PLoS ONE

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First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

The Psychology Of Heroes

Katy Waldman cites new research on the subject. One finding? Heroes tend not to over-think it:In a study out last week in the journal PLOS ONE , Yale researchers recruited more than 300 volunteers to read statements by 51 contemporary “heroes.” These ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Ocean oxygen levels may impact scavenger response -- ScienceDaily

An ocean's oxygen levels may play a role in the impact of marine predators on bodies when they are immersed in the sea, according to Simon Fraser University researchers in a new study published this week in the journal PLoS One.SFU criminologist Gail ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

People’s Pharmacy: Cherry and celery keep prison guard on his toes

MyMy doctor prescribed allopurinol and eventually switched me to Uloric. The side effects were worse than the original problem. The pain went from just my feet and ankles to my whole body. With raging headaches, I felt like I was 100 years old.I searched ... [Published Buffalo News - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Giant Shark, Megalodon, Had Lots of Company: Photos : Discovery News

Controversy has surrounded the timetable of existence for megalodon, the world's largest ever shark, but a new study concludes that this 60-foot-long predator became extinct 2.6 million years ago.The study, published in the latest issue of the journal ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 25 2014]
Entities: Megalodon, PLoS ONE
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Why it's dangerous to use hand sanitizer before handling receipts

Over the course of a day, how often do you handle receipts? Think about it: You stick one in your pocket after stopping at an ATM, toss one in the trash after grabbing your morning coffee, and sign your signature on the check at dinner.Well, these proofs ... [Published Mens Fitness - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Hand Sanitizer might not be doing you any favors

So you use your hand sanitizer before entering a deli (maybe being cautious about Ebola), you pay the cashier for your meal, take your reciept, and then you eat your sandwich.You’re in trouble.A new study by PLOS One has shown that hand sanitizer contains ... [Published MedCity News - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Giant Shark, Megalodon, Had Lots of Company: Photos

Controversy has surrounded the timetable of existence for megalodon, the world's largest ever shark, but a new study concludes that this 60-foot-long predator became extinct 2.6 million years ago.The study, published in the latest issue of the journal ... [Published Discovery Channel - Oct 24 2014]
Entities: Megalodon, PLoS ONE, Species
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Chimps carry out night time raids

Cameras have caught wild chimpanzees in the act as they carried out night-time raids on farmland.This clip shows a large group of chimps, including females with infants, raiding a field.They were filmed in Uganda in east Africa.Scientists were surprised ... [Published CBBC - Oct 24 2014]
Entities: Chimpanzee, PLoS ONE, Uganda
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

New support method improves health of kidney disease patients

A healthcare intervention developed by reers at the University of Manchester and funded by the National Institute for Health Re (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Re and Care (CLAHRC) Greater Manchester has been shown to have significant ... [Published Noodls - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Hospital logs staggering 2.5 million alarms in just a month -- ScienceDaily

Following the study of a hospital that logged more than 2.5 million patient monitoring alarms in just one month, researchers at UC San Francisco have, for the first time, comprehensively defined the detailed causes as well as potential solutions for the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 5 reports

Wild chimps use innovative strategies to raid neighboring agricultural fields undetected -- ScienceDaily

Wild chimpanzees living in disturbed habitat may use innovative strategies, like foraging crops at night, to coexist with nearby human activities, according to a study published October 22, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Sabrina Krief from ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Mammals can spot storms from 150 miles away

Elephants are known for their impressive memories, but they are also adept meteorologists, a new study claims.Researchers say the large animals can detect an approaching rainstorm up to 150 miles away.And they think elephants' forecasting abilities could ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 19 2014]

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...Mohamed Albed Alhnan from UCLan's School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, "but we have shown how this technology can be harnessed to improve medical care, providing low-cost, personally tailored medicines for patients."
...theories that megalodon (Carcharocles megalodon) became extinct much later, with some even believing that the enormous shark never did die out. "I was drawn to the study of Carcharocles megalodon's extinction because it i..."
...6 million years ago, long before early humans were around. "When we found out when that happened, we noticed it coincided with the pattern mentioned in whales,” Co-author Catalina Pimiento, from the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville, Florida, told the BBC . “Now we need to find out if one event - Megalodon's extinction - caused the other - evolution of gigantism in whales."
"Food poverty and the rise of food banks have recently been an issue of public concern in the UK, but as well as making sure people don't go hungry it is also important that a healthy diet is affordable" said lead author Nicholas Jones

