News tagged with anesthetic

How cobras form hood flares

( -- Cobras, and several other groups of unrelated snakes, form a menacing hood flare by expanding the sides of their necks as part of a defensive display. Now scientists in the US have identified the groups of ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Plants & Animals report
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Rewriting the Organofluorine Playbook

( -- Sometimes it is easy to overgeneralize, to conclude that simply because a group of things are pretty much all the same, they're identical in all respects, even interchangeable. But such assumptions can cause ...

dateJun 26, 2012 in Materials Science
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New findings awaken age-old anesthesia question

( -- Why does inhaling anesthetics cause unconsciousness? New insights into this century-and-a-half-old question may spring from research performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Scientists ...

dateMar 21, 2012 in Biochemistry
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