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Amid Albanian Turmoil, Archaeologists Unearth Secrets Of The Stone Age
...ore Albania's archaeological history as urgent and opted
to launch the field project last summer despite turmoil that has plagued the nation and ethnic fighting on its northern border. Davis plans to survey in the Mallakastra (Fier-Patos-Ballsh) region about a four-hour drive south of Tirana before commer...
Rescuing brain cells in stroke patients from the brink of suicide
...versionof the normal HIF1a gene, most of the cells opted
not to commit apoptosis whenstressed by low oxygen levels. Fewer of the neurons in a cell culture model ofstroke died -- about half the neurons that normally would have died survived -- whenHIF1a's activity was taken out of the picture. The s...
New antioxidant vitamin RDAs better, but not good enough
...y of evidence constituted proof, he said, and they opted
to make very limited changes. Frei testified twice before the panel and helped review some of the reports. OSU colleague Maret Traber, an associate professor in the Linus Pauling Institute, was a member of the panel and helped draft the section on v...
Prizes awarded in the 2002 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Programme
...udies at Hamburg University. Thomas Hengartner has opted
for an approach of his own in a subject that has made several attempts to newly position itself over the last few years. On the one hand, he is applying a new method to examine traditional research topics of his discipline. For example, he conducts d...
Predictive testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer: its effect on women
One in ten women opted
to have prophylactic mastectomy and nearly half opted
to have their ovaries removed in the year following genetic tests which showed they were at risk of ...
Texas A&M chemist wins national award for new ways to analyze molecules
...r fly airplanes, he said. But I wore glasses, so I opted
for physics as a career. I took chemistry as part of that and found I liked it better. Goodman received his undergraduate degree from Mississippi College in 1968 and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas in 1974. He is a member of the ACS division o...
Gene may link alcohol drinking and stress, mouse study suggests in Science
...nt concentrations, as drinking fluids. Both groups opted
for a solution of eight percent alcohol. The authors exposed both groups of mice to two types of stress. One involved an attack by an unfamiliar mouse, and the other required the mice to swim on three consecutive days. After each experience, all the...
Finding may help eczema sufferers tolerate smallpox vaccine
...have received the vaccine, and many hospitals have opted
out of the program. Of all Americans, about 25 percent, or 70 million people, are ineligible for the vaccine because of weakened immune systems, heart disease or other health issues. Even with these precautions, the Centers for Disease Control and P...
Preoperative treatment with Arimidex(TM) allows patients to undergo less extensive surgery
...nserving) surgery, nearly half (47%) of women then opted
for this alternative in preference to mastectomy. Furthermore, the survey highlighted the immense psychological impact of breast cancer - the fear of losing a breast was among the most common concerns voiced by these women. Summarising the signific...