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Using PET Scans To Monitor Cancer Cells' Activity And Predict Who Will Develop Alzheimer's, Other Diseases
... organsystems of the body, he said here today at a national
meeting of the AmericanChemical Society, world's largest scientific society. Such studies are being used to detect and stage the severity of cancerin patients with lung, breast, head and neck, colo...
Seeing How the Brain Changes During Aging
meeting of the American Chemical Society, the worl...r chemistry that willbe presented in Dallas at the national
meeting of the American ChemicalSociety, world's largest scientific society. SEEING HOW THE BRAIN C...
US-Cuban Scientific Collaborations Jeopardized By Travel Restrictions
...isaswhen requesting entrance into the US to attend national
or internationalmeetings, to accept scholarships, or to participate in long-term research andexchange programs in the US. Since 1951, the AAAS Science and Human Rights Program has been at the forefrontof the struggle to assure the free passage of s...
Motivating Muscles: New UD Study Might Help People With Paralysis 'Stay Strong Longer'
...on of UD's Department of Physical Therapy, atop 10 national
program, according to U.S. News & World Report . "Patients can move their muscles much more forcefully for a longer period oftime if their muscles are stimulated at varying rather than regular intervals,"Binder-Macleod says. "This study is the first...
Smog Spreading To South Pacific
... for the 21st century" came today in Dallas at the national
meeting ofthe American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. University of California, Irvine, professor F. Sherwood Rowland saidtoday that long-lasting plumes from biomass burnings -- the practice of burningto clear wood...
Coastal Development Threatens Rare Atlantic Shorebird
... The research, which was presented last year at national
meetings of theColonial Waterbird Society, the Association of Field Ornithologists and TheWildlife Society, was supported by grants from the Georgia Department of NaturalResources Wildlife Resources Division, the Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation andthe...
Environmental Impact Of Antifouling Paints And Tributyltin Regulations
...esearch will be presented hereApril 1 and 2 at the national
meeting of the American Chemical Society, world'slargest scientific society. Are There Viable Alternatives To TBT? Seventy percent of the world fleet of ships uses a TBT paint system, and thereis a constant but very low release of TBT from the ship...
Human Metabolite Of Taxol Synthesized In The Laboratory
...presented at the American Chemical Society's 215th national
meeting inDallas, Texas March 29-April 2. The poster (Divsion of Medicine #178) will be inthe Dallas Convention Center, Exhibit Hall D/E , Level 3, on Wednesday, April 1,from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Presenters are expected to be on site from noonuntil...
EPA Should Redirect Some Research on Toxic Airborne Particles
...thefirst of four, lays out a comprehensive 13-year national
program for the study of particulate matter, with...ency should re-evaluate its plans for developing a national
monitoringnetwork. If these efforts are planned and implemented without some of the keydata and gui...
Anti-TBT Regulations Shift Environmental Burden To Other Countries
meeting of the American Chemical Society, the worl...esearch will be presented hereApril 1 and 2 at the national
meeting of the American Chemical Society, world'slargest scientific society. ANTI-TBT REGULATIONS SH...
No Ode To Joy From Food Scientists Over New Edition
...pesticide-free. Fact : According to unofficial national
organic standards, organic farmers canuse naturally-occurring pesticides, such as sulfur, on produce. In fact, mostorganic farmers use such pesticides. Joy : Organic produce does not need to be washed. Fact : All produce is susceptible to dir...
Environmental Technology Breakthroughs Forecast -- Year 2008
...ur team members represent decades of experience on national
andinternational environmental issues including gl...solve problems inenvironmental, energy, health and national
security arenas. The Laboratory hasbeen operated for DOE by Battelle since 1965. Recent...
Invasive Weeds Pose Major Threat To American Landscape
...cretary Babbitt called for the implementation of a national
strategy forinvasive plant species. "Invasive non-...ational Park System. At least 1.5 million acres of national
park lands areseverely infested and need immediate treatment, the book reports. Says Stanton: "Altho...
National Network Provides Update On Devastating Corn Disease
...tion, yield losses can bereduced. Conducted by a national
network of plant pathologists fromuniversities, USDA-Agriculture Research Services and seed companies, thiscooperative effort began in response to the major gray leaf spot epidemic thataffected the U.S. Corn Belt nearly two years ago and continues to...
Africa At The Turning Point
...a, Kenya and Nigeria have introduced programs on a national
scale to improve emergency treatment of women suffering from complications of unsafe abortion . "Africa is a latecomer to the revolution in reproductive behavior sweeping across the developing world, but is now poised for positive change with resp...
Antimicrobial Resistance: Issues And Options
...h organizations for collecting data. An effective national
surveillance program should allow broad access to ...information from participating laboratories into a national
database, and distinguish cases of drug resistance occurring in hospitals from those found in the lo...
Clinical Trials Show That Bone Marrow Transplant And Vitamin A Derivative Both Improve Survival From Neuroblastoma
...ld die soyoung." The Children's Cancer Group is a national
cooperative research organizationwhich coordinates research at 115 medical centers, searching for treatments forthe cancers of children and young adults. This study was funded primarily by theNational Cancer Institute....
COGA Genome Scan Suggests Linkage On Chromosomes 1,2,4, And 7
...le to all qualified scientists, it will serve as a national
resource." COGA investigators now are analyzing results from a second scan in a similarly ascertained replication sample with 157 families and 1313 informative members. For linkages confirmed by the replication, investigators will use flanking mar...
Computers, GIS Help Prevent Ground Water Contamination
...l's nomination for the Purdue award. Krause is the national
expert for water conservation for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Bland is chief of the software development section for EPA Region Five. Engel's methods already are used by NASA's Kennedy Space Center, the U.S. Army, the USDA Nat...
Colorado State Research Indicates Two TB Vaccines Show Promise
... the speed and ease of travel makes tuberculosis a national
as well as global problem, Orme said. The Colorado State researchers conclude in the Infection and Immunity article that their findings "provide optimism that development of nonliving vaccines which can generate long-lived immunity approaching that ...
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