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Breathing Cancer Causing Compounds During Pregnancy Found To Affect Offspring

...re born within a one-kilometer radius of emissions hotspots were two- to four-times more likely to succumb to ... The highest risks were found for those born near hotspots for the non-methane volatile organic compound 1,3-butadiene and carbon monoxide. Some other substanc...

Disney’s New Attraction Showcases the Discoveries of the Himalayas Expeditio

...d Himalaya Biodiversity Hotspots. The biodiversity hotspots are 34 regions worldwide where 75 percent of the planet's most-threatened mammals, birds, and amphibians survive within habitat covering just 2.3 percent of the Earth's surface (roughly equivalent to the combined areas of the five largest U.S. states...

'Expedition Everest' Finds New Species

...d Himalaya Biodiversity Hotspots. The biodiversity hotspots are 34 regions worldwide where 75 percent of the planet's most-threatened mammals, birds, and amphibians survive within habitat covering just 2.3 percent of the Earth's surface (roughly equivalent to the combined areas of the five largest U.S. states...

West Nile Virus Can Be Tackled By New Strategy

... U.S. has been sporadic, the researchers say, with hotspots arising one year in Colorado, and other regions during other years. The key to understanding the spread of the disease is to investigate the local conditions that may lead to amplification. 'It is a localized phenomenon,' Shaman said. 'We have to u...

Genetics Of Mental Retardation

...s based on the hypothesis that the genome contains hotspots that are prone to instability and thus play a key ...role in the occurrence of genomic disorders. These hotspots are flanked on each side by large, repetitive regions of DNA, termed "segmental duplications". It is...

Kerala Tourism Will not be Affected by Chikungunya: Minister

...ore than 130 lives in this season, had hit tourist hotspots like Alappuzha, Kumarakom, Kollam and Kovalam. The fresh tourist season is all set to commence later this month and the industry is gearing up for it. "We have given directions to strengthen tourism clubs in colleges and schools to ensure that Ke...

Where Burnt Out Executives De-stress in Nature's Lap

... Park, about 220 km north from here, is one of the hotspots for these behavioural anti-stress approaches. "This is a new thing for us to find teams of company executives booking the resort for a couple of days. The entire stay here is aimed at de-stressing their personnel by way of various games, pep talks,...

Mercury Contamination (Hotspots) Identified

...her fish, birds, and mammals. In addition to these hotspots in New England, New York, and Nova Scotia, the res...zed in the January 2007 issue of BioScience. The hotspots are believed to result from complex processes that move atmospherically released mercury through the...

Canada Funds State-of-art Infectious Disease Lab in Kenya

... east and central Africa. The region is one of the hotspots for infectious diseases on the continent. Kenya is currently suffering an outbreak of Rift Valley Fever, a hemorrhagic fever that has killed almost 100 people. When the lab is fully functional in the next month, such outbreaks will be pinpointed ea...

China Unveils Green Plan to Revert Farmland to Forest

...extending nature reserves, protecting biodiversity hotspots and setting up a plant monitoring system. A novel collaboration between three state agencies and London-based Botanic Gardens Conservation International, the plan envisages managing of farmland to support wild plant conservation. "Fifteen millio...

Prof Samir K Brahmachari, Dr MRS Rao Jointly Win Bio-medical Research Award

... novel methods to identify mammalian recombination hotspots in mouse and humans. He is a co-discoverer of the gene involved in a particular type of colon cancer and is credited to have initiated genomic approaches towards understanding various biological processes in both normal and diseased conditions. ...

Wealthy Australian Women More Prone to Breast Cancer New Study

...ydney, Manly and Lane Cove. These breast cancer hotspots are more than 17 per cent above the average figure for NSW - and more than 30 per cent above some western Sydney areas. Women in north shore Ku-ring-gai, Warringah, Pittwater and Hornsby also have a higher incidence of breast cancer, between 5 and...

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