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Kaposi's Sarcoma Caused By Virus Usually Transmitted Through Homosexual Sex, According To UCSF Study
... "Our findings are yet another example of the rich
source of data thatare provided by long-term population-based epidemiologic studies of this kind,"says Dennis Osmond, PhD, UCSF associate professor of epidemiology andbiostatistics, the principal investigator of the Men's Health Study and aco-author ...
This Year, Earth Day Is All Wet
...of species -- including humans -- who rely on the rich
marineresources the ocean provides. Almost three-quarters of the planet is covered by water, and that water's vitalimportance to daily life is the focus of this year's Earth Day, which comesduring the International Year of the Ocean. U.S. Commerce ...
IFT/NCFST Symposium To Address Safety Of Fresh Produce
in fruits and vegetables have been shown to have many healthbenefits, yet recent outbreaks of foodborne illness associated with freshproduce have made consumers hesitant about getting their "5 a Day." Food andagricultural scientists will convene May...
A Cup Of Tea May Protect Against Skin Cancer
...it is strong enough to burn your skin. Tea is a rich
source of special antioxidants called flavonoids, considered to be some of the most potent antioxidants in nature. Scientists believe antioxidants in the diet have an important role to play in the fight against diseases including cancer. The i...
Biggest Acoustics Meeting Ever
... used distortion to createexpressive, harmonically rich
sonic environments. A demonstration performance, f...nu.edu.a ) willexplain how one can tinker with the rich
mathematical properties of musical instruments such as clarinetsto produce innovative sounds (June 2...
Micro-Plants Yield Pharmaceutical New Wave
...hy our oceans cannot deliver to the world the same rich
contribution of pharmaceuticals as that made from the plant life of the Amazon Basin." Humans have been extracting drugs from plants on land for thousands of years, and many of today's drugs are plant-derived, yet the potential of the ocean's p...
After The Wine Is Made, The Rest Of The Grape May Be Good For You
...grapes are processed for wine-making,may also be a rich
source of these antioxidants, says Anne S. Meyer, Ph.D. atthe Technical University of Denmark in Lyngby, Denmark. Using a red grapepomace from a California winery, Meyer and her coworkers were able to extractcompounds called phenolics that--in test...
Molecular "Fossils" Of Early Life
...varieties of RNAcould have evolved that had a very rich
chemical capability early on." Tailoring Nucleic Enzymes To Fight Disease Besides elucidating how life might have evolved, DNA and RNA enzymesshow great promise as powerful medications. In fact, some RNA enzymes alreadyhave been developed ...
As A 'Carbon Sponge,' Iron-Poor Coastal Waters Can't Always Do The Job,
...rine Sanctuary. Thesecentral California waters are rich
in plant 'fertilizers' such as nitrate,silicate and phosphate, but they don't contain enough iron to help phytoplanktonuse nutrients through photosynthesis, Hutchins says. "The role of the oceans in global climate change is still controversial and no...
Vitamin C May Reduce Angina, Heart Attack Risks
...udied have inadequate levels of thevitamin. A diet rich
in fruits and fresh vegetables would be even better for thispurpose, he said, because it would provide generous levels of vitamin C andmany other health benefits as well. But there is no known health risk forpeople who wish to use 500 milligram daily...
International Research Team Announces Discovery Of Two Species Of Feathered
...ecedented, and with the discovery of astonishingly rich
new fossil sites, itpromises to continue."...
Williams Syndrome: New UD Study May Shed Light On Rare Genetic Disorder-And Normal Development
...guage (that is, they might havedifficulty learning rich
spatial language)." Most likely, Landau says, "it is some combination of the two. It might be hardto learn to talk about space if you have difficulty conceptualizing it." Similarly, those with Williams Syndrome have difficulty describing the location...
Secretary Babbitt To Visit Smokies To Learn More Of Scientific Amphibian Project
And Declining Frog And Toad Populations
...at places like this one that arerenowned for their rich
biodiversity and trying to understand why thisphenomenon is occurring and how it can be halted." "These creatures have been hardy enough to survive for 350 millionyears," he continued. "At the same time they live much of their life-cycle inw...
First Reproducible Cloning Of Mammals From Adult Cells Reported In Nature
...e donor nucleito the oocyte cytoplasm, which is so rich
in the factors that promote celldivision, appears to facilitate the nuclear changes essential for development.We will study the molecular events of this delay period in futurework." Quartet of Experiments Verifies Technique In a series of four ex...
Soil Variation Important In Natural Plant Communities
...pete all others. Yet natural plant communities are rich
in species,partly because soil properties vary dra...ants would vary greatly intheir ability to exploit rich
soil patches. "In a potted plant study, we foundthat some species, such as sweetgum trees and pinewe...
Commercial Fish: Eat Up, Despite Low Levels Of Mercury
...braindevelopment before and after birth. Fish is a rich
source of low-fat protein and is full of fatty acids known to lowercholesterol. Overstating the almost negligible risk of mercurycould adversely affect millions of people who face the risk ofheart disease," says Clarkson. He adds that FDA's currentgu...
University of Georgia Genetics Professor John Avise Publishes The Genetic Gods, A New Book On Evolution And Belief
...ght with the sense of purpose andfulfilment that a rich
spiritual life can provide. As he clearly notes, however,the book champions science as the preferred path of rational inquiry, though itmakes no definitive claims regarding either the ethical or pragmatic value ofrational objectivity itself. ...
New Test Spots ALD Carriers With Near-Perfect Accuracy
...CFAsthrough the membranes of cell storage chambers rich
in enzymes, where they'redigested. In the disease, the protein carrier fails and fatty acids build up. A similar protein goes awry in cystic fibrosis. The "Lorenzo's Oil" originally suggested as a cure for the disease isa blend of dietary...
Oxygen-Carrying Myoglobin Not Necessary For Survival
...les were nonpigmented or almost whiterather than a rich
pink because most of the red color actually comes from themyoglobin. "Our research suggests that the system transferring the oxygen necessaryto fuel the contraction of heart and slow-twitch muscles is much morecomplicated than the long-held p...
Researcher Finds World's Most Diverse Home Of Slime Molds
...llowingall these species to live together. It's so rich
in diversity." His research was published in a recent edition of the journal Mycologiaand was co-authored by Eduardo Vadell, a 1993 graduate of Ohio University'sDepartment of Environmental and Plant Biology. The research was funded in partby ...
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