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Rising skin cancer rates are more likely to affect wealthy people, says 12-year review

...ty of the people who live in Northern Ireland have fair skin and the 2001 census revealed that less than one per cent of the population belongs to a black or minority ethnic group” adds co-author Dr Olivia Dolan, consultant dermatologist at the Royal Victoria Hospital. “This means that our results are ...

Women well informed about breast cancer, yet lacking knowledge about current treatments

...rcent) of women surveyed said they know at least a fair amount about breast cancer, many remain unaware of the important recent progress made in treatment. Fewer than one out of four (23 percent) women ages 50-65 have heard of new therapies for breast cancer, revealing a gap between awareness and informa...

Madagascan tropical forests return thanks to better management and well-defined ownership

...egeneration of tropical forests. "We now know a fair amount about the human social context in which tropical forest loss is embedded, but very little is known about the role of social institutions in influencing regeneration of tropical forests," says Maria Tengö from Stockholm university and one of th...

Biologists call for better choice of model organisms in 'evo-devo'

...mes that the organism can shed light on. "It is fair to say that, since its inception, some workers feel that evo-devo hasn’t quite lived up to its early expectations," said Dr Jenner. "Partly this is because too much was expected too soon, but we suspect that in terms of its future promise the curr...

What's nature worth? New computer models tell all

...osystem value of various land parcels to establish fair payments. To build the new models, Costanza's team will gather experts on a range of ecosystems to two extended meetings in Burlington, one this fall and another next spring. In small teams, they'll link together the latest understandings of how fo...

BioMed Central launches Biology Direct

...hat had actually not been raised ?I predict that a fair percentage of the manuscripts published in Biology Direct will later prove to have an important impact in their own right?The end result of this refereeing process is, I hope, a much better manuscript." ...

Sex: It's costly but worth it. Just ask a microbe

...were slower to reproduce. But Xu also found that a fair bit of fluffing and flirting goes on when mixed pairs slide into a petri dish, and the results can be detrimental to their fitness. "We noticed that mating stunted their asexual reproduction because each partner spent more time attracting the other ...

Newly discovered protein kills anthrax bacteria by exploding their cell walls

...ganisms is anthrax, which has already received its fair share of media attention. But work in Vince Fischetti's laboratory at Rockefeller University suggests that a newly discovered protein could be used to fight anthrax infections and even decontaminate areas in which anthrax spores have been released. ...

Protecting endangered species helps reduce poverty

...rty and hunger, as well as promote sustainable and fair development in rural areas. "Problems that threaten species like the destruction of habitats and natural resources often contribute to poverty," said Hemley. Conservation and sustainable management of species and their habitats means better prote...

Open Source Biotechnology alliance for international agriculture

...t business models that break monopolies and foster fair competition. BiOS targets parallel challenges that limit the effective use of modern life sciences in agriculture to only a few multinational corporations. "New technologies are increasingly tangled in complex webs of patent and other legal rights, ...

Agricultural workers at increased risk for infection with animal flu viruses

...sure to swine flu virus at a 1988 Wisconsin county fair resulted in serious illness for 50 swine exhibitors and three of their family members; one previously healthy woman who became infected died. The U.S. swine industry, which employs about 575,000 people, has shifted during the past 60 years from prim...

An essential regulator of body weight revealed

...urons might use to regulate it. "So I think it's fair to say the POMC neurons gained in stature during the last 10 years as being really important to feeding; meanwhile, the importance of the NPY pathway diminished. To some extent, the field began to think these cells were supporting players, but not re...

Genetically engineered animals help in scientific research that may benefit children

...ney disease is difficult to study since it takes a fair amount of time to install," states Joost P. Schanstra, Ph.D. of the Instituit Louis Bugnard inFrance. "This animal model has the advantage of mimicking in a short time the different stages of chronic kidney disease. The combination of genetically en...

Genomic sequences processed in minutes, rather than weeks

...ly will help in other areas of human health. "It's fair to say that, in the realm of human health and disease, if you can solve a problem in one area, you can often solve it in others ?that's the nature of human biology," Straatsma said. Having the ability to process large data sets with this computation...

Roundup®highly lethal to amphibians, finds University of Pittsburgh researcher

...repeatable result that we see," said Relyea. "It's fair to say that nobody would have guessed Roundup® was going to be so lethal to amphibians." ...

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