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U of M discovers protein linked to elevated BMI in people of American Indian and Mexican ancestry
...estuens interest in education of minority graduate students
provided many of the connections to the communities that became involved in this research. Former student Michael Martinez, helped establish a collaboration with Kenneth McMillan, medical director of the American Indian Community Development Corpora...
Winners of 2007 Engineering Awards to be honored at gala dinner
...C. The prize winners will meet with middle school students
who are finalists in the nationwide Future City Competition ( http://www.futurecity.org/ ) that afternoon, from 1 p.m to 2:30, in the Congressional Room A at the Hyatt Regency, 400 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C....
Computer scientist reveals the math and science behind blockbuster movies
...an be made shortly thereafter." Most of Fedkiw's students
double-major in math and computer science. "Graphi...dition to taking classes," Fedkiw says. He and his students
have worked closely with ILM, Pixar, Intel, Honda and Sony Imageworks. "This collaboration with indu...
Fixed versus growth intelligence mindsets: Its all in your head, Dweck says
...Dweck's teacher that year, Mrs. Wilson, seated her students
around the room according to their IQ. The girls a...ntelligence and your character," she said. "So the students
who had the best seats were always scared of taking another test and not being at the top anymore." ...
Sleep disturbances affect classroom performance
... negative impact on how well middle or high school students
perform in the classroom. A study published in th...ol district-approved questionnaires, filled out by students
attending middle school or high school, which included a high frequency of sleep complaints. Accord...
Mimicking how the brain recognizes street scenes
... Center in the Sloan School. This center helps MIT students
and professors bridge the gap between an intriguing idea or technology and a commercially viable concept. Recognizing Scenes The IEEE paper describes how the team "showed" the model randomly selected images so that it could "learn" to identify c...
Medicare payment cuts will accelerate primary care collapse
...The organization of 120,000 internists and medical students
noted that the budget assumes at least an 8 percent cut in Medicare payments to doctors -- which is not sustainable -- and is certain to have a multitude of adverse effects. "This Medicare payment cut will cause severe access problems and will stan...
Two-thirds of nursing students believe it's wrong to lie to patients, twice as many as in 1983
Today's nursing students
believe in greater honesty with patients, are less...researchers recreated a 1983 survey of 176 nursing students
by posing the same questions to 618 students
at a School of Nursing in Greater Manchester. As well...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- January 31, 2007
...y and inexpensively. Srinivasa R. Raghavan and his students
point out that electrorheological (ER) fluids and magnetoreheological (MR) fluids have found wide application in devices ranging from automobile shock absorbers and brakes to damping technology to help stabilize buildings against earthquakes. ER a...
Take fatigue seriously, says University of Alberta researcher
...lso have applications to other population, such as students
or individuals with chronic illnesses, who have not been studied to date. "Students tend to stay up late at night, studying hard," said Olson. "Some studies show that changes in sleep patterns are may compromise one's ability to remember things and t...
Bioterrorism alerts induce anxiety and may pose health risk, Einstein study finds
...nducted their study with volunteers recruited from students
enrolled at both Einstein and Ferkauf. Potential participants were asked if they would participate in a research study involving the perception of a public health message and its relation to anxiety. The 116 participants (26 men and 90 women) rando...
New research brings initial find of Alois Alzheimer to fore once again
...nts carried out together by Miano's and Zlokovic's students
and colleagues, the teams demonstrated the power of the genes in the brain. First they confirmed that both genes are more active in the brains of Alzheimer's patients than they are in the brains of people without the disease. They also found that w...
Research ethics committees in Africa report inadequate funding, staffing and training
...ies. Fees vary from US $5 for reviews submitted by students
to US $585 for industry studies. A lack of expertise in how to consider the ethical aspects of proposed research was frequently found. This often led to a disproportionate focus on the scientific and financial aspects of the research being consid...
FSU study: Can prunes reverse bone loss after menopause?
...shmand, the study coordinator; and master's degree students
Raz Saadat and Kellie Adkins. "Given its rapidly growing and aging population, the state of Florida has been an ideal location for this research," said Arjmandi. Further studies are in the works. "Currently, my colleagues and I are preparing a major...
NOVA to air two-hour documentary on pioneering African American chemist
...n and women. Although this was especially true for students
and researchers of color, it was more generally true for all, no matter what their race, ethnicity or gender." Percy Lavon Julian was born in Montgomery, Ala., on April 11, 1899, the son of a railway clerk. Julian's schooling was spotty in the segr...
Emory University announces new Global Health Institute
...xpand opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students
committed to helping solve problems in global heal...ons as well as our own. We expect our faculty and students
to get back a great deal more than we give." Other high-priority programs for the Global Health Ins...
Better review of new technology is needed to reduce health costs
...based health care system," Redberg says. graduate students
in the life sciences and health professions, and providing complex patient care....
UGA study finds that caffeine cuts post-workout pain by nearly 50 percent
...kis and his colleagues studied nine female college students
who were not regular caffeine users and did not engage in regular resistance training. One and two days after an exercise session that caused moderate muscle soreness, the volunteers took either caffeine or a placebo and performed two different quadr...
NYU Child Study Center expert offers tips to help curb teen binge drinking
...g alcohol in the past month, and 64 percent of the students
who drank said they were binge drinking, which is defined as having five or more alcoholic drinks in a row. The CDC report also found that binge drinking is strongly associated with sexual activity, violence, and other risky behaviors. "Contrary to ...
'Mindless autopilot' drives people to underestimate food decisions
...tritional sciences, asked 139 university staff and students
to estimate how many decisions they make about foo...rages, the researchers found that the staffers and students
actually made an average of 221 food-related decisions each day. The study is published in the Janua...
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