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UCLA Study Shows One-Third of Drug Ads in Medical Journals Do Not Contain References Supporting Medical Claims

...rnals and found that nearly one-third contained no references for medical claims; while the majority of references to published material was available, only a minority of company data-on-file documents were provided...

Great White shark evolution debate involves WSU Lake Campus geology professor

...have pictures of shark teeth, and there are posted references to fossils and a geological time table. The research scientist makes imprints of the teeth, then digitizes the picture to establish grids of different combinations that are analyzed by a sophisticated computer program. He even uses an electron micro...

Neuroscientists discover new cell type that may help brain maintain memories of smells

...at no one had studied these cells before given the references to them in important scientific papers going back for over a hundred years. "This is a well-studied part of the brain," said Ben W. Strowbridge, Ph.D., associate professor of neuroscience at Case and the senior author. "These are large cells that ...

DOE JGI finishes 100th microbial genome

...eatures highlights of some of the finished 100 and references the collaborating institutions and the roles of the organisms in their environment. Bioenergy Acidothermus cellulolyticus ATCC 43068. Alison Berry, University of California, Davis. Isolated from acid hot spring in Yellowstone; degrades cellulose,...

Global warming may warrant new approaches to ecosystem restoration

...d. Using past ecosystem conditions as targets and references may be ineffective under new conditions. In addition, there may be less support in the future for longer-term, traditional restoration projects. The authors suggest that, "more consideration and debate needs to be directed at the implications of c...

Are journal rankings distorting science?

...ing weightings to adjust for the average number of references across journals, or scoring journals on only their most important papers. It’s easy to criticise bibliometrics, but we should attempt to refine them and debate in parallel how we can track academic careers and encourage fewer, but better studies t...

Diminishing dinosaur steps saved by laser and laptop

...ry faces back to a receiver. The device then cross references the reflections with a built-in digital camera and GPS, and feeds the information into an attached laptop. Software is then used to create a detailed and very accurate 3D computer model of the location. This technology has allowed researchers to c...

Egyptians, not Greeks were true fathers of medicine

...locynth and bulk laxatives of figs and bran. Other references show that colic was treated with hyoscyamus, which is still used today, and that cumin and coriander were used as intestinal carminatives. Further evidence showed that musculo-skeletal disorders were treated with rubefacients to stimulate blood fl...

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