March 2013

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Why study twins and what is a twin registry?

Find out the Guest Editors’ (Yoon-Mi Hur and Jeffrey M. Craig) response to these questions and more about a recent special issue in Twin Research and Human Genetics titled “Twin registries worldwide: An important resource for scientific research”   Why study twins?

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Editor’s Pick: Resins, exotic woodwasps and how a study species picks a researcher. | ESC-SEC Blog

Posted by Morgan Jackson on February 21, 2013 in Academic, Canadian Entomology, Editor’s Pick, Research Blogging, The Canadian Entomologist (Journal) by Christopher Buddle, McGill University ————– As the Editor-in-Chief of The Canadian Entomologist, I have the pleasure of seeing all papers move through the publication process, from first submission to approval of the final proof. …

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PTSD Symptoms common among ICU survivors

–Condition long linked to war veterans found in one in three ventilated patients One in three people who survived stays in an intensive care unit (ICU) and required use of a mechanical ventilator showed substantial post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms that lasted for up to two years, according to a new Johns Hopkins study of patients with acute lung injury.…

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