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Color variation among nestling brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus Ater) does not reflect differential success with hosts in Texas
As brood parasites, nestling Brown-headed Cowbirds (Molothrus ater) may exhibit characters that improve their fledging success when reared alongside host young. The coloration of mouthparts of nestlings can influence adult ...
Letter to the Editor
Asthma is not Enough: Continuation of Smoking Among Parents with an Asthmatic Child
BACKGROUND: Ideally, on diagnosis of asthma in a child, parents are counselled to decrease environmental tobacco smoke exposure to their children.OBJECTIVE: To determine whether a diagnosis of asthma in children altered ...
Sensing with One or with Four? A Comparison of Two IEEE 802.15.x Protocols for Use in Sensor Networks
In this paper we compare the pertinent features of the two emerging technologies for wireless sensor networks: IEEE Standards 802.15.1 and 802.15.4. We review the main features of the MAC protocols defined by those standards, ...
Impact of Lactic Acid Bacteria on Dendritic Cells from Allergic Patients in an Experimental Model of Intestinal Epithelium
Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are Gram positive nonpathogenic commensal organisms present in human gastrointestinal tract. In vivo, LAB are separated from antigen-presenting cells such as dendritic cells (DC) by the intestinal ...
ESBL Genotypes in Fluoroquinolone-Resistant and Fluoroquinolone-Susceptible ESBL-Producing Escherichia coli Urinary Isolates in Manitoba
OBJECTIVE: Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli are increasingly common in nosocomial and community settings. Furthermore, fluoroquinolone (FQ) and even multidrug resistance (MDR) appear to ...
Airflow Obstruction in Young Adults in Canada
OBJECTIVE: Airflow obstruction is relatively uncommon in young adults, and may indicate potential for the development of progressive disease. The objective of the present study was to enumerate and characterize airflow ...
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease