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School Breakfast Participation Leads To Academic, Psychosocial Improvements
...e in school breakfast programs when the meals were offered
free to allstudents, compared with programs that p...re. Prior tothe study's outset, all three schools offered
breakfast according to aconventional payment system: free, reduced or full-price meals depending on...
Symposium Explores Neandertal Question, Mystery Of Human Origins
...of Our Closest Relatives," a publicsymposium being offered
by Arizona State University's Institute of HumanOrigins (IHO) on Oct. 3 at ASU's Neeb Hall, presents a day-long explorationof the most recent research on Neandertals, with an international group ofauthorities speaking on topics ranging from Neanderta...
University-Industry-Government Institute Will Study Pollution Control Chemistry In A Unique Virtual Collaboration
...arbide, and UOP ResearchCenter. The companies have offered
staff and resources, and in some casesstudent internships, to augment the research effort. "The role of the corporate partners is not financial sponsorship, butintellectual collaboration," Stair said. "Their scientists and engineers willwork with our...
Cystic Fibrosis Conference Will Showcase Latest From Clinical Care To Basic Science
...e clinic.Summaries of the plenary sessions will be offered
as a cybersession over the CFFoundation's Web site http://www.cff.org beginning the afternoon of October 16.Press inquiries, call Carolyn Habbersett, Director of Public Information (301)951-4422....
Fall Meeting: Preliminary Press Conference Schedule
...ollowinglist shows events already scheduled and is offered
with the understanding thatdates and times, even topics, may change between now and December 6. We plan toissue an updated schedule in late November; the final schedule (always subjectto change, of course) will be available in the Press Room in San F...
Cholesterol Inhibitors In Garlic Identified
...c Inhibit CholesterolBiosynthesis," was one of six offered
in the session on Cardiovascular Benefitsof Garlic. His co-author is Lijuan Liu, a doctoral candidate in nutrition atPenn State. Yeh and Liu identified a group of three water soluble,sulfur-containing, garlic constituents (S-allyl cysteine, S...
Fall Meeting: Updated Press Conference Schedule
... attendance at Fall Meeting. The following list is offered
with the understanding that dates and times, even topics, may change. We do not anticipate significant changes to this schedule between now and Fall Meeting; any that occur will be posted on the message board in the Press Room. Press Room and Briefi...
AAAS Announces The Winners Of Its Science Journalism Awards
...on's reporting placed the listener at thescene and offered
a clear explanation of the science behind the volcano. Thisaward marks Baron's third AAAS Science Journalism Award in the radio category,placing him among a handful of three-time winners in all five award categories. The AAAS Science Journalism Award...
Leibniz Prize Winners 1999 - Most Highly Endowed German Promotional Prize For
...lified for a professorship in 1991 and in 1992 was offered
the chair forproduction processes in Bremen which ...tique associ au CNRS in Marseilles. In 1988 he was offered
and accepteda C4 professorship at the University of Heidelberg. Since 1997 Joachim Cuntz hasbeen tea...
University Of California Researchers Call For Changes In Management Of Agricultural And Environmental Resources In 21st Century
...esedepend upon protected field sites such as those offered
by the NRS. Mary Power, UC Berkeley professor of integrative biology and faculty reservemanager for the Angelo Coast Range Reserve in Mendocino County, explains theimportance of natural disturbances, such as floods, fires and landslides, inecosystem...
Swimming Proficiency Of Marine Mammals Ranks Them Among The World's Elite Animal
...miaquatic lifestyle. The ancient oceans must have offered
significant advantages to thesetransitional mammals, because the energetic costs associated with the move fromland to water would have been high, according to Williams. Other researchershave cited an abundance of food in the marine environment and re...
Managing For Deer, Moose, Elk, Wolves -- And People
...soincludes the comments, suggestions and questions offered
by members of theaudience who heard the oral presentations in August 1996. He emphasizes theimportance of an "experimental management approach with continued monitoring ofconditions both in and outside the respective parks" to ensure that we continu...
Harbor Branch Web Developers Team With ABC News To Bring Ocean Adventure To A Computer Near You
...nd, they were very enthusiastic," said Clark. "We offered
themexciting science content, and they offered
us unbeatable, internationalexposure--it was obviously a great deal for everybody. Now @Sea® an...
Study Finds Choline Deficiency Harms Memory Center In Mammals' Brains
...searchers say. "We already knew that pregnant rats offered
extra choline during days 12to 18 of their 21-day pregnancies had babies that performed much better onmemory tests for the rest of their lives," said Dr. Steven Zeisel, chair ofnutrition at the UNC-CH schools of public health and medicine. "Even very...
Heat-Shock Vaccine Stops Bacteria Dead
...r two. In the study, theheat-shock-protein vaccine offered
nearly complete protection against abacterial army of several million. This protection was a thousand times greaterthan that provided by a commercial pneumococcal vaccine, which only succeeded inpartially fighting off an infection of 1,000 pneumococc...
The Chemical Leupeptin Protects Against Noise-Induced Hearing Loss In Animal Model, UB Hearing Researchers Show
...-cell loss caused by carboplatin, showed leupeptin offered
noprotection, Salvi said. Additional researchers on the study were Jain Wang and Dalian Ding,research scientists in the UB Center for Hearing and Deafness. The research was supported in part by the Martha Entenmann TinnitusResearch ...
Suppression Of Natural Fires Harms Squirrels
... ofblood proteins and DNA from surviving squirrels offered
three clues: -- Ground squirrels in isolated populations are slightly differentiatedin their genetic makeup, suggesting that they probably intermingled earlier inthe century, before dense conifer forests closed in, but that intermixing nolong...
Unprecedented View Of RNA Structure Captured
..., a post-doctoral student in his lab, Graeme Conn, offered
to grow crystalsof the RNA alone. That effort also failed, but then Conn decided to take theexperiment an extra step by bringing the protein into play. At that point,crystals formed, and a group from the Johns Hopkins Biophysics Department, whichincl...
Ginkgo herbal supplements vary widely in content
...sues Consumers of Ginkgo biloba herbal products, offered
in alternative medicinecircles as a remedy for just about everything from dementia to impotence, maynot be getting their money's worth, according to a new study by scientists atthe University of Idaho. Using a new analytical chemistry technique they...
Biomedical engineers working to help kids with special needs
... Last year -- the first time the course was offered
-- students built anorientation device simple enough for blind preschoolers at the Governor MoreheadPreschool for the Blind in Raleigh to use in finding their way around theirclassroom. They also built 4-inch tall, modular boxes a foot-and-a-...
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