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Majority of Americans want local action on global warming, says poll

... in this report were culled from two national telephone surveys of Americans, ages 18 and over, conducted ... (1,005) as part of GfK Roper's weekly OMNITEL telephone omnibus service. The participants were drawn from ... digit dialing (RDD) probability samples of all telephone households in the continental United States. The ...

European Multidisciplinary Conference on Thoracic Oncology

... press room will be in operation at the conference with Internet access and telephone lines for registered reporters. You will have access to all the ... to already find out about the preliminary timetable or to book a telephone hook up. The conference full program is available at ...

Nanotech and synbio: Americans don't know what's coming

... creation of synthetic forms of life. Yet the results from the first U.S. telephone poll about synthetic biology show that most adults have heard just a ... synthetic biology has been the subject of a representative national telephone survey. At the same time, the poll found that about half of adults say ...

Insects use plant like a telephone

... to detect each other. This avoids unnecessary competition. Green telephone lines Via the 'green telephone lines', subterranean insects can also communicate with a third party, ...

Planetary geoscience, paleontology, and more at GSA Annual Meeting in Denver next month

... Newsroom in CCC 604. Computers with internet and printer access, outgoing telephone lines, and space for interviews will be available. Continental breakfast ... attending the meeting. Beginning Saturday, 27 October, the Newsroom telephone number for incoming calls will be +1-303-228-8486. Newsroom hours of ...

Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... and may continue to be a cyclical demand for DSL chipsets; the success of our DSL licensing and test and diagnostics products businesses requires telephone companies to install DSL service in volume; our test and diagnostic hardware and software products could have quality problems; we depend on a single ...

Most older long-term cancer survivors have poor health habits

... Participants were recruited through the North Carolina Central Cancer Registry, the Duke Cancer Registry, and self-referral. The study included telephone interviews to determine individuals' eligibility for a diet and exercise intervention trial. Interviews assessed exercise, diet, weight, and quality ...

Frost & Sullivan: North American Government Biometrics Markets Thrive With Active R&D Thrust

... Corporate Communications, at david.escalante@frost.com " target="_new"> david.escalante@frost.com , with your full name, company name, title, telephone number, company e-mail address, company website, city, state and country. Upon receipt of the above information, a brochure will be sent to you by ...

Growing Demand for Rapid Screening and Detection Systems Pushes the European Maritime Security Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

... Corporate Communications, at monika.kwiecinska@frost.com " target="_new"> monika.kwiecinska@frost.com , with your full name, company name, title, telephone number, company e-mail address, company website, city, state and country. Upon receipt of the above information, a brochure will be sent to you by ...

Frost & Sullivan Looks at Biometrics Advancement in Civil Security: Exploring Opportunities for Today and Beyond

... at monika.kwiecinska@frost.com " target="_new"> monika.kwiecinska@frost.com with the following information: your full name, company name, title, telephone number, e-mail, address, city, state and country. Upon receipt of the above information, a registration link will be e-mailed to you. You may also ...

Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... and may continue to be a cyclical demand for DSL chipsets; the success of our DSL licensing and test and diagnostics products businesses requires telephone companies to install DSL service in volume; our test and diagnostic hardware and software products could have quality problems; we depend on a single ...

Protein identified as critical to insulating the body's wiring could also become treatment target

... to communicate with each other or another cell type, such as a muscle cell, they reach out with an arm or extension called an axon. Much like the telephone lines that line roadways, these arms require proper insulation, called myelin, composed mostly of lipids and some proteins. Axons that transmit ...

Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... and may continue to be a cyclical demand for DSL chipsets; the success of our DSL licensing and test and diagnostics products businesses requires telephone companies to install DSL service in volume; our test and diagnostic hardware and software products could have quality problems; we depend on a single ...

LSUHSC public health researcher finds reason for weight gain

... 50% of this increase." The researchers followed 810 men and women, 25-79 years old, whose 24 hour dietary intake recall was measured by telephone interviews conducted when they entered the study and at 6 and 18 months. Beverages were divided into 7 categories based upon calorie content and ...

