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Broccoli, cauliflower and genetic cancer

...mopreventive activity. Based on these findings, we feel SFN should be evaluated clinically for its chemopreventive potential in human patients with Apc related colon cancers," Kong said....

Even when faint, ovary scent draws sperm cells

...As any mountain of its snows; I gaze on thee, and feel that pride A Roman knows. -- Anonymous BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Mice are known to have a keen sense of smell, but it's not just their noses that are adept at picking up a scent, a new study shows. In this week's Analytical Chemistry, scientists at In...

What lies beneath: LSU researchers explore Gulf floor

...et you there," Roberts said. "Any trepidation you feel disappears when you begin to dive down, because you're seeing new things, sampling and taking notes. We will be the first people to ever see and directly sample most of these sites." "I still get a real trip out of it," Carney said. "It's delightfu...

Genetically altered mice no longer like cocaine

... and this action ultimately is what makes a person feel high," Gu said. "We found that cocaine would not produce a high if it could not block the transporters." He and his colleagues reported their findings the week of May 29 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Dopamine is a chemical m...

Virginia Tech student selected to meet Nobel Laureates

...lic. It would also be interesting to see how they feel science influences policy, especially considering the present challenges of finding efficient alternative energy sources." Wigginton received his undergraduate degree in geology from Michigan State University, where he participated in a study abroad ...

SNM names Sanjiv Sam Gambhir as recipient of 2006 Paul C. Aebersold Award

...he society's 53rd Annual Meeting in San Diego. "I feel very honored to be selected for such an important award," said Gambhir, who previously held the position as the director of Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging at the University of California, Los Angeles. "SNM has been my home ever since I was a s...

Newborn screening can cause unnecessary parental stress

... of this information, but some pediatricians don't feel knowledgeable enough about these rare metabolic disorders to explain a positive test to a parent. It would be good to begin involving obstetricians and to begin educating parents about newborn screening during the prenatal period." The study was fund...

Device that aids people with muscular dystrophy wins inaugural WPI Entrepreneurship Award

...ays. "We're still in the development stage, but we feel it's a usable device. Right now, these people need assistance in all these activities. This device would allow them to do a number of activities independently." For his part, Rabideau says the device is one of the most remarkable improvements to whee...

HHMI professor's phage-hunters strike pay dirt

...s lab. "Working on the PLoS Genetics paper made me feel that I am actually contributing to the fund of scientific knowledge," Hryckowian said. "It's an opportunity not many undergraduates get." The phage-hunting program also gives undergraduates the opportunity to develop as mentors to the high school st...

Drug that battles resistance to leukemia pill Gleevec 'extremely effective' against cancer

...t nine months after he started taking Sprycel. "I feel like this drug has given me my life back again," s...I can now do all the things I used to do before. I feel great." Williams has returned to his active life, going snow skiing and road racing his motorcycle....

Butterfly speciation event recreated

...from H. cydno/H. melpomene hybridization. "We will feel very fortunate if there are more hybrid species in this group," Mavarez continues, "Cases of hybrid animal species are extremely rare and you're very lucky to have one in your preferred group. So, imagine our excitement about the possibility of findi...

'Thirst for knowledge' may be opium craving

... Arts and Sciences. "But once you get it, you just feel fabulous." The brain's craving for a fix motivates humans to maximize the rate at which they absorb knowledge, he said. "I think we're exquisitely tuned to this as if we're junkies, second by second." Biederman hypothesized that knowledge addiction h...

Social factors not hormones cause PMS, post-natal depression and menopausal stress

...PND are essentially a form of repressed rage women feel rather than a medical illness. Our research has sh...tress or anger is often connected to the way women feel compelled to be the 'good wife, mother and emotional nurturer of others'. "It's a form of self-censo...

Music thought to enhance intelligence, mental health and immune system

...trait necessary to acquire language and scientists feel that many of the sounds animals make may be precur...phere in musicians compared to nonmusicians. They feel these differences are probably not genetic, but instead due to use and practice. Listening to class...

HHMI helps physicians launch careers in research

...ed Microarrays for an Integrative Genomics. "We feel that the Early Career Awards program is one of the best investments we could make in the future of biomedical research," said William Galey, director of HHMI's graduate science education and medical research training programs. "There is a pressing ne...

'Big Brother' eyes encourage honesty, study shows

... that people are less likely to be selfish if they feel they are being watched, which has huge implications for real life. "For example, this could be applied to warnings about speed cameras. A sign bearing an image of a camera would have to be actively processed by our brains, as it is an artificial s...

Fibromyalgia increases pain and fatigue for pregnant women

...cles and soft tissues of the body. Many sufferers feel weak from fatigue, and the condition, at its worst, can lead to disability. "Until now, there was only anecdotal evidence suggesting that women with FM had a rougher time during pregnancy," said Schaefer. "This data is the first step toward gat...

PIMCO founder and wife donate $10 million to stem cell research at UCI

... the citizens of Orange County and beyond." "We feel it is important to face your convictions and do the right thing -- even if controversy follows a cause you support," Bill added. "Stem cell research will improve and save lives, and we want to do our part to help make that happen." With this gift, ...

Dietary modifications may not benefit cancer patients

...one of the few areas of their lives where they may feel that they have some control." A second study of Chinese adults showed that garlic and vitamin supplements did not reduce the prevalence of precancerous lesions or gastric cancer, but treatment to kill Helicobacter pylori may limit the progressi...

Titans of biodiversity science call for united, authoritative voice to inform decision-makers

...the scientific community as a whole often does not feel involved in the global political process, which tends to exacerbate the disconnect between science and policy and a general attitude of powerlessness and fatalism. Biodiversity science itself needs to evolve, and is evolving, towards greater unity...

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