Moving to the US increases cancer risk for Hispanics
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.
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
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."
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.
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
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 ...