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Queen's contraception awareness program among world's top five

...ues to grow in both number of users and in queries addressed by our staff who maintain it," says Dr. Reid, noting that eight to 10 questions on a wide range of sexual concerns are sent to the site each day through a confidential e-mail system. "In addition to being a resource for those seeking information on c...

Good gnus: Ruminating on conservation in Africa 'til the cows come home

...ications for human health and livelihoods, must be addressed by any regional development or conservation strategies -- including those involving transboundary 'peace parks'-- if they are to succeed. Few cross-sectoral solutions have been offered until the publication of this book. Around the world, impacts ...

Expression Project for Oncology (expO) collects 1,000th malignant tumor specimen

... available online, while also ensuring that we had addressed key issues of patient privacy and consent is a major step forward," said Robert Penny, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Director of expO and Chief Medical Officer of IGC. "Going from zero to 1,000 tumor samples in 16 months was also a considerable feat." IGC h...

Amazing nanotech in Boston: Weighing DNA, digital heat flow, electromechanical butterfly images

...quantum scale? These and other questions will be addressed on Monday, October 31, 2005, from 1-2 PM, at a press luncheon for the 52nd AVS International Symposium & Exhibition in Boston. The luncheon will take place in the Exhibitor Workshop area of Exhibit Hall D of the Hynes Convention Center (900 Boylston...

Valuing biodiversity services, including its insurance against disease

... to conserve vital resources. Key questions to be addressed include: How biodiversity is changing and why; The consequences of change for ecosystems and for the delivery of ecosystem goods and services; How to promote more sustainable use of biodiversity and improve human well-being More than 450 presentati...

Picky female frogs drive evolution of new species in less than 8,000 years

...aid. "We do have very compelling evidence. We have addressed various lines of evidence and conclude that there has been reinforcement and that has given rise to a new species based on very strong female choice." As a comparison, they looked at a second contact zone on the border between north and south, where ...

An existing diuretic may suppress seizures in newborns

...a number of safety questions will first need to be addressed before a trial can proceed. Last year, Jensen's lab found that another FDA-approved drug, topiramate, may prevent long-term seizure disorders in newborns who suffer seizures due to oxygen starvation. This drug acts by blocking another receptor, kno...

ECCO 13 explores issues in cancer patient management

...nd ECCO study to look at patient management issues addressed the question of apparent gender bias in meeting cancer sufferers' preferences for male or female healthcare providers. It is well known that women show a strong preference for female physicians, especially during pelvic exams, yet the attitudes and p...

EURYI expands horizons for young scientific researchers in Europe

...tools with which this crucial knowledge gap can be addressed and an unprecedented understanding of the properties of aqueous-solid interfaces obtained." Michaelides' approach to his research is typical of the can-do attitude of many young researchers. "Our project will aid in the building of a European Researc...

New microscope allows scientists to track a functioning protein with atomic-level precision

...lished in Physical Review Letters, the Block group addressed certain aspects of the general folding problem on a simpler scale by focusing on single DNA hairpins--folded structures that can form when a single strand of DNA pairs with itself instead of with the opposite strand. "Hairpins are wonderful models,"...

Team led by Carnegie Mellon University scientist finds first evidence of a living memory trace

...ards," said Galn. A future question that could be addressed using this research is addressing how short-term memory gets encoded as long-term memory over time, said Galn....

Low-income pregnant Latinas drink despite universal alcohol-warning messages

...lthough numerous public-information campaigns have addressed the dangers of drinking during pregnancy, language and cultural differences may present a barrier for some to understanding those risks. A study in the November issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research looks at alcohol consumption amo...

Give a visiting ant a nice place to stay and it might stick around

...entionally introduced for biological control, have addressed the issue of failed introductions." The three researchers also noted the vital role that museums play in advancing scientific inquiry, and they urged a new quarantine program to curate intercepted material....

Univ. of Chicago scientists find potential cause of breathing problems in Rett Syndrome children

... obviously one of the next issues that needs to be addressed in our experiments." Ramirez also plans to start screening medications already on the market to treat the erratic breathing of the animal model, looking specifically at those drugs that treat both neural systems: norepinephrine and serotonin. (Substa...

Learning about sex from an elegant worm

...propriate ones are among the fundamental questions addressed in the two 16 December Cell papers. Regions called Pairing Centers, or PCs, are found near one end of each C. elegans chromosome. In one of the Cell papers, Dernburg and her colleagues, including Amy MacQueen of Stanford University (now at Yale), Ca...

Engineered stem cells show promise for sneaking drugs into the brain

..., was more difficult and the issue will need to be addressed in new experiments, according to Svendsen. The new study, Svendsen argues, proves that progenitor cells -- cells that can now be made in large quantities in the laboratory -- can be crafted to help clinicians deliver drugs where they are needed most ...

Turf management education resource published

...tting agents work has kept these topics from being addressed in turf management, soils, and irrigation education. "Soil Wetting Agents," sponsored by the Turfgrass Division of CSSA, was produced to educate those involved in all aspects of turfgrass, from those who are teaching students to those who are managin...

Studies show benefits of newborn screening for 'bubble boy disease'

...reening. McGhee added that this strategy should be addressed in a multi-center, prospective trial to determine accurately the incidence, specificity, sensitivity and cost of SCID newborn screening. The incidence of SCID is unknown but may be more common than published estimates because infants frequently die o...

John Templeton Foundation awards $2.8 million to examine origins of biological complexity

...m Chairman, Professor Derek Burke. Questions to be addressed by the projects include: Why are biologists so afraid of asking 'why' questions, when physicists do it allthe time? Can experiments using a digital evolutionary model answer why intelligenceevolved, but artificial intelligence has been so hard to...

Chronic drinking and smoking cause both separate and interactive brain injury

...Society on Alcoholism in Santa Barbara, California addressed the brain injuries that chronic smoking and drinking can cause separately as well as interactively. Proceedings are published in the February issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research . "Recent neuroimaging studies of chronic smokers ha...

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(Date:11/6/2014)... 6, 2014 - Insilico Medicine, Inc, a Baltimore-based ... age related diseases announced a research collaboration with ... Champions Oncology, Inc (OTC: CSBR). , "There are ... medicine, but Champions Oncology,s TumorGraft technology is unique ... chemotherapy regimen experimentally generating vast amounts of valuable ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... Nov. 5, 2014 – University of Utah engineers developed ... help jet fuel produce electricity without needing to ignite ... to power portable electronics, off-grid power and sensors. , ... in the American Chemical Society journal ACS Catalysis ... a chemical reaction between a fuel and an oxygen-rich ...
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