Rutgers study finds many consumers ignore food product recalls

... homes, and only 10 percent said they had ever found a recalled food product. The study was based on a survey of 1,101 Americans interviewed by telephone from Aug. 4 to Sept. 24, 2008. The study can be downloaded at www.foodpolicy.rutgers.edu . Most respondents said they pay a great deal of ...

Hormone therapy associated with reduced colorectal cancer risk

... in the Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project follow-up study. Hormone therapy use and other risk factors were ascertained through telephone interviews and mailed questionnaires between 1979 and 1998. During an average 15 years of follow-up, Johnson and colleagues identified 960 new cases ...

VCU survey: US public supports genetic research, testing and government spending on research

... will protect the public from any risks associated with genetic science. The VCU Life Sciences Survey, in its eighth year, was conducted by telephone with 1,005 adults nationwide, from Nov. 24 to Dec. 7, 2008. The margin of error for the poll is plus or minus 3.8 percentage points. This is the ...

Women double fruit, veggie intake with switch to Mediterranean diet plan

... of foodssuch as dark green vegetables, such as spinach, or high-monounsaturated fats, such olive oil. The dietitians also provided counseling on the telephone to help the participants to make the dietary changes, as well as in-person sessions at the start of the study and three months later. Women in the ...

Men are red, women are green, Brown researcher finds

... ambiguous face as a guide. Tarr describes the effect as a "superstitious hallucination," similar to being in the shower and hearing the doorbell or telephone even when neither rings. Three Brown University students participated in the experiment for pay, and they all had normal or corrected vision with ...

Marked improvement in body image, physical stamina, post-surgical pectus patients report

... to exercise, according to a study published December in the journal Pediatrics . The study, conducted at 11 North American hospitals, involved telephone interviews of more than 200 patients between the ages of 8 and 21 who had pectus excavatum surgery. Researchers interviewed parents as well. The ...

Hairspray is linked to common genital birth defect, says study

... pregnancy may have increased risk of giving birth to a boy with hypospadias." The researchers reached their conclusions after conducting detailed telephone interviews with 471 mothers whose sons had been referred to surgeons for hypospadias and 490 controls, across 120 London Boroughs and Local Authority ...

Children distressed by family fighting have higher stress hormones

... to determine whether children who showed specific behavior patterns of reacting to conflict also had changes in cortisol levels during simulated telephone arguments between their parents. They measured children's distress, hostility, and level of involvement in the arguments, and received reports from ...

Are you phonagnosic?

... where possible, and for many years has only answered 'booked calls'. KH books calls with friends or co-workers, so she knows who to expect when the telephone rings at a certain time. In the 1980s, KH had a job in which she introduced herself with a different form of her first name so she would know that it ...

Indiana University research at American Public Health Association meeting

... suggests that the success of strong smoke-free air policies may be more about changing the social acceptability of smoking." The IU study used a telephone survey of 407 adults to compare perceived norms about smoking between adults living in two cities with strong smoke-free air laws and adults living ...

NJIT professor's research suggests changes in underwater data communications

... sound propagation. The first practical implementation of an underwater wireless system was delayed until 1945, when a single sideband underwater telephone was developed. It is well known that water is a better medium for sound propagation than the air. With a nominal speed of 1500 meters per second, ...

The pepperoni pizza hypothesis

... in the pain is caused by the wiring of pelvic organ nerves. Nerves from this region -- the bladder, colon and prostate -- are bunched together like telephone wires and plug into the same region of the spinal cord near the tailbone. People with interstitial cystitis have bladder nerves that are ...

Parents shape whether their children learn to eat fruits and vegetables

... four High 5 for Kids sing-along-stories with audiocassettes and coloring books. The same parent interviewed before the intervention completed a telephone survey to determine changes in the number of fruits and vegetables eaten and behaviors of both the preschool children and parent. The average time ...

