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Article ID: 157

Feeding Bread to Beef Cattle

Cornell University

For beef producers looking for new ways to economically and efficiently feed their cattle, Cornell University animal researchers have shown the effectiveness of an unusual diet: Let them eat bread -- and other commercial bakery leftovers and scraps.

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3-Jul-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 8236

Study Yields New Insights on Effect of Down Syndrome on Nutrition

North Carolina State University

Pediatricians and parents have long suspected that children with Down syndrome are more likely to suffer from malnutrition than other kids. But scientists' efforts to investigate this hypothesis have been hindered by the lack of a viable, nonhuman model organism to use in experiments. Now, a two-year study led by scientists at North Carolina State University has identified a suitable model.

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2-Jul-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 8235

Oldest Shoe East of Rockies; Clues to Early Culture

University of Missouri

A University of Missouri-Columbia researcher is trying to learn more about cultures eight thousand years ago, with his recent discovery of some of the oldest shoes known to exist in the Midwest. His discovery will be published this week in the journal Science.

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2-Jul-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 8228

National Science Board To Solicit Input On K-12 Science & Mathematics Education Reform

National Science Foundation (NSF)

The National Science Board (NSB) will hold a public hearing in Chicago on July 20, hosted by the Chicago Public Schools, to investigate the effectiveness of various school-based reform strategies to improve the nation's teaching and learning of mathematics and science.

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2-Jul-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 8227

New Process Freezes Living Cells to Treat Burns

University of Illinois at Chicago

A bioengineer at the University of Illinois at Chicago is developing a process to freeze and thaw skin grafts for use in treating burn injuries.

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2-Jul-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 8223

New Center Takes Team Approach to Tackle Information Security

Purdue University

A Purdue University computer expert says information security is too important to leave solely to scientists and technicians. That's why he has established a multidisciplinary center that is the first in the world to take a comprehensive approach to network and computer security.

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2-Jul-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 8222

High-level Phthalate Exposure Affects Male Sexual Development in Rats

CIIT Centers for Health Research

Daily exposure to high levels of the plasticizer and solvent di(n-butyl)phthalate (DBP) during pregnancy and nursing causes reproductive tract defects in male rats.

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2-Jul-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 8220

"Bee guy" asks why--from America to the Amazon

University of Delaware

If the backyard isn't buzzing this summer, blame it on mites and the diseases they carry, says Dewey Caron, UD's 'bee guy,' who braves apiaries from America to the Amazon. Honeybees are essential for pollinating wild plants and up to 90 percent of all U.S. crops, says Caron. Unfortunately, tracheal and varroa mites are wiping out entire bee colonies.

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2-Jul-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 8219

Effects of Hormone Replacement Therapy on Uterine Fibroids

University of Maryland Medical Center/School of Medicine

Researchers at the University of Maryland Medical Center are conducting the first controlled clinical study ever to investigate the effects of hormone replacement therapy on uterine fibroids. The $2.4 million study is sponsored by the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development in Bethesda, Md.

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Article ID: 8218

Treating Anemia Reduces Risk of Death For People With HIV

Johns Hopkins Medicine

New data presented at the 12th World AIDS Conference in Geneva show that untreated anemia alone can significantly increase the risk of death in people with HIV/AIDS.

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2-Jul-1998 12:00 AM EDT
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