Cause of ‘Down Syndrome’ cannot be pinned down to maternal age aloe
New study unravels that other factors play a strong role along with maternal age in determining the incidence of Down's Syndrome.// Many older women who have been either contemplating a planned pregnancy or have found out that they are pregnant often find themselves reeling under the heavy load of ...
High Hopes Pinned At Hungarian Bird Flu Vaccine
High hopes are being pinned
at a bird flu vaccine being manufactured by the Hungarian government and a private company- Omninvest. Human trials in Hungary have shown the vaccine to work against the H5N1 type of avian influenza,// which has killed more than 60 people in Asia.
Even while the vacci...
New Wristband May Save Lives
...d in Lahaina, Hawaii, on the island of Maui, XtremeSportsID was founded by two businessmen, both avid surfers. When founding partner Bryan Console was pinned
beneath a big wave and dragged nearly 100 yards while on vacation, the scare left him realizing how often people head out alone, without emergency con...
NEWSWEEK Cover: Fear & The Flu
...Around Thanksgiving 2005 a teenage boy helped his brother-in-law butcher 31 pigs at a local Wisconsin slaughterhouse, and a week later the 17-year-old pinned
down another pig while it was gutted. In the lead-up to the holidays the boy's family bought a chicken and kept the animal in their home, out of the h...
Safety Alert for Buyers of Used Commercial Zero Turn Mowers
...ilar to a roll bar on a race car, an overhead ROPS and the use of an accompanying seatbelt can prevent an operator from being thrown from a machine or pinned
under the mower should it overturn.
The unlimited maneuverability of ZRTs simplifies trimming neatly around flower beds, mailboxes or othe...
So Many Nursing Scrubs, So Many Decisions: blue sky scrubs Offers Tips on How to Find That Perfect Set of Medical Scrubs
...fits most' scrubs make you look and feel your absolute best? And isn't it important to feel your best when caring for your patients?
We have now pinned
down color, style, and possibly manufacturer. While we are on the topic of manufacturing, it might be a good idea to find out from where your scrubs ...
A Thanksgiving Message From New York Blood Center
...ny of family and friends. They describe
themselves as truly blessed:
Matthew Long is a firefighter who was critically injured when he was
struck and pinned
by a charter bus while riding his bike to work. He
received 68 blood transfusions in the first 24 to 48 hours following his
The Weight Is Over: Five Winners Lose 194 Pounds as Kmart Encourages 24,000 Americans to Achieve Healthier Lifestyle
...iteria: weight lost during the contest, dramatic physical
transformation in before and after photos, and most inspirational essay.
After being found pinned
between two vehicles from a car accident in
2003, Diana underwent knee surgery, which prohibited her from the running
she used to enjoy and allowing e...
TriWest Hosts Military Heroes at National Memorial Day Parade
...George T. Sakato and members of Company E, 42nd Regimental Combat
Team were pinned
down under heavy attacks from the enemy in Biffontaine,
Germany. Despite in...Calif.
Private, U.S. Army, Oct. 29, 1944, France, World War II
His unit pinned
down by heavy enemy fire, he single-handedly rushed an
enemy strongpoint an...
Mutual Resentment in Marriage Can Be Deadly
...t the problems in your close relationship is not good for your longevity."
The findings may seem obvious, but Harburg said previous research hadn't pinned
down a connection between lifespan and level of marital communication. It's important, he said, to confirm what seems to be so.
Harburg and his col...
Pinned in Biological News
Source of major health benefits in olive oil revealed
... Scientists have pinned
down the constituent of olive oil that gives greatest protection from heart attack and stroke. In a study of the major antioxidants in olive oil, Port...
UCR scientists identify stem-cell genes that help form plant organs
...understanding of stem-cell identity, a concept common to both the systems," he said.
The study breaks ground also in the way Reddy's research team pinned
down the stem-cell genes in Arabidopsis .
His lab initially labeled the three different SAM cell typesstem cells, niche cells and differentiating...
Turning back the clock for Schwann cells
... a study appearing in the May 19 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology , David B. Parkinson (University College London, London, UK) and collogues have pinned
down a protein that returns the cells to their youth, a finding that might help researchers understand why myelin production falters in some diseases....
Zoologists challenge longstanding theory that 'eyespots' mimic the eyes of predators' enemies
...t shapes, sizes and number, and with different levels of eye mimicry, were printed on to the paper using a high quality printer. These moths were then pinned
to trees of various species at a height of one to three metres in the mixed deciduous Madingley Woods in Cambridgeshire, UK. Attached to each of the a...
