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Poison dart frog mimics gain when birds learn to stay away

... neighbor, but by looking like a frog who's poison packs less punch. The Texas biologists studied three species of poison dart frogs--one highly toxic species, one less toxic species and one harmless species. All live in the same area and are brightly colored, which warns predators that they may be poison...

Flu not the only germ threat this time of year

...among residents cared for by workers equipped with packs containing germ-killing hand gels who used the gels regularly. The team also found that RSV was spread to residents mainly through health care workers who had young children at home. While investigators like Falsey and Walsh search for a vaccine aga...

Acid water in East Java threatens biodiversity and local welfare

...gical effect measured. Lohr established this using packs containing jati and bamboo leaves, which she suspended in the river at various locations. She determined the loss dry matter over a period of several months. Solution According to Lohr, one possible solution for the acidification problem is simp...

Micro-molecule plays big role in birth defects

... shut down a flyweight-sized genetic molecule that packs a heavyweight punch, a discovery that may help doctors better understand cancer, birth defects and other health problems. The finding, which will be reported this week in the online Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, deals with tiny st...

Male Combat Veterans Rank High In Heart Disease Risk

...umber of years smoking multiplied by the number of packs smoked per day) and dividing the results into quartiles. The researchers used the standard definition of obesity, a body mass index of 30 or higher, she said. "Consistent with younger veterans of more recent wars, older men with distant combat expos...

Study Finds Moderate Hypothermia A Safe Treatment For Traumatic Brain Injury In Kids

...ankets placed under and on top of patients and ice packs placed in the groin and armpit areas are effective in decreasing temperature. In addition to safety, mortality and complications during the treatment protocol and during hospitalization, the study also assessed functional and cognitive outcome in th...

Experiments provide proof of how traveling in groups protects insects

...heir path that's edible. Some spectacular marching packs stretch several miles wide and extend 10 miles or so in length. And they can travel a mile or so a day. Why such groups of insects form has mystified humans for thousands of years. One firmly held belief was that God was punishing men and women for ...

Experiments provide proof of how traveling in groups protects insects

...heir path that's edible. Some spectacular marching packs stretch several miles wide and extend 10 miles or so in length. And they can travel a mile or so a day. Why such groups of insects form has mystified humans for thousands of years. One firmly held belief was that God was punishing men and women for ...

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