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Article ID: 19416

Scientists Report on Biodiversity "Hotspot"

New York Botanical Garden

On June 23 and 24, scientists from the US, Cuba, and Sweden will convene at The New York Botanical Garden to share research on the flora and fauna of the Greater Antilles. The region is both rich in endemics and densely populated, posing conservation challenges.

Released:
21-Jun-2000 12:00 AM EDT
  • Embargo expired:
    21-Jun-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 19373

Drug Reminders Trigger Changes in Brain Learning Centers

University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Medicine

Mere memory of drug use can alter an area of the brain -- the prefrontal cortex -- not traditionally implicated in addiction, say University of Wisconsin psychiatry researchers (Synapse, 8-00).

Released:
22-Jun-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 19413

Men with Conflicts About Weight, Food, Appearance

University of Iowa

"Making Weight: Men's Conflicts with Food, Weight, Shape and Appearance" aims to help men understand that fat is no longer only a feminist issue. The book's co-writers are a leading expert on male eating disorders, an author of many eating disorder books, and a psychiatrist who is recovered from both compulsive exercise and an eating disorder.

Released:
20-Jun-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 19412

AEGON Awards Hopkins $2 Million for Cancer Research

Johns Hopkins Medicine

AEGON has committed $2 million to Johns Hopkins for prostate and breast cancer research. The Oncology Center will split the funds with the Free University Oncology Research Institute in Amsterdam for a collaborative research project.

Released:
20-Jun-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 19411

Online Trading Article Unveiled at U.N. Forum

Elmhurst College

An award-winning business professor at Elmhurst College has authored a research article, which will be unveiled June 19-20 at the U.N. forum in Geneva, that focuses on the development of online trading in the U.S.

Released:
20-Jun-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 19410

Award-Winning Beach Patrol Guards Galveston Vacationers

Texas A&M University

Sure, they look good in their swimwear, and they can even be seen working out if you get to Texas Gulf beaches early enough, but the Galveston Beach Patrol emphasizes preventive lifeguarding over dramatic rescues.

Released:
20-Jun-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 19409

Space Lasers Take Aim at the Wind

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

NASA scientists are studying a type of radar that uses laser light instead of microwaves to provide snapshots of the winds that travel the globe.

Released:
20-Jun-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 19407

Korean War, Served as Substitute for World War III

University of Georgia

June 25 marks the 50th anniversary of the Korean War. University of Georgia historian William Stueck says that the Korean conflict may have served as a substitute for World War III.

Released:
20-Jun-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 19406

Job Market Is Hot for Liberal Arts Grads

Ursinus College

The job market has never been better for liberal arts graduates. The vast majority of liberal arts graduates are "ordering" the fries, not serving them, and Ursinus College graduates are a case in point.

Released:
20-Jun-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 19405

School Violence Prevalent in Israel

University of Michigan

Although weapons violence in Israeli schools is low compared with the U.S., school violence is nevertheless a serious problem among Jews and Arabs in Israel, according to a new study by University of Michigan and Hebrew University in Jerusalem researchers.

Released:
20-Jun-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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