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Argonne to showcase science and technology at community open house

... and tours of Argonne's unique facilities. Let your imagination soar as you learn about the wonders ... in a molecular biology speed challenge Test your sense of smell against an electronic nose View a chain reaction Calculate your environmental footprint Have fun with ...

A breath mint made from... coffee?

... boxes of breath mints close to the cash register. your morning latte can create a startling aroma in your mouth, strong enough to startle your co-workers too. But intriguing new research ...

How to text message and avoid pain

... position for a long time; instead try to vary your position. Use the chair's backrest. Relieve your forearms by resting them against a desk or your thighs. Use both thumbs. Avoid hunching over for ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- June 17, 2009

... Science blog Educators and kids, put on your thinking caps: The American Chemical Society has ... to the latest episodes of BytesizeScience in your web browser. Science Elements: ACS Science ... to the latest episodes of Science Elements in your web browser. ...

Is this the beginning of the end of plant breeding?

... cannot be said for other living things. While your DNA is a combination of half your mother and half your father, other species do things differently. The ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 3, 2009

... Science blog Educators and kids, put on your thinking caps: The American Chemical Society has ... to the latest episodes of BytesizeScience in your web browser. Science Elements: ACS Science ... to the latest episodes of Science Elements in your web browser. PressPac Archive: ...

Scholar unconvinced new lie-detection methods better than old ones

... "you're not really getting deception so much as your body's reaction to the stress of deception." ... are such that if you didn't want to have your brain scanned, all you'd have to do is clench your teeth or ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

... Science blog Educators and kids, put on your thinking caps: The American Chemical Society has ... to the latest episodes of BytesizeScience in your web browser in your web browser. Science Elements: ACS Science ...

Are you okay to kiss?

... A quick breath check in the palm of your hand can never give accurate results. Whether ... you're better off asking a trusted friend if your breath is sweet. But what if a friend isn't ... you know if malodorous bacteria are brewing in your mouth. A blue result suggests you need a ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 13, 2009

... Science blog Educators and kids, put on your thinking caps: The American Chemical Society has ... to the latest episodes of BytesizeScience in your web browser in your web browser. Science Elements: ACS Science ...

Brain's problem-solving function at work when we daydream

... "When you daydream, you may not be achieving your immediate goal say reading a book or paying attention in class but your mind may be taking that time to address more important questions in your life, such as ...

Late motherhood boosts family lifespan

... and environmental factors. "If women in your family give birth at older ages, you may well ... age 45, then there may be some genetic benefit in your family that will enhance your longevity." For descendants of the Utah and ...

Some vocal-mimicking animals, particularly parrots, can move to a musical beat

... input, and constantly monitoring not only your output but also the sound input. This allows you to fix your output in real time, to better resemble or line ... to a beat, you constantly monitor the sound and your taps, so that if you become misaligned with the ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- April 22, 2009

... for children in grades K-12 and a "Reduce your Carbon Footprint" community program for children ... Science blog Educators and kids, put on your thinking caps: The American Chemical Society has ... to the latest episodes of BytesizeScience in your web browser. Science Elements: ACS Science ...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 8, 2009

... for children in grades K-12 and a "Reduce your Carbon Footprint" community program for children ... Science blog Educators and kids, put on your thinking caps: The American Chemical Society has ... to the latest episodes of BytesizeScience in your web browser. Science Elements: ACS Science ...

Business, scientific, higher education groups laud President Obama's commitment to science

... education communities, we wish to commend you and your Administration for the extraordinary leadership ... funding. While we await the details of your FY10 budget, we are pleased that the outline you ... We anticipate that you will also propose in your complete budget to continue to strengthen the ...

Diabetics on high-fiber diets might need extra calcium, report UT Southwestern researchers

... DALLAS March 24, 2009 The amount of calcium your body absorbs might depend, in part, on the amount ... "We already know that fiber helps improve your cholesterol and glucose control and improves your bowel regularity. Our new findings suggest that ...

Molecular fingerprints point the way to earlier cancer diagnosis and more targeted treatment

... Metabolites are molecular fingerprints of what your cells are up to and Dr. Arun Sreekumar wants to ... cancer. You've likely heard about metabolites; your physician probably screens for some known ones such as triglycerides or cholesterol at your annual physical. Scientists suspect we have about ...

Mass media often failing in its coverage of global warming, says climate researcher

... of media organizations, you are screwing up your responsibility by firing science and environment ... know the topic less well." "You have to have your elevator statement or people won't listen to ... you can give the full story, but you have to have your sound bite ...

Decreasing insulin resistance prevents obesity-related cardiovascular damage

... bad diabetes, you are walking around obese with your glucose control a little bit off and already beating up your circulation," says Dr. David Stepp, vascular ... turning off insulin receptors. "You have lost your thermostat." High glucose levels also mean ...

