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When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!
...aid. They included poisoned cigars, an exploding shell
meant to be planted 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 bear...
DNA Transplant Brings Creation of Artificial Life a Step Closer
...o insert a DNA sequence that he has built into the shell
of an existing bacterium. While the cell's membrane would be natural, its the genetic code that contains the instructions for life would be wholly artificial. "It's like changing a Macintosh computer into a PC by inserting a new piece of software,...
New Vaccine to Control Blood Pressure
...eloping a similar vaccine that uses an empty virus shell
to spur the immune system into action....
World Largest Hair Congress Convene in Vancouver
...billion-a-year industry in North America as people shell
out big bucks for hair transplants, an overabundance of lotions, potions and clinically tested drugs that promise to restore their locks. Many of the drugs available are not completely effectively. Many have side effects like sexual impotency. Ma...
Link Between Food Cue-related Brain Activity Found
...tter, there was a shift in activity from the outer shell
to the inner core of the nucleus accumbens and an increased expression of the opioid-encoding proenkephalin gene. Taken together, these results suggest that food-associated cues have a powerful influence on neuronal activity and gene expression in...
FDA Re-Emphasizes Warnings to Consumers on Risks of Pet Turtles
...use. Salmonella can be found on the outer skin and shell
surfaces of the turtles causing salmonellosis for ...f the following: · The sale of turtles with a shell
less than four inches long is illegal. Exceptions to FDA's regulation include sales of these turtles...
Nandigram Killings Lead to Depression Among Many
... fell psychologically ill. We term it medically as shell
shock," he said. Explaining the symptoms, Roy said psychological problems generally lead to hypertension, diabetes, headache, physical weakness, gastro intestinal problems and loss of appetite in the human body. Other city-based psychologis...
Pay Back Time
...have to spend upto one year in prison as well as shell
out $ 100,000. OM...
Novel methods to view how a drug attaches to a cell
...res remain intact. The thickness of the platinum shell
around the sphere can be controlled by reducing or increasing the amount of the platinum salt placed into the solution.Shelnutt sees many potential applications for this process, including "nanotagging" biological structures such as drug molecules. ...
Now, Silica Nanobubbles for Targeted Drug Delivery
...ystem' that comprises a core of one material and a shell
of another (inert) material. The possibility of ...article surface with subsequent growth of a silica shell
over that. This was followed by removal of the gold core -- using a method they have patented -- lea...
Virus Can Mutate lethally With Help Of Carbohydrates
...me across the opinion of the proteins on the outer shell
of the virus mutating to get a more lethal grip on... “A single amino-acid change in the virus' protein shell
changes how it can grip the cell, making it more deadly. Actually, the affinity is reduced, so the m...
Microcapsules target cancer cells
...laser impulse. The laser beam heats up the polymer shell
and the contents of the capsule are released. (Ang... that the bonds broke between the polymers and the shell
and the capsules eventually opened. For the time being, the scientists have only been trying out ...
Many American senior citizens fall into the “Doughnut Hole”!
...month is the premium for Part D plans. Seniors can shell
out more for plans exclusive of the coverage gap. But only 6 of the 45 stand-alone Part D plans sold here pay for generic drugs during the doughnut hole and coverage of brand-name prescriptions is by only one, Humana Complete. Michael Marchand, a ...
Gene Therapy Technique for Inherited Heart Problems in The Pipeline
... in people, Byrne said. It also has a unique outer shell
that helps it break through blood vessel walls so it can be readily taken up by cells requiring repair. The scientists also modified AAV-9 to contain copies of a therapeutic gene that pumps out an enzyme missing in a mouse model for Pompe disease. Th...
Researchers Use Bubbles in Cancer Treatment and Drug Delivery
...acts like a pin popping a water balloon. After the shell
pops, the perfluorocarbon expands into a gas bubble that is approximately 125 times larger in volume than the droplet. "If a bubble remained spherical its diameter would be much larger than that of the vessel," Bull said. "So it deforms into a lon...
Venomous Cone Snails Relieve Chronic Back Pain
...play and for sale at the annual event, the largest shell
show in the Northeast, held Saturday and Sunday, O...hand to answer questions or identify visitors' own shell
collections. The authors--all from the Philadelphia region--of a newly published coffee table book...
Salmonella Poisoned Frozen Pasta Hit Six
...ector Kevin Buckett said due to non-removal of the shell
and eating the product in raw state poisoning may have occurred. Due to unhygienic handling of pasta products like frozen ravioli, salmonella might have spread to other raw food products like salads, he added. This warns the consumers as well as...
New Multi-Modal Contrast Agents, A Boon For Medical Imaging
...s the targeting body and the trailer is the little shell
that contains the material.’ To put things in p...oating -- which Watkin compares to the thin, outer shell
of an M&M candy -- functions as a spacer, preventing the nanoparticle from undergoing a chemical rea...
White House recipes doing the rounds for commoners!!
...o no one. Still if being a donor helped you had to shell
out large sums of money//. Not now, as wn ex chef brings it all to you. What was eaten by Clintons and the Bush clan could be yours for a price which is much less as compared to being a donor but worth it they say! The man in question is Chef Wa...
New Therapy For Treating Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome
...d later during World War I, as soldier's heart and shell
shock respectively. // It has been found that even those who are affected by cancer and their families as well can also experience it. According to foodconsumer.org, PTSD affects about 10 percent of those exposed to extreme psychological trauma, suc...