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Consumer Advocate Speaks Out Against Bill Allowing Invasions of Medical Privacy; Author Received $21k from Bill Benefactors

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights: What: A consumer advocate will speak out against proposed legislation that would create a loophole in existing law which bars the sharing of private m...

Consumer Advocate to Testify Against Bill Allowing Invasions of Medical Privacy

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights: What: A consumer advocate will speak out against proposed legislation that would create a loophole in existing law which bars the sharing of private medical...

Center for Reproductive Rights Deeply Saddened by Murder of Dr. George Tiller

...dence of severe clinic violence has decreased over the past decade, moderate-level violence -- including vandalism, home picketing, and home or clinic invasions -- is on the rise. Severe violence has decreased in large part because providers have been forced to take extreme security measures that are expe...

Homeless cells find temporary lodging -- and their demise

...man cell lines. A variety of them displayed entosis when tested, including four of nine tumor lines. Cancerous MCF7 cells proved particularly prone to invasions with a whopping 30 percent of them housing neighbors. These hospitable hosts invited additional experiments. After 24 hours, 12 percent of MCF7 ce...
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UH Manoa researchers release results of statewide survey of snail, slug invasions in Hawai'i

Hawai`i's ongoing problem with invasive species such as snails and slugs, including their serious impact on plant nurseries and other aspects of the local horticultural industry, has been investigated and documented by four University of Hawai`i at Mānoa researchers. It is the first document...

Biological invasions increasing due to freshwater impoundments, says CU-Boulder study

The growing number of dams and other impoundments is increasing the number of invasive species and the speed at which they spread, putting natural lakes at risk, says a study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder. The research team combined data on water chemistry, the distribution of fi...

Experimental treatment halts hypoxic-ischemic brain injury in newborns

...ivity. The enzyme then damages the brain blood vessels and the blood-brain barrier. The blood-brain barrier is a protective system designed to prevent invasions of blood-borne materials, in particular inflammatory cells or potential contaminants, into the central nervous system. Dr. Kuan and his colleagues ...

Nitrogen research shows how some plants invade, take over others

... fields that were studied. Knowing this finding about nitrogen cycling with the white pine species may lead to important discoveries in how to stop invasions of other non-native species, like the Eastern red cedar, a destructive invader in the Great Plains; green ash, hackberry, or Chinese elms, or eventual...

Will Europe at last unite to combat thousands of alien invaders?

...nd institutional coordination across Member States to tackle the problem of invasions effectively. "Currently, responsibility for invasive species management...ority (EFSA) that rarely communicate with each other and where the topic of invasions is only one of many areas of activity" says Philip Hulme lead author of the...

Penn biologists demonstrate that size matters... in snail shells

... century, the Gulf of Maine has experienced reductions in the size and abundance of native predators of dogwhelks, increases in ocean temperatures and invasions of new predators, and all three factors could have played a role. Overfishing of native predators of dogwhelks, such as fish, and increases in tempera...

Highlights from the March editions of ESA journals

...te, however, that this combination treatment also favored nonnative species invasions at some sites. In addition, a combination of prescribed burns and mechanica...heir models can be modified and used in other systems to predict biological invasions anywhere in the world. Ibez I., J.A. Silander Jr., A.M. Wilson, N. LaFl...

Invasions by alien plants have been mapped in European Union

... Biological invasions are one of the major threats to biodiversity and i...aded. The first map of the level of alien plant invasions in European Union was published in the Wiley-Black... "We found that the highest risk of alien plant invasions was in agricultural and urban ecosystems. Low leve...

11,000 alien species invade Europe

...an Union that provides new knowledge on biological invasions in Europe. Biological invasions by alien species often result in a significant los... for documenting current invasions, predicting new invasions and preventing future invasions. Crucial informati...

Study: Wildlife need more complex travel plans

...ematical models (sets of equations) to understand natural systems. His analyses have shed light on environmental issues as diverse as salt marsh grass invasions in San Francisco Bay; climate change and coral reefs; and marine reserves and fish populations. In 2006, Hastings received the Robert H. MacArthur Awa...
invasions in Biological Technology

Honey bee invaders exploit the genetic resources of their predecessors

...ney bees in Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Americas. They also focused on geographic regions such as Brazil in South America where multiple honey bee invasions had occurred. The researchers were looking for tiny variations in the sequences of nucleotides that make up all genes. Certain versions of these s...
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