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An international team of researchers has now uncovered the background to the development of the moleâ€™s extra â€œthumbâ€: A bone develops in the wrist that stretches along the real thumb, giving the paw a bigger surface area for digging.
OAKLAND, Calif., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oakland A's starting pitcher Dallas Braden has teamed up with Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), and the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) as the 2011 spokesperson for Play Sun Smart(TM), a program that provides information on sun safety and raises awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention and detection.
Study of institutionalized Romanian children finds prematurely shortened telomeres, a mark of cell aging BOSTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies in institutionalized Romanian children have found that the length of time spent in conditions of social deprivation and neglect correlates with lower IQ and behavioral problems.
MELVILLE, N.Y., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This May, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
Dermatopathologist Dr. George Hollenberg urgently encourages people to visit a dermatologist for yearly skin cancer exams. More than one million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year, outnumbering all other cancers combined.
Traditionally, RNA was mostly known as the messenger molecule that carries protein-making instructions from a cell's nucleus to the cytoplasm.
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of mounting scientific evidence showing that indoor tanning increases the risk for developing skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, a contingent of national health care organizations have joined together to highlight the dangers of indoor tanning.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite repeated warnings from dermatologists on the health dangers of tanning, results of a new survey by the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) confirmed that a large percentage of Caucasian teen girls and young women admitted using tanning beds or intentionally tanning outdoors in the past year.
The eastern mole (Scalopus aquaticus) is also known as the common mole, and it is the only mole in its genus. This mole has a very wide range, the largest of any native North American mole ranging from Canada to the eastern areas of the United States, and as far south as Mexico. In the United Sates, this mole can be found in Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, Florida, Louisiana, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. However, it is not found in the Appalachian Mountains. Its Canadian range is limited to the...
Townsend's mole (Scapanus townsendii) can be found in North America. Its range extends from southwestern British Columbia to northwestern California. It prefers to live in lowland and open wooded spaces with soil that has high moisture content. These moles are the largest in North America, with a body length of up to 8.3 inches and an average weight of 4.9 ounces. Its physical characteristics are common for a creature that lives under ground. Its forepaws are large and used for digging, while...
- In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.