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Leader in cancer treatment and prevention research honored
... Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. The two
past winners of the AACR-Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation Award were, in 2003, Waun Ki Hong, M.D., of The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; and, in 2002, Michael B. Sporn, M.D., of Dartmouth Medical School. The AACR is pleased...
Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...e pool of $16,000 in 2004), conducted for the past two
years from Ottawa by teleconference with eminent n...ded up working in the hospital's lab the following two
summers. "It was my first real lab experience and I just loved it," Desbiens said. ...
Climate change plus human pressure caused large mammal extinctions in late Pleistocene
...ivore ever to inhabit North America; mammoths; and two
horse species occurred before apparent signs of human contact. A second pulse of climate-caused extinctions began in Europe and Asia about 12,000 years ago as cold-adapted animals - the wooly rhino and the mammoth - died out with warming temperatures...
Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
...uston leads the consortium of six universities and two
community colleges in the H-LSAMP, consisting of UH, Texas Southern University, UH-Downtown, UH-Victoria, Rice University, Texas State University, Houston Community College System and San Jacinto College District. The group also enjoys a good partne...
Highlights of the October 2004 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...ft drinks in school vending machines over the past two
decades are contributing factors to excess weight among kids. To gauge parents' thoughts on school vending machines, researchers at the University of Minnesota conducted focus groups, from which five major themes emerged (in ord...
Veterinary Memorial Fund transforms grief into promise
...rvices for veterinarians practicing throughout the two
New study shows hope for treating inhalant abuse
...GVG as a potential treatment for addiction, and on two
small-scale trials of GVG in Mexico [one published http://www.bnl.gov/bnlweb/pubaf/pr/2003/bnlpr092203a.asp , one yet-to-be published]. Results from the preclinical and early clinical trials show that GVG holds promise as a treatment for addiction t...
Chemical engineering grad students will take notable national awards
...eceived her Ph.D. in May of 2004, was named one of two
winners of the 2004 AIChE Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award in Membrane-Based Separations. Both awards are highly competitive with a global request for nominations, said Basil Baltzis, PhD, chairman of the chemical engineering ...
NIH awards $18.2m to The Burnham Institute to develop Center on Proteolytic Pathways
...rnham's "Center on Proteolytic Pathways" is one of two
new centers launching the "National Technology Centers Network and Pathways Directory" included in the "NIH Roadmap for Medical Research", implemented by NIH Director Elias A. Zerhouni. Designated technology centers will be focused on a biological t...
Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
...work and that there is an optimal dose between the two
extremes." The study showed that the lycopene and vitamin E were effectively taken up in the mice prostates in the same form as they are in humans, said Dr. Limpens. Dr. Limpens said the findings seem promising, but it was early days yet and the Pha...
International study findings link acne-like rash to effectiveness of new targeted cancer treatment
...tatic cancer and had failed to respond to at least two
prior chemotherapy regimens, although all still ha...4.9 months. Among the 141 patients who had a grade two
rash the response rate was 18% and the median survival was 8.9 months and for the 17 patients with a...
Cigarette smoke causes breaks in DNA and defects to a cell's chromosomes, Pitt study finds
...URGH, Sept. 30 The amount of smoke in just one or two
puffs of a cigarette can cause breaks in DNA and d...fy, forming so-called anaphase bridges between its two
ends. Eventually, these chromosomes either tear apart, leaving two
broken pieces, or if they don't b...
'Dead zone' area shrinking, Texas A&M prof says
...ery much surprised us." DiMarco believes there are two
reasons why the region affected by hypoxia broke up and changed location. "Strong coastal currents can develop and breakup the stratification that causes hypoxia," he says. "Another is offshore circulation features, such as eddies, that intrude onto...
Chemical derived from vitamin-E shows early promise as cancer drug
...signs of cancer in the lymph nodes had only one or two
lesions, rather than the six or seven of untreated counterparts. Kline, who holds the Julian C. Barton Professorship in Nutrition, also investigated how alpha-TEA impacts breast cancer cells, using cells grown in plastic containers. When expos...
Scientists sequence genome of kind of organism central to biosphere's carbon cycle
... scientists say was likely a kind of red alga. The two
became one organism, an arrangement called endosymbiosis, and swapped some genetic material to create a new hybrid genome. "This project helps illustrate the amazing diversity of life on our planet," Armbrust says. "Diatoms display features traditi...
Researchers find color sensitive atomic switch in bacteria
...light-absorbing part of the protein was present in two
alternative positions, suggesting to us that light... colors drives this protein back and forth between two
differently colored states of the protein," said co-senior author John L. Spudich, Ph.D., director o...
Gladstone investigator Mike McCune wins prestigious NIH Director's Pioneer Award
...lowship in pathology at Stanford, went on to found two
biotechnology companies, SyStemix and Progenesys. ...nd subsequently as a faculty member. Through these two
decades, he has continued to see patients with HIV disease at the AIDS Clinic (Ward 86) at San Franc...
New study indicates arsenic could be suitable as first-line treatment in type of leukaemia
...lar Targets and Cancer Therapeutics in Geneva that two
courses of the drug achieved complete remission in...hat AML should be reclassified by dividing it into two
groups APL with t(15-17) and t(15,17) negative AML. t(15-17) negative AML would then be sub-divided...
DNA lends scientists a hand, revealing new chemical reactions
...e strands of approximately a dozen DNA bases; when two
strands with complementary sequences spontaneously...n, an unexpected reaction that efficiently coupled two
simple hydrocarbons, a terminal alkyne and a terminal alkene, to form a useful and more complex grou...
Alzheimer's disease is not accelerated aging
...allosum a tract of white matter that connects the two
cerebral hemispheres. The accelerated memory loss ... The researchers used MRI to measure the volume of two
regions of the brain previously linked with age-associated changes: the corpus callosum, and the med...
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