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No Link between Scuba Diving and Impaired Lung Function
...hers at the German Naval Institute have found that scuba
divers do not have an increased decline in lung fu...ports.// The study was conducted on 468 military scuba
divers in addition to a comparison 'control' group of 122 military submariners, all of whom were men...
Training Breathing Muscles Improves Swimmer's Performance
...al// Environments (CRESE), shows that swimmers and scuba
divers can improve their swimming endurance and br...snorkel swimming time by 33 percent and underwater scuba
swimming time by 66 percent, compared to their baseline values. Participants randomized to a similar...
Robotic Surgeon to Team Up With Doctors, Astronauts on NASA Mission
...t so they can be carried in dive bags by technical scuba
divers and fit into the limited space. Most importantly, the engineers wrote an instructional manual so crew members could reassemble the robot and troubleshoot any problems they encounter. 'When you build a technology as a lab prototype, it takes ...
RNA Play a Vital Role in Gene Activity
...re determined. "I like to think of it as genomic scuba
diving," said Rinn of the new experiments. The tiling array allowed him to map the boundaries of the regions around four clustered sets, or loci, of HOX genes, known as HOXA through HOXD, to near-nucleotide resolution. That's somewhat like zooming in...
When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!
... in his favorite underwater fishing location and a scuba
diving wet suit tainted with toxins. Among early attempts devised by the CIA to discredit Castro was a plan to place chemical powders on his boots that would cause his beard to fall out when he was in New York to speak at the United Nations in 1960...