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Bias

Bias (Science: statistics) in a clinical trial, bias refers to effects that a conclusion that may be incorrect as, for... Read More

Bias in research on soft drinks — new treatment for schistosomiasis

New findings highlight bias in research on health benefits of non-alcoholic drinks Researchers from the Children 's... Read More

The Myth of Secular Neutrality: Unbiased Bioethics?

by Sarah J. Flashing The media spotlight on the Terri Schiavo case brought the world’s attention to important matters... Read More

Drug treatment likely to be based on biased evidence

Drug treatment is likely to be founded on biased evidence because drug companies tend to publish studies with more... Read More

Findings Contradict Longstanding Bias Against The Use Of Morphine At The End Of Life

A report written by an OHSU physician with more than a half century of medical experience contradicts both public and... Read More

Concern that research sponsored by drug companies is biased

Research funded by drug companies is more likely to produce results that favour the sponsor’s product than research... Read More

Caltech engineers build mini drug-producing biofactories in yeast

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have developed a novel way to churn out large quantities of drugs,... Read More

Statistical Thermodynamics: taking a walk on a landscape

Charles L. Brooks III, José N. Onuchic, David J. Wales C. L. Brooks III is in the Department of Molecular Biology, The... Read More

NASA Scientists Find Clues to a Secret of Life

March 18, 2009 -- NASA scientists analyzing the dust of meteorites have discovered new clues to a long-standing mystery... Read More

Bees Seem To Benefit From Having Favorite Colors

A bee’s favourite colour can help it to find more food from the flowers in their environment, according to new research... Read More

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions

 Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)   ... Read More

Parathyroid hormone, kidney disease, evidence and guidelines

Edmund J Lamb1, Susan Vickery1and Andy R Ellis2 1Department of Clinical Biochemistry, East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust,... Read More

Favor

Favor 1. Kind regard; propitious aspect; countenance; friendly disposition; kindness; good will. Hath crawled into the favor... Read More

Reverse Polarization in Amino acid and Nucleotide Substitution Patterns Between Human–Mouse Orthologs of Two Compositional Extrema

Reverse Polarization in Amino acid and Nucleotide Substitution Patterns Between Human–Mouse Orthologs of Two Compositional... Read More

Which came first: Primates’ ability to see colorful food or see colorful sex?

Which came first: Primates' ability to see colorful food or see colorful sex? The adaptive significance of the unique... Read More

Which came first: Primates’ ability to see colorful food or see colorful sex?

The adaptive significance of the unique ability in many primates to distinguish red hues from green ones (i.e.,... Read More

Chinese Medicine Societies Reject Tiger Bones Ahead of CITES Conference

WWF and TRAFFIC welcome a World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS) statement urging its members not to use... Read More

CRISPR caused gene damage? Rise and pitfall of the gene-editor

CRISPR as a gene-editing tool made a prodigious leap forward in science. In 2015, it was heralded as Science’s 2015... Read More

A Neurobiological Approach to Understanding Human Intelligence

Is human intelligence measurable? ... quantifiable? Perhaps, you came across this popular catchphrase purportedly quoted by... Read More

Oxytocin – Of Love, Fear, and Anxiety

Oxytocin has long had a reputation of being the "love hormone". It engenders social bonding, attachment, intimacy, and... Read More

Experimental error

Experimental error The total error of measurement ascribed to the conduct of an empirical observation. It is commonly... Read More

Predispose

predispose 1. To dispose or incline beforehand; to give a predisposition or bias to; as, to predispose the mind to... Read More

Yerkes-based Experiment Confirms Cultural Transmission And Conformity In Chimpanzee Communities

August 22, 2005 — ATLANTA -- Humans are not alone in their desire to conform to cultural norms, according to new study... Read More

Freezing Kidney Cancer: Hot Treatment Should Be New Gold Standard For Destroying Small Tumors

Freezing kidney tumors—using a safe minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment that kills the cancer 100... Read More

Indifferent

Indifferent 1. Not maling a difference; having no influence or preponderating weight; involving no preference, concern, or... Read More

Persistence

persistence 1. The tendency of a cell to continue moving in one direction: an internal bias on the random walk behaviour... Read More

Affection

Affection 1. The act of affecting or acting upon; the state of being affected. 2. An attribute; a quality or property; a... Read More

Taste

taste 1. To try by the touch; to handle; as, to taste a bow. Taste it well and stone thou shalt it find. (Chaucer) 2. To try... Read More

Influence

Influence To control or move by power, physical or moral; to affect by gentle action; to exert an influence upon; to modify,... Read More

Independent

Independent 1. One who believes that an organised Christian church is complete in itself, competent to self-government, and... Read More

Concordance rate

Concordance rate The proportion of a random sample of pairs that are concordant for a trait of interest. A high rate of... Read More

Flu shot does not reduce risk of death

The widely-held perception that the influenza vaccination reduces overall mortality risk in the elderly does not... Read More

Bowl

Bowl 1. A concave vessel of various forms (often approximately hemisherical), to hold liquids, etc. Brought them food in... Read More

Fair

Fair 1. Free from spots, specks, dirt, or imperfection; unblemished; clean; pure. A fair white linen cloth. (book of Common... Read More

Sex-specific asymmetries in communication sound perception are not related to hand preference in an early primate

Sex-specific asymmetries in communication sound perception are not related to hand preference in an early primate Marina... Read More

Patient expectations for placebo treatments commonly used in osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) clinical trials: a pilot study

Patient expectations for placebo treatments commonly used in osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) clinical trials: a... Read More

Model Selection and Multi-Model Inference

 Model Selection and Multi-Model Inference      ... Read More

Does caffeine consumption during pregnancy increase the risk of fetal mortality?

Does caffeine consumption during pregnancy increase the risk of fetal mortality? A literature review Alicia MatijasevichI;... Read More

ASU researchers ‘wire’ DNA to identify mutations

 ASU researchers 'wire' DNA to identify mutations A team of ASU researchers led by Nongjian Tao and Peiming Zhang has... Read More