Archive: 2/04/2008

Climate and cholera

Cholera outbreaks may soon be predicted using satellite sensors, paving the way for preemptive medicine in countries that suffer epidemics, says Distinguished University Professor Rita Colwell, speaking today at the Society ...

dateApr 02, 2008 in
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Mouse calls help search for emotion-controlling genes

Scientists have long known that emotions and other personality traits and disorders run together in families. But finding which genes are most important in controlling emotions has proven difficult. Humans and mice have similar ...

dateApr 02, 2008 in Genetics
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Households with kids with autism likely to earn less

New research suggests that the average household with children with autism not only spends thousands of dollars toward educational, behavioral and health care expenses each year, but also suffers from a lesser-known cost ...

dateApr 02, 2008 in Other
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The choice is ours

The option to choose among several courses of action is often associated with the feeling of being in control. Yet, in certain situations, one may prefer to decline such agency and instead leave the choice to someone else ...

dateApr 02, 2008 in Medical research
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