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Other highlights in the Aug. 7 JNCI
...eatment for testicular cancer) had poorer survival than
patients whose first cancers were in the same area. Treatment regimens for testicular cancer used since 1980 have not adversely affected survival from subsequently diagnosed cancers, the authors write. Contact: National Cancer Institute press of...
Argonne wins three R&D 100 awards for innovative technologies
... another, projected on a large display wall. More than
just videoconferencing, the Access Grid enables participants to share and interact with files and applications. The open nature of the Access Grid software has attracted thousands of users from around the world and has encouraged numerous commercial...
Role of thyroid hormones in slumber under investigation at Rutgers
... inside cells. Thyroid hormones do so much more than
regulate weight. Were really just beginning to learn the true extent of how these hormones impact our overall health, Martin says. The research underway at Rutgers-Camden will build on earlier findings by providing specific measurements of the lev...
Study: Sticking to the sand might not be such good, clean fun for beachgoers
...ing to the NRDC. In 2005, the council tallied more than
20,000 days of closures and advisories in the 29 s...y, a single sample of marine water containing more than
104 enterococci bacteria per 100 milliliters is unsafe to swim in. Boehm found 120 enterococci per 1...
Indo-Pacific coral reefs disappearing more rapidly than expected
...entral and western Pacific ocean are dying faster than
previously thought, University of North Carolina a...ent per year, a decline that began decades earlier than
expected, the researchers discovered. Historically, coral cover, a measure of reef health, hovered a...
American Chemical Society meets Aug. 19-23 in Boston
... Societys 234th national meeting will feature more than
9,500 scientific presentations on health, medicine..., nutrition, nanotechnology and other topics. More than
15,000 scientists and others are expected to gather for the event, held in the Boston Convention and...
AAAS analysis finds Congress would add billions to FY 2008 R&D investment
... Congress to be spent on a specific project rather than
for an agency's general policy agendacomprise one-...144.3 billion for R&D--$3.2 billion (or 2.3%) more than
the current budget and $4 billion more than
the White House 2008 budget proposal. The Senate would s...
... in order to develop policies that sustain, rather than
degrade, the very systems upon which humanity depe...rrigated agricultural area in the world, with more than
90 percent of the countrys water supporting irrigated agriculture. Vapor fluxes in Indias wet seaso...
Taking a supplement of glycine helps prevent degenerative diseases such as arthrosis or osteoporosis
...ommon osteoarticulary problem in our society: more than
50% of the population suffer from it after the age of 65, and 80% of people over 75. It consists of a degeneration of the articulary cartilage which disappears until it leaves the subchondral bone exposed. Arthrosis has no cure at present and the mos...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 1, 2007
...echnology - potentially cheaper and more efficient than
conventional methods for producing wheat-based bio...e Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and more than
a dozen hotels across the city. More than
15,000 scientists and others are expected to attend this s...
Story tips from the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2007
...e arrays, which are a different type of logic chip than
traditional microprocessors, are traditionally use...ht to be viable. The Ogeechee population has fewer than
500 fish. Jager is working in cooperation with field efforts conducted by Fort Stewart and Doug Pete...
Gene variant is associated with brain anatomy, clinical course of ADHD
...e also generally thinner in participants with ADHD than
those without. As a result of the overlapping main effects of genotype and diagnosis, there was a stepwise increment in cortical thickness in these regions, with subjects with ADHD with the DRD4 7-repeat allele having the thinnest cortex, followed by...
Link identified between Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma
...outinely looking at the brain in a more direct way than
has been possible by high tech brain scanners such as MRI and CAT." Now, Dr Cordeiro believes that this knowledge may mean that the eye could also be used to test potential treatments for Alzheimer's disease. "Since we have shown that drugs for ...
Computer graphics spills from milk to medicine
...um. The Lorenz-Mie theory has been around for more than
a century and was introduced to graphics in 1995. ... a detailed description of dermal structures other than
hemoglobin and melanin. Understanding how structures within the skin scatter and absorb light could ...
Biologist traces coconut's history through DNA
...e Pacific, Olsen said. He added that more than
11 million hectares (one hectare is equal to 100 acres) are now planted in coconut in 86 tropical countries. Olsen will study the phylogeography of C. nucifera and its ancient dispersal; the geographical origin(s) of domestication; the impac...
Gene predicts better outcome as cortex normalizes in teens with ADHD
...o predicted better clinical outcomes and higher IQ than
two other common versions of the same gene in yout...ntrols had the most common 4-repeat version; fewer than
one-tenth in each group had a 2-repeat version. While the 7-repeat version was linked to thinner ...
In a first, Einstein scientists discover the dynamics of transcription in living mammalian cells
...ster about 70 nucleotides synthesized per second than
has previously been reported. These two phenomena pausing and rapid RNA synthesis during elongation may be crucial for regulating gene expression. With this sort of mechanism, you could have everything at the ready in case you suddenly needed to ...
Satellite tracking will help answer questions about penguin travels
...nte del Tuyu and Mar del Plata, coastal towns more than
500 miles north of Punta Tombo. Epoxy and special ... of many common cellular telephones and weigh less than
3.5 ounces. "We want to put the transmitters on healthy, robust birds that we think ar...
Multicenter study nets new lung tumor-suppressor gene
... lung cancer in mice, it also may be more powerful than
other, better-known suppressors. The study will be...umors grew more rapidly and spread more frequently than
the others, and comprised all three types of non-small cell lung cancer -- squamous cell carcinoma, ...
Defects in critical gene lead to accelerated lung tumor growth
...cinoma. Lung cancer kills more Americans each year than
breast, prostate and colorectal cancers combined. ...e in the lung develop cancer at a much faster rate than
those with defects in other tumor suppressors commonly mutated in lung cancer. These mice develop ca...
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