Tag: "hero" at biology news
The nude mouse tale: Omega-3 fats save the life of a terminal cancer patient
...rdini is not a medical doctor. Yet he is seen as a hero
by his cancer-stricken neighbor, "D.H." Pardini helped the 78-year-old after D.H. was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. "In 2000 he was told by his doctor he had only a few months to live," said Pardini, a professor of biochemistry and associate ...
Orange, grapefruit juice for breakfast builds bones in rats
...en. But a couple of Texas researchers say the real hero
is citrus juice. Orange and grapefruit juice regularly given to lab rats prevented osteoporosis, long considered an unavoidable aging disease in which bones become more likely to break, according to a study by Texas A&M University's Vegetable an...
Climate change creates dramatic decline in red-winged black bird population
...he breeding season to eating corn. That's when the hero
suddenly becomes the pest. So, is the 50 percent decline in population a good thing for the environment? Weatherhead says that what will happen in the future isn't clear, but if the climate trends continue, there are likely to be further change...