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Spreading viruses as we breathe

Keeping at arm's length won't protect you from catching an infectious disease, according to new research by Queensland University of Technology which reveals airborne viruses can spread far and wide. Professor Lidia Morawska, director of QUT's International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health, said the...

Light-based probe 'sees' early cancers in first tests on human tissue

...ould therefore help prevent all types of cancer by catching it early, before it has a chance to develop further or spread." In some instances, the technique, known as "fa/LCI" (frequency-domain angle-resolved low coherence interferometry), might ultimately enable doctors and their patients to avoid removal...

Expert dispels bird flu paranoia

..." Dr Doneley said the public were paranoid about catching bird flu off their neighbours' backyard pets because the media had "played up" the virus. He said his West Toowoomba Vet Surgery had been swamped with inquiries from panicked bird owners and neighbours about their pet parrots, finches and budgies. ...

Johns Hopkins flu expert calls for mandatory vaccination of health care workers

... they are feeling ill to prevent other people from catching their infection," she says. Still other studies have found that education campaigns can be effective at increasing vaccination rates among health care workers by as much as 60 percent. And to the surprise of those conducting these surveys, the re...

Fossil find: 'Godzilla' crocodile had head of a dinosaur, fins like a fish

...res ?long, skinny snouts and needle-like teeth for catching small fish and mollusks,?he said. “But this croc was just the opposite. It had a short snout, and large teeth with serrated edges. It was definitely a predator of large sea creatures.?/p> Paleontologists Zulma Gasparini and Luis Spalletti of the ...

Envisat radar surveillance protects endangered prehistoric fish

...fishing vessels are lured there by the prospect of catching one valuable species found in its surrounding waters ?the Patagonian toothfish, also known as Chilean sea bass, or else 'white gold' for the high prices it commands on the black market. However a radar satellite surveillance system based on Envisat...

Tsunami + 1 year: Reviving exhausted fisheries should trump replacing boats, gear, experts say

...ods of fishers." WorldFish warns that: 1. The catching power of new boats and fishing gear is likely to b...ers set for each category of vessel based on their catching power. Enforce, through fisheries co-management, the existing legislation which bans the introducti...

First big influenza genome study reveals flu evolution

...simultaneously. That means New Yorkers weren't all catching the same flu, but rather slightly different versions of the virus. Even within this relatively small geographic region, Ghedin says, the dynamic influenza virus showed striking diversity, with variants frequently swapping genetic material. In fact, ...

Wright bros. upstaged! Dinos invented biplanes

...s and appear adapted to streamline the legs during catching and carrying prey so they don't interfere with flight. Another key element to discovering Microraptor's flight secrets was setting some realistic limitations on how the dinosaur could move its hindlimbs ? something that was initially overlooked by ...

Tropical dry forests receive international recognition

... from a research point of view, the group has some catching up to do. Since 1945, the ratio of papers published about rainforests versus dry forests is 300 to 1, says Sanchez-Azofeifa. Still, the research won't help if policy makers are not taking notice. "You can publish all you want but if it doesn't have...

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