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Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

...e out of date. The government is also relying on ordinary Beijingers. A government hot line opened in 1999 for consumer complaints has proved to be a useful weapon. "Food-safety complaints were the highest proportion of complaints in 2006, about 25 percent of the total," said Han Miao, deputy director of ...

Strange Sex Life of Mole-rats may Provide Clues About Human Infertility

Washington, The out of the ordinary sex life of the African naked mole-rat is helping scientists comprehend how stress can lead to infertility in humans. Mole-rats are blind, hairless, and live in large colonies underground where they are ruled over by a queen. In a new study, sci...

New Nano-power Could Make Biopsies Sensitive and Efficient

... of the body in amounts too tiny to sample with an ordinary needle. The researchers are now seeking approval to test the method on human volunteers. However, Bruce Morland, a paediatric oncologist at Birmingham Children's Hospital in the UK says that the idea would have to compete with techniques that have...

Dangers Lurking in the Garden in Britain

...nt-caused injuries. It will also be a guide to the ordinary people who dirty their hands and knees in their ga...y of the potentially dangerous plant present in an ordinary garden include aloe, elephants ear, jade, peace lily (Spathiphyllum), philodendron and dumbcane (Die...

China Closing in on US for Highest Number of Web-users

... a potent "citizen journalism" phenomenon in which ordinary web-users have helped expose cases of official corruption and unrest. In perhaps the biggest recent example, last month the Internet was largely responsible for exposing a scandal in which hundreds of people worked as slaves in two Chinese province...

A Lucky Number? 7/7/07

...n 30,000 weddings were planned for July 7, when in ordinary years only 12,000 couples would choose a Saturday ...uy tickets in comparison with three million for an ordinary draw," a spokeswoman at the Francaise des Jeux told AFP. But interestingly Friday 13 this July wil...

Biometric Passports For Indians

...s proposed to start issuance of e-passports in the ordinary category by the end of 2008. A Technical Commit...ter is under examination. The cost of converting ordinary into biometric passports will be worked out on the basis of the technical specifications that are fi...

Nurturing Our Nurses for Healthcare Par Excellence

... seem implausible to visualize these attributes in ordinary mortals, yet there are millions with a willing heart. A lady who has left her foot prints on the sands of time, and needs no introduction - Florence Nightingale, known as the 'Lady with the Lamp', is a beacon to the nursing clan. She is known for her...

Sanctions Imposed On Zimbabwe Can Threaten International Health Security

...y that the sanctions were targeted at individuals, ordinary Zimbabweans, particularly the poor, remained the most affected. The minister appealed to the international community not to shun Zimbabwe in terms of health needs, as this would make the country more vulnerable to international health security. Dr ...

Researchers Discover Starch Cocktail Fuel for green Car

...l cell to run an electric car, or even used in an ordinary combustion engine. The method hinges on a mixture of 13 enzymes, normally found separately in plants, rabbits, bacteria and yeast, but never together in nature. According to Y-H Percival Zhang of Virginia Tech University, when the enzymes are a...

Bush Isolated on Climate Change Heading into G8

...- to set aside trans-Atlantic divisions over Iraq, ordinary Europeans' view of Bush remains largely negative. "The relationship is better, the atmospherics are good. But just beneath the surface there are still huge differences of opinion on fundamental policy issues," said Charles Kupchan, a Europe expert ...

Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope for Paralysis Patients

...aplegics throughout the world, we have turned four ordinary people who faced a dismal future into supermen," said J. S. Raj Kumar, the chairman of LMSH. All four of these men had no hope after having been rendered immobile by accidents and rare medical disorders. Now one of them, 25-year-old Akbar Ali, ...

Bio-latrine Cleans Up Kenyan Slum and the Environment

...m. Several community-based organizations operate ordinary latrines in Kibera but Gachanja said they earn a p...-latrine. While maintenance is not as pricey as an ordinary toilet, it involves ensuring there is enough moisture in the bio-digester to keep producing gas and ...

UK Mental Health Reforms Will Do More Harm Than Good, Critics Warn

...y affected by the diversion of resources away from ordinary patients into these statutory provisions,' a noted psychiarist has observed. As it happened the clause was deleted after the murder of Lin Russell and her six-year-old daughter Megan in Kent in 1996. Their killer, Michael Stone, had been left free...

Ban on Trade of Human Organs in China

...me People's Court said "The donation procedure for ordinary people and for those who sit on death row is the same." He emphasized that organs of executed prisoners were used for transplants only when the death inmates had voluntarily expressed their desire to donate their organs, or their families had given c...

PSivida, Pfizer Ink $165 Million Licensing Pact

...program, Pfizer has agreed to invest $5 million in ordinary shares of pSivida upon entering into the license agreement, the proceeds of which will be held in escrow until such proceeds can be used (together with other cash available to pSivida) to redeem an outstanding convertible note. Dr Paul Ashton, Man...

Embittered Widow to Sue Hospital

... he was there. He died on Monday. I knew it was no ordinary bug he'd picked up. It was terrible. You can't imagine. The doctor wrote this funny word on the death certificate last week, which didn't mean anything to me. "But I didn't know that people had been dying because of this bug since December until I ...

Zodiac Signs Has No Impact on Finding the Right Partner

...ict personality accurately, said Voas. "But what ordinary people talk about is sun signs. If those are useless when it comes to sizing up a mate, then that knocks a big hole in everyday belief," said Voas. Source-IANS...

UF Launches Project to Bridge the Regeneration Gap

...stem cells, Brain Institute researchers have shown ordinary human brain cells can generate new brain tissue in mice and produce large amounts of new brain cells in culture for use as possible replacements for dead or injured cells. The UF project is "bold" because it takes a comprehensive view of regenerativ...

UN Secretary Emphasize Action Against Tuberculosis

... to derail efforts to bring the global epidemic of ordinary TB under control. "To highlight the grave public health threat and the need for a stepped up response, I have joined many other world leaders in signing the 'Call to Stop TB'," Ban said Friday. "I hope that more will do the same." "But we must g...

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