National Inventors Hall of Fame welcomes 2008 inductees

... inventions include: Ruth Benerito, Wrinkle-free cotton Amar Bose, Audio technologies Nick Holonyak, Jr., LED Erna Hoover, Computerized telephone switching Amos Joel, Jr., Switching concept for cellular phones William Murphy, Jr., Medical devices Ken Richardson, Fluconzaole ...

Poll Shows Strong Doubts About Effectiveness of Federal Employment Verification System

... that such a system should also provide protection from liability for the employer who uses the system properly. The national survey was based on telephone interviews with 1,045 adults, conducted January 10-16, 2008. The results are subject to a margin of sampling error of approximately plus or minus ...

VeCommerce's Voice Biometrics Wins Challenge

... authentication of an individual's identity through the unique properties of an individual's voice. A voice profile can be used to authenticate both telephone and online transactions and eliminates the need for remembering identifiers such as PINs, passwords, mother's maiden name, etc. or for having special ...

Antarctic expedition provides new insights into the role of the Southern Ocean for global climate

... the expedition research, allowing them not only to refresh their knowledge about current climate research, but also to communicate their insights via telephone and internet to their students. I hope that I can personally bring home many impressions from this research voyage, so that I can provide the ...

Academy honors 13 for major contributions to science

... to mediate ecological interactions and providing a foundation for the field of chemical ecology." The award was established by the American telephone & Telegraph Co. in honor of John J. Carty and has been awarded since 1932. ARTHUR L. DAY PRIZE AND LECTURESHIP a prize of $20,000 awarded every ...

UBC discovery unlocks tree genetics, gives new hope for pine beetle defense

... 13 million hectares of grey and red dead pine an area four times the size of Vancouver Island and a volume of dead timber equivalent to 530 million telephone poles. Bohlmann is leading UBCs and international research programs on forest health genomics. In 2006, Bohlmann and a team of international ...

New folic acid seal helps women choose enriched grain foods to help prevent birth defects

... Ronca & Bucuvalas, Inc. (SRBI) fielded the study on behalf of Grain Foods Foundation from October 17-22, 2007, using SRBIs national in-house telephone center. A total of 602 interviews were conducted with women between the ages of 18-54 (300 Hispanic, 302 non-Hispanic). A sample this size yields a ...

Widespread support for nonembryonic stem cell research, VCU Life Sciences Survey shows

... stem cell research, according to the survey released Wednesday. The findings are part of this years nationwide survey conducted by VCU via telephone with 1,000 adults nationwide from Nov. 26, 2007, to Dec. 9, 2007. The polls margin of error is plus or minus 3 percentage points. The survey is ...

RAND study finds evidence disease management programs

... diabetes and congestive heart failure by offering a system of coordinated healthcare interventions. These interventions can range from pre-recorded telephone reminders to home visits by medical professionals. Researchers selected 29 evaluations, systemic reviews and meta-analyses to focus on, covering ...

Nanotech's health, environment impacts worry scientists

... for the public, according to a new report published today (Nov. 25) in the journal Nature Nanotechnology. The new report was based on a national telephone survey of American households and a sampling of 363 leading U.S. nanotechnology scientists and engineers. It reveals that those with the most insight ...

Americans remain pessimistic about the environment, Stanford-AP survey finds

... negative views of business and of President Bush's handling of the environment than they did a year ago.'' The 2007 report card was based on a telephone survey of a representative national sample of 1,001 American adults, who were interviewed from Sept. 21 to Sept. 23. Pessimism and global warming ...

Prolonged respiratory problems for oil spill clean-up volunteers

... of local fishermen who were most directly affected by the disaster. The questionnaire, which could be self-administered or completed through a telephone interview, assessed the fishermens respiratory problems, use of medication for respiratory problems, and their beliefs and level of anxiety and about ...

Nanotechnology: What's that?

... And will they use food storage containers and food products enhanced with nanotechnology? These questions were part of a representative national telephone survey of adults conducted in August 2007. It repeats a similar poll carried out last year--which found that only 1 in 10 Americans had heard a lot ...
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