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Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...r in Edmonton the following year. Barfett says
it was a "tremendously exciting" opportunity to fi... able to do this kind of work." Merson says
he's a big supporter of the ABC and suspects that many academic institutions keep a close eye on the...
Highlights of the October 2004 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...increases among kids, so do nutritional concerns," says
registered dietitian and ADA Spokesperson Patricia... of three to five servings of vegetables per day," says
registered dietitian and ADA Spokesperson Lola O'Rourke. ...
New study shows hope for treating inhalant abuse
...nd the potential value of GVG to treat addiction," says
Stephen Dewey, the Brookhaven Lab neuroanatomist who led the study. "More importantly, our results show promise in treating inhalant abuse as it continues to grow as a problem among adolescents." There are currently no pharmaceutical treatments for i...
Molecular motor implicated in tissue remodeling
...o tissue repair to metastatic invasion of tumors," says
senior author Gregory Goldberg, Ph.D., professor o...ion. "This is the only extracellular motor known," says
Elson, Ph.D., coauthor and professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics. The research team di...
Scientists sequence genome of kind of organism central to biosphere's carbon cycle
... incredibly important in the global carbon cycle," says
Virginia Armbrust, a University of Washington asso... into increases or decreases in diatom abundance," says
Dan Rokhsar, who heads computational genomics at the Joint Genome Institute and one of the co-author...
Schepens Eye Research Institute receives 'Roadmap' grant to develop center for curing eye diseases
...some of the most complex puzzles in eye research," says
Darlene Dartt, PhD, the Director of Scientific Aff...gnosed with one of these disorders is devastating, says
Dartt. Eye diseases share many of the same underlying mechanisms at work in diseases in other parts...
DNA lends scientists a hand, revealing new chemical reactions
... for trying to achieve a specific transformation," says
Liu, an associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology in Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences. "But no one knows what fraction of 'reactivity space' has been mined thus far, or even what this space looks like. We were therefore intrigued by...
Pack-MULEs are toting a new look at plant evolution
... colleagues say they don't understand my article," says
Jiang, who one month ago left a post doc at the University of Georgia to take a faculty position at Michigan State University's horticulture department. "I'm looking at something people don't pay much attention to." But not only did Jiang find a new...
Alzheimer's disease is not accelerated aging
...culties in complex, novel situations. Buckner says
the data suggest that changes in executive function are due to age-associated influences on frontal-striatal circuits of the brain, including an area called the corpus callosum a tract of white matter that connects the two cerebral hemispheres. The ...
Genetic differences might help distinguish thyroid cancers
...thologist cannot distinguish between FTC and PTC," says
study leader Charis Eng, the Dorothy E. Klotz Chai...ls, form the basis for a valuable diagnostic tool, says
Eng, a recipient of the Doris Duke Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award. "Our work begins...
UCSF scientist Joe Derisi named MaCarthur Fellow
... "celebrate the creative individual in our midst," says
Jonathan F. Fanton, president of the John D. and C...the future." It is the Foundation's conviction, says
Fanton, "that talented individuals, free to follow their insights and instincts, will make a differe...
Wisconsin scientists develop quick botox test
... the deadly poison. "We needed a real-time assay," says
Chapman, suggesting the technology could potential...side cells to do the most damage. The newest work, says
Chapman, helps give scientists an inside-the-cell view of the toxin at work. The toxin employs a fo...
DNA barcode finds four new bird species
...lators to nature lovers -- to identify organisms," says
Mark Y. Stoeckle, M.D., guest investigator in the ...easy to identify group, there are hidden species," says
Stoeckle. As the cost of DNA sequencing goes down, Stoeckle and other proponents of DNA barcodin...
Knock knock knocking on rhythm's neural doors
... deal with two very separate systems in movement," says
Schaal. "There is an automatic system that, literally, functions without any thought; and a separate cognitive system that orchestrates more complex movement. And music? "Computational neuroscientist theorize that rhythmic movements are generated fr...
Bronfenbrenner book sums up human development
... of human development over the past half-century," says
Richard M. Lerner, the director of the Institute f... of our giants in the field of human development," says
Glen H. Elder, professor of sociology and research professor of psychology at the University of Nort...
UMaine anthropologist wins Solon T. Kimball Award
...scoe, chair of the UMaine Anthropology Department, says
that through his close work with lobstermen, Acheson introduced a human element into a regulatory process that traditionally has been guided by politicians and biologists. Additionally, Roscoe says, "Jim has helped develop over the years theories of ...
Flexible pain relief with morphine-free poppy
... manufacture of other pharmaceutical ingredients," says
Tasmanian Alkaloids' Manager of Agricultural Research, Dr Tony Fist. Tasmania already grows over 40 per cent of the world's legal poppy crops and Norman will ensure Tasmania stays an international leader in pharmaceutical development from poppy compo...
A fishy change in diet
...omachs of nearly 60 percent of the examined fish," says
McGill University biologist and lead author Anthon...iet, works its way up and affects the food chain," says
Ricciardi. "As a result we may see a greater contamination of the fish meant for human consumption. ...
Scientists find nanowires capable of detecting individual viruses
...s possible agents of biowarfare and bioterrorism," says
author Charles M. Lieber, Mark Hyman Jr. Professor...t any specialized biochemical manipulation. Lieber says
nanowire arrays could be scaled up not only to detect many different viruses, but also to detect com...
Scientists discover potential new way to control drug-resistant bacteria
...ing underscores the importance of basic research," says
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of NIAID. "With ...teria, which are a growing public health concern," says
David L. Klein, Ph.D., who oversees bacterial respiratory disease research at NIAID. "The introducti...
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