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Ohio State scientists bake heart healthy soy bread

...low in cholesterol. Vodovotz says their soy bread meets all of those requirements. She and one of her students, Cory Ballard, a food scientist who is also a baker by trade, have been working on the secret soy bread recipe for months. They've field tested it at local grocery stores, and are currentl...

Specialty license plate to fund whale research

...ntury.. and Beyond. The multi-media program, which meets all National Standards for Science, is designed to inspire millions of students, grades k-12, to promote, protect, and preserve the water systems of our planet, and will be available free to every school in the nation. In addition, Wyland has pledged...

WiCell signs stem cell research agreement

...rch use of WiCell's stem cell lines. The agreement meets the criteria articulated by President George Bush in his Aug. 9 address authorizing limited federal funding for stem cell research. WiCell and NIH officials say the new agreement will accelerate a field of research with great potential to improve pub...

Monsanto and researchers celebrate first anniversary of sharing rice genome sequence data

...earch and development to ensure that biotechnology meets the agricultural needs of the world's poor."By sharing fundamental data about the rice genome, we hope to encourage additional research and collaborations that will lead to a wide variety of discoveries to enhance food security and nutritional needs ...

AAAS urges President Bush to fund stem-cell research

... ensure that the research is closely monitored and meets ethical standards....

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...ng region of the antibody protein, so that when it meets the carrier molecule it not only binds to it, but forms a permanent chemical bond. It's rather like replacing Velcro with welding. To treat cancer with this approach, you would need a double-headed antibody. One end would recognize the tumor, and th...

Doctors failure to reevaluate asthma severity hurts wheezing sufferers

...severity assessments in order to provide care that meets the patient's needs." According to most treatment guidelines, doctors should base asthma therapy on an individual's symptoms prior to medication use, a profile known as underlying severity estimate. But how physicians' estimates influenced care has b...

When Shewanella meets goethite: Evidence found of recognition between animate and inanimate objects

...n Shewanella, a microorganism found in most soils, meets goethite, the most important iron oxide in soils worldwide. The research provides some of the first evidence of recognition between a living organism and an inanimate object such as a mineral. The research will be featured in Science on May 18, ...

K-State veterinarian's lab site for DNA registry

... as it balances what good universities do best. It meets the needs of the public though the application of current science, provides the foundation for new discoveries though research while educating students, and is self supporting so that the tax-payers are getting a very good deal," Fenwick said....

Nuts cut coronary heart disease risk

...recommend inclusion of nuts in a healthy diet that meets energy needs to reduce risk of coronary heart disease. They emphasize the need to provide dietary guidance to help people understand how to plan heart healthy diets that include nuts. Dr. Kris-Etherton notes that dietary guidance on fats has change...

UC Davis, Santa Barbara get $6 million to help estuaries

..., thecritical coastal ecosystems where fresh water meets saltwater. The grants, from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,will support the development of chemical, biological andphysical standards for estuaries, particularly for estuarinewetlands. Those standards will function rather like the measures ...

The Journal of Cell Biology makes content available for free after six months; Calls for a modification of boycott effort

...ts web site ( www.jcb.org ) after six months. This meets the primary demand of a group of biologists who are seeking greater public access to published research. These scientists are proposing a boycott of any journals that do not make their content available for free after six months (see www.publiclibra...

Penn receives $1.2 million grant for further development of Compstatin, a drug to halt an overzealous immune system

..., so it is less likely to be broken down before it meets its target. Smaller molecules like Compstatin are also more readily adaptable to use as an oral medication. Lambris and his colleagues have already demonstrated Compstatins abilities in the laboratory, and the NIGMS grant makes further exploration ...

Elephants pick up good vibrations - through their feet

...iscovered that there is more to a mock charge than meets the eye - or the ear, for that matter. It turns out that foot stomping and low-frequency rumbling also generate seismic waves in the ground that can travel nearly 20 miles along the surface of the Earth, according to a new study in the Journal of the...

AAAS urges President Bush to fund stem-cell research

... ensure that the research is closely monitored and meets ethical standards. ...

Darwinian evolution of reproductive proteins in mammals

...tical moment for new life in mammals -- when sperm meets egg and attempts fertilization -- evolve rapidly in a process driven by positive Darwinian selection, according to a Cornell University study. New statistical studies of sequence divergence among egg-surface and oviduct proteins, reported by Willie ...

The role of science in restoring California's water resources

...a balanced approach to water management - one that meets the demands of thirsty farms and cities while protecting Northern California`s fragile rivers and lakes. The critical role played by environmental scientists in solving the state`s complex water issues will be the subject of a symposium...

Computer generates comparative gene maps

...of chromosomes get shuffled around. One chromosome meets another and pieces of DNA are moved or swapped. If those particular cells then happen to be involved in reproduction, the new arrangement is passed on to the next generation and may spread through the population. It doesn't happen very often, but ove...

Lawrence Livermore Lab, UC Davis Cancer Center ink alliance to develop integrated cancer program

... cancer center's efforts to develop a program that meets the strict criteria for designation as a comprehensive cancer center from the National Cancer Institute....

Amgen introduces new rheumatoid arthritis book and first online resource for access to interleukin-1 (IL-1) research

...only online resource about IL-1, Interleukin-1.com meets a need for rheumatologists and other health care professionals who want access to the latest research. It is another example of Amgen's commitment to research and scientific exchange in the area of rheumatology." The Web site consists of access to ...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... 18, 2014) ― A new study in the ... in health-related Google searches reveals a recurring pattern that ... , Investigators from San Diego State University, the ... Campaigns, analyzed "healthy" Google searches (searches that included the ... originating in the U.S. from 2005 to 2012. They ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... identified the first genetic variant specifically associated with ... for around 10-15 per cent of all breast ... the breast cancer sub-type, called invasive lobular carcinoma, ... of this particular kind of breast cancer, which ... published today (Thursday) in the journal PloS ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine ... have suffered a recent major loss are more likely ... , The study is published in this month,s issue ... , Because compassionate behaviors are associated with better health ... insights into ways to improve the outcomes of individuals ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... New Rochelle, NY, April 17, 2014U.S. military personnel ... "blast plus impact" concussive traumatic brain injury (TBI) ... were evacuated for other medical reasons. Differences in ... and depression 6-12 months after injury are reported ... , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014 By discovering a new mechanism that ... stroke, researchers at UC Irvine and the Salk Institute ... limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex ... of death and primary reason for disability in the ... stroke and lets blood-borne material into the brain, causing ...
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