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Researchers examine carbon capture and storage to combat global warming

... yes or no, but what makes driving something we're willing to do" You get automakers to build good cars, we have driver training, we don't let children drive, we have laws against drunk driving-we implement a whole system to ensure that the activity is safe.'' Policy and progress Engineers have more ...

Why do oysters choose to live where they could be eaten?

...mburri. "Our research shows that oyster larvae are willing to risk predation by adult oysters to cash in on the benefits accrued by spending the remainder of their lives among a large number of their species." Tamburri worked with UCLA researcher Drs. Richard K. Zimmer and Cheryl Ann Zimmer to examine thi...

Chemo combination improves survival in asbestos-related cancer

...with a disease with a very bad prognosis are often willing to undergo aggressive therapy, although the toxicity is serious and potentially life-threatening." ...

Surgeons develop simpler way to cure atrial fibrillation

... complicated operation, and very few surgeons were willing to do it," Damiano says. "So we started working on new technology and helped develop an effective ablation device that simplifies the procedure. Not only is Cox-maze IV shorter, but with the new device the procedure is also much safer because there's...

Study to explore using magnets to correct 'sunken chest'

...problem for these kids," Harrison said. "Most are willing to undergo a big, painful and expensive surgery to...tween 8 and 14 years of age, otherwise healthy and willing to participate in the 12-month-long study of the new procedure. ...

Many couples choose to donate surplus embryos for stem cell research

...n the U.S.A., at least 50% of the couples would be willing to donate their spare embryos for stem cell research," said Pablo Menendez, director of the Spanish Stem Cell Bank in Granada, Spain. The new findings "contrast sharply" with a 2003 report, which found that, of 400,000 embryos stored at that time ...

UCLA: How does your brain respond when you think about gambling or taking risks?

... as gains neurologically are the ones who are more willing to gamble." Thinking about the possibility of w...what she already has." The people who were most willing to gamble were least turned on as the stakes got higher, while the people who were most averse to ga...

Designer babies - what would you do for a 'healthy' baby?

...r women and childless women are significantly more willing to "improve" the physical, social and intellectual characteristics of prospective children? (This can be explained by women seeking to increase their genetic heredity, particularly when their time to reproduce begins to decrease.) Both men and women ...

Research holds promise for herpes vaccine

...ive to six years the scientific community would be willing to seriously consider these proposals." Halford hopes to find a commercial partner or secure government funding to advance his research toward a human vaccine. "I'd like to take this concept from the chalkboard to the clinics," he said. ...

New HIV statistics indicate increasing toll of AIDS on African American community

...essional Black Caucus' Health Braintrust. "Are we willing to sacrifice another half-million African-American lives to this entirely preventable disease? It is up to the members of the newly elected 110th Congress to answer this question." Report Recommendations African-Americans, Health Disparities a...

Temperament linked to onset of cancer and early death in female rats

... 20 days and 11 months of age in a cage to see how willing they were to explore a new environment, which contained non-threatening items such as toys. The researchers measured adventuresomeness by recording how far the rats wandered in the environment. They found that by age 390 days, middle age for rats, ...

Got inexpensive contrast agent? Milk plays new role in imaging

...ity. “In addition, we found that patients are more willing to drink milk because it is part of their daily li... are several advantages to milk. Patients are more willing to drink milk than VoLumen, and it costs a fraction of the price,?Dr. Shah-Patel said. “We hope that...

Nice guys do finish first in lizards' evolutionary race

... Research has focused on why the blue throats are willing to cast aside their own opportunities to procreate for the benefit of a friend. "Why not abandon them and become loners ?why not go it alone?" McAdam said. "The blue throats can set up new territories and be successful. That's the evolutionary puzzl...

Some people would give life or limb not to be fat

... sheer number of people who reported they would be willing to make major sacrifices to avoid being obese. It drives home the message that weight bias is powerful and pervasive," said Marlene Schwartz, associate director of the Rudd Center and lead author of the study in Obesity, which was issued this month....

Study shows hope for ridding lakes of clawed invader

...ke associations," says Carpenter. "If everyone was willing to run half a dozen traps off their dock, it could be very effective." And one of the best parts of the study, according to the Wisconsin scientists, is that the rusty crayfish is edible. "The students up at our Trout Lake Research Station have bee...

Science finds new fix for UV-damaged skin in arthritis treatment

...ion and surgical options, which some people aren't willing to try," says Alexa Kimball, M.D., assistant professor of dermatology, Harvard Medical School and lead researcher on one of the studies testing glucosamine. "It's exciting to see this level of research being done on topical cosmetic applications of g...

First demonstration of 'teaching' in non-human animals

...em run, the leader finds a naïve individual who is willing to follow her. But tandem runs are rather slow because the follower frequently pauses to look round for landmarks so that it can learn the route. Only when the follower has done this does it tap on the hind legs and abdomen of the leader to let it kn...

Unique equine cataract surgery offered on routine basis

...out experts such as Professor Knottenbelt, who are willing to push the boundaries of veterinary surgery and try these new techniques, my horse would not be here today." ...

World faces challenge as life expectancies lengthen, scientist says

..., the developed world may become increasingly less willing to disseminate the technology to other nations, he said: "If that happens, you get negative feedback, a vicious circle. Those countries that get locked out stay locked out." Medical technologies around the globe An example of this inequality, Tul...

UK sperm donor crisis

... "It is clear now that we can recruit only donors willing to be identified that we need to change our strategies to target older men in established relationships. Since it appears they are likely to offer help for altruistic purposes, we must continue to work to increase public knowledge of the need for don...

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