India, Professor, United States discussed on The Science Hour - Conservation Clashes

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Not only increase the right to run off but the destabilize the soil so those naturally occurring stabilising influence his on those soils i've been lost and then when we getting extreme mindful the propensity for landslip to be coincidence the flood is much much greater the monsoon i think is in many ways the basis of salvation culture the reins on needed to sustain society there the source of solutions you'll talking about will they actually soldier of bring that back that you are actually catching water your using it more effectively rather than just seeing it wash away homes and then end up in the sea that's very much the case for millennia we've had the idea of living with the river living in harmony with the river and we've lost that process there is a much more control element flood control management as it was coup in the '70s a now in a situation where we understand we we have to control in places we have to control flooding in our major urban areas but in other areas we have to think about working with natural processes in allowing the river to behave as a river that poll sayas talking to roland pease well now a preventative treatment for the deadly condition of sepsis where harmful bacteria build up in the tissues and overwhelmed by infection the potty kind of turns on itself this particular treatment has proven so effective that a medical trial in india was stopped in the end because it was unfair to beat depriving the non treatment patients and yet the approach to preventing sepsis especially newborn babies turns out to be a rather the simple approach surprisingly simple and fat claudia hammond has been finding out more from a doctor he's been investigating the condition for twenty odd years pink panic law he is a professor of epidemiology and pediatrics at the university of nebraska medical center in the united states not curiously in this case it's not the bacteria itself that leads to the death.

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