HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Research on lead poisoning, hair styling and artists oil paints will be featured at Towson University gathering of worlds largest scientific society

rance. (Presenter Gabriela M. Wis-Surel, Unilever Research, Edgewater, NJ)

  • How sunbathing and cosmetic chemical treatments affect hair at molecular level - Exposure to sun, particularly during summer, as well as cosmetic chemical hair treatments, can damage hair fibers. Researchers will discuss the extent of hair damage caused by sun and beauty products and how new research is influencing cosmetic companies to develop sunscreen products for hair. (Presenter Chandra Pande, Clairol Inc., 2 Blachley Road, Stamford, CT)

  • The science of smell: how the nose senses odor - The olfactory system determines how we perceive fragrances and other odors, and also provides neuroanatomical pathways by which odorous compounds affect our memory and emotions. In the nose, odorants bind to an extremely large family of receptors. This binding event initiates a cascade of molecular events culminating in the detection and recognition of an odor by the brain. An independent chemical sensor, the vomeronasal organ, also functions to modulate sexual and aggressive behavior in many animals. The presence of this organ in humans suggests that airborne chemicals may be able to influence human behaviors. (Presenter Jonathan Pevsner, Department of Neurology, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD)

    Thursday, May 31, 2001
    1:30 p.m. 4:15 p.m.

    • Childhood blood lead surveillance in Maryland - Maryland law requires that laboratories report all blood lead test results on children to the Maryland Childhood Lead Registry. Reported data are the basis for statewide surveillance, case identification, and case tracking. This presentation will demonstrate uses of this data, including: assessment of screening performance, trends in blood lead levels over time, identification of high risk areas,case management, enforcement, and GIS applications. The presentation will also cover a statute recently passed by Maryland state legislat
      '"/>


    Contact: Luana Bossolo
    l_bossolo@acs.org
    202-872-4446
    American Chemical Society
    1-Jun-2001


    Page: 1 2 3

    Related biology news :

    1. Researchers determine genetic cause of Timothy syndrome
    2. Researchers find color sensitive atomic switch in bacteria
    3. Schepens Eye Research Institute receives Roadmap grant to develop center for curing eye diseases
    4. Researchers identify protein promoting vascular tumor growth
    5. Researchers devise potent new tools to curb ivory poaching
    6. Researchers create nanotubes that change colors, form nanocarpet and kill bacteria
    7. Researchers ID chlorophyll-regulating gene
    8. Environmental issues center of Inland Northwest Research Alliance 4th Annual Symposium
    9. Research suggests new avenue for stopping, preventing colon cancer
    10. Researchers develop fast track way to discover how cells are regulated
    11. Research on carbohydrate metabolism receives historical recognition

  • Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:


    (Date:6/16/2016)... , June 16, 2016 ... is expected to reach USD 1.83 billion by ... View Research, Inc. Technological proliferation and increasing demand ... are expected to drive the market growth. ... The development of advanced multimodal techniques ...
    (Date:6/9/2016)... 2016  Perkotek an innovation leader in attendance control systems is proud to announce ... for employers to make sure the right employees are actually signing in, and to ... ... ... ...
    (Date:6/7/2016)... , June 7, 2016  Syngrafii Inc. ... a business relationship that includes integrating Syngrafii,s patented ... branch project. This collaboration will result in greater ... the credit union, while maintaining existing document workflow ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160606/375871LOGO ...
    Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
    (Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Andrew D ... http://doi.org/10.17925/OHR.2016.12.01.22 Published recently in ... from touchONCOLOGY, Andrew D Zelenetz , discusses ... care is placing an increasing burden on healthcare ... therapies. With the patents on many biologics expiring, ...
    (Date:6/23/2016)... 22, 2016  Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) ... QB3@953 life sciences incubator to accelerate the development ... laboratory space at QB3@953 was created to help high-potential ... for many early stage organizations - access to laboratory ... Amgen launched two "Amgen Golden Ticket" awards, providing each ...
    (Date:6/22/2016)... , June 22, 2016   StockNewsNow.com , ... Video Interview with Dr. Nader Pourhassan , President ... company focused on the clinical development and potential commercialization ... of HIV infection, according to the company,s website (see ... on Tuesday, June 7 th , 2016, at the ...
    (Date:6/22/2016)... DIEGO , June 22, 2016  Mesa ... has developed a testing platform designed specifically for ... formation of their scientific advisory board (SAB). Approved ... directors, the SAB is chartered to advise on ... disease assay platform. Led by Dr. Steve ...
    Breaking Biology Technology:
    Cached News: