Archive: 09/22/2008

Physicians often miss opportunities to show empathy

In consultations with patients with lung cancer, physicians rarely responded empathically to the concerns of the patients about mortality, symptoms or treatment options, according to a study led by a University of Rochester ...

Sep 22, 2008
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Invention could help reduce highway repairs

( -- Ohio University has licensed a new device that tests the durability of highway asphalt to an Athens, Ohio-based company founded by the engineering professor who invented the technology.

Sep 22, 2008
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Researchers Get to Root of Nematode Genome

( -- North Carolina State University scientists and colleagues have completed the genome sequence and genetic map of one of the world's most common and destructive plant parasites – Meloidogyne ...

Sep 22, 2008
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When leaves fall, more is occurring than a change of weather

A falling leaf often catches a poet's eye, but scientists also wonder about the phenomenon that causes leaves to fall, or abscission in plants. Abscission is the physiological process plants use to separate ...

Sep 22, 2008
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