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Article ID: 1019

Revised Guide Offers Teen Parenting Curriculum

Cornell University

What educators can teach young parents about becoming good parents is the topic of a new and revised curriculum from Cornell University.

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14-Jan-1997 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 1006

Keck Telescopes Find Galaxies Surrounding Quasars

University of California, Santa Cruz

Many quasars, the most luminous objects in the universe, are swaddled by galaxies containing ordinary stars that lie at the same distances from earth as the quasars themselves, according to new research that used the Keck Telescopes in Hawaii.

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Article ID: 997

Hidden Galactic Power Source Backs QusarTheory

Johns Hopkins University

A high-engery power source hidden inside a galaxy 660 million light years from Earth has provided new evidence supporting a theory that all such "active galaxies" harbor quasars in their nuclei. The findings are being released Jan. 13 at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society. EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE AT 9:20 A.M. EST ON MONDAY, JAN. 13, 1997

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Article ID: 1015

Research Sheds Light On Electron's Structure

Purdue University

According to recent measurements by Purdue University physicists, an electron may not be a simple negative point charge, as scientists often describe it. "Science and engineering students have learned for years that the electron has a constant electronic strength, but now we've seen that this may not be the case," says David Koltick, professor of physics at Purdue.

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11-Jan-1997 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 1014

In Alaska, A New Net Protects Juvenile Fish

Wildlife Conservation Society

Wildlife Conservation Society researcher develops a new trawl net that drastrically reduces the number of undersized fish caught in the high-volume commercial pollock fishery -- the world's largest trawl fishery. In the U.S. alone, pollock catches $6 billion in 1994. This new net will affect this industry with in the next year.

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Article ID: 1013

Hopkins Professor Saw RNA's Potential

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins chemist David Draper says he works in an "RNA world." He considers DNA "this monotonous double helix," and has chosen instead to focus on the multi-folded, complex, and important shape and structure of RNA.

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UC Santa Cruz Chancellor: President-elect of AAAS

University of California, Santa Cruz

Chancellor M.R.C. Greenwood of UC Santa Cruz, a nationally recognized biologist, spokesperson for higher education, and an experienced voice in the arena of national scientific policy, has been chosen by her peers as the next president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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WWW Users Experience Hard- and Software Problems

Susquehanna University

The new Intel Pentium MMX microprocessor may lure buyers because a new study shows a majority of current World Wide Web users have begun to experience hardware and software problems when attempting to test new innovations.

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10-Jan-1997 12:00 AM EST
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Tax Reform's Environmental Implications

Resources for the Future (RFF)

National tax reform may have a substantial impact on the environment as well as on economic growth, researchers at Resources for the Future and Stanford University suggest. They have recently launched a study of the environmental implications of three alternative tax plans -- the flat tax, the national sales tax, and the unlimited savings account tax -- now under discussion in Congress.

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Article ID: 1007

'Hygienic' Bees Resist Mites

University of Minnesota

A University of Minnesota entomologist has found that a line of "hygienic" bees can defend their hives against the huge Varroa mite and also against two common honeybee diseases, a finding that spells hope in the face of a 100 percent Varroa infestation rate in hives nationwide. The work is published in the current Apidologie.

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