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Scientists have determined how a normal protein can be converted into a prion, an infectious agent that causes fatal brain diseases in humans and mammals.
Scientists have automated the measurement of a vital part of the knee in images with a computer program that performs much faster and just as reliably as humans who interpret the same images.
Regularly practicing yoga exercises may lower a number of compounds in the blood and reduce the level of inflammation that normally rises because of both normal aging and stress, a new study has shown.
While genetics play a key role in childrenâ€™s initial reading skills, a new study of twins is the first to demonstrate that environment plays an important role in reading growth over time.
In their quest to find solar systems analogous to ours, astronomers have determined how common our solar system is.
RESTON, Virginia, January 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ekahau Inc., the performance leader in Wi-Fi-based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS), today announced that The Ohio State University (OSU) Medical Center has selected the Ekahau RTLS solution as the foundation for enabling a wide variety of location tracking applications across its 5 million square foot campus. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090513/347052) For the past five years, OSU Medical Center has been named one of the...
Suicidal adolescents who were prescribed an antidepressant medication during inpatient psychiatric hospital treatment were 85 percent less likely than others to be readmitted within a month after discharge, a new study found.
Researchers learning more about how water beneath glaciers contributes to ice loss.
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It could be the tolerance they've built up over the years or the extra time on their hands, but older people with alcohol problems drink a lot more than younger adults with similar problems.
Nancy Currie is an engineer, United States Army officer, and a NASA astronaut. She was born Nancy Jane Sherlock on December 29, 1958 in Wilmington, Delaware. She moved to Troy, Ohio as a child and graduated from Troy High School in 1977. She then went on to attend Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Science in 1980. From there she continued her education by earning a Master of Science degree in Safety Engineering from the University of Southern...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
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