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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome associated with lower serotonin levels

Nature News has an article on a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that ties lower levels of serotonin to an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (also called “cot deaths,” “crib deaths, or “SIDS”). The authors are not sure what causes the low levels or whether the low serotonin … Continue reading

>Old Dog, New Tricks

>I’ve been working on my website and got most of the boxes lined up and the links all work! But the cool thing is that I’ve made a window for “Bioethics Headlines” as part of the main page. Not bad for an old lady who learned to type at 40, if I do say … Continue reading

>Genealogy for fun and profit

>The blogs are buzzing over new home tests to access your gene profile. Biology in a Digital World and the Women’s Bioethics Blog are talking about the $999 test. However, the genealogy lists are doing testing for family lines (the tests are sold by the website) instead of the old way of talking and searching … Continue reading

>Free Access Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology

>If you’d like to learn how little you know (except you, Rebecca of Mary Meets Dolly), Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology is offering free access this month, with free registration. The free registration itself is valuable – because you’ll be able to access some of the news@nature items and receive Tables of Contents of many … Continue reading

>Nature is free this month

>Not the wide open outdoors, but the Journal. Full free content for the January, 2007, issue of the Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology & Hepatology, an official publication of the American College of Gastroenterology. If you want to read about treatment guidelines for your tummy upsets or about Napolean’s Gastric Carcinoma, here’s your free sample issue.

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