Archive: 07/14/2008

Rx for time-crunched physicians

With their waiting rooms crowded and exam rooms full, many physicians say they are too busy to be good communicators. Those who study physician time-management think otherwise. Certain communication skills can foster efficiency ...

Jul 14, 2008
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Glia guide brain development in worms

Again and again, experiments confirmed it. Without glia, neurons die. So scientists who wanted to study in living animals what glia — the most abundant brain cells — do for neurons besides keep them alive ...

Jul 14, 2008
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Diet and nutrient intake of Indigenous Australians poor

Indigenous Australians eat more white bread, processed meat, added butter and added sugar than the average Australian, and fall well short of national fruit and vegetable recommendations, according to new research.

Jul 14, 2008
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Station Crew Relaxes Before Second Spacewalk

Soaring high above the Earth, the Expedition 17 crew members aboard the International Space Station spent some time Monday relaxing before their second spacewalk, which is slated for about 1:10 p.m. EDT Tuesday. ...

Jul 14, 2008
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