the number of cars that pass by and calculate ave...

Ujjain Ashram Adopts Eco-friendly Burial Process

... nature. At least 35 people have been reportedly buried following this method and another 65 have made a wish for the same burial. Taranjan Shah, a resident, said: "I am living in this Ashram for last three years. I belong to Gujarat and was prompted to be a part of this Ashram on learning about the rem...

TB Traveler Underwent Surgery to Remove Infected Lung Tissue

...e inspection to find those blood vessels that were buried in this diseased tissue and then divide them so the lung could come out. Otherwise there could be bleeding which would fill up the cavity. Once the diseased area of the lung is separated from the body, a bag was placed around it. The bag almost loo...

Two Australian Teenagers Sentenced to Life for Murder

...o Australian teenagers who killed their friend and buried her under a house in Perth were setenced to life i...ne, and decided to kill their friend. After they buried the corpse, they reported her missing and pretended to help in the search before turning themselves ...

No Avian Flu In West Bengal And Kerala

...arm on 07.05.07. The dead birds found at site were buried under the supervision of the team following proper procedure. Postmortem revealed Newcastle disease (Ranikhet) with Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) (Gumboro). Samples were sent to HSADL, Bhopal, which have been tested negative for Avian Influenza (H5...

Ganges River Dolphins Continue to Die in India

...ents got reported because the carcasses are either buried or thrown into the river. All the dead dolphins have been found in the Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary. The sanctuary is spread over a 50-km area of river Ganges and was set up nearly a decade ago. Wildlife experts say that most dolphins d...

Our Medieval Ancestors Were More or Less Similar to Us Than Previously Thought

...ding to Payne, his remains survived because he was buried in an oak coffin in unusual ground conditions, which aided preservation. Findings further revealed that as well as being of similar height, our predecessors suffered similar physical ailments to ours today, such as back and joint problems. Only...

Researchers Training Rats To Diagnose TB

...d minefields and saw German shepherds sniffing for buried explosives. Weetjens said that training the rats is simple and that it involves associating a "food reward with a target scent." The rats, which have an average life span of six to eight years, are indigenous in many parts of Africa and are resista...

To Die For: Rolls-Royce and 'green' Coffins at British Funerals

...ave made a wooden egg for a woman who wanted to be buried in the foetal position, a ballet pump for a baller...nts or burial in a forest. Nearly 9,000 people are buried in this way every year, a figure which should top 20,000 by 2010, Mike Jarvis, the centre's director...

Womans Death increases Pressure on LA Hospital to close down

...anitor cleaned the floor around Rodriguez, who was buried Tuesday in Tehachapi, Calif. The woman's treatment was 'callous, it was a horrible thing,' Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne Burke said Wednesday . Earlier this week, the county Board of Supervisors grilled health officials about conditions at...

The Long Wait ... Dying for Lack of Kidneys

...ltural attitudes holding that the soul of a person buried in a form less than whole could court trouble in the after-life. The same applies to living donors in Japan, where life and death are not based on brain death -- the end of mental activity -- but on cardiac arrest, because body parts are seen as part...

Global Warming 55 Million Years Ago Too, Thanks to Fossil Fuels

...ween 2,000 and 10,000 giga-tons of methane hydrate buried in cold ocean sediments. Humans currently release between six and seven giga-tons of carbon into the atmosphere each year. The big unknown today is exactly how much carbon it takes to warm things up to the point that the methane hydrate breaks loos...

Detection of Malignant Breast Tumors Made Simpler and More Effective

...cent of breast cancers, especially if the tumor is buried in dense tissue. About half of women under 50 and a third of older women have naturally dense breast tissue, making it harder to distinguish between healthy tissue and questionable masses in mammograms, Frangioni says. The new agent works by bin...

Key Science Web Sites Buried in Information Avalanche

...portant science websites are in danger of becoming buried in the sheer avalanche of facts// now available online. Key science sites are failing to register in the top 30 Google search results. New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) clearly shows that anyone using the Web to...

Gene Study Offers Hope of Potent Anti-cancer Drugs

...most mutations in cancers are passengers. However, buried amongst them are much larger numbers of driver mutations than was previously anticipated," said Dr Futreal. "This suggests that many more genes contribute to cancer development than was thought. "This study vindicates all of the effort that went in...

Diplomat’s Body To Be Exhumed For H5N1 Clue

...the body of Sir Mark Sykes is significant as it is buried in a sealed lead coffin which enables the body to be preserved for 200 years. Sykes died in 1919 in Paris apparently after getting the infection in the middle east. Oxford’s team plans to analyze tissue samples from Sykes’s body organs and find out...

Shedding Pounds from Diet or Exercise—Take Your Pic

...cent of their abdominal visceral fat, which is fat buried deep in the abdomen and linked to heart disease risk. The shape of a person’s body, as well as their body weight can be indicators of their risk for cardiovascular disease. Some studies have shown that people with “apple shaped” bodies, or more fat...

Democrats Balk at Bush's Health Insurance Proposal

... to the nation, Congressional Democrats // all but buried the proposal Wednesday, saying it could wreck the system of employer-based care and burden middle-class working families. President Bush, while speaking at a health center in the Midwest state of Missouri, said that changing private health insuran...

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