Scientists discover a direct route from the brain to the immune system
...me into research through the back door of the operating room. More than two decades ago, he was treating a young girl whose body had been accidentally scorched
by boiling water and she was fighting for her life to overcome sepsis. She didnt make it. Dr. Tracey headed into the laboratory to figure out why the ...
Research could lead to new non-antibiotic drugs to counter hospital infections
...find ways to pacify them without destroying them."
Containment on a case-by-case basis might be a more effective and longer-lasting strategy than a scorched
earth policy, Alverdy said. Midway Pharmaceuticals, which Alverdy founded in 2005, is developing a pipeline of non-antibiotic compounds that contain o...
When it comes to forest soil, wildfires pack 1-2 punch
...n gap and represents the first direct evidence of the toll wildfire can take on forest soil layers. It draws on data from the 2002 Biscuit Fire, which scorched
some 500,000 acres in southwest Oregon, including half of a pre-existing study's experimental plots, which had been studied extensively before the fir...
Scorched Earth millenium map shows 'fire scars'
... A geographer from the University of Leicester has produced for the first time a map of the scorched
Earth for every year since the turn of the Millennium.
Dr Kevin Tansey, of the Department of Geography, a leading scientist in an international tea...
UCR-led research team uses tiny wasp to wipe out major agricultural pest in Tahiti
Xylella kills plants by blocking the water conducting system, or xylem. The blockages reduce water flow to leaves. Water stress is visible as scorched
leaves, which quickly dry and drop. Plants often die when these symptoms become obvious.
Because of its ability to spread a plant pathogen, the sha...
...e got some folks who are good in a crisis and can be rapidly shifted from their regular duties to handle the situation. However, burnt-out leadership, scorched
morale and seared delivery reputations are more common results. If youre particularly unlucky, the next fire will burn through before you and your org...