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Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance

...tionships," Bear said. "Financial support also is available to participating students through stipends for such work as teaching in the workshops, helping with the Web site and working in research labs." The UH campus, for instance, provides a building on campus where many students with similar majors...

Highlights of the October 2004 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...g machines. They wanted a wider variety of choices available to students with healthier alternatives. Parental knowledge: Most parents did not know much about the soft drink vending machines at their children's schools. The purpose of soft drink vending machines in schools: Parents generally did not know how...

New study shows hope for treating inhalant abuse

...ublished in the December 1, 2004 issue of Synapse, available online September 30. Inhalant abuse or "huffing" continues to grow as a serious health problem: According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the number of new inhalant users increased from 627,000 in 1994 to 1.2 million in 2000. The chronic use...

NIH awards $18.2m to The Burnham Institute to develop Center on Proteolytic Pathways

...echnologies, these valuable resources will be made available to hundreds of investigators across the country who are working in every disease area."...

Researchers find color sensitive atomic switch in bacteria

...Anabaena with information about the color of light available in its environment, enabling more efficient harvesting of light for photosynthesis, Spudich said. "Understanding rhodopsins helps us understand the large number of related membrane receptors involved in cell signaling that govern biological functions...

Gladstone investigator Mike McCune wins prestigious NIH Director's Pioneer Award

...ople from developing AIDS -- and that will also be available for use around the world." McCune, an associate director of the General Clinical Research Center at San Francisco General Hospital, earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College and his doctorate in immunology and cell biology ...

AAAS US Presidential Candidates' Forum

...mag.org/cgi/rapidpdf/1105134v1.pdf Both items are available in the 1 October 2004 issue of Science. Robert Walker and Henry Kelly will continue the debate over controversial scientific issues at AAAS on 30 September. As the voices of science and technology policy for Bush and Kerry, Walker and Kelly have uniq...

New study indicates arsenic could be suitable as first-line treatment in type of leukaemia

...e this drug and other effective drugs such as ATRA available as well, most patients will be able to avoid the need for bone marrow transplants." Arsenic compounds have been used in medicine for thousands of years, dating back to the ancient Chinese and the Romans, but it was the Chinese in the 1980s...

Safety of isoflavones in dietary supplements targeted by Illinois initiative

...rious soy isoflavones that show up in commercially available supplements. Scientists from four Illinois colleges -- Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences; Liberal Arts and Sciences; Medicine and Veterinary Medicine -- will have leading roles. Scientists at the FDA's National Center for Toxic...

Half-million dollar landmark achieved for the Methuselah Mouse Prize

...rejuvenation technologies are developed and widely available as quickly as possible. The future return on your investment is a longer, healthier, and ultimately better quality of life for yourself and your loved ones."...

Genetic differences might help distinguish thyroid cancers

...chain reaction (PCR) technology, which is far more available and far less costly than microarray analysis. Other Ohio State researchers involved in the study were first author Micheala A. Aldred, Sandya Liyanarachchi, Natalia S. Pellegata, Sissy Jhiang, Ramana V. Davuluri and Albert de la Chapelle. ...

4 October press briefing to focus on minority recruitment to science and engineering programs

...1, gpinhols@aaas.org . The report will be freely available after 1 p.m. US ET Monday, 4 October, 2004, at http://www.aaas.org/standingourground . Since 1974, the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME) has provided leadership and support for the national effort to increase the re...

UCSF scientist Joe Derisi named MaCarthur Fellow

...fited from the resources he has developed and made available to the scientific community," says Walter. "He is an outstanding researcher, a talented and dedicated teacher, an active participant in university and public service, and a wonderful human being. Joe's impact to date has been wel...

16 APS exercise research highlights, from reduced flu mortality to proteomics & obesity

...am, including abstracts, for the entire meeting is available upon request to members of the media. Arrangement... population cells in an undifferentiated state and available on demand for muscle regeneration. 13.4 Bente Klarlund Pedersen (University of Copenhagen, Denmar...

USAID, Conservation International & Starbucks launch Conservation Coffee Alliance in Central America

... making more high quality sustainable green coffee available to roasters. The Alliance will also engage with i...ong-term objective is to broaden the resource base available to support small-scale coffee farmers and biodiversity conservation and enhance the ability to drive...

Agronomy, crop, and soil science societies to meet Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 in Seattle

...ule for presentations of the scientific papers are available online as part of the Annual Meetings Program Book...agency, keyword, day and time. The Program Book is available at: www.asa-cssa-sssa.org/anmeet/search/ The Annual Meetings activities begin Sunday, Oct. 31 with...

Veterans with Gulf War syndrome have damage in specific, primitive portion of nervous system

...the American Journal of Medicine and are currently available online. "The high rate of gallbladder disease in these men, reported in a previous study, is particularly disturbing because typically women over 40 get this. It's singularly rare in young men," said Dr. Robert Haley, chief of epidemiology at UT...

Keep genome data freely accessible

...risks of allowing genomic information to be freely available on the internet--and supports the recent report by...rries some risk: among the genome sequences freely available on the internet are those for more than 100 pathogens, including the organisms that cause anthrax, b...

Females may be more susceptible to overindulge 'sweet tooth' cravings than males

..., female rats exercised less when sweet foods were available than when sweet foods were not available. The researchers concluded that female rats are more susceptible than male rats to over consume a palatable, sweetened diet, and that female rats are less likely than male rats to use exercise as a means to c...

A long-necked sea predator from China described in Science

This release is also available in French and Japanese . Scientists have discovered a long-necked sea reptile with fangs that probably preyed on fish and squid in a shallow sea in present-day southeast China more than 230 million years ago. The creature's relatively stiff, 1.7...

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