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Tip sheet for the November 25, 2003 Neurology journal

... ... ...The Human Genome Project confirmed that one gene controls many proteins. New types of mutations are being revealed, and this study looks at McArdle's disease, an inherited disease in which abnormal amounts of glycogen accumulate in skeletal muscle resulting in weakness and cramping. An accompanying editorial "Echo of silence: Silent mutations, RNA splicing and neuromuscular diseases"...

Highlights of the November 2003 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

The November 2003 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association contains articles and research studies you may find of interest. Below is a summary of some of this month's articles. For more information, or to receive a faxed copy of a Journal article, call Kelly Liebbe at 800/877-1600, ext. 4769, or e-mail . ... ... ...Researchers at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University...

November science picks!

We promise, no turkeys this month -- Just a harvest of great science stories. And in honor of Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month, we even have some interesting work involving antique photos of Native Americans. This monthly collection can help you cover ongoing earth and natural science research and investigations at the U.S. Geological Survey -- photos and web links are provided to...

JCI Table of Contents, November 3, 2003

... ...In the November 3 issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, John Mountz and colleagues from the University of Alabama at Birmingham describe a gene-modified cell therapy utilizing the TRAIL molecule that successfully limits the incidence and severity of arthritis in a mouse model of collagen-induced arthritis and joint inflammation. The regime represents a therapeutic option for sys...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, November 2003

To arrange for an interview with a researcher, please contact the Communications and Community Outreach staff member identified at the end of each tip.... ... ... ...Bacteria from a decaying body can potentially tell investigators something about how long a person has been dead, and it's the focus of new research by Arpad Vass of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Vass and colleagues are looking at t...

Conference on invasive and alien plants November 2003

Giant hogweed, cheatgrass, Miconia, purple loosestrife, yellow starthistle, saltcedar, Lygodium, Arundo; these are some of the invasive plants that will be addressed as scientists and managers join forces for a conference on Invasive Plants in Natural and Managed Systems: Linking Science and Management (IPINAMS). The conference will be held November 3-8, 2003, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in co...

JCI Table of Contents, November 18, 2002

Find below two highlighted articles and the full Table of Contents for the...November 18, 2002 issue.... ...****************************************************... ... ... ...Most cancer patients are not killed by their primary tumors but succumb to...metastatic disease. The most common human cancers--lung, breast, and...prostate--frequently spread to bone, causing suffering and morbidity through...

Science picksleads, feeds and story seeds (November 2002)

... --No longer hidden behind the cloak of secrecy, 50,000 more frames of spy satellite imagery dating back to the 1960s will soon be available to the public. Bringing these photos in from the "cold" is an ongoing initiative between the USGS, the National Archives and Records Administration and the National Intelligence Mapping Agency. Declassifying images is particularly significant to enviro...

November GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

Boulder, Colo.--The Geological Society of America's November issue of GEOLOGY contains several potentially newsworthy items. Topics of particular interest include: new evidence for catastrophic extinction of Caribbean rudist bivalves at the K-T boundary; synthesis and interpretation of volcanic activity on Venus; new drill core data from Antarctica suggesting precise dating of the Oligocene-Mioce...

Pan-African Malaria Conference November 17-22 in Arusha, Tanzania

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland -- The Fogarty International Center (FIC) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announces the Third Pan-African Malaria Conference of the Multilateral Initiative on Malaria (MIM). The MIM conference, now open to members of the media, will be held November 17 to 22, 2002, in Arusha, Tanzania....... The MIM conference will bring together malar...

Record in research dollars: UH receives $12.3 million in November

... ...HOUSTON, Dec. 20, 2001 A record $12.3 million in research grants was received at the University of Houston in November, the largest one-month total in the institutions 75-year history. ... ...Research funds for new and continuing projects received at the university during the first quarter of fiscal year 2002 totaled nearly $23 million, a 75 percent increase over the average of UH awards...

American Society for Microbiology news tips for November 2000

. . . An extremely high level of genetic diversity among HIV isolates taken in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) suggests that the HIV-1 pandemic originated in central Africa, say researchers from France, Congo and the United Kingdom in the November 2000 issue of the Journal of Virology.. The most common form of the HIV virus, HIV-1 group M, is known to have at least 9 genetic variati...

November GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY highlights

. . Following are highlights from the November issue of GEOLOGY and a summary of the science article from the November issue of GSA TODAY, published by the Geological Society of America. Stories written regarding these articles are embargoed until November 1. We ask that you discuss articles of interest with the authors before publishing stories on their work, and that reference be made to GEO...

New treatment may relieve chronic pain, as reported in the 19 November issue of Science

.Washington, DC - In a study that could lead to new treatments for chronic pain, scientists have relieved pain in rats by dispatching molecular "smart bombs" to selectively destroy certain nerve cells in the spinal cord. Because this approach targets just those nerve cells, or neurons, that send pain messages to the brain, it shouldn't cause the side effects of drugs such as morphine or the comp...

Chimpanzee subspecies are genetically mixed and more diverse than humans, according to research in 5 November 1999 Science

... ... ...Washington D.C. - A new study suggests that chimpanzee subspecies may be more genetically variable than humans and also more closely related to each other--two findings that conflict with some earlier research on chimpanzee genetic diversity. The study's results, reported by a group of German researchers in the 5 November issue of , impact on a number of hot topics in evolutionary an...

Science, technology, and the future: Panel discussion to be held November 1, 1999

.Washington, DC (October 22, 1999) - Top thinkers in the world of science and.technology will share their visions for the future during a special forum to be.held on Monday, November 1, 1999 at the American Association for the Advancement.of Science (AAAS). Experts will discuss such topics as how to provide basic.staples for a growing population, the dangers of chemical and biological.warfare,...

Medical Tip Sheet - November 1, 1998

. . INTRAOPERATIVE DUPLEX SCANNING USED FOR THE FIRST TIME ON CARJACKING VICTIM WITH.BRAIN, CHEST INJURIES .A new type of technologyknown as intraoperative Duplex Scanning was used for the.first time at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in August, and played an important.role in saving the life of a carjacking victim who had been shot in the head and.in the chest. Duplex scans combine doppler and ultr...

Epic Of Evolution Conference Brings Science And Religion Together November 12-14

Chicago -- October 29, 1997 -- The term "evolution" tends to conjure up an image of.science and religion at war. But this picture is far from the truth, both.historically and in relation to current events. In fact, the fields of science.and religion have a lot in common -- and a lot to learn from each other. .A group of scientists, philosophers, and theologians will gather at The Field.Museum...
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