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Sooty mangabeys, a type of African monkey, have intrigued scientists for years because they can survive infection by SIV, a relative of HIV, and not succumb to AIDS.
ATLANTA, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro Atlanta is building its reputation as a bioscience center with the recent partnership announcement of Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, two Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) board members, opening a $90 million pediatric research facility. "Atlanta has a thriving bioscience community, and this pediatric research facility will lead to continued medical advances that will benefit patients not just in Georgia, but throughout the world,"...
When populations around the globe started turning to agriculture around 10,000 years ago, regardless of their locations and type of crops, a similar trend occurred: The height and health of the people declined.
Mummies from along the Nile are revealing how age-old irrigation techniques may have boosted the plague of schistosomiasis, a water-borne parasitic disease that infects an estimated 200 million people today.
ATLANTA, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Emory Conference Center Hotel, Atlanta's first LEED-Silver Certified Sustainable Conference Center Hotel, wants meeting planners to think green when planning their next meeting.
Social media resources may be ushering in a new era in life-saving communication tools in the health care industry, as was demonstrated via Twitter by Emory Healthcare. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 Social media resources may be ushering in a new era in life-saving communication tools in the health care industry, as was demonstrated via Twitter by Emory Healthcare. As the old philosophical question begs, â€œIf a tree falls in the middle of a forest with no one around to hear it, does...
ATLANTA, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt's new book, "The Eichmann Trial," is gaining widespread recognition this spring, as it marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the world's first internationally televised trial.
Exercise both reduces the risk of a heart attack and protects the heart from injury if a heart attack does occur.
Increased bursts of sleep among infants are linked to infant growth spurts in body length, a study published in the journal Sleep found.
New research suggests that monkeys can recollect what they have seen, much like humans.
Sonny Carter was a physician, professional soccer player, naval officer, and NASA astronaut. He was born Manley Lanier Carter, Jr. on August 15, 1947 in Macon, Georgia. He graduated from Lanier High School in 1965 and then went to on study at Emory University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry in 1969. While at Emory, Carter played collegiate soccer and ran track. He was team captain and most valuable player of the soccer team during his senior season. In 1970, Carter...