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National survey reveals profound lack of scientific knowledge
...expresses deep interest in scientific topics and a desire
to know more. The vast majority of all adults say they are either "very" or "moderately" interested in: Environmental Issues (95%) The Future of Energy Resources (94%) Scientific Discoveries (92%) Large numbers of Americans say knowing more about...
Russian, PNNL scientists advance US seed production, oil remediation
...nowledge stay employed in non-defense jobs and the desire
to share the latest scientific advances," said Debbie Dickman, PNNL manager of nonproliferation product lines. If either technology proves effective, Dye Seed could patent the product in the United States, and the Russians would control patents in Ru...
Palatin Technologies' PT-141 increases sexual behavior in female animals
...tly, PT-141 treatment increased the female rodents desire
to copulate. These data suggest that stimulation ...tential to offer a unique treatment for women with desire
disorders said Dr. Shadiack. Perry Molinoff, M.D., Executive Vice President of Research & Developme...
Gender issues related to spaceflight: A NASA perspective
...tes is of considerable importance to women who may desire
future pregnancies. Compared with women, men are at considerably increased short-term risk from damage to gametes. However, the effect of neutrons, high-energy particles, and other radiation from space needs to be assessed for both men and women on ...
Testosterone dose-repsonse relationships in healthy young men
... was assessed by daily logs of sexual activity and desire
that were maintained for seven consecutive days at...asures: The scores for sexual activity and sexual desire
measured by daily logs did not change significantly at any dose. Similarly, visual-spatial cognition...
NSF invites media to report on Antarctic GLOBEC research cruise
...f NSF's scientificenterprise in Antarctica and the desire
to communicate thatunderstanding to the public. The journalist selected for thiscruise will be expected to take an active role in shipboardduties associated with the collection of hydrographic (e.g.temperature and salinity) measurements and to assis...
Mistrust, religious beliefs hinder blood and organ donation
...iefs are related to organ donation may reflect the desire
to be buried whole, despite the fact that in most organized religions, clergy support organ donation, Boulware says. "Those seeking to increase blood and organ donation among African-American men and women should consider these potential donors' c...
Tufts University reports high protein intake and calcium supplementation helps healthy bones
...Additionally, like millions of Americans, they may desire
to lose weight using a high protein, low carbohydrate plan. The type of protein consumed -- plant or animal -- did not make a difference in the effect on bone mass density, rather it was the amount of protein in the diet. Tufts researchers note that...
Scientists devise new 'gene silencing' strategy: Genome, biomedical research expected to flourish
...RNAi in many laboratories. Driven in part by their desire
for a longer-lasting alternative to small RNAs, Hannon and his Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory colleagues tried using RNAs folded over like hairpins to quash the function of specific genes. They were inspired to try these short hairpin RNAs (shRNAs) by...
Cola soft drinks satisfy hunger as well as orange juice or 1% milk
... exactly the same effects on hunger, fullness, and desire
to eat in the short term. The cola beverage was ...ater, on temporal profiles of hunger, fullness and desire
to eat, measured at 20 minute intervals post consumption. The study was based on 32 normal-weight, ...
Strange signals from breastfeeding
...and newborns give off odours that boost the sexual desire
of other women. The finding adds to the growing b... significantly heightened and more enduring sexual desire
and fantasies. "The data are pretty striking," says Mennella, who presents her evidence this week to...
From nanotechnology to raspberries, Virginia Tech inventions and creations can improve our lives
...r dish. MFS 591 was developed to meet the Japanese desire
for a softer seed with less calcium content and higher sucrose than Vance and Camp soybeans, previously developed by Virginia Tech for this special market....
From arts to neurobiology versatile Duke scientist chosen for NSF Waterman Award
... and my father (who had musical talent) adding his desire
to gain knowledge, into one decision to become a scientist, Jarvis said in a National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) profile. NIGMS funded Jarvis undergraduate and graduate studies at New York Citys Hunter College and Rockefeller Unive...
Can we learn about sex from animals?
...motivation to write the book stemmed also from her desire
to respond to the general population's interest in the subject. "Animal behavior intrigues many of us because of what it means for our own lives," she says. "My research shows that we really should not be taking examples from animals to support the...
NSF invites media to report on U.S.-sponsored Antarctic research (2002-2003 season)
... NSF's scientific enterprise in Antarctica and the desire
to communicate that understanding to the public. Applicants should focus on visiting a very limited number of projects because transportation is highly dependent on weather and delays are common. The time reporters may spend on the continent must be...
Brains of outgoing people react more to happy faces than those of shy individuals
...gine the mechanisms in the brain that support this desire
for what seems to be a pleasant experience, and how they differ from one person to another." Extreme introversion is associated with severe shyness or social phobia, Gabrieli added, both of which can be debilitating conditions that prevent a person f...
New clinical trials explore treatment to restore sexual desire
...LEVELAND: For millions of women, decreased sexual desire
is often an unfortunate consequence of hysterectomy or menopause. Diminished sexual desire
can lead to feelings of unhappiness, concern, frustration, and leave a lasting impact on a woman's r...
Proposed remedy for forest fires puts economic interests first
... interest in recreational use and preservation or desire
for logging activity influenced agency policy. From this information, Koontz saw a pattern in how different levels of government prioritized activities related to forests. ...
Long-term studies show most intersex adults happy with gender assignments at birth
...eed for long-term sex hormone replacement, and the desire
for fertility," Migeon says. Results of the second study, which examined intersex patients' knowledge of their condition, suggest that patients are not receiving the close counseling with medical professionals which the first paper finds important. ...
Nanoparticles could aid biohazard detection, computer industry
.../11) issue of Nano Letters, sprang from the team's desire
to attach metals to semiconductors in precise locations. Computer chips, commonly made of silicon, contain circuits that are far smaller than those made from metal wires. But for an impulse from a keyboard or mouse to reach the microchip, the electr...
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