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War on terror meets war on cancer
...e source of illegal drugs, explosives, counterfeit bills
and biological warfare agents may have some new us...ars ago, Ehleringer analyzed counterfeit U.S. $100 bills
and showed cotton in the counterfeits had different oxygen isotope ratios than Texas-grown cotton in...
Stress substantially slows human body's ability to heal
...hospital stays -- with corresponding lower medical bills
-- and a reduced risk of infections among patients. The researchers focused on a group of 42 married couples who had been together an average of at least 12 years. Each couple was admitted into the university's General Clinical Research Center for ...
Study shows AIDS drugs cost-effective, care underfunded
...counts. But the sicker patients ran up much higher bills
for other care: Expenditures were almost six times greater for hospitalizations, and almost eight times greater for non-HAART medications, for the sicker patients than for the healthier ones. On average, the sicker HIV-infected patients have total...
Ohio University researchers discover evolutionary oddity in flamingos
...n shallow water, they bend their necks, tilt their bills
upside down in the water and swish their heads from side-to-side. Their large tongue acts like a piston, sucking water into the front of the bill and then pushing it out the sides. Fringed plates on the tongue trap algae and crustaceans in the circul...
Virtual duck bills demonstrate species coexistence
...ticles." To test his idea, Gurd created virtual bills
using computer software typically used by engineer...o create exact, three-dimensional replicas of duck bills
complete with articulating joints" said Gurd. "The replicas allowed me to determine the particle siz...