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Article ID: 16473

Stream Research, Better Watershed Management

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois researchers are developing new tools and techniques to better understand water quality and ecological diversity in rural waterways and incorporate them into local decision making.

Released:
2-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16471

Certain Professionals' Brains Have More Synapses

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Education not only makes a person smarter, it may generate a specific type of synapse in the prefrontal cortex of the brain, Illinois and Russian neuroscientists say.

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2-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16470

Children with Sickle Cell Aided by Ultrasound

University of Mississippi Medical Center

A new application of an ultrasound test given to children with sickle cell disease identifies the 10 percent who are at high risk for strokes, according to a study released by University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Released:
2-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16469

Microscopic Study of Composite Propellants Combustion

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Researchers at the University of Illinois are investigating the microscopic combustion behavior of composite propellants.

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2-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16468

Numerical Method Optimizes Aero-Assisted Orbital Interceptions

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Future spacecraft may use a planet's atmosphere to generate aerodynamic forces that modify the crafts' orbits without using fuel. University of Illinois researchers have developed a technique that can optimize the paths of these aero-assisted orbital transfer vehicles.

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2-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16467

Molecule Adjusts Body's Internal Clock

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Is your biological clock out of kilter? University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers say they have identified an important molecule in the retina-brain pathway that is crucial to adjusting the clock.

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2-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16466

Donna E. Shalala on 1st Human Chromosome Sequence

US Newswire (defunct; sold to PR Newswire)

Scientists in England, the United States and Japan, working under the umbrella of the ambitious international Human Genome Project, have unraveled the DNA code of an entire human chromosome.

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2-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16464

WTO Riots Will Not Quiet Labor's Voice

University of Alabama at Birmingham

As protestors and police clash in Seattle outside the World Trade Organization meeting, legitimate labor union concerns about safety, environmental, and worker rights standards among WTO nations will continue to be heard, said a labor expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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2-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16463

Bioengineer Receives Packard Foundation Fellowship

University of California San Diego

Sangeeta Bhatia, assistant professor of bioengineering at the University of California, San Diego is among 24 of the nation's most promising young university researchers awarded the 1999 Fellowship for Science and Engineering from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

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2-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 16462

Language Barrier, Native American Dropout, Suicide

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

An Arkansas professor's research indicates that a language barrier exists between Native Americans (NA) and whites -- even when both speak English. Further, this lapse of communication may contribute to high dropout and suicide rates among NA youth.

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2-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

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