Sightseeing helicopter crashes in Hawaii decrease following FAA regulations
...nd Environmental Medicine .
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) 71 in 1994 in response to a spate
of crashes of helicopter sightseeing tours that year. The regulation established minimum flight altitudes and clearances from terrain, emphasized pass...
Chicago Making Progress Shrinking Vast 'Food Desert'
...The Mari Gallagher Research and Consulting Group popularized the concept of "food deserts" with its groundbreaking 2006 research, which has inspired a spate
of healthier restaurants and community gardens.
"Despite warnings from the Surgeon General, you can't choose healthy food if you don't have acces...
NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/April 20, 2009 Issue
..." Obama Gets Gun Shy " (p. 20). Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff and National Correspondent Suzanne Smalley write that despite a recent spate
of killings, the president and fellow Democrats choose not to wage war on assault weapons. Running for president in last year's Democratic primaries,...
Immunizing Against Misinformation and Shortsightedness
...s possible, and it is essential."
"It's been a challenging year for the AIDS vaccine field and for HIV
prevention research generally, but the recent spate
of statements that seem
to revise the history of the past few years of AIDS vaccine research are
deeply troubling," said Warren. "Now more than ever, ...
More genes for Lou Gehrig's disease identified, according to Penn researchers
... PHILADELPHIA - In recent months a spate
of mutations have been found in a disease protein called TDP-43 that is implicated in two neurodegenerative disorders: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (...
New study finds resistant organisms at core of soft contact lens corneal infections
...potentially virulent eye infections, he said.
Biofilms are a constellation of resistant organisms, Dr. Ghannoum said. They were suspected with the spate
of infections in 2005-2006, but until this study, there were no data to prove this. This is the first in-vitro model for cornea keratitis infections ...
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Awards Grant to Reduce Accidental Infant Suffocations in Wayne County
... DETROIT, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a spate
of accidental infant
suffocation deaths in Detroit and Wayne County, Blue Cross Blue Shield of
Michigan has awarded a $25,000 grant to support a commu...
Disability payments may spur drug abuse
... WASHINGTON DC, August 13, 2007, Paying out certain types of government aid in a monthly lump sum appears to fuel a spate
of harmful and often fatal drug binges, according to a new study in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Public Economics that links the monthly arri...
Top China Official Pessimistic on Fixing Food Safety Woes
...mments contrasted sharply with the government's so far upbeat response to a spate
of health scares that have raised worldwide alarm and scrutiny over the qua...ds, dangerous toys, drugs, fish, cosmetics and other products have led to a spate
of recalls and bans there.
Chinese officials have blamed foreign me...
China Declares War on Unsafe Foods for Soldiers
... China has declared war on unsafe food for its 2.3 million soldiers, with the military to implement new safety measures following the recent spate
of health scandals, state media reported on Friday.
Measures include weeding out fake or substandard food products and eliminating the common...
Spate in Biological News
Weizmann Institute scientists show extra copies of a gene carry extra risk
...ate to new locations in the brain.
But what if, rather than too little, the body has too much LIS1? One of the surprises to come out of the recent spate
of post-human-genome research is the number of genes that can be repeated or deleted in an individual's genome. Most extra copies of genes may be no m...
Missing: 2,000 elephants
...blic can support this critical effort by going to: www.wcs.org/elephants.
History has shown that elephants can recover in Zakouma. Until this recent spate
in poaching, elephant numbers have rebounded from an estimated 1,100 in 1985 to as many as 3,500 in early 2006.
The Wildlife Conservation Society fi...
New master switch found in the brain that regulates appetite and reproduction
..., which is found within nerve cells, responds to signals from leptin, which binds to receptors on the outside of the same cells. TORC1 then turns on a spate
of genes, two of which are well known. One is the CART (Cocaine and Amphetamine Regulated Transcript) gene that is known to stifle appetite. The other...
Corals that can fight global warming may one day help fragile reefs
...oral reefs across the globe, according to Harvell and her co-researchers. For example, in 2005, the Caribbean experienced unusually warm weather and a spate
of coral deaths caused directly by temperature stress and indirectly by opportunistic infections contracted during the warm period.
"Below the wav...
UCSD study finds anthrax toxins also harmful to fruit flies
...t conceived this study in 2002, to apply her experience in molecular genetic studies to research that had medical application. At that time, after the spate
of anthrax-laced letters in 2001, anthrax became a charged topic in the research community and the general public.
"Anthrax is still a hot subject ...
Spate in Biological Technology
Global Prescription Drugs Market to Cross $897 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
...Respiratory Agents market represents the second largest therapeutic class in 2009, followed closely by Lipid Regulators market. However, owing to a spate
of patent expiries, including that of Lipitor - the largest selling drug, lipid regulators are expected to witness a decline in revenues, and share of...
New research shows that iPods do not interfere with cardiac pacemakers
...by the magnetic fields from the iPods. All measurements indicated there would be no effects on users with cardiac pacemakers.
Over the past year, a spate
of media reports speculated on iPod interference with cardiac pacemakers. These reports, however, were based on a single incident where a patient with...
Death of Customer Service
...st of the killing blows were administered thoughtlessly.
Is our current spate
of self-obsession leading us to ignore common sense and courtesy? Will Than...st of the killing blows were administered thoughtlessly.
Is our current spate
of self-obsession leading us to ignore common sense and courtesy? Will Than...
Why Google Matters
...ng arrogant, secretive and unrealistic in the conditions it proposed for its stock offering. While some trepidation is understandable given the recent spate
of corporate accounting scandals and investor abuses, from where I sit, the critics seem to be overreacting. In my view, Google is making a courageous...
Social networks and my big a-ha
...apital Partners, Morgenthaler Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates and Worldview Technology Partners. Among the company's recent spate
of high-profile clients are the Department of Homeland Security and NASA. Force10 hopes to claim its piece of what one research firm is projecting to ...
With Sarbanes-Oxley, compliance takes center stage for CIOs
...number-one issue, they might have said storage capacity, security or bandwidth.
Today, the consensus issue is compliance, particularly with the new spate
of securities legislation, highlighted by Congress's passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, or SOX, as it has come to be called. SOX, which was pa...
Creating thousands of jobs, Chicagos biotech space to triple
...ny incubator is old and hardly attractive.
Move north to another incubator in Evanston, Ill. that is part of Northwestern University and you find a spate
of other young companies next to major a university. Still, no VCs are in sight. Though well-located in the heart of Evanston, the Evanston Research P...
It's an economic fact: As Milwaukee goes, so goes Wisconsin
...life road ahead for Wisconsins largest city.
Lets hope so, because without a healthy Milwaukee, most of Wisconsin will pay the price.
A recent spate
of statistics confirms what most observers suspected: Milwaukees economy has taken a hit in the past five or six years.
When the state Department...
Security concerns grow with mobile tech devices
... that it involved an employee taking a laptop home, where it was stolen - involved the personal information of 26.5 million people. Since that time, a spate
of information breaches have been reported, but the full cost may never be known.
However, anyone who conducts a Google search of mobile data sec...