Tag: "barometer" at biology news
What does the public really know about HPV?
...rg National Health Communication Survey, a monthly barometer
of the public's health communication practices and needs. The survey is jointly funded by the National Cancer Institute, the Annenberg School for Communication and the Sunnylands Trust at Annenberg. It was fielded in June, 2006, roughly coinciding w...
First-ever genomic test predicts which lung cancer patients need chemotherapy to live
...ins that run the cell's activities. Hence, it is a barometer
of a gene's activity level inside the cell. Scientists label the messenger RNA with fluorescent tags. The fluorescent RNA is then placed on a tiny glass slide, called a gene chip. There, it binds to its complementary DNA sequence on the gene chip....