Tag: "scare" at biology news
Vasectomy may put men at risk for type of dementia
...irmed in a larger population. "I don't want to scare
anyone away from getting a vasectomy," Weintraub stressed. "It's obviously a major birth control alternative. This is just a correlational observation," she said of the dementia connection. "We need to do more research to find out." ...
New evidence of 'human' culture among primates
...st interesting things is that they make a noise to scare
off predators," he said. "They would seem to be communicating the danger to one another at the same time. "We already know that these monkey populations use stones as tools to dig holes or to forage and questions remain about why this happens in ...
FDA causes unnecessary scare about common painkillers
...rug Administration (FDA) has caused an unnecessary scare
about some pain relievers by adding a warning to drugs that are safe, says Curt Furberg, M.D., Ph.D., from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. At the same time, he says the agency has failed to recognize the harm of a pain reliever that should...
Spring migration of pink-footed geese under threat
... mid-Norway are threatening to scale up efforts to scare
the birds off their fields, which the geese use as a staging post on their migration north, unless they are compensated for the damage to crops and grassland. Together with colleagues in Denmark and Norway, Klaassen used data from ringed geese colle...
Scientists seek answers on what activates deadly anthrax spores
...8 cases and five deaths, but also after the recent scare
at two military mailroom facilities when anthrax alarms went off. The group also would like to understand another closely related bacterium, Bacillus cereus, one strain of which can produce anthrax-like symptoms. The research team includes Conn Mal...