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Stopping smallpox in its tracks: A new anti-viral approach

...oint out that this approach "may serve to turn the tables on the virus by interfering with the very pathways that are required for viral replication and extrusion." This study demonstrates, for the first time, that chemical inhibition of host cell signaling pathways exploited by infectious agents represent...

Progress on HIV/AIDS significant but insufficient

...veness by pooling efforts in every country. Round tables were also convened, as follows: on prevention, chaired by Anna Marzec-Boguslawska, Head of the National Centre for HIV/AIDS of Poland; on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights with an emphasis on gender, chaired by Marcus Bethel, Minister of Health of the Bahama...

Storing carbon to combat global warming may cause other environmental problems, study suggests

...ds. In this case, reforestation could lower water tables and help leach salt from soils, predicted the authors. "Widespread conversion of croplands to forest in the central U.S. farm belt may also improve regional water quality as nutrient, pesticide, and erosion runoff from crop production is reduced," th...

Just the expectation of a mirthful laughter experience boosts endorphins 27 percent, HGH 87 percent

...room waiting to have their blood drawn, and on the tables there is a wide variety of magazines that they can browse, because you don't want to bias what they do or watch. Time and behavior have proved me right with this approach," he added. Earlier experiments showed stress reduction Berk said the resu...

Value of services performed by insects tops $57 billion in US

...lex web of interactions that helps put food on our tables and remove our wastes. Humans - and probably most life on earth - would perish without insects, Vaughan said. Losey and Vaughan's study focused on the economic value of four particular services -wildlife nutrition, pest control, pollination and dung...

Mysterious 'neural noise' actually primes brain for peak performance

...ces needed to compute it. Anyone familiar with log tables and slide rules knows that while multiplying large numbers is difficult, adding them with log tables is relatively undemanding. The brain is apparently designed in a similar manner--"coding" the poss...

Eating with our eyes: Why people eat less at unbused tables

...featured chicken wings during the Super Bowl; some tables were bused and some were left unbused. To use environmental cues to curb overeating and overdrinking, Wansink suggested that college parties could encourage (or require) fresh plastic glasses for each drink and that the glasses be stacked as they a...

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