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High-volume hospitals improve orthopedic outcomes

Patients who undergo elective orthopedic surgeries at high-volume, regional hospitals have better surgical outcomes and experience fewer complications than those who undergo those surgeries at local hospitals, according to research being presented b...

NASA infrared satellite data see an intensifying Tropical Storm Dianne

Infrared satellite data from NASA's Aqua satellite reveal that Tropical Storm Dianne is getting organized off the coast of Western Australia today. NASA's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) infrared imagery suggests that Dianne's center of c...

NASA sees former Tropical Storm Carlos still a soaker in the...

Now a remnant low pressure area, former Tropical Storm Carlos continues to move southwest inland over Australia's Northern Territory and dump heavy amounts of rainfall. NASA's Aqua satellite saw some of the high thunderstorms within Carlos over ...

NASA Satellite sees most of Cyclone Bingiza’s rainfall over Mozambique Channel

Infrared data from NASA's AIRS instrument revealed that the low level center of Cyclone Bingiza was still over land in western Madagascar this morning, but the bulk of its rainfall was over the Mozambique Channel. When NASA's Aqua satellite fl...

NASA satellites see Cyclone Bingiza move across northern Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone Bingiza has made landfall in northeastern Madagascar, and NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites captured visible infrared satellite data of the storm's progression over the weekend, revealing the power behind the storm. The movemen...

Cyclone Wilma’s eye catches attention of NASA satellites

Wilma caught the eye of NASA. NASA's Aqua satellite captured visible and infrared images of Cyclone Wilma in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean and her eye was clearly visible from space. On January 25 at 00:59 UTC (8:59 p.m. EST on Jan. 24), the A...

Genetic sequencing alone doesn’t offer a true picture of human disease

DURHAM, N.C. -- Despite what you might have heard, genetic sequencing alone is not enough to understand human disease. Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have shown that functional tests are absolutely necessary to understand the biologi...

Possible missing link between young and old galaxies

University of California, Berkeley, astronomers may have found the missing link between gas-filled, star-forming galaxies and older, gas-depleted galaxies typically characterized as "red and dead." In a poster to be presented this week at t...

Universities miss chance to identify depressed students

CHICAGO --- One out of every four or five students who visits a university health center for a routine cold or sore throat turns out to be depressed, but most centers miss the opportunity to identify these students because they don't screen for depr...

Some cancer drugs may block cellular ‘cross talk’ but not kill...

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 22, 2010) -- A class of drugs thought to kill cancer cells may in fact block "cross talk" between the cancer cell and normal immune cells, resulting in reduced cancer growth and spread -- a discovery that could significantly alte...

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