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Potential for enhanced sequestration of carbon in soils supports evaluations
...mpetitive they are in comparison with a variety of other
options," such as flue-gas capture to reduce emiss...es of some of these practices appear low, but many other
considerations must be weighed before the techniques are likely to come into widespread use, includi...
Genetic mutations linked to the practice of burning coal in homes in China
...gh Cancer Institute, these findings are similar to other
studies in which he and colleagues found that the frequencies and types of K-ras and p53 mutations in women from Xuan Wei who were nonsmokers were similar to the mutations found in men from Xuan Wei who smoked. "Tobacco smoking is rare in women from...
Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...tomorrow is being built today on biotechnology and other
sciences. Canada needs to foster a strong science... had received at least one scholarship, bursary or other
academic achievement or recognition (includes 85% of those attending university, 65% of CEGEP studen...
Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
...ation (H-LSAMP), led by UH and consisting of seven other
academic institutions of higher education, is one ...e II to serve as a national model and resource for other
academic institutions. Currently, the University of Houston leads the consortium of six universitie...
Highlights of the October 2004 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... drinks in moderation as long as they also consume other
nutrient-rich drinks." Does Having a Salad Help in Weight Management? As a weight management strategy, most nutrition experts agree that along with regular physical activity, people should keep tabs on their portion sizes to help them manag...
New study shows hope for treating inhalant abuse
...vates dopamine in the same regions of the brain as other
addictive drugs, such as cocaine. The neurotransmitter dopamine is associated with the activation of pleasure and reward circuits in the brain. Inhalant abuse is among the most common forms of drug abuse, particularly among pre- and early adole...
NIH awards $18.2m to The Burnham Institute to develop Center on Proteolytic Pathways
...by Dr. Bogyo at Stanford, marks an innovation over other
proteomics strategies because the activity-based approach reports on protease activity, as opposed to just abundance. In practical terms, Dr. Smith envisions that technology developed within the Center "should ultimately help define the physiologic...
Lycopene slows human prostate tumour growth in mice and combined with vitamin E is even better
...rotinoid that gives the red colour to tomatoes and other
fruits is associated with a reduced risk of prost...ng the tumour doubling time accordingly, while all other
single treatments had no significant effect. However, the combination of low-dose lycopene and vitam...
International study findings link acne-like rash to effectiveness of new targeted cancer treatment
...tal cancer were treated in the study in Leuven and other
Belgian and U.S. centres. All the patients had met...g irinotecan for colorectal cancer that has failed other
treatments. It is also the first monoclonal antibody targeting EGFR to have gained marketing authori...
Researchers determine genetic cause of Timothy syndrome
...n more successfully, it became clear that they had other
problems, including congenital heart disease, inte...tion and contraction of the heart, but its role in other
parts of the body were less clear," said Keating. Studies of the pattern of activity of the g...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
..., chairman of internal medicine. Dr. Horton and 23 other
UT Southwestern investigators from various discipl...evelopment of type II diabetes, cardiovascular and other
diseases. These are problems that need to be solved with input from people who think creatively abou...
Cigarette smoke causes breaks in DNA and defects to a cell's chromosomes, Pitt study finds
... of DNA damage because the broken ends can fuse to other
chromosomes in the cell. Chromosome fusion is detr.... Saunders. In addition to Drs. Luo and Saunders, other
authors of the abstract and paper are Kristen M. Werner, Ph.D., a former undergraduate student in th...
Scientists to prototype cyberinfrastructure for research and education access to ocean observatories
...signing sensor networks for conducting research in other
remote and hostile environments. The National Scie...servatories and terrestrial IT infrastructure. The other
half of the award will be administered by UCSD, with most of the work to be carried out by Scripps I...
Molecular motor implicated in tissue remodeling
... 2004--A well-known enzyme present in the skin and other
tissues turns out to be a molecule-sized motor that extracts its fuel from the road it runs on, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Their discovery appears in the Oct. 1 issue of Science. The enzyme, MMP...
Rare childhood genetic syndrome identified
...ill also continue to look for arrhythmia genes and other
calcium channels that might be involved in arrhyth...ermine whether this calcium channel is involved in other
forms of autism....
'Dead zone' area shrinking, Texas A&M prof says
...red to pose little threat to marine life, while in other
areas the hypoxia appeared to have moved further o... deeper waters in the Gulf," DiMarco explains. "In other
words, much of the dead zone had broken up, and this very much surprised us." DiMarco believes there...
Chemical derived from vitamin-E shows early promise as cancer drug
...e of tumors and the ability of cancer to spread to other
body sites. "We have clear evidence that this chemical is directly causing cancer cells to die," said Kimberly Kline, a nutrition professor in the Department of Human Ecology who directed the research in collaboration with Bob G. Sanders, a professor...
Scientists sequence genome of kind of organism central to biosphere's carbon cycle
...en. And they are an important food source for many other
marine organisms. The genome work, funded by the ... because diatoms like Thalassiosira pseudonana and other
phytoplankton are vital components of the biosphere's role in mediating global warming. "Now that w...
EMBO Gold Medal 2004 goes to Spanish scientist
...male scientist, I hope my achievement will inspire other
women in science to persevere in their career." Fr...ting dedication makes her the ideal role model for other
young researchers." Mara Blasco Background and research Born in Alicante, Spain, Mara Blasco is...
Schepens Eye Research Institute receives 'Roadmap' grant to develop center for curing eye diseases
... Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School and other
Harvard teaching hospitals by enlisting top invest... same underlying mechanisms at work in diseases in other
parts of the body, like the heart and the brain. "While experts from these areas often collaborate ...
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