CSI: Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Television Shows Inaccurately Portray Violent Crime
VIDEO ALERT: Additional audio and video resources, including excerpts from an interview with Dr. Lineberry describing the research, are available on the Mayo Clinic News Blog .
SAN FRANCISCO, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Mayo Clinic compared two popular televisio...
Women in the throes of depression portray differences in brain chemistry
A novel study has indicated that there are crucial differences in brain chemistry among women suffering depression, that impacts stress and emotions.//
The study adds further evidence that depression has its roots in specific alterations within the brain -- specifically in the endogenous opio...
COPD Patients portray improved exercise performance after breathing a Special Gas
Here is a breather for those who suffer from severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). A new finding has revealed that breathing a special gas mixture may help in drastic improvement// of exercise performance in such individuals. Patients revealed that after breathing the gas, their endu...
Women Portray Stronger Immune Response As Compared to Men, Study Suggests
Stronger Immune response in women could be the reason why isolated women are less vulnerable to falling ill and death as compared to men, says a study// .
The study is an eye-opener to the upcoming proof that there exist health differences in men and women and perhaps holds a clue to the reason...
Perot Systems Launches Website in Chinese to Support Expansion Into China
...The website - www.perotsystems.cn - provides translations of the current Perot Systems corporate website. It also contains additional features that portray
the company's value proposition to the Chinese market.
Perot Systems creates and delivers IT and business-process services that help organizatio...
Donate Life Hollywood Inaugurates Film Festival - June 13
...five television shows for aired episodes and for the pilot of a new series set to air this fall. Donate Life Hollywood honors television episodes that portray
organ donation and transplantation in a way that is dramatic; show viewers an accurate portrayal of the donation/transplantation process without perpe...
Study Demonstrates Internet Risks for Teen Girls
...ect the behavior of the presenter as well as of the receiver, has important implications in this age of wide reliance on Internet use, where users can portray
themselves in a multitude of fashions," says Dr. Noll. "Self-presentations can change the way Internet users interact in a manner that increases the r...
What killed Naval hero John Paul Jones?
... historian, wrote a two-volume biography titled John Paul Jones: Founder of the American Navy. "Buell referred to letters he had fabricated that would portray
Jones with qualities that officers of the day would have tried to emulate. Buell later claimed he couldn't remember his sources," says Dr. Bogle.
Video: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and Ad Council Launch National Lupus Awareness Campaign
...eb advertising, which will all be available in Spanish. The new ads feature real women in the target audience who have been diagnosed with lupus. They portray
women who are experiencing symptoms of the disease but have not yet asked their doctors, "Could I have lupus?"
The PSAs conclude with the tagli...
Romantic Love Can Last
...cevedo, who is now a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Acevedo explained that researchers and the media often portray
romantic love as something that has to fade over time. But, she said, what researchers have failed to do in the past is to tease apart long-term desir...
Portray in Medical Definition
... forehead lift procedure is used in plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery to remove the deep “worry” lines that run across the forehead and may portray
Fatigue or other unintended emotions
Patients commonly request rejuvenation surgery on the forehead...
...population." "In the field of health, the scientific achievements only are useful when they get at the reach of the whole population." These sentences portray
a personality capable to abandon his admirable scientific career, internationally recognized, in order to fully devote himself to the concrete needs o...
Portray in Biological News
Study finds homicidal poisoning rising, more likely in infants and elderly
...oisonings, he and Ferslew began combing through data compiled by the National Center for Health Statistics.
While books and television dramas often portray
homicidal poisoning as a premeditated crime committed against adults, the researchers found that infants are the most common victims. Children less th...
Teeth of Columbus' crew flesh out tale of new world discovery
...cond visit to the New World. But the first analysis of the remains of 20 individuals excavated two decades ago by Italian and Dominican archaeologists portray
a different picture, suggesting that living among the Spaniards at La Isabela were native Tanos, women and children, and possibly individuals of Afric...
Actor-robots 'staff' part of new $5M simulation training center
...M.P.H., assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine.
The troupe of paid professional actors who are trained to portray
patients submit themselves to trainees who practice taking histories, performing physical exams, breaking bad news and communicating in a compassionat...
