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China's Three Gorges Dam Changing Local Weather: Scientists

...ca. The lake effect happens when already moist air picks up more moisture as it crosses over a warm body of water, then rains or snows it out quickly upon reaching the shore. In a way, he said, Three Gorges is a great laboratory for studying how well local climate changes caused by very local land-use ch...

DiCaprio Bites Back Over Eco 'Hypocrisy'

...out if global warming continues unabated. The film picks up many of the themes of An Inconvenient Truth, which was also an unexpected box office hit. DiCaprio credited the picture with pushing the environment to the top of the US agenda. "Certainly in the United States we are the ones that should set a...

Be in Sync With Your Instincts

... to be right, while the well pondered and analyzed picks turned out to be way off the mark. Dr Li Zhaoping, of the UCL Department of Psychology, said: “This finding seems counter-intuitive. You would expect people to make more accurate decisions when given the time to look properly. Instead they performe...

Fittest Of Newborn Neurons Survive

...mation to neighboring cells. Whenever the receptor picks up a glutamate signal it is stimulated and relays the signal. But for newborn neurons that signal means something else entirely -- survival. "When we removed the NMDA receptor, that is when cells make connections in response to glutamate in the env...

Abortions Banned In South Dakota

...nly weeks after the second of Bush's Supreme Court picks was sworn into office. New Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justice Samuel Alito are believed to be conservatives, and abortion opponents hope they could cast the decisive votes in overturning Roe vs. Wade. The South Dakota law outlaws most...

Medicare Queries Expected To Increase Over Time

...tirely by the user. Beyond that, however, the plan picks up 95 percent....

And now candy that is good for your teeth!

...an be considered to be a super-saliva complex that picks up where fluoride has left off," said Dr. Israel Kleinberg, the lead researcher and Founding Chair of the Department of Oral Biology and Pathology. "By mimicking the profound benefits of saliva we are able to attack all stages of the tooth decay proc...

First PET-CT guided radiotherapy in India was performed by Apollo Hospitals

...alization of cancer. The highly sensitive PET scan picks up the metabolic signal of actively growing cancer cells in the body and the CT scan provides a detailed picture of the internal anatomy that reveals the size, shape and location of abnormal cancerous growths. By using the PET-CT, the cancer is loc...

A new hearing device improves hearing

...r is attached magnetically just behind the ear and picks up sounds which it transmits to the internal part, a receiver implanted into the middle ear. It provides clearer sound and less feedback than the usual hearing aid. But, since it's surgically implanted, it does cost quite a bit more. Please refer to ...

Love the sun

... D. When ultraviolet B light hits the skin, blood picks up the initial 'inactive' form of vitamin D and takes it to the kidneys, where it is converted into the active form, a steroid hormone that allows bones to absorb calcium and develop.Only 10 per cent of vitamin D in the body is from dietary sources -...

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