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Inflammation may cause preterm labor and fetal deaths
...th Hongqi Lui from the Case Western Reserve dental school
and Raymond Redline from the Case medical school
report results from their investigation, TLR4 promotes F. nucleatum-induced fetal death in mice, in ...
Ecologists work to link kids with nature
...cade. Across the pond, a recent survey of British school
children found that more children knew the charact...children who connect with nature perform better in school
and exhibit fewer behavioral challenges. Lowman and her colleagues in the symposium hope that other ...
U-M researchers find family of 'on switches' that cause prostate cancer
...ed comprehensive cancer centers, a premier medical school
and a large health system with both clinicians and patients. The centers goal is to study the genes, proteins and other markers on cells to develop new diagnostic tests or screening tools as well as targeted treatments for cancer and other diseases...
Bull's-eye -- Programs targeting math, science teacher shortage may get boost
...sing aspiring math and science educators in public school
classrooms early in their college careers, teachHO...rying to break this trend. Their exposure to a school
setting from the outset is important to the initiatives success and sets it apart from other teacher...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
... show that worms have a good understanding of high school
physics even without reading the textbook. The authors placed worms within an electric field and observed, as expected, that the worms crawled toward the negative pole. The threshold field strength was about 3 V/cm. However, rather than going directl...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 20, 2007
...teria New study supports stopping and restarting school
buses to cut emissions New medicines for Fido an...ASE New study supports stopping and restarting school
buses to cut emissions Environmental Science & Technology New evidence reported in ACSs Environ...
DOE Joint Genome Institute secures long-term lease on production genomics facility
... and engineers through the thousands of local high school
students who have toured the facility over the years. We look forward to building on this productive community partnership for at least the next decade. Founded as a virtual institute in 1997, DOE JGI opened the doors of the Production Genomics Fac...
Kansas, Missouri School Board members to explore improvements in science-related education
Nearly 100 elected school
board members from three dozen districts in Kansas...ect that is developing plans and materials to help school
boards nationwide develop policies and public support for state-of-the-art science, mathematics, and...
CSHL awarded Pre-College Science Education Grant by HHMI
... how research institutions can interact with large school
systems and transform science education for urban ...periments to the curriculum of 820 New York public school
teachers who will be trained at the DNALCs state-of-the-art teaching facility on Long Island. Over f...
MU maps course for improving pre-college science education
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- High school
teachers and students in Missouri will be among th... with K-12 students and teachers in three Missouri school
districts the Columbia Public Schools and the Normandy and Parkway School Districts in metropolitan...
Neuronal activity gives clues to working memory
...ery day to keep track of faces and names, tasks at school
or in the workplace, and other important bits of information. "This process is distinct, neurologically speaking, from the storage and retrieval of longer-term memories," explains Dr. Aksay, who is also assistant professor of physiology and biophysic...
Computer science professor awarded $400,000 from National Science Foundation
... past summer, Wenk used data from GPS receivers in school
buses and taxis to develop real-time traffic estimation and prediction systems. I would like to apply similar technology here in San Antonio and maintain a database for each road segment to determine current travel situations using GPS receivers in...
Hyperactivity and academic achievement could be linked by genetics
... conducted at the end of the first year of primary school
(equivalent to first grade in the United States). Based on the study's results, the researchers concluded that hyperactive behavior and poor academic achievement are linked primarily because of common genetic influences. They posited two possibiliti...
Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles
...much do teachers actually speak in the course of a school
day" Ingo Titze ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) and Eric Hunter ( email@example.com ) of the National Center for Voice and Speech (Denver Center for the Performing Arts and also the University of Iowa) will present some detailed new results from a National Center...
Spouse may 'drive you to drink' but also can protect you from alcohol
...is responsible for getting the kids up and out for school
in the morning, for example." Grant says she hopes soon to study how spouses might influence not only each other's risk of alcohol dependence but also other psychiatric disorders, such as depression and how those factors interact. And she says as m...
Delayed treatment of childhood-onset bipolar disorder results in negative outcome in adults
...on, of interpersonal relationship difficulties, of school
and, later, work problems, of engaging in risky behaviors, and of suicide. A study published in the May issue of The Journal of Pediatrics shows that childhood-onset bipolar disorder is more common than believed and often goes unrecognized and untrea...
BCM, Rice make major advance in structural biology
...hina, who joined Ma's group as part of her medical school
rotation at BCM in December. Ma said protein fitting is an art, and he said Chen has an enormous gift for it, in part because she has studied proteins for many years, having who won a gold medal in the Chinese national competition of the Internationa...
University of Texas researcher earns APS Bowditch award
...in biology began, ironically enough, when his high school
biology teacher tired of his mischievous behavior. She removed him from the class and assigned him an independent research project to work on instead. He loved doing the independent project and headed to a career in research. Dr. Stockand attended ...
Double honor recognises world-class science and spin-out success
...of successful knowledge transfer." Last year the school
launched a new 2+2 MPharm degree course where undergraduate students spend two years at the University's Malaysian campus and then spend two years at University Park. This allows students from Nottingham to undertake one or two semesters study in Mal...
Liverpool scientists work to improve water quality in Ghana
...ed and download teaching tools for researchers and school
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