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Could better mangrove habitats have spared lives in the 2004 tsunami?

...emories of those who are directly involved. In the aftermath of the disaster, academics and politicians alike are trying to investigate how the number of casualties could have been reduced and, more important, how such severe damage can be avoided if a tsunami ever strikes again. In an essay published this wee...

Stem Cells to Solve the Blood Shortage Problem?

...emories of those who are directly involved. In the aftermath of the disaster, academics and politicians alike are trying to investigate how the number of casualties could have been reduced and, more important, how such severe damage can be avoided if a tsunami ever strikes again. In an essay published this wee...

Logging changed ecological balance for monkeys, damaged health

...ed that the patterns of forest regeneration in the aftermath of logging appear to be more favorable for colobus monkeys than for the guenons. Citing their own as-yet unpublished data, and that of Karen Rode of Washington State University, the researchers suggest that reduced food availability has led to dietar...

Affymetrix and ParAllele Launch Industry's Most Comprehensive Product Line for Targeted Genotyping

...ed that the patterns of forest regeneration in the aftermath of logging appear to be more favorable for colobus monkeys than for the guenons. Citing their own as-yet unpublished data, and that of Karen Rode of Washington State University, the researchers suggest that reduced food availability has led to dietar...

President Bush's cut to AIDS prevention in Africa would be devastating

...ed that the patterns of forest regeneration in the aftermath of logging appear to be more favorable for colobus monkeys than for the guenons. Citing their own as-yet unpublished data, and that of Karen Rode of Washington State University, the researchers suggest that reduced food availability has led to dietar...

Environmental lessons from tsunami as world's coastal population doubles

...cording to a report published in Science. And the aftermath of the Asian tsunami has given valuable insight into handling extreme coastal disasters - inevitable as the world's coastal population is set to double by 2030 and global warming continues to exacerbate extreme weather conditions. The research team ...

LIAI scientists make major finding on potential smallpox treatment

...he general public were ended in 1972. But in the aftermath of 9-11, new concerns have arisen that the smallpox virus could be used as a bioterrorist agent. Disease experts fear that samples of the smallpox virus may have fallen into the hands of terrorists at some point. This concern has led to the creatio...

Number Of Babies Born Prematurely Nears Historic Half Million Mark In U.S.

...is in this country continues to intensify, and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina will only make it worse, " said Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of the March of Dimes. "Babies are dying and those who survive are too often left with devastating consequences -- such as cerebral palsy, mental retardation, learn...

Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident

...estment is low. What impact did Chernobyl and the aftermath have on local communities? More than 350,000 peop...d or returned to their homes coped better with the aftermath than those who were resettled. Tensions between new and old residents of resettlement villages also ...

Study may help slay 'Yellow Monster'

...and continued for the next several decades. In its aftermath came illnesses such as lung cancer among mine workers and worries about environmental contamination among people who live on that land. The Navajos believe you must gain knowledge of a monster to slay it and restore nature's balance.Northern Arizona...

DNA analysis suggests under-reported kills of threatened whales

...ntists estimate that illegal Soviet whaling in the aftermath of World War II claimed about 48,000 humpback whales; the actual number reported was 3,000. Dolphins and other whale species also have been exploited without regulation or reporting in many countries. "The incentive, obviously, is financial," Bake...

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