Tag: "sad" at biology news
OHSU research shows vitamin C counteracts some negative impacts of smoking on unborn babies
...search Center and senior author of the paper. "The sad
reality is that approximately 11 percent of pregnant mothers continue to smoke during pregnancy -- this translates to about a half a million American women a year. Reflecting the highly addictive nature of smoking, these women continue to smoke despi...
Student scientists create living bacterial photographs
Editor : It makes me sad
when an article that should have picture doesn't ... at least I found the webpage of the student's group in the iGEM competition , check it out! Some pictures of the concept they'll use for their bacterial 'camera'. Using Petri dishes full of gene...
World's pledge to halve hunger by 2015 looks like empty promise
...er, the world is increasingly unstable. "It's very sad
and makes the world much more dangerous, because more people will be motivated to commit acts of terror to express their rage at the growing disparity and unfairness between the rich and poor," he says. Pinstrup-Andersen recently examined the progra...
Dogs keep dying: Many owners unaware of toxic dog food
...ote for this poisoning. This has been an immensely sad
holiday and one that will leave an indelible mark on the owners that lost their cherished family members." Of those 17 dogs, Center euthanized 12 when it became clear they could not survive; five are still being treated. Dogs that have survived had ...
A rice future for Asia
...oung Asians to consider a future in rice. "It's a sad
fact of life in modern Asia that many young people in the region don't think of rice as offering an exciting or promising career, so they focus on other industries and other careers," says Robert S. Zeigler, director general of the Philippines-based ...
Adults who go to bed lonely get stress hormone boost next morning
...ngs shows that when older adults go to bed lonely, sad
or overwhelmed, they have elevated levels of cortisol shortly after waking the next morning. Elevated levels of cortisol -- a stress hormone linked to depression, obesity and other health problems when chronic -- actually cue the body on a day-to-da...
Small, smaller, smallest -- The plight of the vaquita
...mes because of anthropogenic factors" How can this sad
prospect be prevented" The small number of porpoises in the current population cannot be expected to withstand continuing incidental mortality. This needs to be eliminated. However, progress towards even reducing, much less stopping, vaquita bycatch ...
New brain-chemistry differences found in depressed women
... challenge was the summoning of memories of a very sad
event in their lives, which the researchers asked ... baseline, when they weren't being asked to recall sad
memories. During the "sadness challenge", the non-depressed women did not show any activation of...
Putting feelings into words produces therapeutic effects in the brain
...r,” Lieberman said. If a friend or loved one is sad
or angry, getting the person to talk or write may ...s is helpful. “If you ask people who are really sad
why they are writing in a journal, they are not likely to say it’s because they think this is a way ...
Researchers examine carbon capture and storage to combat global warming
...ace. ''People think, it would have been sort of sad
going through all this trouble,'' said Tony Kovscek, associate professor of energy resources engineering and a researcher on a GCEP project on carbon sequestration in coal. But studies have shown that leakage, if it happened at all, would be insig...