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Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication

... forest canopy." Human-generated noise is another concern for conservationists. Researchers have found that rotating helicopter blades generate low-pitched noises, and possibly seismic vibrations, that can disrupt and frighten wild herds located far away. David Larom and others argue, therefore, that the us...

Live vaccines more effective against horse herpes virus

...m of equine herpes and were euthanized, leading to concern at the May 22 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course near Baltimore. In anticipation of the June 11, $1 million Belmont Stakes, the third leg of the Triple Crown, in Belmont, N.Y., the New York Racing Association (NYRA) on May 18 issued travel restr...

Marburg haemorrhagic fever in Angola update

...ough hostility towards the mobile teams remains of concern in one area known to have recent cases and deaths. Efforts to sensitize affected communities are continuing, with local volunteers supported by Portuguese-speaking experts from Brazil and Mozambique. Conditions in Angola ?a country weakened by almos...

New lab technique identifies high levels of pathogens in therapy pool

...h presence of aerosol pathogens poses the greatest concern for very young children, the elderly and people whose immune systems are compromised. The pool attendants probably became ill because they were exposed to high levels of the pathogens by working consecutive, full days in the indoor pool environment. ...

NASA links nanobacteria to kidney stones and other diseases

... to the elements of outer space, health is a major concern for astronauts. To further comprehend the implications of NB, trials were conducted at NASA to examine NB, in a bioreactor chamber which simulates conditions of space travel. In this microgravity environment, NB was found to multiply five times fast...

Mayo Clinic Researchers Create 'Obedient Virus'; First Step To Use Measles Virus Against Cancer

...ns has natural anticancer activity. "But we had a concern that the measles virus may be a little too promiscuous in its ability to infect both cancer cells and non-cancer cells, so we wanted to develop a method whereby we could retarget the virus to infect cancer cells only," says Dr. Russell. "And we succe...

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Type I and Type II Diabetes

...s not been characterized or demonstrated is also a concern and will be monitored by the sponsor. The Medication Guide informs patients that Symlin should only be used if they are already using their insulin as prescribed, but still need better blood sugar control; will follow their doctor's instructions exa...

South America's vast pantanal wetland may become next everglades, UNU experts warn

..., Bolivia, Uruguay and Argentina "is of particular concern for the sustainable management of the Pantanal," the analysis says. The goal: to improve river barge traffic through dredging, channel modification, and port installation. "Depending on how it is implemented, this project could potentially modify va...

New insight into people who 'see' colors in letters and numbers

...e of single case studies in synesthesia is also of concern because the results obtained with one synesthete may not generalize to other synesthetes. The researchers concluded that "Our results suggest that synesthetic colors lead to improved behavioral performance in a manner similar to real colors. Because...

Scientists collaborate to assess health of global environment

...synthesis of all available information. Cause for concern "If you look at all the indicators of human well-being, globally averaged we're doing pretty well," Mooney said. "But in the last 50 years, we've changed the structure of the world's ecosystems at a faster rate than any time in history." The enviro...

Current human embryonic stem cell lines contaminated UCSD/Salk team finds

...ines."With this discovery, the preexisting general concern about usinganimal products for deriving human embryonic stem cells has become morespecific, being defined in molecular terms," Varki said."Such issues will, of course, become irrelevant if complete eliminationof Neu5Gc can be achieved by deriving new...

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