Archive: 10/20/2009

Flying and pregnant? Follow doctor's orders

The Boston woman was in her 38th week of pregnancy when a close family member died in New York City. She asked her obstetrician, Dr. William Barth Jr. of Massachusetts General Hospital, if traveling to the funeral was out ...

Oct 20, 2009
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Media source impacts ag biotech communication

Communication between the public and government is a necessary component of public trust. For many modern issues, constituents trust that their legislators understand the science behind these topics and pass legislation for ...

Oct 20, 2009
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US coal peak production: Point and counterpoint

A timely debate on "United States Coal Peak Production" will enliven the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Portland, Oregon, today. Highly regarded experts David B. Rutledge of the California Institute ...

Oct 20, 2009
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Melanoma treatment options one step closer

A targeted chemotherapy for the treatment of skin cancer is one step closer, after a team of University of Alberta researchers successfully synthesized a natural substance that shows exceptional potential to specifically ...

Oct 20, 2009
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Seismic noise unearths lost hurricanes

Seismologists have found a new way to piece together the history of hurricanes in the North Atlantic—by looking back through records of the planet's seismic noise. It's an entirely new way to tap into the ...

Oct 20, 2009
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