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The Logic Behind The Spread Of SARS
...ut by virus-laden aerosols spread through dried up seals
in a bathroom and passed on by an exhaust fan....
Excavations Reveal Clues Of Early Warfare
...nd redistribution point as clay sealings and stamp seals
were also found at the site. The second building excavated also contained similar artifacts. The site also displayed evidence of technological specialization, which existed several hundred years before it was destroyed. Though production debris ha...
PFCAs Detected in the Artic
...ier concentrations in the blood of polar bears and seals
in the Arctic, thousands of kilometers from any po...ustrial source. The fact that the concentration in seals
are doubling every five years is very disturbing. PFCAs are linked to cancer and other development...
Animal Facts About Bird Flu Transmission
... of bird flu in other animals such as foxes, dogs, seals
and weasels. The findings of these studies have several valuable implications regarding public health awareness about bird flu. The public should be aware that birds aren’t the only source of transmitting the bird flu virus. The researchers further r...
Liposuction Made Less Time Consuming
...s: the first pulse breaks the fat cell, the second seals
off surrounding blood vessels, preventing bleeding, and the third stimulates the production of collagen tissue and causes the skin to tighten. Dr Aamer Khan, who runs a skin clinic in Harley Street, said that people need not go to the hospitals as ...
Sour Taste Sensors Identified
...ding is "very satisfying," said Zuker, "because it seals
the case that we had built before with sweet, bitter, and umami, showing that each taste is mediated by fully dedicated sensors." A contrasting view held that individual tongue cells detect more than one taste modality, with the quality of the taste ...
Selection of Best X Chromosome in Women
...ve a suicide gene called XIST which, if activated, seals
the chromosome behind a barrier of RNA preventing the activation of any other gene. Researchers believe that this suicide gene can be itself blocked by a plug of proteins forming on top of its specific location on the chromosome but they had little i...
Love Drug may Help to Bridge the Gap Between the Couples
...birth. It helps sexual partners build intimacy and seals
the bond between mother and child. There is also a generic drug by the same name. University of New South Wales (NSW) psychologist Adam Guastella is administering oxytocin through a nasal spray during some marriage guidance counseling sessions. "...
Mercury in Antiques can Pose a Hazard - Study
...hat mercury in old items can leak, particularly as seals
age or when the items are moved CDC says. Ask An...pect old items containing mercury to make sure the seals
are tight. They recommend removing or replacing mercury components when possible, though they warn n...
Penguins Altered Diet When Humans Began Hunting Whales and Seals
...nimals) around the time that humans began hunting seals
and whales, ancient eggshell fragments reveal. ...at between 1793 and 1807, an estimated 3.2 million seals
were killed or captured from the Southern Ocean, reducing the seal population. Whaling, on the oth...