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Moving to the US increases cancer risk for Hispanics

... Antonio. The Hispanic population in the United states is increasing according to Ramirez nearly one in ... 40 percent) among Hispanics living in the United states compared with those who live in their countries ... among Cubans and Mexicans who moved to the United states was more than double that in Cuba and Mexico. The ...

Wildfires set to increase 50 percent by 2050

... area of forest burnt by wildfires in the United states is set to increase by over 50% by 2050, according ... of the air quality in the western United states due to greater presence of smoke. "Wildfires, ... this year, are a serious problem in the United states and this research shows that climate change is ...

In the warming West, climate most significant factor in fanning wildfires' flames

... in area burned by wildfires in the Western United states is a product not of higher temperatures or longer ... detailed examination of wildfire in the United states to date and appears in the current issue of the ... for large wildfires in the Western United states is how climate influences the build upor ...

Policy transparency key to saving world's fisheries

... depends on the transparency with which coastal states incorporate scientific advice into policies, ... this global survey showed that 7% of all coastal states carry out rigorous scientific assessments for the ... did. The study showed that in 33% of the coastal states classified as low income (commonly countries in ...

Leading scientists and scholars urge action on climate issues

... to President Barack Obama and the United states Congress, twenty leading scientists and scholars ... change to an acceptably low level. United states policy must provide a fully satisfactory U.S. ... action addressing this issues in the United states is generally thought to be crucial in order for ...

Scientists work to plug microorganisms into the energy grid

... king. Almost all ethanol produced in the United states is fermented from readily available sugars in ... 1,300 poplar trees in the northwestern United states and used the screening pipeline to see if there ... of activities that are going on in the United states to take advantage of microbial activities and ...

Supply-Chain Council Announces Winners of 2009 Supply Chain Excellence Awards

... ATLANTA, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United states Transportation Command, SRA International Inc., United states Army CECOM LCML, and Intelligroup Inc. are the ... supply chain performance. United states Transportation Command was awarded the Global ...

NIH grants $122 million in Institutional Development Awards

... of competitive investigators in 23 eligible states and Puerto Rico. The INBRE is a component of the ... improve the competitiveness of investigators in states that historically have not received significant ... NCRR supports institutions and communities in 23 states and Puerto Rico with grants that fund multiple ...

Searching for pollution in the Caribbean

... other marine problems, and technically assists states facing threats to their seas and coastal waters. ... laboratory equipment to the participating Member states in the Caribbean. "This would allow these ... will really be of interest for decision-making," states Dr. Jane Gerardo-Abaya. "That is why we need to ...

Biolex presents Locteron US Phase 2a hepatitis C data at EASL

... Inc. announced that the results from its United states Phase 2a clinical trial (the "PLUS" trial) of ... a Phase 2b trial of Locteron in the United states and Europe. The PLUS Phase 2a clinical trial ... in 32 chronic hepatitis C patients in the United states who had failed prior treatment. The PLUS trial ...

Engineer devises ways to improve gas mileage

... million cars and trucks on the road in the United states alone and hundreds of millions more worldwide. ... one of the most decorated engineers in the United states and a fellow of ten national science and ... Agarwal is also working for the United states Air Force on development of techniques to predict ...

States expand newborn screening for life-threatening disorders

... issued today by the March of Dimes. All 50 states and the District of Columbia now require that ... such as mental retardation. Although all states now have laws or rules that require the ... that expanded screening is required by the states for nearly 100 percent of the more than 4 million ...

Hispanic women and breast cancer: An understudied group

... with invasive breast cancer living in the United states and in Mexico. We hope to understand more about ... a total of 652 women including 309 in the United states and 343 in Mexico. Women in Mexico are ... cancer was significantly higher in the United states at 18.1 percent compared with 6.2 percent in ...

