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Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...Awards have been showered on Ottawa's Adele Nguyen ever
since she began participating in Aventis Biotech Challenge. Currently in her second year in the University of Ottawa's Biopharmaceutical program, she is the 2004 award under the Women in Engineering and Science Program of the National Research Counci...
Climate change plus human pressure caused large mammal extinctions in late Pleistocene
...rsupial lion (Thylacoleo carnifex) and the largest ever
marsupial, the 2 1/2-ton Diprotodon. Elsewhere, hu...ly-like Arctodus simus, the largest land carnivore ever
to inhabit North America; mammoths; and two horse species occurred before apparent signs of human co...
Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
...mpens, to say whether lycopene and vitamin E could ever
be used to prevent prostate cancer in healthy individuals. The first step was to see the results from the studies on men with prostate cancer: changes may, for example, be necessary to optimise the treatment. And before any preventative trials could ...
Scientists sequence genome of kind of organism central to biosphere's carbon cycle
The first ever
genomic map of a diatom, part of a family of micro...iscovered they have a urea cycle, something no one ever
suspected," Armbrust says. A urea cycle is a nitrogen waste pathway found in animals and has never b...
New molecular link key to cellular proteins involved in cancer progression, other diseases
...tion." In 1975, histone H2A was the first molecule ever
described to be ubiquitinated, or modified by the attachment of the protein ubiquitin, but neither the consequence of H2A ubiquitination nor the molecules responsible were known. Now, 29 years later, work by Zhang and colleagues has provided answers ...
Operation Dangling Dino
... one of the most complete large dinosaur skeletons ever
found in the Monument. This is only the second a...nosaur from within GSENM and one of only a handful ever
conducted with assistance from the BLM. The site was first discovered in 2001 by Utah Museum of Natu...
'Smart antibiotics' may result from UCLA research
...sity. "This was serendipitous, nothing we ever
looked for," Miller said. "Serendipity is emblematic of many discoveries in science." The research team includes Sergei Doulatov, former UCLA undergraduate and former research associate in Miller's laboratory; Steven Zimmerly, professor of b...
Genes expose secrets of sex on the side
...Lots more men than women are childless, and it has ever
been thus, the researchers say. To see whether men and women traveled equal distances while sowing their wild oats, Wilder, Hammer and Mobasher teamed up with research specialist Sarah Kingan and Maya Pilkington, a doctoral candidate i...
US investment firm gives away Rhode Island-sized lands in Chile
...me how widely different it was from anything I had ever
beheld." A Unique Alliance To assure continuity in this important project, Goldman Sachs, the Goldman Sachs Charitable Fund, and WCS are establishing a formal Alliance, that is intended to last for three years. Goldman Sachs, the Goldman Sachs Ch...
Popular Science announces Third Annual 'Brilliant 10'
...r describing how a bullet penetrates armor, nobody ever
bothered to do the math. Today, Walker is creating models to demonstrate how ceramics shatter. He also worked with NASA in the aftermath of the Columbia disaster, and the agency is awaiting his findings before recertifying the shuttle for flight....
Byproduct of water-disinfection process found to be highly toxic
...g water treated with chloramines is the most toxic ever
found, says a scientist at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who tested samples on mammalian cells. The discovery raises health-related questions regarding an Environmental Protection Agency plan to encourage all U.S. water-treatment f...
Research on carbohydrate metabolism receives historical recognition
...ents at the University of Prague and has continued ever
since. Our efforts have been largely complementary, and one without the other would not have gone as far as in combination." Gerty Cori died in 1957. In 1960 Carl married Anne Fitzgerald-Jones and in 1966, after retiring from Washington Univer...
A probable cause for high blood pressure identified - shows links with diabetes
...ule is one of the most potent releasers of insulin ever
discovered. However, while low concentrations of the ribotide stimulate insulin release and are therefore therapeutic, much larger concentrations block release, a condition that produces diabetes. Thus it is important that the ribotide levels in the ...
Chemical signals health of brain cells Symposium
...urotransmitter. The first comprehensive meeting ever
held on NAA, the Symposium features presentations by leading investigators and a poster session. The meeting is organized by the National Institute of Mental Health and is co-sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, t...
Charting the future in prostate cancer care: A call to action
...ghs to defeat this disease. The timing is becoming ever
more critical. As the baby boomer men reach the target age for prostate cancer, beginning at age 50, this disease will become the cancer with the greatest increase in incidence, in addition to being the most common non-skin cancer in the U.S. In fa...
New research shows air pollution can reduce children's lung function
...nd Journal of Medicine. "This is the longest study ever
conducted on air pollution and children's health,"...that was started in 1993. The study is the longest ever
undertaken on the association between air pollution and children's health....
The birth of reproductive health: A difficult delivery
...g adulthood. They are making their sexual debut at ever
earlier ages, against a backdrop of rising sexually-transmitted diseases and growing social conservatism, which makes clear information, frank discussion and free choice on abortion, contraception and sexual health extremely difficult." Dr. El...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 2004
...ucts as electronic paper, luminescent clothing and ever
more miniaturized and novel electronic tools and c...o study the structural changes in more detail than ever
before. This class of glass includes silica (SiO2), an abundant component in the deep Earth, and was...
Veterinarians discover first known case of canine distemper in a wild tiger
...to encroach upon tiger habitat, disease becomes an ever
increasing threat to tiger conservation world wide, a threat we cannot afford to ignore," Dr. Quigley said....
Highlights of American Chemical Society national meeting in Philadelphia, Aug. 22-26
...ntists can study the reactions in more detail than ever
possible at room temperatures. This three-day symposium features more than 30 presentations that showcase some of fascinating research going on in the area of physical chemistry. ( PHYS 175-179, 210-215, 248-253, 290-295, 687-692, 716-721 , Tuesday, ...
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