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Green tea research leads to gum and other products
...s two cups of green tea. CCA Industries, Inc. is a public
company listed in the American Stock Exchange under the stock symbol, CAW. Dr. Hsu has been intrigued by the properties of green tea since observing that populations that drink green tea regularly have much lower cancer rates than populations that do...
Other highlights in the September 1 JNCI
... the information they need so they can provide the public
with reliable advice on diet and exercise. Contact: Kristen Woodward, Fred Hutchinson Media Relations, 206-667-5095, firstname.lastname@example.org Also in the September 1 JNCI: Cancer Burden Seen Even Many Years After Diagnosis: http://www.eur...
Researchers improve detection of diverse anthrax strains
...ronmental tests would have an inordinate impact on public
health should an outbreak occur. The work also s...cal step toward future detection of this potential public
threat," added Keim. "In addition, this study established a model for other biothreat pathogens, and...
University of Arizona licenses patent for natural fungicide
.... "We're trying to make products available for the public
good." The discovery of the fungicidal properties of rhamnolipid happened in a classic way - by accident. In 1995, Michael Stanghellini, then a professor in UA's department of plant pathology, was using synthetic surfactants, or detergents, to contro...
Will a reduction in military spending improve our environmental future?
...e firm, for his contributions to environmental and public
health law. The lecture is delivered during the orientation program for the incoming class of AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellows, in recognition of Mr. Barnard's long-time service as a member of the selection committee for the AAAS Environmen...
One-hundred-fifty year old lessons of John Snow still relevant today
...are such that we can undertake a reasonable set of public
health precautions that are going to be effective." These epidemiologic lessons remain true today, said Paneth, who founded MSU's Department of Epidemiology. He said it's not uncommon to first discover the way in which a disease is transmitted, act o...
Better living through urban ecology
...wing and often misunderstood ecosystem type in the public
dialogue about the metropolitan environment. Work...earch findings will continue to be shared with the public
and government agencies through the BES website, http://www.beslter.org ....
New tool predicts how long pollutants will stay in soil
... soil. The work is timely because researchers and public
officials have become increasingly concerned about...roving new pesticides or making cleanup decisions, public
officials need to know how long these chemical squatters will stay in the dirt. This requires an und...
Restoring sweetgrass to the South Carolina lowcountry
...reat opportunity to learn more about involving the public
in making decisions about managing natural resources." Lowcountry sweetgrass baskets have been made by the Gullah people for almost three centuries. Documented as early as 1730, the distinct form of basketry was first practiced almost exclusively by ...
UCR earns $1.5 million grant to examine how engineered crop genes stray
...he subject could provide information for important public
policy decisions. "We may be able to find ways to ... will provide solid scientific input to inform the public
and the policy makers at national and international levels." Joel Martin, the interim dean of the C...
Study narrows search for genes placing men at increased risk for prostate cancer
...on in complex disorders that have a huge impact on public
health, such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, a...onal Prostate Cancer Coalition, noted: "We applaud public
and private investments that lead to new discoveries to save lives. Sadly, prostate cancer remains ...
British scientists exclude 'maverick' colleagues, says report
...a misleading image of science, but to some extent, public
perception of such scientifically and politically ...R vaccine controversy - has done little to inspire public
trust in science." Her research centred on a year-long qualitative study, interviewing some 30 scie...
5AM Solutions releases Microarray Enterprise Manage(TM) Software
... data itself, and methods for making these results public
across. "We can finally seamlessly share data acr...ovides NIH oversight of the Consortium, said, "The public
repository and control over its content will feed the international repositories with Minimum Inform...
Alcohol-use and depression among pregnant and postpartum women
...poorer prognosis." "I don't think that the general public
is aware of how common the coexistence of alcohol-use disorders and depression is," said Rina Das Eiden, a senior scientist at the Research Institute on Addictions at the University at Buffalo - SUNY. "People generally think of these problems as bei...
Flame retardant levels much higher in farmed salmon
... toxic effects of brominated flame retardants, but public
health officials are concerned because they have been associated in laboratory studies with various nervous system and reproductive effects, such as impaired learning and development. There are other reasons for concern as well, according to Hites. "...
Near-zero-energy buildings blessing to owners, environment
...tricity per day. Already, builders and the public
are taking notice, said Christian, who noted that many of the energy-saving features are cost-effective for all houses. Plans call for a true net-zero-energy house to be built by the end of 2005. ...
Newcastle scientists get UK's first stem cell license
...orm of cutting-edge research but also in promoting public
debate on the ethical issues arising from such wor...University. At PEALS we will continue to stimulate public
debate and explore with the researchers the ethical and social questions which arise alongside the t...
Brain's reward circuitry revealed in procrastinating primates
...is could lead to important discoveries that impact public
health. In this case, it's worth noting that the ability to associate work with reward is disturbed in mental disorders, including schizophrenia, mood disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder, so our finding of the pivotal role played by this gene...
New prostate cancer gene identified
...on in complex disorders that have a huge impact on public
health, such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and mental disorders. "This work reveals a new mechanism by which cancer cells can evade normal tissue architecture, which is a hallmark of tumor development," says noted Johns Hopkins University and H...
Carnegie Mellon researchers to demonstrate autonomous robotthat will seek life in Atacama Desert
...ollege of Fine Arts. It enables scientists and the public
to experience the Atacama environment through the eyes and various sensors of the rover. A science operations control room at the Remote Experience and Learning Lab in Pittsburgh will be active in September and October while Zoë is in the field....
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