Dirty snow causes early runoff in Cascades, Rockies

... for water resource managers in the western United states and Canada who plan for hydroelectricity ... first-ever study of soot on snow in the western states at a scale that predicted impacts along mountain ... Rocky Mountain, Cascade, and other western United states mountain ranges. They modeled how soot from ...

James Thomson receives 2008 Massry Prize honoring stem cell researchers

... and his selection for the Massry Prize," states Sang Kim, executive director of the private, ... the scientists selected for the Massry Prize," states Thomson, who believes stem cell science is moving ... application of stem cell technology." Massry states that techniques pioneered by this year's winners ...

EPA and USDA should create new initiative to better monitor nutrients

... toward EPA developing water-quality criteria and states setting water-quality standards," said David ... how EPA, USDA, and Mississippi River basin states should allocate nutrient loading caps for the ... Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and basin states should strengthen their commitment to systematic ...

Most US organizations not adapting to climate change

... New Haven, Conn.Organizations in the United states that are at the highest risk of sustaining damage ... and despite a near certainty that the United states will experience at least as much climate change ... plans. Federal planning guidelines that states and municipalities must follow to receive funding ...

MIT: A quicker, easier way to make coal cleaner

... of new coal-fired power plants in the United states is in danger of coming to a standstill, partly ... conference organizing committee. The United states is facing a pressing need for more power plants ... seems the best option. But as several states have started to regulate CO 2 emissions, and ...

MIT analysis shows how cap-and-trade plans can cut greenhouse emissions

... that are under consideration in the United states as a way of curbing greenhouse gas emissions. The ... With no federal policy now in place, many states are moving forward with their own initiatives, ... Differences in the abatement costs among states can create economic inefficiencies that make ...

Urea tanks on diesel trucks -- that's the law in the United States starting in 2010

... vehicles (SUVs) manufactured in the United states after Jan. 1, 2010. An automotive grade of urea ... called "diesel exhaust fluid" (DEF) in the United states and AdBlue, a trademarked name in Europe, reduces ... and light truck manufacturers serving the United states including Audi, BMW, Hyundai, Jeep, Kia, ...

Greenhouse gas auction revenues can help cut Md. electric use significantly, says study

... research team. It adds that neighboring states might benefit as well. Investments might range ... spill over to other RGGI members and other nearby states on the same energy production grid. This is ... in the study were effects within other RGGI states and related areas. By using three separate ...

Racial disparities in cardiovascular health linked to birth weight, slavery

... most persistent health disparities in the United states occur between African Americans and European ... to Ellison. A second study in the Journal states that the average birth weight among ... and cardiovascular disease. Jasienska states that, in the U.S. , the condition of many slaves ...

2008 SNM Wagner-Torizuka Fellowships announced

... and are currently studying in the United states through 2010 as part of the two-year program. ... collaboration with our colleagues in the United states and the value of working across borders to help ... friendship with our colleagues in the United states and are delighted to continue the established and ...

Thinking it through: Scientists call for policy to guide biofuels industry toward sustainability

... MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA As the United states and other nations commit to the path of biofuels ... from numerous organizations in the United states and Brazil. The biofuels industry in the United states has significant momentum, but no environmental ...

October 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

... climate forcing of biodiversity, western United states Matthew Kohn and Theodore Fremd, Department of ... and hoofed mammals in the western United states over the past 30 million years show changes ... Eocene Lake Gosiute in the western United states appears to have captured such a river ~49 million ...

Severe climate change costs forecast for Pennsylvania, N.C., Tennessee, N.D.

... of climate change will cost a number of U.S. states billions of dollars, and delaying action will ... economic cost of climate change in the United states will be major and affect all regions, though the ... for changes that lie ahead," Ruth adds. "Many states are highly vulnerable to the effects of climate ...

Nitrate concentrations of ground water increasing in many areas of the United States

... supply. Nitrate in drinking water of the United states is regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection ... of nitrate trends in ground water of the United states was recently completed by scientists at the U.S. ... 495 wells in 24 well networks across the United states in predominantly agricultural areas. A well ...

