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Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say

... Each student (or team) works with a mentor for advice and access to equipment and supplies. Ca... Assigning mentors to each team to provide expert advice and access to equipment and supplies; and Having each student project judged by fellow students (pee...

DuPont introduces in-home personal protection from dangers of hurricanes

...nstruction installers. "Residents should heed the advice of emergency response professionals in the event of evacuations," said Laura Dwyer, DuPont Advanced Fiber Systems business manager. "Unfortunately, most stucco, siding or brick exteriors of homes are not designed to stop the dangerous missiles creat...

A liking for sweets, combined with novelty seeking, may predict alcoholism

...r first experience with alcohol, although the same advice is good for all children. Garbutt said there are multiple questions that can be addressed in future research. First, does sweet preference and personality profile truly predict increased rates of alcohol problems? he asked. To answer this question ...

Other highlights in the September 1 JNCI

... need so they can provide the public with reliable advice on diet and exercise. Contact: Kristen Woodward, Fred Hutchinson Media Relations, 206-667-5095, kwoodwar@fhcrc.org Also in the September 1 JNCI: Cancer Burden Seen Even Many Years After Diagnosis: http://www.eurekalert.org/emb_relea...

New survey reveals insights into unique relationship between mothers and pediatricians

...evelopment updates (72 percent), general parenting advice (63 percent), social interaction norms (62 percent) and sleeping recommendations (45 percent). Interestingly, about a third (33 percent) of moms even consult their baby's pediatrician for their own health concerns. "Well-baby visits can be overwhelm...

BioMed Central to consult funders and librarians over Open Access payment model

...evolving. At BioMed Central we believe we need the advice and involvement of the community to help us with important issues such as payment models to ensure the continued success of Open Access publishing. We hope that this consultation will allow us to explore how to channel funds to pay for Open Access p...

8 environmental stewards win $900,000 in biodiversity awards

...Michael Paul Foundation of New York City, with the advice of a panel of advisers. This year, for the first t...ties of the Malagasy. . . and his ability to offer advice rather than telling people what to do." Steven M. Goodman , a U.S. citizen employed by the Field Mu...

Satellites are tracing Europe's forest fire scars

... National Civil Protection Department is providing advice on the implementation of the Risk-EOS service, based on previous experience with an ESA Data User Programme (DUP) project called ITALSCAR. Run for ESA by the Italian firms Telespazio una Societa Finameccanica and Vitrociset, ITALSCAR charted burn sc...

AAAS 2004 salary survey: Despite long hours and low pay, life scientists love their work

...lty, delayed retirement and a need for more career advice are growing trends in the life sciences. ...

UK researchers develop way of predicting a woman's 'reproductive' age

...ope of providing them with more accurate fertility advice allowing them to realistically plan having a family. They are also setting up long-term studies to follow young healthy women with regular assessments of ovarian volume until they reach the menopause. "The possibility of providing a direct and easily...

Assisted reproduction can't compensate for waiting too long to start a family

...tion in order to provide efficient family planning advice and more precise information about the potential risks of postponing childbirth beyond a given age. In several European countries the mean age of childbearing is already close to 30 years. "We concentrated on the proportions of women who conceive wit...

Ralph J. Cicerone nominated to be next National Academy of Sciences president

...perts to address critical national issues and give advice to the federal government and the public. The president of the National Academy of Sciences is a full-time employee of the organization at the Academy's headquarters in Washington, D.C., and also serves as the chair of the National Research Council. ...

Floods, bugs and Hollywood disasters

...done, and that's the saddest thing." For specific advice on preservation, see www.lib.msu.edu/apd/ under "care and handling notes." Contact: Jeanne Drewes, assistant director for access and preservation at the MSU library, 517-432-6123, drewes@mail.lib.msu.edu ; or Sue Nichols, University Relations, 51...

Indoor mold, building dampness linked to respiratory problems and require better prevention

...doption and to avoid the potential for conflicting advice from different quarters. In addition, building co... nonprofit institution that provides health policy advice under a congressional charter granted to the National Academy of Sciences. A committee roster follo...

Mite transmits viruses damaging to wheat

...d sense. "Years ago, an area farmer offered good advice after I pointed out the advantages of planting in late fall to reduce certain disease problems," Rush said, "The farmer politely said he could not do that and stay in business. He quoted the farmer as saying: "Your job is to allow me to plant the wh...

New guidelines show significant benefits of FUZEON for wide range of pre-treated HIV/AIDS patients

...ients with HIV drug resistance. By providing clear advice on timing of FUZEON initiation and patient support during therapy, these guidelines clarify the place of this breakthrough drug in current HIV treatment regimens and will enable more pre-treated patients to benefit," stated Dr Mike Youle, Royal Free ...

Last call for nominations for 2004 National Academies Communication Awards

...hat provide science, technology, and health policy advice under an 1863 congressional charter. The W.M. Keck Foundation was established in 1954 by the late W.M. Keck, founder of the Superior Oil Company. The foundation's grantmaking is focused primarily on pioneering efforts in the areas of medical resea...

Estimated one in five people worldwide lack enough zinc in diet

...iency. The research team recommends updating the advice provided to health authorities responsible for assessing a population's risk of zinc deficiency. Zinc deficiency is an important cause of the higher morbidity and mortality rates among impoverished children, contributing to impaired growth and develo...

Just how much water do we really need? The answer may depend on our age

...to cope with dry environments. Many swear by the advice that for proper body hydration, 64 oz of water should be consumed each day. Other scientists and researchers disagree with that long held belief, recommending that one should only consume water "when thirsty." Why should we be concerned? For one, w...

Major U.S. environmental policy bears scrutiny in midlife

... world leader seriously," Bronstein said. "We give advice when asked, and we want it to be good advice."...

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