Exercise after knee replacement critical

... at first, but doing exercises to strengthen your quadriceps after you've had knee replacement surgery due to osteoarthritis is critical to your recovery. In fact, it can boost the function of your new knee to nearly that of a healthy ...

Rethinking the genetic theory of inheritance

... into the primary causes of human diseases. your mother's eyes, your father's height, your predisposition to disease-- these are traits ...

Flame retardants prove ineffective on fresh-cut Christmas trees

... money on a commercial flame retardant for your Christmas tree. The good, old-fashioned methodkeeping your tree in a container of fresh wateris probably all you need to keep your tree green and healthy. Researchers have ...

Tips for making a 'green' holiday from the world's largest scientific society

... holiday. Here are a few tips that can make your holidays more environmentally friendly, courtesy ... and use of hazardous substances. To reduce your own personal carbon footprint and nudge society a ... ribbons, tags, bags and even used batteries. If your community offers a program to turn used Christmas ...

Scientists find link between inflamed gums and heart disease

... The next person who reminds you to floss might be your cardiologist instead of your dentist. Scientists have known for some time that ... that something as simple as taking good care of your teeth and gums can greatly ...

USGS Science Picks

... is not just for kissing or what minerals make up your holiday lights? In this edition of Science Picks, ... Deck the Halls with Boughs of Minerals? Is your home all decked out for the holidays? As you gaze at your glowing trimmings, you might pause to wonder what ...

Flame retardants prove ineffective on fresh-cut Christmas trees

... money on a commercial flame retardant for your Christmas tree. The good, old-fashioned methodkeeping your tree in a container of fresh wateris probably all you need to keep your tree green and healthy. Researchers have ...

Keeping chromosomes from cuddling up

... of Arizona in Tucson. "It's like picking up your favorite book and, depending on what chair you ... the genes, it might not show, he said. "It's what your cells are doing with your genes that's important." To pull the ...

Feed a cold, feed a fever: Research shows calorie cut makes it harder to fight flu

... exposed to a new strain of influenza, to which your body has not made adequate antibodies to protect you from infection, your body must rely on cells that will kill the ... bump it up to be ready. You need the reserves so your body is ready for any additional stress, ...

Track your fitness, environmental impact with new cell phone applications

... a few extra treats this holiday season? Soon, your cell phone may be able to help you maintain your exercise routine and keep the pounds off over winter months, without your having to lift a finger to keep track. ...

K-State research: Freshwater pollution costs US at least $4.3 billion a year

... money for the bottled variety, he said. If your municipal water plant has to spend more money to treat the water coming through your tap, your water bills will increase. If you own a house on ...

A card-swipe for medical tests

... digital music players. "Think how fast your PC reads data on a hard drive, and imagine using the same technology to monitor your health," says Marc Porter, a Utah Science, ... or card, scanned, and then the readout indicates your state of well-being," says USTAR research ...

Grapes may aid a bunch of heart risk factors, animal study finds

... Service Award. "Though it's true that your mom told you to eat all your fruits and your vegetables, and that we are learning a lot about ...

Lower your blood pressure, hydrate your skin and reduce dental plaque -- with chocolate?

... Flavanols also help the blood flow to your skin, making your skin look more hydrated. Cocoa mayat least ... Think chocolate is bad for your teeth? Think againit may actually be beneficial. ...

Duke team explains a longtime visual puzzler in new way

... optics problem, which is that the image on your retina can't be directly, logically related to ... in the real world can generate the same speed on your retina, Purves said. The Duke scientists asked ... is really in the world and what is recorded on your retina." The study was published in PNAS ...

Breast cancer cells recycle to escape death by hormonal therapy

... in the presence of tamoxifen. "It's like taking your foot off of the gas pedal of your car," says Dr. Schoenlein, corresponding author ... You can either block the autophagosome with your therapy or you can make the cell eat itself to ...

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

... you're going to learn about nukes. Maybe your opinion will be strengthened; if so, you will have a way of defending your opinion that is far more powerful than just stating it. Maybe your opinion will change. I don't know, and that is ...

Blood pressure response to daily stress provides clues for better hypertension treatment

... therapy is going to be most effective at treating your blood pressure or your grandfather's." More than a dozen researchers ... the endothelin system normally functions to help your kidneys get rid of salt," says Dr. Pollock. His ...

Sony Cyber-shot Cameras Get Smarter

... model earns extra points as a "photo album in your pocket." It has all the features of the T77 unit ... Not One, But Two Photo Libraries in your Pocket The T700 camera is ideal for anyone who ... This allows you to store literally thousands of your favorite photos in the camera. It is also ...

Humans' response to risk can be unnecessarily dangerous, finds Tel Aviv University study

... for their green, or do you slow down and wait your turn? That depends more on experience than ... people make decisions, whether it's how you drive your car, or whether to invest in a mortgage. It's ... way, they might be more willing to take risks on your behalf." He adds that this approach might help ...
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