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Acid Drinks Blamed for Increase in Tooth Erosion

...efore the study, nearly half said they thought tooth erosion was on the rise. Why is this happening? Experts blame what people are drinking and how theyre drinking it, for the most part. Soft drinks, sports drinks, fruit juices and teas all contain high amounts of acid, said Dr. Edmond R. Hewlett, con...

1 small step for a lab science, 1 green leap for mankind

...s destructive to the environment. The field is now known as Green Chemistry. The plastics industry, the oil refinery business, every drug we take theyre all parts of the chemical industry, the biggest industry in the world by far. In making certain steps of the chemical process greener, we may not hav...

UCLA researchers identify leukemia stem cells

...ations they discovered, hoping to interrupt the process that causes the blood stem cells to become leukemia stem cells, thereby preventing the cancer. theyre also looking for other alterations that might be at play in transforming the normal stem cells into cancerous stem cells. ...

Study: Doctors not always sure when to treat BP in people with diabetes

...blood pressure in people with diabetes, and better guidance for when to change treatment when pressures get too high, are needed, say the researchers. theyre led by Eve Kerr, M.D., MPH, and Timothy Hofer, M.D., M.S., of the Center for Clinical Management Research at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and U-...

Men experience domestic violence, with health impact

...ter for Health Studies. We want abused men to know theyre not alone. His findings confirm some common belief...ysically. Myth 3: Abused men dont stay, because theyre free to leave. In fact, men may stay for years wit...ouble leaving abusive relationships, especially if theyre caring for young children and not working outside ...

HPV linked to better survival in tonsil, tongue cancer, U-M study finds

...The biggest challenge is how best to treat patients with tumors that stem from tobacco and alcohol use as opposed to tumors linked to HPV. We now know theyre two different cancers, says study author Francis Worden, M.D., assistant professor of internal medicine at the U-M Medical School. In this study, r...

Study: Kids think eyeglasses make other kids look smart

...ld use that information and tell the child it is based on research, Walline said. Most kids getting glasses for the first time are sensitive about how theyre going to look. Some kids simply refuse to wear glasses because they think theyll look ugly. The study is published in the May issue of the journal ...

Homeless youth need more than treatment for substance abuse, study says

...get out of it. Its hard to get homeless youth off of alcohol and drugs when theyre still trying to get their basic needs met. And a lot of the kids use alcoho...nly are they the ones at risk for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases but theyre also entrenched in homelessness. These kids are probably the most vulnerabl...

Teens think they have asthma under control, but benefit from new approach to treatment

...n that adolescent asthma patients tend to have poorer outcomes than younger children with the condition, and this study shows that teens tend to think theyre in control when they may be having difficulty, Dr. Britto said. The researchers reported that 74 percent of adolescents dramatically overestimated ...

Nearly one-third of US parents don't know what to expect of infants

...unday, May 4, at the Pediatric Academic Society meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii. There are numerous parenting books telling people what to expect when theyre pregnant, said Heather Paradis, M.D., a pediatric fellow at the University of Rochester Medical Center. But once a baby is born, an astonishing number...
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What makes life go at the tropics?

...m an integral part of the food chain. I study them because, even though theyre invisible, theyre incredibly important, Fuhrman said. ...

Tracking influenza's every movement

...r to try to predict how flu viruses might evolve, we have to understand how theyre moving around the world and where theyre evolving, says Derek Smith, now of the University of Cambridge and formerly...

NJIT Provost Priscilla P. Nelson honored at National Academy of Engineering

...to tunnel-boring machines, she has always liked interacting with contractors who specialize in heavy construction and engineers who build underground. theyre a very special group, and about ten years ago I was voted a Mole, a member of an organization focused on this work, she says. Dealing with the people ...

Engineer to spearhead research into cell metabolism and medical injuries

...tilators; the second, to investigate a potential target for future cancer treatments. These may seem worlds apart -especially for an engineer, but theyre united by a common factor feedback control theory which of course is a science in its own right, said Dr Bates. He added: It might seem odd that...

Diatoms discovered to remove phosphorus from oceans

...ng from the top to the bottom of the ocean, and as theyre sinking, theyre transporting the phosphorus in the form of intrace...e proved a link between polyphosphate and apatite, theyre next step is to try and capture the chemical trans...

