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Needle-free immunizations

...eable prick of a needle. In third world countries, improper and unsafe use of the needles used in injections causes millions of cases of hepatitis B and hepatitis C, and thousands of HIV infections. The World Health Organization has estimated that as many as one-third of immunization injections are unsafe in...

'Pinball protons' created by ultraviolet rays and other causes can lead to DNA damage

...ange its bonding angle--something that also causes improper replication. "The C-G subunit is usually totally planar [flat]," said Lind. "If it twists, it could simply pull apart." Though it has already been suspected that lesions in DNA caused by both high- and low-energy electrons result in cancer cell fo...

Einstein researchers take the pulse of a gene in living cells

...uch as cancer can result when genes turn on at the improper time or in the wrong part of the body. Researchers customarily use microarrays (also known as "gene chips") to assess gene expression in tumors and other tissues. But with millions of cells involved, microarrays reflect only "average" gene expressi...

Researchers map spread of pathogens in the human body

...ermore, drug resistance can be caused, in part, by improper "blanket" use of antibiotics. As Dr. Mastroeni's more precise predictions will lead to the refined use of antibiotics, it will enable the medical field to devise more targeted treatments and to more effectively manage antibiotic drug resistance. ...

Computer scientists unravel 'language of surgery'

...gram might call attention to poor pronunciation or improper syntax, the system being developed by Hager's team might identify surgical movements that are imprecise or too time-consuming. But to get to that point, computers first must become fluent in the "language" of surgery. This will require computers to...

Living view in animals shows how cells decide to make proteins

...sight into the many human diseases associated with improper regulation of splicing."...

Computer imaging assists with facial reconstructive surgery

...esthetic result if inaccurate analysis leads to an improper decision (e.g., an excessively large chin implant).? Travis T. Tollefson, M.D., and Jonathan M. Sykes, M.D., of the University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento performed a photograph analysis and medical record review of 14 patients...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...dynamics to the study of brass instruments, giving improper scientific authority to some teaching statements and product descriptions (4pMU1). In wind instruments, an area of controversy has been whether their sound quality and responsiveness are significantly affected by the thicknesses of an instrument wal...

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