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Former US Vice President Al Gores Son Continues to Be Dogged by Drug Abuse Problem.

Just as the father is preparing himself to electrify the entire world with a 24-hour musical spectacular, the son has a run-in with the law. He is hoping to arouse the conscience of the people on the burgeoning climate crisis, but his son has handed him a huge embarrassment by being hauled up...

Pet Project: Dogged Determination to Rid Vienna of Ubiquitous Dog Droppings

Let the sleeping dog lie but not it’s droppings, seems to be the goal of Austrian activists, who are motivating residents// to record all sightings of dog droppings, to build a veritable case for redressal. The data so gathered will then be compiled and organized to form a key agenda for the city o...

What killed Naval hero John Paul Jones?

...tish admiral Horatio Nelson claimed was the greatest naval feat in history. Jones was praised in both Europe and the United States for his seamanship, dogged courage and determination. In 1781, the Continental Congress voted to give him "the thanks of the United States." After the war, the Navy ceased to ex...

Direct recording shows brain signal persists even in dreamless sleep

...aichle and others have been using fMRI to conduct detailed analyses of brain activity in subjects asked to do nothing. However, a nagging question has dogged those and other fMRI studies: Scientists assumed that increased blood flow to a part of the brain indicates that part has contributed to a mental task...

Bush Administration Settles Nationwide Class Action in Medicare Prescription Drug Case

... these beneficiaries." The information management system that notifies pharmacies of the enrollment and low-income status of dual eligibles has been dogged by extensive delays when enrollees join the system or change drug plans. In addition to voluntary plan changes, a large proportion of beneficiaries ha...

Data re-analysis shows drug finasteride reduces risk for most prostate cancers

...t, as a possible agent against prostate cancer. We hope that they will incorporate prostate volume in their analysis, to help avoid the confusion that dogged PCPT," Dr. Kaplan says. ...

Scientists Spot Dog Fur Color Gene

... This canine insight could help humans, team says THURSDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- dogged research has identified a gene that determines canine coat color, and the discovery could have implications for human health, too A team from Stanf...

Renovis Announces Management Changes

...initial public offering and effectively broadened support for Renovis on Wall Street, while at the same time, applying his keen scientific insight and dogged persistence in the discovery of important new small molecules for pain and inflammatory indications. His enthusiasm inspired all of us on the Board as...

'Sweet Herb' may Be Green Gold for Paraguay

... in the battle against diabetes, high blood pressure and tooth decay. But it is finding it hard to shake off fears over carcinogens which have dogged its sister, chemically manufactured sweetners, saccharine and aspartame. In 10 years, plantations of stevia, which is native to northwest Para...

Clinton to Launch 70m Dollar Hospital Project in Malawi

... Former US president Bill Clinton will on Friday launch a multi-million dollar hospital project in impoverished Malawi, where health care is dogged by poor facilities and a brain drain . "Former president Clinton will perform a ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the modern ho...
Dogged in Biological News

CSHL scientists harness logic of 'Sudoku' math puzzle to vastly enhance genome-sequencing capability

...nal methods may be accomplished for $50,000 to $80,000 using DNA Sudoku, he estimates. Originally devised to overcome a sequencing limitation that dogged one of the Hannon lab's research projects, the new method has tremendous potential for clinical applications. It can be used, says Hannon, to analyze ...

Seeing Alzheimer's amyloids

...y of proteins and peptides explained Grigorieff. We know how most normal proteins fold, but what drives amyloid formation? Its a question that has dogged structural biologists and biochemists for a long time but stubbornly refuses elucidation. Researchers using x-ray crystallography have so far been una...

Cat fleas' journey into the vacuum is a 'one-way trip'

... COLUMBUS , Ohio Homeowners dogged by household fleas need look no farther than the broom closet to solve their problem. Scientists have determined that vacuuming kills fleas in all sta...

Natural Killers Could Lead to New Hepatitis Treatments

...NKT) cells, the immune system's sentinels, patrol the labyrinthine blood vessels of the liver for invaders or signs of tissue damage and demonstrate a dogged behavior not seen before in other T cells. The new studies show that NKT cells crawl along vessel walls, even upstream against blood flow. They halt...
Dogged in Biological Technology

Unwrapping Political Perks for the Holidays

...sin lost a papermaking research institute at Lawrence University in the 1980s, and its reincarnation could help jumpstart a Wisconsin industry that is dogged by global overcapacity and aging equipment. The Senate will take up the bill early next year. Former Gov. Scott McCallum: A milk carton with his ...

Camtronics Medical Systems is bought by Alabama company

...e purchase price was relatively low when compared with Camtronics $38 million in revenue for the year ending July 31. In 2004, accounting problems had dogged the company and jeopardized the Nasdaq stock market listing of its former parent Analogic. "It was a good price because Camtronics was, in a way, dama...

CEOs and CIOs must be 'joined at the hip'

...oardroom is to exhibit dogmatic alignment with business objectives in a way that demystifies information technology within the corporate setting. Such dogged pursuit of the company's business model creates stress and friction between information technology and other departments, "but that's why they call it...
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