Prof. David Kisailus studies engineering and invention on the half-shell

... through high school to come tour the lab and see the drama and beauty of the marine tanks. Its his hope to inspire them to pursue a higher education. theyre the future, Kisailus said. ...

Grant to fund answers about St. Johns River

...ts in the United States and Caribbean. He has put together a team of eight graduate and undergraduate researchers. Already at work since February, theyre sampling river water with plankton nets, preserving eggs and larvae, and identifying, counting and measuring fish in the laboratory. These data will e...

Pathway found that lets mosquitoes fatten up, slow down for winter

...naling pathway affects dormancy in the roundworm and fruit fly. These are very different organisms with a very different evolutionary history yet theyre using this common pathway of insulin signaling to regulate their dormancy. So an important aspect of this is the suggestion that this might be a commo...

Eliminating germline lengthens fly lifespan, Brown study shows

...ger, insulin-producing cells in the fly brain actually make more not less insulin. These results posed a paradox: How can flies be longer-lived when theyre making more of a life-shortening hormone? When the researchers studied the flies tissues, they discovered something intriguing: Even though the brains...

Lizard hunting styles impact ability to walk, run

... mass mechanics, McElroy said, and is one of the few that focuses on reptiles instead of mammals. Everybody works with people, dogs or horses. But theyre all freaks, Reilly said. Theyve gone erect, they have extra joints. They are the kings of bouncing vaulting and running fast. We are working on the sp...
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Connecting Investment Capital with Entrepreneurs: Investors to lay out what theyre looking for in startup companies

The conference, scheduled for June 3-4 in Milwaukee, is being organized by the Wisconsin Technology Council and its subsidiary, the Wisconsin Innovation Network . Organizers plan to turn the tables on a standard venture conference by giving entrepreneurs and other representatives of emerging tec...

NIST 'stress tests' probe nanoscale strains in materials

...ignificant engineering problems and expense associated with changing materials. Both the good and the bad stresses need to be measured, however, if theyre to be controlled by device designers. As the component size of microcircuits has become smaller and smaller, this has become more difficultparticularl...

Bottoms up: Better organic semiconductors for printable electronics

...devices. Think of tabloid-sized digital paper that you could fold up into your pocket or huge sheets of photovoltaic cells that are dirt cheap because theyre manufactured bybasicallyink-jet printing. The problem is performance. Small organic molecules have been developed with key electrical parameters cl...

Cool! Nanoparticle research points to energy savings

...ect, double bubblessecondary bubbles that form atop bubbles initiated at the boiling site. Bubbles carry heat away from the surface, and the fact that theyre being formed more efficiently because of the nanoparticles means the heat gets transferred more readily. Other interactions, Kedzierski says, also ...

Spiraling nanotrees offer new twist on growth of nanowires

...n. They were so curious. Writing in the May 1 edition of Science Express, Jin and his team reveal just how curious the nanotrees truly are. In fact, theyre evidence of an entirely different way of growing nanowires, one that promises to give scientists a powerful means to create new and better nanomateria...

The most natural drug

...ith James, M.D., Ph.D., are currently working to make more antibodies from other infectionsincluding hepatitis C, pneumococcal pneumonia, and anthrax. theyre also seeking a partner to help produce large quantities of the influenza antibodies. We now have an outstanding opportunity to create antibodies ag...

Iowa State researchers developing system to efficiently convert biomass to ethanol

... of Energys Ames Laboratory located at Iowa State; and Justinus Satrio, a project manager at the Center for Sustainable Environmental Technologies. theyre working to develop a biomass-to-ethanol system that would work like this: Plant biomass such as corn stalks and switchgrass would be broken down by fa...

Sticky mussels inspire biomedical engineer yet again

... EVANSTON, Ill. --- Mussels are delicious when cooked in a white wine broth, but they also have two other well-known qualities before theyre put in a pot: they stick to virtually all inorganic and organic surfaces, and they stick with amazing tenacity. Northwestern University biomedical ...

Molecules line up to make the tiniest of wires

...ecules will recognize each other, bind to each other and then theyll form structures, she said. And the molecules were using are actually very simple. theyre just polymers, just plastics that do that naturally. While the new process could provide the solution for computer manufacturers looking for ways o...

Board Pieces

...thats a waste of a board seat. At worst, it may be a sign that senior management would rather have rubber-stamping than real assistance, especially if theyre likely to hear something they dont like. Now the hard part. Heres concrete advice on how to create a board of directors for an early stage start-u...
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