Respecting Dwarfs- A Lesson To Be Learnt From Ancient Egyptians
A retrospective study conducted by researchers from the Georgetown University hospital has revealed that dwarfs in ancient Egypt had received their much-deserved respect. An examination of the biological // remains and other art forms demonstrated that dwarfism was not considered as a form of physi...
Letting infants watch TV can do more harm than good says wide-ranging international review
...oung as 14 months will imitate what they see on a TV screen, but they learn better from live presentations. For example, one study found that children learnt
Mandarin Chinese better from a native speaker than they did from a video of the same speaker.
A study of 1,300 children conducted by the author ...
EAU 2nd Eastern Mediterranean Meeting expected to highlight cystectomy
...pants from the eastern Mediterranean area are expected to participate.
Professor Hassan Abol-Enein, Chairman of the EAU 2nd EMM says: "What I have learnt
from the previous EMM meeting is that it is a very much appreciated scientific event that should be promoted as much as possible. The idea behind this...
Sinovac Announces that Government Investigation Rules Out Healive's Role in Child's Death
...tis A vaccine
Healive(R), following a report of the death of a minor in the Fengtai District
in the City of Beijing on November 27, 2008. The Company learnt
authorities that according to the autopsy results, the death was caused by
myocarditis, an inflammation of the muscular part of the heart general...
Laka: 'Language exists in the brain'
...rders do they use in language processing? Do they use the same mechanisms for processing word order as do native Basque speakers who have subsequently learnt
The Mente Bilinge researchers employ two methodologies, amongst others, to investigate the order of words: one analysed the behaviour o...
Science of Sri Vidya Benefits DNA Genesis, Says Dr. Sunita Rana Agarwal
...d action. This three way plan of Desire - Knowledge - Action
is the basis of Sri Vidya.
The term Sri Vidya means the ultimate wisdom. It cannot be learnt
books or surfing the net, and has to be taught from Guru to disciple since
there are so many rituals and meanings in it that would remain obscure...
New Asia Pacific Statistics Reveal an Alarming Incidence of HIV in MSM
...ion of MSM and HIV issues, and to report on national AIDS
plans. All the while, APCOM will seek to promote the principles of good
practice and lessons learnt
to policy makers, service providers and MSM
based on qualitative research and cost effective studies.
An APCOM website is being developed to serve a...
Money motivates -- especially when your colleague gets less
...er was correct. If they had solved the task correctly, they received a financial reward, which might range from 30 to 120 euros. Each participant also learnt
how his partner in the game had performed and how much he would pocket in return.
Throughout this procedure the tomograph monitored the changes in...
DuPont Scores a Hat Trick for Innovation
...October 16 in Glasgow. The awards are intended to
bring wider recognition to an industry whose contribution to our lives is
often overlooked. "I have learnt
more about this remarkable industry this evening than I
did when I was Minister for the Environment," claimed Gyles Brandreth, the
celebrity, author a...
An Exclusive Restaurant to Appease the Culinary Needs of HIV/AIDS Patients
... Aadhar Charitable Trust, is herself an HIV-positive for the last 15 years.
She lives with her family--two sons and husband. The day when she learnt
that she was HIV+, life seemed to have reached its end for her. But since joining Aadhar, she has stopped thinking in such extreme terms. Today, she i...
Learnt in Medical Technology
Learnt in Biological News
Using 'dominance' to explain dog behavior is old hat
...eral dogs, before concluding that individual relationships between dogs are learnt
through experience rather than motivated by a desire to assert "dominance"....m behaviours.
"In our referral clinic we very often see dogs which have learnt
to show aggression to avoid anticipated punishment. Owners are often horrif...
New insight into how bees see
...ism of interpolating or image averaging previously learnt
The findings show that despite the high...ere presented on a vertical screen and bees slowly learnt
to fly to the correct target faces. Over the cours...er image averaging or mentally rotating previously learnt
"Bee brains clearly use image interpola...
Biologist enhances use of bioinformatic tools and achieves precision in genetic annotation
...seen if, effectively, they are responsible for plagues and illnesses and, thereby, control these.
During his stay in Denmark, in 2006, Jos Luis Lavn learnt
the use of a new bioinformatic tool (HMM software), which he now uses in his research. The novelty, he explains, lies in that all the trials were carr...
Important new hair-loss gene discovered
...gions lies the gene for the androgen receptor", Dr. Axel Hillmer of the Life&Brain Forschungszentrum (research centre) in Bonn states. "We had already learnt
from an earlier study that this receptor was linked to hair loss. However, the other region was new to us".
This is only the second region of t...
Young mineral scientists rock!
...logy in New Hamsphire, USA, this August. This is a really relevant conference for my project and it will also be a great chance to convey what we have learnt
to people outside the European mineral sciences community said Borthwick. Working in the MINSUBSTRDYN (Subgrain Structure Development in Rocks and Me...
RevGenUK, a 'single-stop' shop for use in functional genomics
...is closely related to Arabidopsis, a cress-like plant studied in many laboratories around the world. Brassica rapa is useful for translating knowledge learnt
in Arabidopsis to economically relevant crop species such as oilseed rape.
Scientists unravel plants' natural defenses
...al Sciences, comments: As we seek to develop new solar energy technology it will be important to not only understand, but to mimic the way biology has learnt
to optimise light collection in the face of the continually changing intensity of sunlight.
Row over study puts Korea's scientific community under scrutiny again
...healthcare enterprise" whose interests include the CHA Stem Cell Institute and several hospitals and clinics in Korea and the US.
But the BMJ has learnt
that the editor in chief of Fertility and Sterility has been threatened with legal action by Dr Cha, and that one of Dr Cha's co-authors on the disput...
How T lymphocytes attack
...rder to fight it.
These "defenders" methodically encircle the enemy positions and "patrol" until they meet a tumour cell, which they have previously learnt
to recognise. They then halt to eliminate it, before resuming their rounds. The rapidity of the advance achieved by T lymphocytes is indicative of e...
New technology to speed up research into Huntington's disease
...was rewarded with food pellets; if it touched the incorrect stimulus, the lights went out and the mouse did not get a reward. Both normal and HD mice learnt
to touch the correct stimulus with their noses and were able to learn the correct stimulus to obtain a reward by day 10.
The researchers also dem...
Learnt in Biological Definition
...umans. The genetic laws of inheritance were discovered in this way by Gregor Mendel who was studying the way pea shape is inherited. What Mendel learnt
from studying plants has had far reaching benefits outside of botany.
More recently, Barbara McClintock discovered ' jumping genes ' by studying ...