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Highlights of the October 2004 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...upermarket. Health impact of soft drinks: Parents agreed that drinking soft drinks, particularly in excess, has negative physical effects. However, parents did feel that the health impact of soft drinks was lower down on the list of priorities, below cigarettes, alcohol, drugs or even coffee. "As soft d...

Far more men than women favor routine paternity testing at birth

...as a teaching assistant in Rohwer's class, Hayward agreed to compile the results into a research paper. Surveys were given to 733 adults, 655 of them students enrolled in science classes at the UW or at Highline Community College in Des Moines, Wash. Of those responding, 294 were men and 439 were women. To ...

AAAS expert panel calls for voter-system research and reform

...ncies as observers. Participants in the workshop agreed that improvingperformance demands a foundation of ...s will receive funding, the workshop'sparticipants agreed to draft a letter to fundingagencies, calling on them to help support thebroad research agenda. ...

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

...y seeking are associated with risk for alcoholism, agreed James C. Garbutt, professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, but that these are not the only traits associated with risk. It is intriguing that Dr. Kampov has some evidence linking this personality trait with sweet l...

New fumigant to replace gas that damages ozone layer

...sect pests, weeds and diseases. CSIRO and BOC have agreed to commercialise ethanedinitrile (EDN) as a fumigant to replace the ozone-depleting methyl bromide which is being phased out under the Montreal Protocol. EDN is a fumigant discovered by CSIRO in 1994. Field tests have shown it to be more effective t...

Computer database being developed at Temple will allow for better inventory of chemicals

... with a $10,000 grant. Computer Services has also agreed to help in the next phase of the project, which is to convert the database to a Web-based format and integrate the electronic data interchange that will allow researchers to purchase chemical supplies from University-approved vendors directly through...

Goals unlikely to protect Gulf of Mexico shrimp industry

...duce the zone to below 5,000 square kilometers, as agreed to by federal, state and tribal leaders in 2001? The hypoxic region is an area where water lacks sufficient oxygen to sustain most marine life, and in the Gulf of Mexico it is caused by excess nitrogen---largely runoff from mid-west agriculture...

Commercialization deal boosts hope for new sickle-cell drug

...cagen, Inc., a private biotechnology company, have agreed to jointly develop and commercialize the drug, known as ICA-17043. The agreement follows successful Phase II clinical trials in 90 adults with sickle-cell disease. The companies will collaborate on multicenter Phase III trials, the final step before...

MSU group reviews Berkeley venture into brave new science funding world

...earch agreement with Novartis in which the company agreed to pay the department up to $25 million in research support over a period of five years. In this widely discussed and criticized private sponsorship of university research, the PMB also was given access to Novartis' gene-sequencing technology and ...

Key principles for the foundation of a European Research Council (ERC)

...meinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation), have agreed on the key principles for the foundation of a European Research Council. In this document, the current 37 presidents from 20 European countries declare that the concept of an agency to support basic research, a European Research Council, must form a ...

Satellites map volcanic home of Africas endangered gorillas

... similar way." Last year ESA and UNESCO formally agreed an initiative for the use of space technologies to support the World Heritage Convention. Other space agencies have joined this initiative: for instance, the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office intends to use space technologies to map all World Her...

Energy conservation targets hit by notions of 'comfort'

...elopers and policy-makers. Most of the respondents agreed that 'comfort' was much more than a physiological condition, also being defined by cultural expectations and social conventions, including ideas about status and symbolism. In particular, air-conditioned buildings have come to be associated with qua...

Natural, man-made mix promises biggest landscape plant growth

...ho conducted the research for her doctoral degree, agreed on the value of doing studies that are beneficial for the public and industry. "We were expecting an improvement but somehow thought the organic fertilizer would be better, and we didn't expect such a big difference," said Carpio, a Venezuelan nativ...

Lowly weeds may hold promise for curing host of common health woes

...of the book "Native American Ethnobotany," said he agreed that plants at hand are desirable for treating common illnesses. "There are good reasons why weeds adventive species growing in disturbed soil should be particularly useful as medicines," he said. "And one of the things human beings especially aft...

Patent on beagle dogs cancelled

...el the beagle patent. Last week, the Patent Office agreed to reexamine the patent. "This is a tremendous victory not just for the beagle dogs but for the 499 other animals who have been patented in the U.S.," said AAVS President Sue Leary, "The University took the only morally defensible action it could in ...

UC Riverside professor to spend year with US State Department

...s necessary. After their service, the fellows have agreed to return to their academic careers and to remain available as consultants to the Department of State for five more years. Eastmond's research focuses on environmental and agricultural chemicals that cause genetic damage, cancer and other ailments i...

Nanoparticles illuminate brain tumors for days under MRI

...ry, and the Dotter Interventional Institute, OHSU, agreed the nanoparticles show potential for providing insight into a variety of brain pathologies. "We're learning that disease in the brain is a complex system that has active involvement with cells and membranes, so there's a lot of interest in other area...

Researchers identify gene linked to sperm-producing stem cells in mammals

...while, but then became infertile. Buaas and Braun agreed that it sounded as if the mice were born with germ stem cells, the cells that produce sperm, but then lost their germ line early in puberty. After a series of tests, the researchers concluded that because of the mutation, the cells were more likely t...

Beagles win first round in fight for reprieve from patenting

..., the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has agreed to reexamine a patent on beagle dogs following a legal challenge filed in February by two non-profit organizations, the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS) and the PatentWatch Project of the International Center for Technology Assessment (ICTA)....

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

...anel of nine leading experts from around the world agreed that: FUZEON represents an important advance in HIV therapy With ongoing training and support, healthcare professionals can assist patients in successfully introducing FUZEON into their daily routines FUZEON benefits pre-treated patients across ...

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