Tag: "firefighters" at biology news
Firefighters face increased risk for certain cancers
...ironmental health researchers have determined that firefighters
are significantly more likely to develop four diff...eir findings suggest that the protective equipment firefighters
have used in the past didn't do a good job in protecting them against cancer-causing agents they enc...
Morning grogginess more debilitating than sleep deprivation, according to CU-Boulder study
...implications for emergency medical technicians and firefighters
who may be hastily awakened and called upon to drive a vehicle to an emergency scene, putting themselves and others at risk, said Wright. The study also has implications for commercial truck drivers, who frequently pause for quick naps in their vehi...
Woods Hole Research Center plans controlled burn in Amazon rainforest
...o (UNEMAT) and Yale University. In addition, local firefighters
will be present to aid in controlling the fire and also to use the opportunity to train with actual forest fires. Collaborators at Stanford University are collecting satellite data prior to and after the burn for each of the 3 parcels, to compare the...