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Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
.... Even among the 26% who said the ABC program did not
directly help them select a field of study or care...y; Many of the 26% who said ABC participation was not
helpful in choosing a study or career path reported their plans had been set prior to being involved...
Climate change plus human pressure caused large mammal extinctions in late Pleistocene
...et, negatively impacted these animals to an extent not
seen in Europe with earlier human species, such as Homo erectus and Neanderthals. North America, in particular, is an example of a place where humans speeded the process of climate-caused extinction, in many cases by overkill. Evidence of mammoth kil...
Highlights of the October 2004 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...lternatives. Parental knowledge: Most parents did not
know much about the soft drink vending machines at...vending machines in schools: Parents generally did not
know how much money vending machines generated for the schools but did agree that they would rather ...
Circulation of 'disaster myths' in Haiti could hinder appropriate disposal of bodies
...s burial. The result is that the victims are often not
identified, leaving family members searching for their loved ones'. Unlike the general public, those who are involved in close contact with the dead--such as military personnel, rescue workers, volunteers, and others--may be exposed to chronic infect...
Veterinary Memorial Fund transforms grief into promise
... both sat at the kitchen table and cried and we're not
sissies or anything." "I didn't even know the fund existed," he continued. "He's gone now, but because he is gone that donation was made. And maybe the next dog that comes along won't die from a brain tumor." Improvements in the use...
New study shows hope for treating inhalant abuse
...s found in many common household products that are not
generally thought of as drugs. Seventy-one percent of inhalant users are 12 to 25 year olds, according to the 2002 National Survey on Drug Use and Health performed by the U.S. Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. Stephen De...
Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
... the most effective, demonstrating that 'more does not
necessarily equal better'. Many pharmacological ag...curve, which means that very low or high doses may not
work and that there is an optimal dose between the two extremes." The study showed that the lycopene...
International study findings link acne-like rash to effectiveness of new targeted cancer treatment
Geneva, Switzerland: Acne is not
a condition that anyone would welcome under normal... a side effect of other EGFR inhibitors but it was not
yet known why the rash occurred. This was still a subject of research. "We saw independently reviewe...
Researchers determine genetic cause of Timothy syndrome
... dealing with a severe arrhythmia of a type we had not
seen before," said Keating. "But as we were able t...the disease. Familial studies revealed that it was not
inherited, but caused by a mutation that occurred spontaneously. Eventually their analyses of a mult...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
...s. energy output," Dr. Malloy said. "However, it's not
obvious yet why obesity should necessarily accompany development of type II diabetes, cardiovascular and other diseases. These are problems that need to be solved with input from people who think creatively about metabolic problems, and that's what U...
Cigarette smoke causes breaks in DNA and defects to a cell's chromosomes, Pitt study finds
... known to cause cancers. While the researchers did not
expose cells to actual puffs of smoke, the cigaret...guing against smoking will get everyone to stop or not
begin to smoke in the first place. So, perhaps one long-term goal should be to develop cigarettes th...
Belgian researchers explore revolutionary approach to angiogenesis
...ood flow to the tumour but that healthy tissue was not
affected. We were then also able demonstrate that administering BQ123 could significantly increase the delivery of the anti-cancer drug cyclophosphamide to the tumour. Furthermore, tumour response to fractionated radiotherapy was also improved signif...
Rare childhood genetic syndrome identified
...t the gene encoding the calcium channel was active not
only in heart muscle cells, but in tissues of the gastrointestinal system, lungs, immune system, smooth muscle, testes, and brain including brain regions that are known to show abnormalities in autism. Keating notes, however, that autism is a compl...
Chemical derived from vitamin-E shows early promise as cancer drug
...d pro-death cellular processes in cancer cells but not
normal cells," said Kline. The researche...was effective when administered by aerosol but was not
effective when given orally, probably because it is broken down into an inactive chemical form by in...
EMBO Gold Medal 2004 goes to Spanish scientist
...rch interests of Blasco's group have been diverse not
only connecting telomeres to DNA repair and the cell cycle but also to chromatin epigenetics. Recent discoveries Most recently, the research group produced the first characterization of mammalian telomeric heterochromatin and the activities that r...
Schepens Eye Research Institute receives 'Roadmap' grant to develop center for curing eye diseases
...seeks to find new ways to solve problems that have not
yielded to traditional research. NIH is announcing... create solutions to biomedical problems that have not
been solved using traditional, disciplinary approaches," said NIH Director Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D. ...
AAAS US Presidential Candidates' Forum
...vor of maintaining current legislation. "We should not
use taxpayer money to encourage or endorse the additional destruction of living, human embryos," he writes. Both candidates are in favor of keeping human cloning, or reproductive cloning illegal. To read the responses of the candidates on these and o...
DNA lends scientists a hand, revealing new chemical reactions
...s "DNA-templated synthesis," that uses DNA to code not
for RNA or proteins but instead for synthetic mole...different approach to reaction discovery that does not
focus on any specific combination of substrates but instead can simultaneously examine many combinat...
Pack-MULEs are toting a new look at plant evolution
EAST LANSING, Mich. It's not
too often you pick up a scientific journal to dig ...omething people don't pay much attention to." But not
only did Jiang find a new way to look at genomic sequences a scientist's treasure map but she's al...
Alzheimer's disease is not accelerated aging
... brain changes that are common in normal aging are not
the beginnings of Alzheimer's disease. Recent rese... certain changes that take place in aging that are not
what cause Alzheimer's disease." Buckner is the author of a review article published in the Septemb...
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