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Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...onally see congestion," Coifman said. But if these distant detector stations sent data to ODOT headquarters only when necessary, communications costs would likely drop. "When an incident occurs, the authorities could know much quicker, and ODOT would have a more complete picture," he added. "The same strat...

Combination of Tratuzumab and Chemotherapy Yields Better Results for Breast Cancer

... overall survival and the risk of locoregional and distant recurrence of breast cancer in women given adjuvan... by decreases in the risk of both locoregional and distant recurrences of the cancer. Taken together, these results confirm that the administration of trastu...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...olonged spells of drought and flooding, looms as a distant but serious worry. Experts pondering how to tackle the threat are delving into history, exploring how civilisations of the past, facing similar perils, either coped or were wiped out. US academic Jared Diamond, author of "Collapse: How Societies ...

Study Confirms Benefits of Chemo, Trastuzumab Combo to Battle Breast Cancer

... overall survival and the risk of locoregional and distant recurrence of breast cancer in women given adjuvan... by decreases in the risk of both locoregional and distant recurrences of the cancer. "Taken together, these results confirm that the administration of tras...

Research in the Origin of Microtubules

...portant factor influencing how cancer cells invade distant tissues. Because microtubules play a central role in cell division, cancer drugs like colchicine, vincristine and paclitaxel (Taxol) can block cell division by altering microtubule dynamics. "Many classic chemotherapy strategies affect microtubules...

Being Employed on the Moon can Cause Depression

...med that being employed on the moon in the not too distant future can cause both depression and anxiety. According toChester Spell, an associate professor of management at the Rutgers School of Business-Camden, the lunar settlements of tomorrow - or, for that matter, the space stations of today - carry lon...

Ancient Ancestors Might Have Had a Clue to HIV

Scientist believe that humans distant ancestors won the battle against the now extinct virus 4 million years ago but it left the human species vulnerable to HIV today. AIDs one of the most dangerous diseases of the present century and one of the most researched one still leaves many qu...

Secondhand Workplace Smoke Hits Non-smokers Badly

...at of disease from secondhand smoke is no longer a distant threat. The amount of this carcinogen increases even within a single work shift," he added. The study followed 52 non-smoking employees of bars and restaurants in Oregon communities where smoking is still permitted in such establishments and compar...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...ngland. In the US, Middle-East and in countries as distant and remote as Fiji, Belize and Zambia one can find Indian doctors doing a great service to these communities. Many have left the country for better prospects and like the computer technocrats command a good position in the society and are highly resp...

Presidential Commission Wants Proper Care of Wounded Soldiers at Their Homes

... to assist with their service members treatment in distant hospitals run by the Departments of Defense or Veterans Affairs. But caring for injuries at home requires support from the V.A., they said, and support offered now is often insufficient. Another consideration is that the patients physical wounds ...

Non Smoking Workers Absorb the Carcinogen Immediately

...at of disease from secondhand smoke is no longer a distant threat. The amount of this carcinogen increases even within a single work shift. In a related study in the same issue of the Journal, experts in public health law note that across the country employers already are being held legally liable for expo...

RNA Play a Vital Role in Gene Activity

...t ncRNAs can influence gene expression patterns at distant locations in the cell. "We were surprised to find that at least one of these molecules can suppress genes on a completely different chromosome," said Chang. "This opens up the whole genome to potential regulation by ncRNAs." The research will be pu...

New Clues for Treatment of Disease That Causes Accelerated Aging

...n A, suggest that progeria treatment may not be as distant as we thought," says senior author Jeffrey Miner, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and cell biology and physiology. "If physicians can reduce production of bad lamin A by as little as half in progeria patients, we might see significant improvem...

Many Hours on Computer may Harm Eyes

...ust a minute or two, you should fix your eyes on a distant object to help refresh your vision. "Just looking across the room or out a window can help a lot in keeping your focus relaxed," Beebe said. The brightness of the monitor should be adjusted to an intensity comfortable to the eyes. That means not ...

Many Hours on Computer may Harm Eyes

...ust a minute or two, you should fix your eyes on a distant object to help refresh your vision. "Just looking across the room or out a window can help a lot in keeping your focus relaxed," Beebe said. The brightness of the monitor should be adjusted to an intensity comfortable to the eyes. That means not ...

AIDS Vaccine Still a Long Way Off

...for developing an AIDS vaccine, it still remains a distant dream . "We have learned in that period of time how formidable an adversary HIV is," says immunologist Wayne Koff, senior vice president for research and development at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI). Global spending for HIV vac...

Gene Mutation That Increases the Risk of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Found

...y in which the father, four sons, a grandson and a distant female relative who developed this form of leukaemia through mutation found in a gene called DAPK1, which normally helps trigger the death of cells before they become cancerous. The chemical change is called DNA methylation. Healthy cells use this ...

Polish Man Wakes Up to New World After 19 Years in Coma

...w European Union member Poland, the period seems a distant memory. "What amazes me today is all these people who walk around with their mobile phones and never stop moaning. I've got nothing to complain about," said Grzebski....

Tropical Cyclones Play Important Role in Climate-control

...s the mystery of the observed temperature from the distant past during a greenhouse climate. The poles were much warmer than today, about 82 degrees Fahrenheit, but the tropics were not much warmer than the present, said Prof. Huber. "Using the best, most comprehensive models in existence, we could not o...

New Clues for Treatment of Disease That Causes Accelerated Aging

...n A, suggest that progeria treatment may not be as distant as we thought," says senior author Jeffrey Miner, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and cell biology and physiology. "If physicians can reduce production of bad lamin A by as little as half in progeria patients, we might see significant improvem...

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