Archive: 02/1/2011

Secret life of bees now a little less secret

Many plants produce toxic chemicals to protect themselves against plant-eating animals, and many flowering plants have evolved flower structures that prevent pollinators such as bees from taking too much pollen. ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Ecology
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Go green, give a boost to employee morale

In a global recession, most people are thankful to have a job, but a new study published in Interdisciplinary Environmental Review suggests that employees are more likely to be satisfied with their jobs if they are workin ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Environment
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Can you teach an old doctor new tricks?

When it comes to changing the way physicians practice, guidelines and educational initiatives alone are not effective. An editorial by James A. Arrighi, M.D., a cardiologist with Rhode Island Hospital, explains the effective ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Other
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1 donor cornea, 2 patients helped

German researcher Claus Cursiefen, MD, also affiliated with Harvard School of Medicine, reports good results with a new surgical strategy that uses a single donor cornea to help two patients with differing corneal diseases. ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Other
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