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Napoleon Love Letter Seduces Bidders at Manuscript Auction

...xist, the auction house said in a statement. The collection of letters, which were written between the 13th and 20th centuries, was put together over 30 years by Albin Schram, a professor of law who died last year in Switzerland. He amassed the hundreds of original manuscripts largely without his family's kno...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

... before implantation, when they are no more than a collection of cells, freeze any surplus embryos and transfer no more than one or two embryos at one time. It is best that only those with the highest implantation potential are used, leading to healthy singleton pregnancies. As the law currently stands it is ...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...o better control of metabolic syndrome, which is a collection of risk factors that increase a patients chances of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Sixty million Americans were estimated to be affected by metabolic syndrome in 2000, according to a study funded by the Centers for Disease Control in...

Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat

...o better control of metabolic syndrome, which is a collection of risk factors that increase a patient's chances of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. In the paper, the Georgetown researchers describe a mechanism they found by which stress activates weight gain in mice, and they say this pathway -...

Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination

... and positioning of the anthers facilitates pollen collection by buzz-pollinating bees . The male floral structures, anthers, release the pollen gradually, like tiny gumball dispensers. Unlike moths and butterflies that are often brilliantly colored to warn potential predators that they carry toxins, flowers...

Kate Moss Takes Refuge With Pal After Break-up With Doherty

...can model. Recently, the British beauty burned a collection of love letters and poetry which were gifted to her by Doherty. "Kate gathered quite a collection of Pete's rambilings over the two years. Now she's decided to cleanse herself of him by burning the ...

Sleep in Mary, Queen of Scots Bed for 7,500 Pounds a Night!

... house, which contains treasures from the Hamilton collection - including Mary's death mask - will still be open to the public on three afternoons a week. Three generations of the Douglas-Hamilton family, who lived at Lennoxlove from 1946 until the late 1980s, yesterday gathered to reopen their former home fo...

The Bottleneck in Neuroblastoma

...es from 5,000 patients--the world's largest sample collection for the disease. In his paper, Maris reviews new approaches to treatments for a particularly challenging set of patients--children whose neuroblastoma has relapsed in an aggressive form. One particular technique being used and studied at Children's...

War Spreading AIDS a Myth-UNHCR

... during conflict. They point out that because data collection during conflict is fraught with difficulties and interpretation should be cautious, such estimates need to be supplemented with reliable data from after conflict. They conclude: This study shows the need for mechanisms to provide time sensitive infor...

New Cervical Cancer Test Increases the Detection Rate of Abnormal Cells

... transferring material, taken from the cervix by a collection instrument, directly onto a glass slide. LBC slides are made by rinsing the collection instrument in liquid to produce a suspension, which is processed in a laboratory to produce a single...

Motion Analysis Helps Teen With Cerebral Palsy Regain Ability to Walk

...alysis lab is the mechanical isolation of the data collection zone. The laboratory floor is completely detached from the structure of the building it resides in, explained Dr. Hillstrom. Constructing the floor in this fashion was purposefully done to ensure that measurements during motion analysis had a negligi...

American Cancer Society Launches Major New Study

...diverse backgrounds, followed for many years, with collection of biological specimens and assessments of dietary, lifestyle and environmental exposures. It also requires active follow-up to discover if and when study participants develop cancer. Large studies of up to one million participants are being conduc...

New Therapies may Help to Avoid Transplant in Some Heart Failure Patients

...others (9 percent) had died by May 2004, when data collection ended. Yet, after 30 days on the pump, one third of the patients had a left ventricular ejection fraction greater than 40 percent (measured when the pump flow was decreased). Ejection fraction is the percentage of blood pumped out of the left vent...

School-Employed Voyeur Jailed Over Making Pornography

...hs of adults engaging in sexual activity to make a collection of 90 images, the Supreme Court of Tasmania was told. Students at the South Arm Primary School, both male and female, say they are traumatized by Mayne's actions. One student was so terrified about using the public bathroom that he soiled himself i...

NIH Awards Emory $3.6 Million for Schizophrenia Gene Research

... research centers, the Emory project will screen a collection of 500 schizophrenic patients and 500 controls (individuals without schizophrenia) for CNV throughout the entire human genome. The new technology uses "DNA chips," manufactured by NimbleGen Systems, Inc., that can compare DNA copy number difference...

Bird Flu: Bangladesh Situation Serious, Indian on High Alert

...oughout the market chain, for example, through the collection of eggs and distribution of day-old chicks and feed, should be investigated, Domenech stressed. He recommended culling of birds in the affected areas in Bangladesh to prevent the disease from spreading. The movement of people, animals and goods in af...

Flash-heating Inactivates HIV in Breast Milk: Study

...searchers set aside 50 milliliters in the original collection jars and used the remainder as unheated controls. The uncovered jars were placed in a 1-quart pan filled with 450 milliliters of water. The water and milk were heated together over a single-burner butane stove. Once the water reached a rolling boil, ...

FDA Refuses to Lift Ban on Blood Donation by Gays

...00 gay and bisexual men from donating blood. Blood collection organisations say the window period risks have been negated by modern blood tests, which can detect HIV positive donors within just ten to twentyone dyas of infection. They had suggested a one-year deferral following male-to-male sexual contact, ...

Research Throws Light on Adaptation of E.coli to Changing Conditions

...in Chief of PBZ, explains the momentum behind this collection of papers: "This exciting approach experimental evolution allows scientists to investigate the fundamental mechanisms of evolution. Prior to the advent of contemporary laboratory techniques, inferences about evolution were based on observation. Now...

Significant Scientific Breakthrough in Stem Cell Banking

...tissue. This revolutionary new approach allows the collection and cryopreservation of very high quantities of va...ly with age, and there are significant benefits to collection and cryopreservation at birth. The Cryo-Save Research Department has successfully isolated MSCss f...

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