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{ Monthly Archives } August 2013

Playing for time: Can music stave off dementia? – CNN International

Playing for time: Can music stave off dementia?CNN InternationalOne component of this effort is exploring whether playing music protects against dementia. The results, discussed at the Interdisciplinary Society for Quantitative Research in Music and Medicine meeting in July, are not yet published. Twin studies …and more » twins research – Google News

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Preemie Study Sparks Debate Over Risks Of Research – Huffington Post

Preemie Study Sparks Debate Over Risks Of ResearchHuffington PostIn January, the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/04/chances-of-having-twins_n_1183674.html">Centers for Disease Control and Prevention</a> reported that the numbers of twins in the U.S. has jumped in the last three decades: In 2009, 1 in … twins research – Google News

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Conjoined twins separated in Dallas hospital – CBS News

ABC News Conjoined twins separated in Dallas hospitalCBS NewsConjoined twins are rare, occurring in about one in 50,000 to one in 200,000 deliveries, the doctor said. The Ezells, both 31, discovered the twins they were expecting were conjoined on March 1, when she was 17 weeks pregnant. The couple said their …Conjoined Twins are Successfully […]

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MDA Show of Strength telethon features Fayetteville twins; watch it on … – NewsChannel 9 WSYR

MDA Show of Strength telethon features Fayetteville twins; watch it on …NewsChannel 9 WSYRFor half their lives, the 11-year-olds have spread the word for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, letting people know about the need for research dollars and why services like MDA summer camp are so important. “Just really fun to go for a week, […]

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Double Vision – The Alcalde

The Alcalde Double VisionThe AlcaldeMeghali and Sonali now spend a lot of their time at UT's J.J. Pickle Research Campus, where they research various nanotechnologies while wearing white coveralls they affectionately call “bunny suits” in clean rooms. They have perfected a twin-like … twins research – Google News

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Conjoined Twins Survive Separations Throughout History – Guardian Express

Conjoined Twins Survive Separations Throughout HistoryGuardian ExpressOther research around conjoined twins has shown that females sets of twins survive separation far more often than male sets of twins, explains The University of Maryland. And 70 percent of conjoined twin incidences are actually females. The first known …and more » twins research – Google News

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‘Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code,’ at the Smithsonian – New York Times

'Genome: Unlocking Life's Code,' at the SmithsonianNew York TimesThe show was created in an unusual collaboration between the Smithsonian and the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health, and vetted by a board of genetic scientists. The main frustration is that given the … twins research – Google News

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Oldest Twin Of The Sun Discovered, HIP 102152 Could Be Host To An Earth … – International Business Times

International Business Times Oldest Twin Of The Sun Discovered, HIP 102152 Could Be Host To An Earth …International Business Times… helped astronomers solve one mystery about the star at the center of our solar system. Their research was published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters. A solar twin, according to ESO, has a similar temperature, mass […]

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The sun’s older twin, 250 light-years away – Science News

International Business Times The sun's older twin, 250 light-years awayScience News“Work with solar twins is helping us contextualize the sun as a star,” says Gustavo Porto de Mello, an astronomer at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro who was not involved in the research. “This is another step toward finding stars that …Oldest Twin […]

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Conjoined Twins Separated After Surgery – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth (blog)

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth (blog) Conjoined Twins Separated After SurgeryNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth (blog)Owen and Emmett Ezell, born conjoined on July 17 and connected from the chest to the belly button, shared a liver and intestines. On Saturday, the boys underwent a successful separation surgery in Dallas that lasted almost six hours. The twins were […]

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