AAAS announces winners of 2007 AAAS Science Journalism Awards
...es profound issues. Not just informative, but moving. Christine DellAmore, an editor at National Geographic News, said the producers determination to portray
Julian as an authentic person, with his own faults, gave credence to the story and allowed the viewer to relate to Julian as he moved through his care...
454 Sequencing: Science paper describes a novel, highly efficient method of sequencing ancient DNA
...l source of ancient DNA. Typically, DNA sequencing from hair involves the hair root, which contains recognizable cells. In this new study, researchers portray
the hair shaft as DNA encased in a biological kind of plastic, protected from damage and isolated from contaminants.
The study demonstrates the ef...
Ernst Mayr's theory illustrated in genetic epidemiology studies
...andom, the changes that emerge out of it are highly non-random and are very much directed by natural selection and are adaptive.
"It's incorrect to portray
genetic revolution as just a random speciation model. It's a process that is very strongly driven by natural selection, but this adaptive process can...
Great (taste) expectations: Study shows brain anticipates taste, shifts gears
...ch 1, 2006) of the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists reports the results of experiments that portray
the brain in action as it is duped.
The new work, conducted by a team led by UW-Madison assistant professor of psychology and psychiatry Jack B. Ni...
Brain activity related to processing faces is similar in people with, without autism
... processes, they emit enhanced blood oxygen level dependent signals. The signals can be localized in the brain and translated into digital images that portray
neural activity level as a ratio of oxygenated to de-oxygenated hemoglobin, the iron-containing pigment in red blood cells. Researchers then can quant...
Portray in Biological Technology
Caliper Life Sciences Forms Alliance With Horizon Discovery to Provide Enhanced Solutions for Cancer Research Based on Isogenic Cell Lines
...ne cell line contains a genetic
alteration or mutation of interest and the other contains the normal gene,
represent cell-based models that accurately portray
specific human diseases
in the context of their matched normal genetic backgrounds. The inclusion
of isogenic cell-line pairs in the discovery process...
Major EPA enforcement effort on nano-pesticide applauded
...oproducts that purport to control germs. More generally, it sends a message to any company using nanotechnology that they need to be vigilant how they portray
their products, both in terms of possible risks and benefits.
The IOGEAR products at issue are all listed in PENs consumer product inventory, whic...
Maybe its time to write our own television shows about Wisconsin
...paraphernalia, including some Packers gear.)
But is there any way we can persuade Hollywood to think beyond the beer, brats and string cheese and to portray
a new Wisconsin, where all the children are above average and none of the locals are loco?
Heres my effort to change how the screenwriters see us. ...
Staying sane in a MAD world
...ey is up for grabs. Size matters the bigger the deal the better. The target may be viewed as a prize and `financial engineering' is often employed to portray
the deal in the best possible light to Wall Street analysts and investors.
The fallout from these kinds of corporate marriages can be downright tox...
Money Tree survey shows lull in Wisconsin venture capital deals
...some of that even out a little bit as the various firms overlapped and it wouldn't seem as volatile as it does now."
However the quarterly data may portray
Wisconsin, the investors agreed that the ratings have little bearing on the venture capital community, saying that those who focus most closely on the...
Be proactive with networking to make it work for you
...nizable name tag to each event you attend, making your business cards stand out or engaging in memorable conversations with others.
Not many people portray
themselves as subject experts in the networking community. With a little effort, you can become a recognized and respected person in the networking an...
Does your company have an identity crisis?
...res professional and objective assessments not just randomly picked, trendy ideas.
When it comes to corporate image, corporations must also try to portray
images of honesty and respectability. Therefore they have no room for false claims or overly silly, wildly humorous image campaigns. Money and busines...
Is Wisconsin's economy stronger, weaker, or just changing?
...e last week of June. Collectively, they paint the picture of an economy that is stronger in some vital sectors and weaker in others -- but mainly they portray
an economy in transition. We might as well get used to it: The fits-and-starts evolution of Wisconsin's 21st century economy may continue for years to...
Connecture's Maynard finds IT business opportunity in adversity
...he "Riverwood" being borrowed from the Waukesha, Wis. office park that housed his office. "The Riverwood name and picture of the office building would portray
stature and stability," Maynard recalled in a recent interview.
Next he and his two partners, Robert Barry and Rick Gallagher, acquired the assets ...