Archive: 04/17/2008

Mice Can Sense Oxygen Through Skin

Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have discovered that the skin of mice can sense low levels of oxygen and regulate the production of erythropoietin, or EPO, the hormone that stimulates ...

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Resolving international copyright

Publishers commonly profit from the creative works of their freelance contributors not only in the traditional print format, but increasingly digitally through websites, databases, and multimedia output and through syndication ...

dateApr 17, 2008 in Other
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New strategies against bird flu

The Spanish flu outbreak of 1918 killed between 30 and 50 million people. In the infected patients, the ultimate cause of death was acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). This fatal condition is a massive reaction of ...

dateApr 17, 2008 in Medical research
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Researchers evaluating food allergy treatment

Researchers at National Jewish Medical and Research Center are conducting trials to evaluate a method to prevent allergic reactions to food. They are feeding peanut- and egg-allergic people increasing doses of an investigational ...

dateApr 17, 2008 in Medical research
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Sign language interpreters at high ergonomic risk

Sign language interpreting is one of the highest-risk professions for ergonomic injury, according to a new study conducted by Rochester Institute of Technology. The research indicates that interpreting causes more physical ...

dateApr 17, 2008 in Health
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Fuzzy logic water quality

A fuzzy logic approach to analyzing water quality could help reduce the number of people in the developing world forced to drink polluted and diseased water for survival. Writing in a forthcoming issue of the International Jo ...

dateApr 17, 2008 in Environment
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