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Short-Course TB Prophylaxis Effective In HIV-Infected Individuals
...nactive TB bacteria. Analysis of study data
showed that after an average of 36 months of follow-up, the number of TB cases was the same in each treatment group. Fewer deaths occurred among patients in the two-drug arm than in the one-drug arm, but the difference was not...
At Life's Most Sensitive Stage, Embryos Cope With Stress
...hePacific coast. At the AAAS meeting, he presented data
showing that the worm'sembryos use MDR transporters as well, as a first line of defense against eventiny amounts of toxins. For the embryos, there is a tradeoff, however: Thetransporter requires a significant amount of the cell's chemical energy, or ...
"Discovering Biological Diversity" Is AAAS Topic For USGS Manager
... a cooperative effort aimed at increasingaccess to data
and information developed and maintained by local, state,and federal government agencies, including the USGS; private sectororganizations; and other partners around the nation and the world. "Where once it was difficult for peo...
Carnegie Mellon Researchers Say Direct Instruction, Rather Than "Discovery Learning" Is Best Way To Teach Process Skills In Science
... Klahr and Chen began by gathering data
from children in second throughfifth grade about how they analyze simple experiments such as what happens whensprings are stretched or balls roll down slopes. Their goal was to teach thesechildren how to design experiments that compare situations or ...
"Genetic Factors Influencing Cholesterol Response To Diet"
...edto the MnSOD locus (p<0.03). These data
indicate that genetic factors contributing to LDL particlephenotypes may also influence changes in these phenotypes induced by variationin dietary fat and carbohydrate intake. Summary: Further information regarding this and other gene-dietin...
Researchers Investigate Years Before Menopause
... in the School of Nursing. "Only the Trust data
can supply this kind of long-term data
on women'sreproductive health," says Wood "There is no other long-term study of thistype." ...
The Human Genome Project: Science, Law, And Social Change In The 21st Century
...interest in patient records Widespread use of DNA data
banks in forensic science Likelihood of a universal DNA data
bank in the United States Impact of genetic tests on insurance coverage Adverse selection and the ...
26 National Alzheimer's Disease Centers Collaborate On Study Of The Utility Of Genetic Testing For Alzheimer's
...est new therapiesfor the disease. For this study, data
from 26 centers were pooled, and withoutthe establ...rder and taken muchlonger for this study to gather data
on 2,188 people. The presence of the E4 form of the ApoE gene, discovered 5 years ago as a ri...
Leftover Fetal Cells May Affect Development Of Scleroderma
...s (NIAID) grantee inSeattle has found experimental data
to support a new hypothesis about thegenesis of sc...dence of autoimmune diseases inwomen. While these data
are not definitive, they are provocative because oftheir implications." Scleroderma, or systemic sc...
Recovery From Mass Extinction Is Unexpectedly Diverse
...u can'tpredict invasion intensity. Or possibly the data
are wrong-maybe invasionshappen so quickly that the conceal the magnitude of the extinction. Or maybe notall extinctions are created equal: it's not how much you lose but who. "Perhaps mass extinctions can remove species that are important in thebio...
First Study To Take Bacteria Directly From Patients' Mouths Further Supports Possible Link Between Gum And Heart Disease
...laboratory strains of mouth bacteria andpopulation data
to show this possible link. Temple's study is the first to take a large number of dental plaquebacteria directly from the mouths of patients with severe periodontal diseaseand test their effect on blood platelets. "Almost immediate...
Insights Into The Proteasome - A Fascinating Macromolecular Machine For Protein Degradation
...chines of the cell. The authors report on own data
and review the current status of the topic. Protein degradation is a necessity but also a hazard. It must be subject to precise spatial and temporal control to prevent that proteins not destined for degradation are attacked. A basic...
Food Bacteria-Spice Survey Shows Why Some Cultures Like It Hot
...e timeof the research, with compiling many of the data
required to make themicrobe-spice connection: More than 4,570 recipes from 93 cookbooksrepresenting traditional, meat-based cuisines of 36 countries; the temperatureand precipitation levels of each country; the horticultural ranges of 43 spiceplants...
Reclaimed Waste Water Can Augment Municipal Drinking-Water Supplies But Concerns Must Be Addressed
...cted by thecities of San Diego and Tampa. Limited data
from projects and studiesnationwide show that high... should be undertaken to provide abroader range of data
about possible harmful effects to living organisms. Research also is needed on the level of viruses ...
Carbon In Boreal Forests: Temporary Or Permanent?
...cessive carbon dioxide in theatmosphere. Satellite data
and field experiments have indicated that globalwarming could stimulate the growth of boreal forests, thereby removing some ofour carbon from the air. Can boreal forests be a sink of carbon? Mike Apps(Canadian Forest Service) will argue that only a s...
New Fluorescence Technique For Ultra-Sensitive Enzyme Characterization Developed - Screening Catalytic Activity At The Single-Molecule Level
...cent probes, sensitive photodetectors, and fast data
processing, FCS allows the observation of the d...simple yes-or-no decisions are much shorter and data
evaluation is faster. As reported by the authors, analysis times of one second per sample and ...
Crater Chain On Two Continents Points To Impact From Fragmented Comet: 214Million Year-Old Event Corresponds With Mass Extinction
...But when theyasked to me take a closer look at the data
and I saw the alignment, I justsaid, wow!... worlds changing geography and climate. The data
areused for testing climate change models, finding probable sites for oil andminerals, and for provi...
Allergies To Rubber Affect 12.5 Percent Of Health Care Workers
...d but are not symptomatic yet. Performance data
for the extract Hamilton used in the skin test, whichhis team developed, are undergoing review by the Food and Drug Administration.Approval for nationwide distribution is possible within a few months, whichwould make the extract the basis of the firs...
New Sickle-Clawed Fossil From Madagascar Links Birds And Dinosaurs
...example of how the fossil record providesthe basic data
for formulating, testing, and revising ideas about life throughtime," says Chris Maples, director of NSF's geology and paleontology program,which funded the research. The fossil bird is 65 to 70 million years old and dates from the LateCretac...
10 Million Report Hunger, Even With Jobs
...and dietary and health interviews. In addition to data
on food insufficiency, the survey collected data
on dietary patterns, food and nutrient intake as well as such nutrition-related information as serum...
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