Face facts: People don't stand out in crowds
Rockville, MD Why is it difficult to pick out even a familiar face in a crowd? We all experience this, but the phenomenon has been poorly understood until now. The results of a recent study may have implications for individuals with face-recognition disorders and visual-attention related ailments...
Film Festival on Gender Sexuality Draws Crowds
Sensitive issues, poignant emotions and subjects that are not often discussed like cross-dressing, homosexuality and the human body were the mainstay of the international film festival on gender and sexuality, which attracted quite a crowd on its first day Saturday.
Brought together by th...
Doctor Slipped into Coma after Being Beaten by Crowds
Patna: A doctor in a Bihar village was Monday battling for life after he was beaten by mobs, furious that a patient bitten by a snake had died during treatment. //
Dr. Satish Chandra Sharma, who was beaten virtually within an inch of his life at Sursand in Sitamarhi district, was in a coma, o...
15th Parkinson's Unity Walk A Step in the Right Direction for Parkinson's Community
...ible year for the event, the largest grassroots fundraiser in the U.S. for Parkinson's. "Even during a difficult economic period, that didn't keep the crowds
from dedicating their time and energy to this amazing event. This year the Parkinson's community truly stepped it up to make the 15th anniversary one ...
Swine Flu Spreads
...e Swine Flu has been detected.
Avoid large crowds
and leave crowds
if you observe someone who is symptomatic.
... you are symptomatic, stay at home away from large crowds
and your workplace.
Wear a surgical mask w...
The Quantum Group Announces Standing-Room-Only PWeR(TM) Demonstrations at Pri-Med South Expo
...PWeR(TM) (Personal Wellness electronic Record) demonstrations presented at the 2009 Pri-Med South Conference and Expo were met with standing room only crowds
throughout the 3-day event.
Pete Martinez, Quantum Senior Vice President and Chief Technology & Innovations Officer, led the team responsible...
Mottram Honours His End of the HBA Great Australian Run challenge
Engel said he found the course tough-going towards the end, but rewarding to complete, particularly given the support of the crowds
who turned out to participate or support the runners.
"It was fantastic to see so many people doing something good for their own health, by g...
South Florida Dermatologists Win Over Golf Fans With Sun Safety Outreach at LPGA Playoffs
...on, MD (Boca Raton), a team of local dermatologists
volunteered for a busy weekend of screenings, sun damage assessments, and sun
safety education for crowds
of the sunbelt's golf lovers. This effort chalks
up the year's fifth and final outreach event for the Women's Dermatologic
Society's Play Safe in the ...
Staying Healthy This Holiday Season Can be as Easy as Life123
... be jolly but
'tis also the season of extreme weather shifts; noses that run, lines that
barely move and public places stuffed with wheezing, sneezing crowds
That makes keeping fit and healthy a bit of a challenge. Fortunately,
those seeking timely, accurate health and wellness informati...
Penn State Program To Help Wounded Warriors
...lization straps to lift weights and flotation aids to swim; while
those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who experience adverse
reactions to crowds
and loud noises may need recreation activities
structured in quieter settings enabling participation with family and
friends, according to Tammy Buckl...
Crowds in Biological News
UC San Diego's $3 million NSF grant to fund science festivals
... year-round, the group is launching a new "Decade of Science" in the United States.
Initially inspired by international science festivals that draw crowds
in the hundreds of thousands, the continued goal of the San Diego Science Festival is to increase community awareness of science and inspire our natio...
Princeton researchers discover new type of laser
...cs called quantum electrodynamics, light is made up of particles called photons. Common sources of light emit photons that are in a random order, like crowds
milling about a busy marketplace. In contrast, photons in a laser are "in sync" with each other, like a music band marching in formation. This propert...
BIO-key(R) Awarded PocketCop(R) Contracts From Major Law Enforcement Agencies
...ng functionality provided
significant benefit to St. Paul's police officers monitoring street traffic
during the RNC. The noise generated by the large crowds
and loudspeakers at
RNC events and demonstrations made it next to impossible to hear or
communicate clearly via radio. PocketCop enabled foot patrol o...
Excavated Jericho bones may help Israeli-Palestinian-German team combat tuberculosis
...uman and animal bones from this site, the researchers will be able to see how the first people living in a crowded situation developed the diseases of crowds
and how this affected the disease through changes in DNA of both the microbes and the people.
The most significant results of this research will c...
When following the leader can lead into the jaws of death
...hout the animal kingdom. A better understanding of this decision-making mechanism in humans and other animals helps us understand how people behave in crowds
and shows why sometimes people in groups do apparently stupid things, such as stand in the street and stare skyward when theres nothing to see, just b...
Harmful algae taking advantage of global warming
...laces as far north as Montana and throughout Canada.
Fish and other aquatic animals and plants stand little chance against cyanobacteria. The algae crowds
the surface water, shading out plants fish food below. The fish generally avoid cyanobacteria, so theyre left without food. And when the algae die t...
Flocking together: Study shows how animal groups find their way
...mal groups, the results may be useful in understanding how humans behave in crowds
and in designing robots that explore remote locations such as the ocean or ...location. He also believes the results may shed light on how people move in crowds
and is currently organizing experiments that test the principles in large g...
Crowds in Biological Technology
Alfacell's ONCONASE(R) and R-Amphinase Show Anti-Tumor Activity in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Cells
... lymph nodes, and normally fights infection. In CLL, the DNA of a B cell is damaged, so that it can't fight infection, but it grows out of control and crowds
out the healthy blood cells that can fight infection. While generally considered incurable, CLL progresses slowly in most cases. Determining when to...
Wisconsin business leads small delegation to international BIO Conference
...ness Education and Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business.
The states reception which, in the past, has attracted huge crowds
of biotech players from around the world will no longer be held due to cost and logistical issues. The UW-Madison Office of Corporate Relations is h...
In competitive biotech world, Wisconsin can't afford to fall behind
...Thomson got the support they needed in the late 1990s, and Gov. Jim Doyle has built upon that base.
Doyle was forceful in his remarks to different crowds
and news media in Chicago, making it clear he intended to protect and grow Wisconsin's edge in stem cell research. (Stem cells are the building bloc...