Anthrax hammers immune system
The anthrax bug swiftly disarms the sentinels of the body's immune system, hampering the body's ability to defend against the potentially lethal bioterrorism agent, a new study shows. The results suggest medical treatment to boost the immune system at the earliest stages of infection could countera...
One Year Later: Red Cross Helping Peru Earthquake Survivors Rebuild
...he small wooden houses provide
dignity, privacy and warmth and are sturdy and flexible enough to withstand
high winds and recurrent tremors.
and nails cannot fix all the damage; for some, the
effect of seeing their home and community destroyed runs much deeper. To
help heal the psychologica...
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...was a lot of faith and not a lot of science. It was like you were leading a detective-like investigation into the Alzheimer’s killer using chisels and hammers
to chip away at deeply buried clues,” Dr. Golde says.
“Now we have the scientific tools and fancy machines that allow us to be so much more produc...
Fewer Breast Cancer Patients to Get Chemo
...strated by bad genes. Hormones do not help in that case; these women benefit most from chemotherapy.
If hormone drugs are highly focused pin-head hammers
compared to chemotherapy, medication like Herceptin is even more refined, targeting the one-fourth of breast cancers that have too much of protein on ...
hammers in Medical Dictionary
... is a tool meant to deliver an impact to an object. The most common uses are for driving nails, fitting parts, forging metal and breaking up objects. hammers
are often designed for a specific purpose, and vary widely... Stanley Kirk Burrell, best known by his stage names MC Hammer , Hammer and Hammer...
hammers in Biological News
Use of stone hammers sheds light on geographic patterns of chimpanzee tool use
In a finding that challenges a long-held belief regarding the cultural spread of tool use among chimpanzees, researchers report that chimpanzees in the Ebo forest, Cameroon, use stone hammers
to crack open hard-shelled nuts to access the nutrient-rich seeds. The findings are significant because thi...
U-M scientists remove thousands of aspens to glimpse forest's future
... felling the trees with chainsaws, workers use the saws to inscribe two shallow, parallel cuts that encircle the tree trunk. Other workers follow with hammers
and steel pry bars, stripping a band of bark from the trees.
Girdling trees kills them while preventing them from sprouting new shoots. Sugars prod...
hammers in Biological Technology
Spend Money to Make Money and Dump Obsolete Tech Strategies
...use to assess and manage the sales function. Still, few even recognize it. Many sales and marketing vice presidents are reaching back for their trusty hammers
of cold calling when they should be reaching out for automated power tools to run the sales function.
This is a great time for investment into new...
With Sarbanes-Oxley, compliance takes center stage for CIOs
...s is the case with many issues, people are reactionary as opposed to being proactive. Once the hammer comes down, then they do something about it. The hammers
in this case are audits that find issues.
"I think it speaks to an IT organization that does the right things creating the right documentation, ha...