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The A-Z of heart health [Published Body And Soul - 17 hours ago]
The Psychology Of Heroes [Published Atlantic Monthly - 21 hours ago]
The Psychology Of Heroes [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 21 hours ago]
Ocean oxygen levels may impact scavenger respon... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]
3D printing may make individualized medicine mo... [Published Medical News Today - 23 hours ago]
People’s Pharmacy: Cherry and celery keep priso... [Published Buffalo News - Oct 25 2014]
Giant Shark, Megalodon, Had Lots of Company: Ph... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 25 2014]
Of Mice and Magnets—Can We Learn about Alzheime... [Published Alzheimer Research Forum - Oct 25 2014]
Why it's dangerous to use hand sanitizer before... [Published Mens Fitness - Oct 25 2014]
“If this paper were about science,” says Geoffr... [Published American Council On Science & Health - Oct 25 2014]
Bodies at sea—oxygen levels may impact scavenge... [Published Simon Fraser University - Oct 25 2014]
Hot Yoga: Scary or Good for You? [Published Berkeley Wellness - Oct 25 2014]
Megalodon Shark Extinction May Have Triggered G... [Published International Business Times - Oct 24 2014]
An Online Database for Informing Ecological Net... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 24 2014]
Effect of Antigen Shedding on Targeted Delivery... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 24 2014]
Decreased Frequencies of Circulating CD4+ T Fol... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 24 2014]
Price Gap Between More and Less Healthy Foods G... [Published The Meat Site - Oct 24 2014]
Hand Sanitizer might not be doing you any favors [Published MedCity News - Oct 24 2014]
Whales Got So Big After Super-Sized Shark Died Out [Published Newser - Oct 24 2014]
Giant Shark, Megalodon, Had Lots of Company: Ph... [Published Discovery Channel - Oct 24 2014]
Taking infestation with a grain of salt [Published AgroTimes.com - Oct 24 2014]
Chimpanzees Caught Carrying Out Food Raids on T... [Published Auto World News - Oct 24 2014]
Male Birds Poison Themselves to Appear Sexier—a... [Published National Geographic - Oct 24 2014]
Vestibular Disorders in Hashimoto's Thyroiditis [Published General Medicine eJournal - Oct 24 2014]
New support method improves health of kidney di... [Published Noodls - Oct 24 2014]
Sputum-to-Serum Hydrogen Sulfide Ratio in COPD [Published General Medicine eJournal - Oct 24 2014]
Chimps carry out night time raids [Published CBBC - Oct 24 2014]
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The Psychology Of Heroes [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 21 hours ago]
Katy Waldman cites new research on the subject. One finding? Heroes tend not to over-think it: In a study out last week in the journal PLOS ONE , Yale researchers recruited more than 300 volunteers to read statements by 51 contemporary “heroes.” ...
CHE Trinity Health Partners with Sharecare To A... [Published Venturebeat - Oct 23 2014]
Check out our  press release hub , powered by Business Wire. It's a one stop shop for industry announcements to help you stay on top of the latest technology and investment trends. Get the scoop  here . CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 23, 2014– CHE ...
Why Receipts and Greasy Fingers Shouldn’t Mix [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 22 2014]
An order of French fries may be bad for your health in ways that extend well beyond the outsize calorie count. According to a new study by scientists at the University of Missouri, people who used hand sanitizer, touched a cash register receipt and ...
Why Receipts and Greasy Fingers Shouldn’t Mix [Published TIME.com - Oct 22 2014]
An order of French fries may be bad for your health in ways that extend well beyond the outsize calorie count. According to a new study by scientists at the University of Missouri, people who used hand sanitizer, touched a cash register receipt and ...
Recent Study On BPA Exposure From Thermal Recei... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Oct 22 2014]
WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) offers the following comments regarding the release of the study published today in the journal PLOS ONE on exposure to BPA from handling thermal receipt paper. ...
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