Archive: 10/26/2009

Will genomics help prevent the next pandemic?

This week, the Public Library of Science, an open-access publisher, presents the "Genomics of Emerging Infectious Disease," a collection of essays, perspectives, and reviews that explores how genomics—with all its associated ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Other
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A nervous system drug-by-design

Working like an architect, Prof. Hagit Eldar-Finkelman of Tel Aviv University's Sackler School of Medicine is "building" a new drug, L803-MTS, to treat a number of central nervous system (CNS) diseases like Alzheimer's. In ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Medical research
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Fixing the flaw in emergency planning

Emergency response plans must include knowledge from the people who need to be protected if these plans are to help communities respond effectively to threats, write Drs. Roz Lasker, Noni MacDonald and Editor-in-Chief Paul ...

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Teacher talk strains voices, especially for women

Teachers tend to spend more time speaking than most professionals, putting them at a greater risk for hurting their voices -- they're 32 times more likely to experience voice problems, according to one study. And unlike singers ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Other
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