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Hutchinson Center Announces First Unclimbed Mountain to be Tackled by Big Expedition for Cancer Research

Unnamed peak in Alaska's Glacier Bay Park to be the focus of this inaugural climbing quest SEATTLE, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- An unclimbed mountain near Mount Abbe in the northern reaches of Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park will be the focus of the inaugural Big Exped...

Blood Pressure Tackled Better With Cocoa Than Tea

An analysis of a previously published research in the April 9 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine has revealed that foods rich in cocoa are beneficial// in reducing blood pressure, instead of tea, which may not actually help. Current guidelines advise individuals with hypertension (high bloo...

International Health Security to Be Tackled on World Health Day

Singapore, Acute threats to health in a globalized world are the focus of World Health Day Monday when political, business and opinion leaders gather here to highlight the need for collective action. // A high-level debate between Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization...

AIDS to be tackled through Computer Games

UNICEF, the United Nations children's agency has launched the first online game in Kiswahili, with the aim of tackling //the spread of HIV and Aids. The game is named as "What would you do?" (Ungefanyaje?) and it takes players through several different scenarios so that he importance of preve...

Childhood Obesity Tackled in Arkansas

Arkansas has unveiled new body-mass index numbers that can be used to assess childhood obesity.// Three years ago Rhonda Sanders received an eye-opening letter from her daughter's school which revealed that her daughter at age 10, 5-foot, and 137-pounds was heavier than 98 percent of her peers....

Chronic Facial Pain Tackled By Cortex Stimulation

In Canada, a treatment developed at selected medical centers successfully treats patients suffering from severe chronic facial pain. // Motor cortex stimulation a new experimental treatments, can be now used to treat a consistent or intermittent pain rather than believing on the older tradition...

Obesity Tackled at School Level

The Ontario government is tackling obesity by aiming at getting the children in northern communities to eat their vegetables. // According to Health Promotion Minister, Jim Watson, the government would be launching a pilot project this fall, where carrot sticks, apples and other fresh fruit and...

Clopidogrel Allergy Can Be Tackled By Methodical Desensitization

A study that is to be presented at the 29th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) says that following// a methodical desensitization protocol might help patients who are allergic to anti-clotting medication that is vital to prevent the for...

West Nile Virus Can Be Tackled By New Strategy

Researchers have now identified a new strategy to effectively combat the West Nile virus, based on the fact that it is spread through a complex interaction// of nesting birds, mosquitoes and weather patterns. This kind of an interaction is believed to pave way for viral amplification with mosquito ...

Type 2 Diabetes Could Be Tackled Using Curry Colouring and Fat Mix

A new treatment has been developed by an immunologist Dr Brendan O'Sullivan of Brisbane, for Type 2 diabetes, which will put a stop to the skyrocketing rates// of medicines that is available for diabetes in Australia. The Senior Research Officer and his team at UQ's Centre for Immunology and C...

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Nation's Laboratory Response Network Marks First Decade of Protecting Public Health

...laboratories. A diverse membership of state and local public health labs, veterinary, agricultural, military labs, water and food testing laboratories tackled the workload using standardized methods and tests to assure accuracy and consistency across the network. In 2003, the LRN added a chemical compon...
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Sticky questions tackled in gecko research

Velcro, Superglue and Post-It Notes Three things that started out as obscure inventions but are now indispensable for everyday life. So what will the next idea to stick with modern society look like" The answer may lie in the tiny toes of a humble lizard, according to a University of Calgary biolo...

Smooth sailing: 'cruise ship virus' tackled by UH, Baylor College of Medicine

You're on vacation, having fun sailing the seven seas, when your stomach starts rolling worse than the waves. Before you know it, nausea and vomiting have replaced shuffle board and sun-bathing. Unfortunately, it's a scenario that's becoming increasingly common on cruise ships. So common, in...

Building memories with actin

...ss that depends on reorganization of the supporting actin cytoskeleton. However, researchers didn't know what controlled these changes. Rex et al. tackled the question by dosing slices of rat hippocampus with adenosine, a naturally occurring signal that squelches LTP. Adenosine prevents phosphorylation a...

Powerful nutrient cocktail can put kids with Crohn's into remission

...on treatment for IBD, were having an adverse affect on the children's growth, despite their effectiveness in adult patients. It was a problem first tackled by NASA: How could astronauts most efficiently get their daily nutrients? The answer was a specially-designed powder that contains all the daily nutri...

2009 AIBS Media Award

...l public. This year's judging panel comprised two scientists and two journalists. The panel commented: "In 'Sexual Male: The Hard Facts,' Chip Rowe tackled a topic of keen human interest with rare verve and wit, cramming in a remarkable amount of sciencefrom biochemistry and evolution to psychologyin his ...

Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prizes 2009: Six young researchers recognized for outstanding achievements

...about a new approach in Egyptology, without losing sight of the field of traditional Egyptology. In terms of the subject matter addressed she has also tackled innovative topics, for example the previously underestimated role of women in the Kingdom of Kush. With this work, Angelika Lohwasser has given her su...

A spoonful of sugar?

... The widespread problem of children failing to take their medication for a range of life-threatening illnesses is to be tackled as part of a new university research project. The 21-month study involving health specialists at The University of Nottingham and The University of...

December 2008 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...he fact that granules are very abundant in soils and so make an important, albeit poorly understood, contribution to the carbon cycle. Lee et al. have tackled this conundrum by analyzing the composition and internal structure of granules at very fine scales using several newly developed electron microscope t...

'Gray's Paradox' solved: Researchers discover secret of speedy dolphins

...ecture in the scientific community. But now, armed with cutting-edge flow measurement technology, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have tackled the problem and conclusively solved Gray's Paradox. "Sir Gray was certainly on to something, and it took nearly 75 years for technology to bring u...

Natural and social sciences: ICSU embraces the need to work more closely together

...nt, sustainable development, poverty reduction, and environment and human health, are some of the major scientific research challenges currently being tackled by ICSU. But these issues cannot be solved without understanding the impact of people on these issues and the impact of these issues on peoplethat is,...
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Professor-turned-producer learns the movie biz

...s new adventure was moving from the sketch pad to the storyboard. "At first, I was totally inexperienced in the film world," Siegel said. "But I tackled the situation like I would any scientific or business problem: I did as much research as possible, and then I sought out the wisdom and advice of peop...

World Hepatitis Alliance Calls on Governments to Take Urgent Action to Tackle Chronic Viral Hepatitis B & C Epidemic

...om a public health perspective. "The challenge for viral hepatitis is to make healthcare authorities and policy makers aware that this disease, if not tackled today, will be a major burden in the next 20 years as today's patients will develop liver cancer. It is better to act today than be unable to react to...

Physicists discover how fundamental particles lose track of quantum mechanical properties

...ication with no possible eavesdropping, lightning-fast database searches, and code-cracking ability. The answer to the problem the researchers have tackled is key to unraveling how the classical world in which we live emerges from all the interacting quantum particles in matter. This scientific query surr...

New funding to charge energy research at UCL and the London Centre for Nanotechnology

...mising nanostructured carbon-based materials which are non-toxic, recyclable and should meet the DoEs targets. The other key energy challenge to be tackled in the new laboratory is the efficient generation of electricity from solar energy. Professor Cacialli is developing solar cells on organic substrates...

From Rustbelt to Techtown: Milwaukee is Building a New Image and a New Economic Reality.

...-flight managers and communicating the message that a knowledge-based economy is metro Milwaukees future. Fortunately, all of those ideas are being tackled in one form or another. Milwaukee will not catch up to the nations tech centers overnight, but the foundation for a city that need not apologize for i...

Gulbrandsen tackles 'daunting' challenges in Patent Office

...n, Wis. — As a former attorney and current managing director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), Carl Gulbrandsen certainly has tackled his share of challenges. But the tasks facing the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and its Public Advisory Committee, for which he recently began serv...

UW-Madison rat experiment could lead to stem-cell treatment for ALS

...in the brain and spinal cord; as motor neurons progressively die, the brain cannot initiate and control muscle movement. The UW-Madison researchers tackled several technical barriers trying to ensure that the progenitor cells correctly gathered near the motor neurons in the spinal cord while continuing to...

Before deciding how to pay for K-12 schools, let's determine what to buy

... that this education study committee might actually get something done. There have been a number of blue-ribbon committees over the years that have tackled the question of how Wisconsin pays for K-12 education, and most have come up with some good ideas. Of course, good isn't always politically possible, ...

The year of working together (really!)

...ion, collaboration means people working together to achieve some outcome that, presumably, would be less significant and perhaps not even possible, if tackled by any one person alone. That hardly qualifies the next 12 months as the Year of Collaboration, you might say. But, alas, real collaboration is afo...

Who will win the battle to redefine the workplace?

...eeping more traditional high performers happy? Thats the challenge that corporate leaders and emerging agile workers must meet head on. It can only be tackled successfully through honest dialogue, good faith negotiations and willingness to experiment with new kinds of employment deals that trade off commitme...
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Charles Darwin

...other writers failed to fully tackle human evolution. Opponents claimed that the beauty of birds demonstrated divine guidance. These two subjects were tackled in The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex and followed up by The Expression of Emotions in Animals and Man . Darwin produced pract...
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