Remote technology sees through ice, snow and hot air to monitor power plants

... grid failure that left the northeastern United states in darkness surprised a country unaccustomed to ... of a plentiful energy supply in the United states contrast dramatically to the situation in some ... Mich. It's the only cooling lake in the United states large enough to freeze because it was originally ...

Experts meet on need for new rules to govern world's fragile polar regions

... of the University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, says states should make full use of existing provisions under ... areas" which refers to the right of coastal states to adopt and enforce laws and regulations within ... Do laws and regulations adopted by the coastal states for ice-covered areas apply also in the part of ...

New book tutors future presidents and public on science behind the headlines

... -- In the event of a standoff between the United states and Iran over uranium enrichment, would Barack ... Muller has received e-mail from people in 48 states and 84 countries thanking him for the Webcasts. ... led, for example, to the belief that the United states is the main culprit in global warming. In fact, ...

Scientists in Hungary and Portugal get research boost

... and aim to strengthen science in selected member states of the EMBC, the EMBO intergovernmental funding body. The EMBC Member states hosting the grantees generally finance the grants entirely. EMBC Member states participating in the scheme include Croatia, the ...

Costs of climate change, state-by-state: Billions, says UMD

... New Jersey and Ohio. Studies on additional states are in the works. "We don't have a crystal ... but the trend is very clear for these eight states and the nation as a whole: climate change will ... economic cost of climate change in the United states will be major and affect all regions, though the ...

NOAA report states half of US coral reefs in 'poor' or 'fair' condition

... The State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the United states and Pacific Freely Associated States: 2008, says ... Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated states of Micronesia, the Commonwealth of the Northern ... oceans and atmosphere and co-chair of the United states Coral Reef Task Force. "While the report ...

New CITES quotas allow more caviar export, further jeopardize endangered sturgeon

... will be exported from Caspian Sea and Amur River states this year as a result of unacceptably permissive ... purchasing any wild-caught caviar." The United states banned import of beluga caviar in 2005 after ... face of Russia's March proposal that Caspian Sea states impose a five-year ban on sturgeon fishing so ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 14, 2008

... #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rice grown in United states contains less-dangerous form of arsenic ... Science & Technology Rice grown in the United states may be safer than varieties from Asia and Europe, ... forms. They found that rice from the United states largely contains organic arsenic, which is less ...

Sierra Nevada rose to current height earlier than thought, say Stanford geologists

... deposits of volcanic glass in the western United states have found that the central Sierra Nevada largely ... Nevada and Rocky Mountains in the western United states has direct implications for climate patterns ... when volcanism was rampant in the western United states owing to the ongoing subduction of the Pacific ...

Inherited cancer mutation is widespread in America

... it is significantly more prevalent in the United states than previously thought, says principal investigator Albert de la Chapelle, a researcher with Ohio states Human Cancer Genetics program. Of interest is ... a genetics counselor and researcher with Ohio states Human Cancer Genetics Program. The Pilgrims ...

Distance learning course in radiation oncology for cancer treatment

... intergovernmental agreement among 17 IAEA Member states in the Asia and the Pacific Region. The ... testing of the training material. Three Member states of the RCA, three of AFRA (Regional Cooperative Agreement for the Africa Region) Member states and two of ARCAL (Regional Cooperative Agreement ...

Children's Hospital leads projects to develop nation's first heart assist devices for young children

... totally implantable pediatric VAD in the United states that could be used for longer periods of time ... is one of several hospitals in the United states to have asked for and been granted, on a ... a pediatric VAD for use here in the United states as additional options for the hundreds of kids ...

Gypsy moth management made more efficient, cost-effective

... by now spread throughout the northeastern United states and into the Midwest. "Some people argue that ... Although the model has little to offer those states that already have succumbed to infestation, it ... slow or halt the moths' spread into new areas. states that stand to benefit the most include North ...
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