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2009-02-12 09:54:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) suggest the discovery of ancient springs in the Vernal Crater, sites where life forms may have evolved on Mars, according to a report in Astrobiology, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Several key papers in the issue are available free online at www.liebertpub.com/ast Hot springs have great astrobiological significance, as the closest relatives of many of the most ancient...

2009-02-05 15:29:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Obama Administration's call for change comes new momentum for health care reform, which at its core should encompass universal coverage along with evidence-based methods of prevention, chiropractic, and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), states an editorial in the January 2009 issue (Volume 15, Number 1) of The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc....

2009-02-02 14:12:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Post-Katrina flooded homes may contain harmful levels of contaminants in addition to sediment deposits. Indoor gases, mold films, and aerosols may also have exposed residents, first responders, and demolition crews to dangerous contaminant levels without the need for direct skin contact, according to a modeling study published in the April 2009 issue (Volume 26, Number 3) of Environmental Engineering Science, a peer-reviewed journal published by...

2009-01-14 14:37:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A special series of papers in the peer-reviewed journal Zebrafish provides a comprehensive look at future directions of research on pigment biology. Model organisms such as zebrafish advance the scientific understanding of the genetic basis of human skin color and race. The papers, which include historical findings and perspectives, are published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., and are available online at www.liebertpub.com/zeb "With the election of the...

2009-01-08 10:26:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural gas, believed to be among the cleanest forms of fuel, does emit ultrafine airborne particulate matter when burned in home appliances such as stove tops and water heaters, according to a report in the December 2008 issue (Volume 25, Number 10) of Environmental Engineering Science journal, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. The paper is available free online at www.liebertpub.com/ees Italian researchers measured the...

2009-01-06 08:31:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Dedicated to the memory and scientific accomplishments of Dr. Judah Folkman, who pioneered the fields of angiogenesis and vasculogenesis and shed light on the link between blood supply and neoplastic disease, the newly released special double issue (Volume 6, Number 3-4) of Lymphatic Research and Biology includes a series of papers that reflect the research impact of one of the pre-eminent physician-scientists of his generation. Lymphatic Research...

2008-12-29 10:05:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The emerging field of nutrigenomics, which aims to identify the genetic factors that influence the body's response to diet and studies how the bioactive constituents of food affect gene expression, is explored in a series of provocative, interdisciplinary reports and analyses in the December 2008 Special Issue (Volume 12, number 4) of OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc....

2008-12-16 13:57:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A study comparing breastfed and formula fed infants across time showed that the known beneficial effects of breastfeeding are greater than the potential risks associated with infant exposure to chemicals such as dioxins that may be present in breastmilk, according to a report published in the December issue (Volume 3, Number 4) of Breastfeeding Medicine, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (www.liebertpub.com) and the...

2008-12-01 15:20:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the urgent need to disseminate authoritative information in the field of AIDS/HIV research and clinical care, publisher Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. will provide complimentary access to all archival online issues of the company's AIDS journals through the end of December in honor of World AIDS Day. Free online access is available for AIDS Patient Care and STDs (www.liebertpub.com/apc) and AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses...

2008-08-25 15:00:22

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Borrowing and sharing of prescription medications is a serious medical and public health concern. A survey of nearly 7,500 women of reproductive age found that this is common practice among more than one-third of this population, according to a report published online ahead of print in Journal of Women's Health, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. The paper is available free online at...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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