Tag: "myth" at biology news
Research casts doubt on circulating stem cells
... not converted into functioning muscle fibre. The myth
of a circulating jack of all trades The reason is probably that in nearly all cells released into the blood from bone marrow many genes are permanently "switched off" and the cells cannot simply be switched back on again. After all, what comes from ...
Computer with brain connections changing quality of life of paralyzed
...a burden for the patient. The study challenges the myth
of helplessness, depression and poor quality of life in paralyzed persons that lead to hastened decisions on euthanasia....
Spreading viruses as we breathe
...r Quality and Health, said the study dispelled the myth
that viruses emitted from humans only travel a metre in the air. Professor Morawska and a team of QUT scientists have been studying the way droplets carring viruses are dispersed in the air when people speak, cough, sneeze and breathe. "The cu...