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Article ID: 212

RTOG Embarks on Three Ground-Breaking Studies

American College of Radiology (ACR)

The Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) has just begun work on three potentially ground-breaking studies of cancer of the brain, prostate and lung.

Released:
10-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 211

Making Complex Systems Work Better

Boston University

Researchers at Boston University's College of Engineering received funding to develop innovative techniques for managing such complex systems as modern manufacturing facilities, global communication networks, and world-wide economic systems. The new tools, which will draw on advanced computational techniques and today's unprecedented computing power, will also help scientists solve complex problems in computational physics.

Released:
10-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 210

Hubble Web simulcast takes listeners on tour of the cosmos

Johns Hopkins University

Hubble Telescope atronomers and Johns Hopkins University's WJHU-FM team up for an illustrated Webcast tour of the university, live on Oct. 14 and available for replay thereafter.

Released:
10-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 209

Why are flu strains named after cities in Asia?

Temple University Health System

Every year, hundreds of millions of people around the world are affected by the flu. But have you ever wondered why the latest strain of flu is frequently identified as coming from the Far East or Southeast Asia? For example, the 1997-98 vaccine was designed to stop the Nanchang strain and the Harbin strain of flu. Both strains are named after cities in China.

Released:
10-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 208

Schizophrenia Intervention Research: Maryland Psychiatric Research Center Receives $5.4 Million Grant

University of Maryland, Baltimore

The University of Maryland Psycbiatric Research Center will be the site of one of three centers funded nationwide by the National Institute of Mental Health to focus on schizophrenia research.In controlled studies, the new Intervention Research Centerwill evaluate the relative effectiveness of new drugs for treating schizophrenia.

Released:
10-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 207

New Steroid Hormone Has Allure of its Own

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

The first steroid hormone unearthed in 30 years is chemical cousin to the molecule that lures pigs to truffles, and like that rare and elusive fungus, it is in a class by itself.

Released:
10-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 206

Tipsheet from National Science Foundation for October 9, 1998

National Science Foundation (NSF)

1) Volunteer Science Team Soars Toward Better Weather Forecasting, 2) Scientists Study Great Australian Bight, 3) Scientists Find New Way to Size Up Plants

Released:
10-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 9414

Tumor-Supressor Gene May Indicate Susceptibility to Lung, Colon Cancer

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Discovery of a new human tumor-suppressor gene by UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas researchers could dramatically reduce the number of Americans who die annually from the two most lethal cancers, lung and colon malignancies.

Released:
9-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 9412

New Software Protects Ownership of Web Images

Purdue University

Purdue University researchers have created an invisible "digital watermark" to protect copyrights for images placed on the World Wide Web.

Released:
9-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 9409

Brooklyn's Past, Present and Future Celebrated

Long Island University Post (LIU Post)

Acclaimed writer Pete Hamill, distinguished novelist Howard Fast respected historian Kenneth T. Jackson, will be among the speakers at "Brooklyn USA: A City Apart," a three-day conference and cultural event extravaganza taking place at Long Island University's Brooklyn Campus, October 21- 23.

Released:
9-Oct-1998 12:00 AM EDT

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