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New Clues Add 40,000 Years to Age of Human Species

...ancient line that first evolved in Africa and then displaced other hominids as recently as 50,000 years ago. Ian McDougall of Australian National University (ANU), Frank Brown of the University of Utah and John Fleagle of Stony Brook University, report their findings in the Feb. 17 issue of the journal Nature...

WHO Warns Of Increased Risk Of Vector-borne Diseases In Tsunami-affected Areas

...provided long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) to displaced individuals and families for malaria prevention, a...lace for vectors. Exposure is further increased if displaced populations live in temporary conditions without proper shelter. Different mosquitoes cause differe...

Squeezing out dune plants

...tances, as coastlines erode, plant communities are displaced away from the ocean, unless blocked by a barrier, such as a cliff. In areas like Galveston Island, natural cliffs are not the issue, but development and non-native lawns block the plants' migration. Creating models to explore low, medium, and hig...

NIEHS launches website with information for assessing environmental hazards from Hurricane Katrina

... Katrina will be helpful as health officials treat displaced citizens who may have been previously exposed to toxicants. Subsequent phases will provide more in-depth information to fully assess exposures and make informed decisions about risk of disease. "This GIS has the capability of being a powerful tool t...

FDA approves child-friendly AIDS medicine

... Katrina will be helpful as health officials treat displaced citizens who may have been previously exposed to toxicants. Subsequent phases will provide more in-depth information to fully assess exposures and make informed decisions about risk of disease. "This GIS has the capability of being a powerful tool t...

DOE's Office of Science sets up program to aid scientists displaced by Hurricane Katrina

...nce has established a program to assist scientists displaced by the effects of Hurricane Katrina. "Our colleag... in the effort to ensure that faculty and students displaced by the disaster may continue their research and studies at other institutions," Orbach said. The Of...

USC researchers track down the stem cells that create feathers

...ey proliferate and differentiate, their progeny is displaced upward to create a feather. When the bird molts, the quill of the feather is dislodged from the follicle with a tapered proximal opening-the very feature that has historically made feathers so useful as writing implements-leaving behind a ring of ste...

Pure carbon nanotubes pass first in vivo test

...es. The nanotubes, whose biocompatible coating was displaced by proteins in the blood, continued to fluoresce in the animals. "I still remember how excited we were when we confirmed that the tubes were fluorescing," said Paul Cherukuri, a doctoral degree candidate in Chemistry. The researchers used this flu...

DNA repair proteins monitored at double-strand break

...place. The researchers suggested that ATM had been displaced or moved so that the repair proteins could gain access to the damaged DNA site. The findings also suggested that before ATM can move to the double-strand break, it must first become activated so it can trigger a critical series of signals linked ...

Treating HIV in war zones -- Public health emergencies need rapid advice from WHO

...HIV care programs in neighboring regions, allowing displaced patients to continue to receive care Educating patients on the importance of not conserving their pills and trying to take them on time even during periods of instability. Culbert and colleagues' paper includes powerful testimonies from pati...

Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan

... on the land. Thousands of refugees and internally displaced people are on the move back into this area, which ...f our peace dividend with the return of internally displaced peoples and refugees, and the recovery of our wildlife populations. The government of Southern Sudan...

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