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Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...ing university, 65% of CEGEP students, 53% of high school
students, and 63% of those out of school); 85% sa... scientific research. "It's the only chance a high school
student can get to dream up an idea, design an experiment, and then make a presentation on the findi...
Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
...dorses and promotes H-LSAMP efforts to inform high school
students of opportunities for university study in ...ecome medical students, practicing engineers, high school
science teachers and computer programmers, as well as those embarking on the pursuit of graduate deg...
Highlights of the October 2004 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...nts coupled with the easy access to soft drinks in school
vending machines over the past two decades are con... To gauge parents' thoughts on school
vending machines, researchers at the University of Minnesota conducted focus groups, from which five...
Veterinary Memorial Fund transforms grief into promise
...(VMRCVM) is a two-state, three-campus professional school
operated by the land-grant universities of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg and the University of Maryland at College Park. Its flagship facilities, based at Virginia Tech, include the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, which treats more than 40,000 animals an...
UCSF scientist Joe Derisi named MaCarthur Fellow
...3 x 1 inch glass slide -- the kind found in a high school
science laboratory. Scientists bond DNA or RNA sequences to the slide, wash fluorescently tagged DNA or RNA sequences of interest over it and see where the two sets of nucleic acid match up, as indicated by the fluorescent light. The outcome reveals ...
Conference at UH opens doors for new scientists, engineers
...ecome medical students, practicing engineers, high school
science teachers, computer programmers and middle school
counselors, as well as those embarking on the pursuit of graduate degrees that range from applied ma...
Punching the timeclock of life
...ence's heavyweights Charles Darwin. From graduate school
to a career as an assistant professor in the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Longo's ideas were questioned by peers and students alike as he explored a new way to look at aging that directly...
'Gene chips' research in cotton could lead to superior variety
...uld like to build an outreach program where middle school
teachers can bring their classes to our laboratories so they can learn about genome biotechnology," he said. "It would give students an opportunity for a hands-on look at how to extract DNA from plants and amplify DNA in test tubes. They would be exp...
New sign language suggests children create language's fundamentals through learning
...ilable in French , Spanish and Japanese . At a school
in Managua, Nicaragua, deaf children are speaking ...nities for special education with a new elementary school
in Managua in 1977 and a vocational school
in 1981. Approximately 50 deaf students enrolled the firs...
Information system to help scientists analyze mechanisms of social behavior
...rontiers of integrative biology, and advanced high school
and minority middle-school students will get a taste of the scientific research. "By testing the BeeSpace environment with users at different levels, we hope to demonstrate the utility of concept navigation across community knowledge," Schatz said. ...
Research on carbohydrate metabolism receives historical recognition
...n 1896. They met in Vienna while attending medical school
and married in 1920. They immigrated to the United States in 1922 and then moved to St. Louis in 1931 when Carl Cori accepted the chairmanship of the pharmacology department at the Washington University School of Medicine while Gerty took a position ...
Proteins show promise for mosquito control
...n China, she contracted malaria when she was 13. A school
teacher recognized her symptoms and encouraged her to see a physician. "I was drenched in sweat and pale as paper," Lan recalls. Interestingly, her father had malaria when he was a teenager. "That's 50 percent of my family," she says. "Control is u...
As informatics grows, Indiana University helps set 'research agenda'
...due University Indianapolis rosters, Dunn said his school
is also making a bid to be the world's foremost. "We are fortunate that some of the best informaticians in the world want to be at IU," Dunn said. "I believe our attractiveness can be credited to the excellence of our core faculty as well as the ent...
OneWorld Health compiles comprehensive state of infectious diarrhea treatments, potential solutions
...reatest impact on fitness, cognitive function, and school
performance. "We will find ways to change this, through the development of new treatments for the world's most vulnerable infants and children," Dr. Hale said. What is being done about this today? Currently marketed antidiarrheal drugs are not safe...
UCSD biologists develop 'super-endurance' strain of mice
...and Fran Giordano from the Yale University medical school
and C. Ronald Kahn from the Harvard University medical school
were also coauthors of the study, which was supported by grants from the National Institutes of Heal...
Preschool bolsters early childhood immunity, reduces risk of young adult Hodgkin's lymphoma
Children who attend day care or nursery school
for at least one year before going to kindergarten...oma in young adulthood. Because attending nursery school
or day care favors earlier exposure to common childhood infections, the study supports the hypothesi...
LSU Vet School receives $9.9 million for infectious disease research
...eterinary Medicine. "This is the largest grant the school
has ever received, and it's the only grant like th...nd staff will participate in research cores in the school
and the TNPRC. The five initial research projects are: "New measles vaccine strategy using VSV vec...
Parents are top influence on soft-drink consumption among kids
...the availability of soft drink vending machines in school
were both strongly associated with children's soft drink consumption. The researchers say additional research is needed to verify these findings in a larger representative sample of children. "Research has shown that parents are primary role mode...
New UCF researchers, college will help fight Alzheimer's disease, cancer
... will give UCF a stronger foundation for a medical school
as it investigates the need for one in Central Florida. An ongoing study will determine the viability of a medical school, for which UCF would need the approvals of the Board of Governors, the Legislature and the governor....
UNC researchers awarded $8.65 million from National Institute on Aging
... the least well understood." Several medical school
faculty, each an expert in a specific cellular molecular pathway, are collaborating in the research.Patterson contributes an expertise in "chaperones" and related cellular molecules that decide the fate of malformed proteins in heart muscle, either f...
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