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Stem cell training program to make its Stanford debut

...p. He will speak June 21 at 8 a.m. These and other morning lectures in the course are open to the public, as ... Both Schatten and Pedersen will be lecturing. The morning lectures will cover the ethics of egg donation, history of embryonic stem cell derivation, legal asp...

Breakthrough: Scientists create world's tiniest organic particles

...ry." A report on the findings appeared online this morning (June 21) in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Other authors -- all in chemistry at UNC -- are Drs. Jason P. Rolland and Ginger M. Denison, recent Ph.D. recipients; Drs. Benjamin W. Maynor and Larkin E. Euliss, postdoctoral fellows; and g...

Historic schooner carries Stevens technology to monitor NY Harbor

...chnology/education partnership was celebrated in a morning voyage that set sail from South Street Seaport on June 22. The Seaport Museum's 1885 schooner The Pioneer, which celebrated its 120th anniversary this month, now carries the latest technology in the form of a computerized water monitoring system as ...

Humans trading short-term food production for long-term environmental losses

Your breakfast this morning came at a cost not only to your wallet. Your bowl of Cheerios and cup of coffee and all the other meals for the other 6 billion people in our world cost the Earth a bit of its water, a bit of its ecological diversity, contributed to its pollution and...

Oceanographers work a quarter of the world away from ship they're 'on'

...sts finding taxis back to their hotels at 2 in the morning when their shifts end to worrying whether there are enough scientists aboard the ship to analyze samples from the seafloor and chew over the implications that might guide the rest of the expedition. At the same time scientists ashore and those on bo...

Alcoholics have a greater chance of infection following cardiac surgery

... were obtained upon admission to the hospital, the morning before surgery, on admission to the ICU, and the mornings of days one and three following surgery. The results show that long-term alcoholics have a four-fold increased rate of postoperative infections, an increased length of need for mechanical vent...

Vineyard weeds found to host Pierce's disease of grapes

...ouse tests. Sunflower, cocklebur, annual bur-sage, morning glory, horseweed, sacred datura, poison hemlock, and fava bean were most frequently infected. "Our study confirmed that plant species cannot be simply classified as either 'hosts' or 'nonhosts' of X. fastidiosa, but vary considerably among plant spec...

A novel method to measure circadian cycles

Everyone knows morning people and late-night owls. The variation in individual circadian rhythms is an anecdotal as well as experimentally verified fact. But, until now, to systematically study circadian differences (and thereby hope to rout out the underlying genetic cau...

Researchers: Deep sleep short-circuits brain's grid of connectivity

...erience. Later in the night, and especially in the morning hours, subjects report vivid dreams, indicating that the later stages of sleep can be associated with conscious experience, Tononi says. But why does consciousness fade during deep sleep early in the night? "You cannot say that consciousness fades be...

Low blood glucose levels may complicate gastric bypass surgery, study shows

..., sweating, excessive hunger, bad headaches in the morning or bad nightmares," says Mary-Elizabeth Patti, M.D., Investigator in Joslin's Research Section on Cellular and Molecular Physiology and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. "If these symptoms don't respond to simple changes in ...

Could plain soap and probiotics beat hospital bugs?

...acteria. For instance, a surgeon who has spent the morning repeatedly scrubbing his or her hands in an operating theatre may well have got rid of many harmless skin commensals. When the surgeon then goes to the wards, the more virulent bacteria may settle into the areas left vacant. As a first step, the surg...

Travelers can avoid jet lag by resetting their body clocks

...s recommend using the 0.5 dose in combination with morning intermittent bright light to advance their sleep s... earlier each day while using the light box in the morning and taking melatonin in the evening. If they did this for the number of days equivalent to the numb...

A resetting signal keeps circadian rhythm on track in Drosophila fruit flies

...ruit flies). The two key groups of neurons control morning and evening activity and are maintained in synch e... time. This daily resetting signal flows from the morning to the evening cells and maintains a 12-hour difference between the timing of morning and evening ac...

Unexpected function for a key regulator of blood glucose levels

...measure glucose levels in diabetic patients in the morning or after they have been fasting, their glucose levels are very high because the body is unable to control the production of glucose," he adds. Two hormones with opposite effects - insulin and glucagon - act together to maintain a steady level of glu...

Childcare reduces stress levels for kids with working mums

...re cortisol levels they took saliva samples in the morning and evening from 56 children aged three-four years old. They also surveyed mothers about their workplace conditions and home life over six months. "Spending more time in childcare makes a big difference to the stress levels in children whose mothers ...

Spectacular new discoveries arising from deep ocean hot springs

...two special sessions on hydrothermal vents Tuesday morning (OS21C and OS22A) and a poster session on Wednesday afternoon (OS33A). Among the discoveries scientists will reveal in those sessions are the first hydrothermal fields found in the Arctic Ocean (paper OS21C-01), and in the south Atlantic (papers OS21...

Poll reveals half British public support nuclear future

...indings, which will be discussed at a meeting this morning (17th January) at the Royal Society in London, include the following: On Climate Change 62% of respondents indicated that every possible action should be taken to limit climate change, and a further 32% that some action should be taken. The public ...

Researchers show the 'BEST' way to reduce osteoporosis risk

...couraged to take two Citracal tablets twice a day, morning and evening, to ensure at least 800 mg of calcium. The balance of the remaining recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of 1,000 mg per day was to be supplied by their food intake. The women who regularly took the recommended level of 800 mg of calcium s...

Scientists in dogged pursuit of snow research embark on Arctic trek

...atter how rough the weather, they are there in the morning to give you a lick and they are eager to get moving," said Pregont. "They really love being out in the cold air and out on the trek. They are born to live and work in these conditions."...

Top federal officials to speak at 20-21 April AAAS policy forum

... Center for Strategic and International Studies; a morning plenary session on responses by industry and U.S. policy makers to the global innovation challenge, chaired by Shirley Ann Jackson, president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; a luncheon address by Energy Secretary Bodman; and an afternoon plenary...

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