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Woman's Day and For Womens of Science

...contaminating thousands of sites around the world, posing long-term health risks to an estimated 50 million inhabitants of mining regions. These activities alone contribute more than 10 percent of the mercury in Earth's atmosphere attributable to human activities today. Little is known about the behavior ...

Mercury contamination of fish warrants worldwide public warning

...contaminating thousands of sites around the world, posing long-term health risks to an estimated 50 million inhabitants of mining regions. These activities alone contribute more than 10 percent of the mercury in Earth's atmosphere attributable to human activities today. Little is known about the behavior ...

Researchers map spread of pathogens in the human body

... of spread varies between different bacteria, thus posing challenges for the rational treatment or prevention of these infections. Some antibiotics and vaccines are better at killing bacteria outside of the cells; others are more effective at killing infections within the cells. By understanding where b...

NASA study: Alaskan fires affected Houston air quality in 2004

...ban areas in the U.S. for ozone pollution. Besides posing a health risk for people with respiratory problems, ground-level ozone has also been linked to increased rates of asthma among children, and it can destroy plants and reduce crop yields. Federal regulators have given the Houston-Galveston region unti...

Smooth sailing: 'cruise ship virus' tackled by UH, Baylor College of Medicine

... and diagnostics for Category A, B and C pathogens posing threats as agents of bioterrorism. The two faculty members from UH's Cullen College of Engineering ?Paul Ruchhoeft, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Richard Willson, professor of chemical engineering ?are working wi...

Cigarette smoke blocks cell repair mechanism, University of Florida study shows

...hemicals can do so much harm in the body, not only posing a breast cancer risk but for so many other things," Narayan said. "The consequence of these chemicals is not apparent in one day or two days or in months; it takes years and years for cancers to develop. Once the gene is damaged and sitting there it'...

UCR researchers design chip that can improve citrus varieties

...r of the three-year research project. "For a trait posing a problem for the consumer, such as an undesirable flavor, we can identify genes associated with the trait and target these for correction to improve the flavor. The chip also helps us address citrus diseases by helping us see what happens in cells w...

Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident

...uilt to contain the damaged reactor have degraded, posing a risk of collapse and the release of radioactive dust; * A comprehensive plan to dispose of tons of high-level radioactive waste at and around the Chernobyl NPP site, in accordance with current safety standards, has yet to be defined. Alongsid...

New discovery: If it weren't for this enzyme, decomposing pesticide would take millennia

...in colossal amounts, contaminating groundwater and posing a threat to human and animal health. A report on the unusual discovery appears online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Monday (Oct. 24). Authors are Christopher M. Horvat, a UNC chemistry major from Spruce Pine, who plans to be...

Newfound roadblock to interferon effectiveness against malignant melanoma

...oma tumors often develop a resistance to the drug, posing one of the major obstacles in the clinical treatment of this cancer. Now Professor Manfred Schartl and Dr. Claudia Wellbrock, scientists at the University of W�rzburg, believe they have an explanation for how this interferon resistance is acquired. ...

Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication

...ep away from the water and freeze in unison, as if posing for a group action shot. O'Connell-Rodwell is particularly intrigued by one bull known as Billy Idol, easily recognizable by the extra holes in his large ears. "He's got a lot of ear piercings, hence his name," she explains. Unlike the other males, w...

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