Deathways open doors to unexpected cultural practices
...reeks, for example, were fascinated with the historian Herodotus' description of the ancient Issedonians chopping up their dead into a mixed grill and devouring
them in a communal barbeque, something entirely contrary to the Greeks' treatment of their own dead.
In every social group throughout history, the di...
Unexpected role: EGFR protects cancer cells from starving
...al growth factor receptor (EGFR) stabilizes another cell membrane protein that channels a constant supply of glucose to cancer cells, saving them from devouring
themselves, a team led by Isaiah J. Fidler, D.V.M., Ph.D., professor and chair of M. D. Anderson's Department of Cancer Biology, and Mien-Chie Hung, P...
Coalition of Consumer, Business, Union and Advocacy Groups Call for Increased Rx Affordability and Accessibility
...porter of BALCONY, said: "Health care costs continue to ravage state
budgets and become, in effect, like the voracious PACman of health care
dollars - devouring
resources that could be used for other state programs.
At a time when no elected official wants to raise taxes, sometimes a fresh
look by those who ha...
Are You Health-Conscious or Tongue- Conscious?
...re of such matters.
There is a revolution beginning world wide as people are becoming more health conscious. At the same time we can find Indians devouring
on calorie dense tandoori dishes with generous dashes of fat and spice.
Trans fat (oils which are hydrogenated for a longer shelf life and might ...
Stringent Bird Flu Monitoring Accelerated In China
... understaffed and lack of suitable vaccines are some of the other hurdles that China faces today to tackle this killer disease that is stalking around devouring
our ‘winged’ friends.
This winter all officials in China are therefore prepared to take every precaution to tackle and control this virus from c...
Go Green with Popeye: Learn why his eyes pop out for spinach!
... Eyeing greens and devouring
them is a favorite pastime for the cartoon man, Popeye, who simply preens at the mention of the green goodies//. An acclaimed brand ambassador of spin...
Don’t Chicken Out
... If you have been crying fowl all these days and devouring
every bit of the Flu news, here is something, like a breath of fresh air. God’s Own Country// , as recent as yesterday, has demonstrated a dare-chick...
Biologists identify genes controlling rhythmic plant growth
... a plant whether it's a cloudy day or whether it's being shaded by another plant. And being shaded by another plant is bad news, because that plant is devouring
all of the right color of light for photosynthesis. If plants detect they're shaded, they elicit growth hormones to elongate. You can see that in the ...
What's bugging locusts?
...an enclosed arena.
In nature, Couzin said, these locust nymphs can gather in large mobile groups called bands. They can stretch over tens of miles, devouring
vegetation as they march. They inevitably precede the flying swarms of adult locusts.
"Once they take flight, locust control is extremely expensiv...
Anti cancer virotherapy well tolerated in first human administration, research finds
...ncer cells through the introduction into the body of the appropriate viral material which then reproduces at a rapid rate over a short period of time, devouring
the cancer cells in the process by attaching to the cells' ICAM-1 (intercellular adhesion molecule-1) and DAF (decay accelerating factor).
Mr. Jackson Goes to Washington
...ed political figures whom I feared would make me appear much like a Jeff Foxworthy joke.
I was put at ease by the site of Attorney General Ashcroft devouring
a sloppy hotdog he had hastily purchased from a street vendor. This was my first surprise about the irony of this city...and not because hotdogs shoul...
Is outsourcing reaching its limits or simply pausing for breath?
...able costs in areas where demand for resources is highly volatile.
So, is outsourcing reaching its limits or merely taking a digestive pause before devouring
more corporate activities and processes? The Deloitte report suggests that there are indeed clear limits to outsourcing. The sheer volume of problems ...