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Aircraft Cabin Ventilation Influences The Transmission Of Diseases In-flight
...environment for the spread of pathogens carried by passengers
or crew, the environmental control systems used in...risk of disease transmission to other symptom-free passengers
within the aircraft cabin is associated with sitting within two rows of a contagious passenger for a...
Immune system's distress signal tells bacteria when to strike back
...vate genes that quickly transform them from benign passengers
in the bowel into deadly blood-stream invaders. "Most of the time these microbes are content to live and grow in our intestines," said John Alverdy, M.D., professor of surgery at the University of Chicago and director of the study. "They don't feel ...
Chemical guidance of T cells leads to immunologic memory and long-term immunity
...s as the arriving passengers, says Dr. Germain. If passengers
know that limo drivers will meet them in the termi...round the arrival gates and hold up signs that the passengers
can read from a distance. Moreover, CD8+ T cells are chemically attracted to the cells that might ...
Report finds cruise industry is protecting the precious places it visits
...try's parks and protected areas. On board, cruise passengers
are offered an array of educational programs on lo...tential ally for conservation, because many cruise passengers
are attracted by the opportunity to experience new places and cultures," stated Russell Mittermeier,...
Snakes' virtual glasses, leopard spots and all-optical transistors
... varieties) could keep a close watch on terrorized passengers
and crew thanks to small cavities near their snouts known as pit organs. The organs are sensitive to the infrared radiation emitted by warm prey such as rats, rabbits, and Samuel L. Jackson. An optical analysis of pit organs suggests that snakes shou...
Air travel and pandemic flu
...factors as the time of the year, the number of air passengers
who might travel between the cities, and the fact that some people are more resistant to infection than others. From the use of their mathematical model, the researchers concluded that restrictions on air travel would achieve very little. This is ...
Neural bottleneck found that thwarts multi-tasking
...th visual information. We might also be talking to passengers
or talking on the phone," Marois said. "Our new research offers neurological evidence that the brain cannot effectively do two things at once. People think if they are using a headset with their cell phone while driving they are safe, but they're not...