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New Stanford center probes nanoscale material

...lation who will participate in CPN's middle-school educational outreach; Barbara Jones, a theoretical and computational physicist who as CPN's "roving theoretician" will study quantum spins and help various groups interpret their data; and Dan Rugar, a manager of nanoscale studies who is developing a magnetic re...

Running not swimming or biking is best kind of loading exercise for childrens bone growth

...ysiology. Additional support through unrestricted educational grants came from: the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMSD), Gatorade Sports Sciences Institute, Pfizer Inc. and the U.S. Army Research Institute of En...

September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...re schooling, Fiscella and colleagues suggest that educational level of less that 12 years should be incorporated into the current CHD treatment guidelines. The findings were drawn from a prospective cohort study of 6,479 adults aged 25 to 74 years who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examinatio...

Sedentary overweight people get insulin boost from short term exercise; CVD risks trend down

...hysiology. Additional support through unrestricted educational grants came from: the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMSD), Gatorade Sports Sciences Institute, Pfizer Inc. and the U.S. Army Research Institute of En...

New Jersey Institute of Technology professor to develop supersized virtual library

... be the National Science Digital Library's on-line educational resource network, the Science@NASA educational digital library and books on sale at Amazon.com that pertain to any item a user selects on the compu...

Texas universities expanding new information network

...only enhance the opportunity for students at Texas educational institutions to be part of the emerging world of worldwide collaborations, but also allow them to participate in leading-edge research using state, national and global resources and information infrastructures that form the basis for a significant an...

The CF Foundation urges all states to include newborn screening for cystic fibrosis in test panels

...arents of newborns diagnosed with CF are given the educational resources they need to care for their children and that they receive appropriate treatment from CF experts," said Preston W. Campbell, III, M.D., executive vice president of medical affairs of the CF Foundation. "I am eager to witness the improvement...

Support for fragile X syndrome needed

...xperts and parents review the behavioral problems, educational needs and the availability of social services or support for FXS children. All media are welcome to attend this important event: When: Saturday, October 30, 10 am to 3 pm Where: Room 100, Duggan House (3724 McTavish St.) What is so "fragile" ab...

Stanford environmental molecular science institute will study pollutants, one molecule at a time

...mplementary interests and on the creation of broad educational experiences for students....

UK scientist and children's author wins EMBO Award for Communications 2004

...ers and health care professionals to determine the educational needs of the local communities. Funding for the project was organised by Siamon Gordon of Oxford University, who also came up with the original idea in 2000. In 2002, in collaboration with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 19,000 copies of Staying...

Earth Science World receives 2004 Scientific American.com Web Award

... be automatically emailed to them for inclusion in educational and professional projects. With over 3000 fully i...arth Science World ImageBank represents a valuable educational resource. With over 3.25 million images downloaded to date, the ImageBank is a prime resource of th...

Novel biotoxin being studied for use in opioid withdrawal

..., violence, and crime. Family life, workplace, and educational environments are all affected, with associated costs reaching billions of dollars each year. "There's a need for new treatments for heroin dependence and for opiate abuse, and this is one potential new approach, directed at modifying the physical de...

Cardiovascular and neurological benefits of high antioxidant foods and beverages

...e between a flavonol and a flavonoid?) WHAT: An educational symposium for journalists on the cardiovascular and neurological benefits of grape juice, wine and other high antioxidant foods and beverages. WHEN: Thursday December 2nd, 2004, 3:30-5:00pm WHERE: The Algonquin Hotel, 59 West 44th Street ...

Census of Marine Life - Discoveries and Highlights 2004: Scientists add 4m+ records, 13,000 species

...a Census a reality, CoML team members launched the educational website Investigating Marine Life at www.coml.org, accompanied by the launch of a television public service commercial. ...

Northwestern and Chicago Botanic Garden join forces to train botanists

...den and Northwestern University seeks to create an educational springboard for tomorrow's leaders in plant conservation and biodiversity research," said David Lentz, vice president of scientific affairs at the Chicago Botanic Garden. "This new program is urgently needed to produce conservation biologists who wil...

Study reveals developing countries with recipe for thriving health biotech industries

...ernment, private and public research institutions, educational institutions, the private-sector and non-governmental organizations in each country sources were interviewed. Published papers and books, background and policy documents, and patent data were also analyzed. The findings were subsequently va...

Mothers speak: Physicians often fall short when delivering a down syndrome diagnosis

...All physicians should educate themselves about the educational and social potentials of children with Down syndrome. Skotko will soon publish a companion paper in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology summarizing responses from women who received the Down syndrome diagnosis prenatally. He also has co...

Protein tyrosine phosphatases to be topic of ASBMB-Merck Award lecture

...ular Biology (ASBMB) is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization with 12,000 members in the United States and internationally. Most members teach and conduct research at colleges and universities. Others conduct research in various government laboratories, nonprofit research institutions, and industry...

Media fellowship on autism available at Vanderbilt University

...e of autism, the debate over its causes and needed educational changes. The fellowship is available to a limited number of print, broadcast and experienced freelance journalists. Vanderbilt will cover the costs of participants' lodging and some meals; the journalist's employer is responsible for travel expenses ...

Topic of ASBMB-Avanti Award Lecture will be lipid-protein interactions

...ular Biology (ASBMB) is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization with 12,000 members in the United States and internationally. Most members teach and conduct research at colleges and universities. Others conduct research in various government laboratories, nonprofit research institutions, and industry...

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