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2010-10-29 19:07:48

The giant dragonflies of ancient Earth with wingspans of up to 70 centimeters (28 inches) are generally attributed to higher oxygen atmospheric levels in the atmosphere in the past.

2010-10-19 15:58:47

A change to the way paramedics use oxygen when treating patients with chronic lung disease could cut the death rate in these cases by up to 78%.

2010-10-01 07:05:00

ORMOND BEACH, Fla., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CO2Meter.com has introduced a new 25% Oxygen Level Sensor designed to drastically lower maintenance costs by simplifying the calibration process. Oxygen sensors are used in any environment where oxygen depletion can occur.

2010-09-21 20:46:58

“The upcoming ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of STEMI, to be published in 2012 will address this issue on the basis of the Cochrane review and the entire literature,” said Gabriel Steg from Hôpital Bichat (Paris, France), co-chairman of the ESC Task Force on the management of AMI-STEMI.

2010-08-11 15:08:10

The environmental impact of millions of gallons of oil still in the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon incident may depend on microscopic helpers: Bacteria that consume oil and other hydrocarbons and could break down the spilled crude, making it disappear.

2010-07-20 14:32:12

Air travel poses no "significant threat" to cardiovascular health, with few conditions likely to warrant restrictions.

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2010-07-02 09:30:45

Mice at altitude save oxygen during exercise by using more carbohydrates rather than fat, Canadian and Peruvian scientists reveal.

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2010-06-30 06:40:42

The northern Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone, an underwater area with little or no oxygen known commonly as the “dead zone,” could be larger than the recent average.

2010-06-28 11:11:16

University of Michigan aquatic ecologist Donald Scavia and his colleagues say this year's Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" is expected to be larger than average, continuing a decades-long trend that threatens the health of a $659 million fishery.

2010-06-15 01:04:40

Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health have established the first link between air pollution and sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), a known cause of cardiovascular diseases.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.