Advertisers, neuroscientists trace source of emotions in brain
...advertisements, while simultaneously collecting the subjects reported impressions of the ads. By comparing the two resulting data sets, they say, they pinned
down specific locations in the brain as the seat of many familiar emotions that ripple throughout it. The feat is another step toward gauging how peop...
AIDS drug from sunflowers
... University of Bonn in cooperation with the caesar research centre. For several years now the hopes for a completely new group of AIDS drugs have been pinned
to what is known as 'DCQA'. However, the substance is only available in very small quantities and is thus extremely expensive. By using the Bonn metho...
Science's Breakthrough of the Year: Watching evolution in action
...ts: Several key molecular cues behind flowering and other plant mysteries and surprises came to light in 2005. For example, plant molecular biologists pinned
down the identity of a signal that initiates the seasonal development of flowers. Other research focused on a gene involved in stimulating flowering, ...
The synapse is a shotgun
... can explore the detailed geometry of the damaged tissue and ask how much of that anomaly is caused by the geometry itself," he said.
"Once we have pinned
down where the real problem is, we can use the model as a fantastic tool for drug discovery. We can tell drug developers precisely where the anomaly i...
What the eye doesn't see
...detection by birds, the predator most likely to have shaped the evolution of protective coloration in insects.
Professor Innes Cuthill and his team pinned
artificial 'moths' to trees in a field with a dead mealworm attached. The 'moths' were triangular pieces of waterproof card with specific patterns pri...
Open microfluidic and nanofluidic systems
...n developed. This theory addresses the strong capillary forces between substrate material and liquid and takes the â€˜freedomâ€TM of contact angles at pinned
contact lines into account. Such a contact line is visible in the upper right image in Figure 1. In such a situation, the contact angle is not determi...
Pinned in Biological Technology
Unexpectedly long-range effects in advanced magnetic devices
...ses the ferromagnet in one preferred direction, essentially pinning its field in that orientation. In a magnetoresistance read head, for example, this pinned
layer serves as a reference direction that the sensor uses in detecting changing field directions on the disk that it is "reading.".
A*STAR scientists invent the world's only controllable molecule gear of minuscule size of 1.2nm
...ar could be wellcontrolled
by manipulating the electrical connection between the molecule and
the tip of a Scanning Tunnelling Microscope while it was pinned
on an atom
Said Dr Lim Khiang Wee, Executive Director of IMRE, "Christian and
his team's discovery shows that it may one day be possible to c...
Stretchable silicon camera next step to artificial retina
...his process compresses the focal plane array, causing specially designed electrical interconnects to delaminate from the rubber surface and form arcs, pinned
on the ends by detector pixels. These deformations accommodate strains associated with the planar to hemispherical transformation, without stressing t...
Nanotechnology innovation may revolutionize gene detection in a single cell
...stry as scientists use it to examine thousands of genes at the same time for mutations or uncovering clues to disease. However, because DNA probes are pinned
to the solid surface of the microarray chips, it is relatively slow process for the targets to search and find the probes. Also, it is hard to control...
World's smallest radio uses single nanotube to pick up good vibrations
...ield of the radio wave pushes and pulls the tip thousands to millions of times per second.
While large objects, like a stiff wire or a wooden ruler pinned
at one end, vibrate at low frequencies - between tens and hundreds of times per second - the tiny nanotubes vibrate at high frequencies ranging from k...
Ten red flags in your Midwest technology offer letter
...d communicate it early in the hiring process. If your offer is for the mysterious slippery job that jumps around from group to group and cant quite be pinned
5. Unexpected offer letter
Though you may not believe me, this actually happens all the time. You interview with a company and hear not...
Gender hormones may lend to social disorder therapies
...tumble play almost 13 times as frequently as females, says Auger. But when the UW-Madison team treated newborn females with estrogen, they bit, boxed, pinned
and pounced as frequently as the males after reaching juvenile age. The estrogen effectively "masculinized" the females, Auger says.
To the scient...
Pinned in Biological Definition
Darwin did not know the source of variations in individual organisms, but observed that it seemed to be by chance. Later work pinned
much of this variation onto mutations. Mutations are permanent, transmissible changes to the genetic material (usually DNA or RNA ) of a cell , ...