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Not-for-profit publishers call NIH public access rule a missed opportunity

...uld be much less costly to NIH and would avoid the confusion that would result from publishing two different ve...ists and future NIH grantees; and # It will create confusion and put authors at risk of inadvertently violating copyright agreements. "This is a missed opportun...

New book explains antibiotic resistance for a broad audience

... the same university. "It was this ambivalence and confusion that motivated us to come out of our comfortable niche as writers of textbooks and attempt to write a book for the general public about antibiotics and resistance to them." Revenge of the Microbes provides the scientific information readers will nee...

Expert dispels bird flu paranoia

...specialist, said he wanted to clear up some of the confusion and unnecessary panic about the virus. He said bird flu was a viral disease of all birds, usually spread by water birds but normally only causing disease in poultry. Contaminated water is the most common source of infection from bird droppings bu...

Flu shot effective against drifted influenza, nasal spray vaccine less so

...to 46 in four Michigan communities. A source of confusion about vaccine effectiveness against drifted viruses may stem from study design. Many vaccine evaluation studies rely on a clinical diagnosis of "influenza-like illness," or measures of the immune response to infection in the blood. For the present s...

New dyslexia theory blames 'noise'

...al Science. Confusion about dyslexia rivals the confusion of dyslexia. Many still think that to have dyslexia means to mix up your letters (one of many possible symptoms having to do with word recognition, directional ability and decoding of symbols). What is known is that dyslexia affects millions of c...

Designer babies - what would you do for a 'healthy' baby?

...mplicated by the shifting meaning of 'healthy' and confusion about when the manipulation of children's physical, psychological or social characteristics is legitimate, natural or ethical." We are often presented with information and speculation about what reproductive technologies might achieve in the future...

Bats prey on nocturnally migrating songbirds

...ine-grained discrimination of targets (therefore a confusion between insect prey and feathers); also, the costs of swallowing feathers which are casually encountered would be lower than spitting them away (Bontadina & Arlettaz, 2003 Functional Ecology 17, 141-142). In the case of giant noctule bats, it...

Fighting to keep Darwin in the classroom

...iology and yet is still a source of contention and confusion in the classroom. In Outreach and Education in Evolution, we'll cover the gamut, from molecules to ecosystems and from 'intelligent design' to natural selection. We aim to make a big difference in evolutionary education." Amelia McNamara, Vice P...

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