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Scientists use gene transfer technology and common virus to block neuropathic pain

...'s like to have that burning pain in your hands or feet all the time and know there's virtually nothing you can do about it. It's called neuropathic pain, and it's a common complication of many diseases and medical conditions, especially diabetes. Drugs have little effect on this type of pain, which is c...

Infectious disease expert warns of spread of Rocky Mountain spotted fever

...f. The rash is also noticeable on the soles of the feet and palms of the hands, where rashes do not usually appear. At this later stage of infection, antibiotic therapy becomes somewhat less effective. In the CDC-led study, government researchers took blood and skin tissue samples from 16 patients across...

Skull study sheds light on dinosaur diversity

...ike other sauropods, titanosaurs walked with their feet planted far from the middles of their bodies, an u..."Most animals walk with a narrow gauge, with their feet close to the midline, because it's energetically more efficient to walk that way. But some sauropod ...

Scientists use gene transfer technology and common virus to block neuropathic pain in animals

...'s like to have that burning pain in your hands or feet all the time and know there's virtually nothing you can do about it. David Fink, M.D.It's called neuropathic pain, and it's a common complication of many diseases and medical conditions, especially diabetes. Drugs have little effect on this type of ...

Ants, not evil spirits, create devil's gardens in the Amazon rainforest, study finds

...al saplings--one treated, one untreated--about 150 feet outside of each garden but within the primary rainforest. The results were immediate. Worker ants promptly attacked the untreated saplings, injecting a poison called formic acid into the leaves, which began to die within 24 hours. "Most of the leave...

Hybrid grass may prove to be valuable fuel source

...thus x giganteus), a hybrid grass that can grow 13 feet high, may be a valuable renewable fuel source for ...ants. Now in their third year, the three 33-by-33 feet Miscanthus plots at the intersection of South First Street and Airport Road in Savoy, Ill., are cons...

Penguin chicks exposed to human visitors experience spike in stress hormone

...y tourists sought safety when people were still 30 feet away. The research will be published in the October issue of Conservation Biology, a journal of the Society of Conservation Biology. Co-authors are Dee Boersma and John Wingfield, UW biology professors and Walker's doctoral advisers. The work was fu...

Beetle-inspired switch uses water for bonding

...h making a bridgelike contact between the beetle's feet and the leaf. Each droplet is just a few microns wide. Whereas the beetle controls the oil contacts mechanically, Steen's switch uses water and electricity. For the switch to make or release a bond created by surface tension, a water droplet moves...

Female volunteers prepare for a second 'bedrest'

...ing in beds inclined at an angle of 6°, with their feet slightly higher than their heads, to induce the same conditions in the body as those experienced during long periods of weightlessness. The volunteers were divided into three groups of four in order to study the effects of special measures designed t...

Researchers use 3-D imaging system to unveil swimming behavior of microscopic plankton

...ucer") on a large underwater tripod raised some 20 feet above the seafloor. The transducer was cabled to a control and data-acquisition unit consisting of a computer and other electronic hardware. Fish TV's transmitters sent out 1.6 megahertz "pings" that bounced off the zooplankton and returned data to ...

Diabetic nerve therapy shows 'striking' results

... also reduce the number of amputations of toes and feet if early effects on nerve protection and regenerat...nd sometimes pain and weakness in the hands, arms, feet and legs. Currently, patients are treated with painkillers and antidepressants that do not treat th...

Agilent Technologies introduces high-capacity human protein removal system for proteomics research

...t this crocodilian ancestor was only three to four feet long, with a stubbier, less flattened skull and a less sprawling leg posture than today's crocodiles have. Also, the armor did not cover the entire body, but was restricted to two lines down the back. The creature is most similar, he said, to a group...

Revueltosaurus skeleton unearthed at Petrified Forest upsets dinosaur tale

...t this crocodilian ancestor was only three to four feet long, with a stubbier, less flattened skull and a less sprawling leg posture than today's crocodiles have. Also, the armor did not cover the entire body, but was restricted to two lines down the back. The creature is most similar, he said, to a group...

Researchers reveal secrets of flying snakes

...h and Exploration. Most flying snakes grow 3 to 4 feet long and live in the trees in the lowland tropical rainforests of South and Southeast Asia. Their temperament varies from species to species, and from individual to individual, but all five species of flying snakes are in the Colubridae family and of...

Agilent Technologies introduces advanced zebrafish, mouse microarrays for stem cell and developmental biology research

...ays when most attacks occur, they happen in 3 to 4 feet of water. "But often, that can mean you're several hundred feet away from the beach," he notes. "Also, most attacks occur in water that is murky and not very clear....

New HIV drug candidate developed in Sweden

...ays when most attacks occur, they happen in 3 to 4 feet of water. "But often, that can mean you're several hundred feet away from the beach," he notes. "Also, most attacks occur in water that is murky and not very clear....

Shark attack worries? Driving to the beach is more deadly

...ays when most attacks occur, they happen in 3 to 4 feet of water. "But often, that can mean you're several hundred feet away from the beach," he notes. "Also, most attacks occur in water that is murky and not very clear....

Searching the depths of the straits of Florida for disease cures

...ect to discover pristine reefs there down to 3,000 feet that could lead to a new reputation for the area as the source of lifesaving drugs. Regular dispatches and photos from the expedition will be posted at http://www.at-sea.org. "We don't really know what organisms to expect," says Dr. Amy Wright, head...

Two new retroviruses—transmitted from animals—identified

...ti-jointed arms; a computer command center several feet from the patient, where the doctor sits, and a 3-D computer monitor similar to a "viewfinder" that affords a magnified view of the surgical site inside the patient. Equipped with a special, double-telescopic endoscope, the viewfinder allows surgeons ...

Penn Researchers Use Robotic Surgery

...ti-jointed arms; a computer command center several feet from the patient, where the doctor sits, and a 3-D computer monitor similar to a "viewfinder" that affords a magnified view of the surgical site inside the patient. Equipped with a special, double-telescopic endoscope, the viewfinder allows surgeons ...

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