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Article ID: 6494

Sick building study blames air, not vibes

Cornell University

Workers report more symptoms in offices with poorer ventilation, a new Cornell University report on sick building syndrome shows, but none of almost three dozen potential irritants were linked to particular symptoms. Nevertheless, workers show a clear pattern of feeling worse by the end of each day.

Released:
25-Feb-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 6498

Moms teach kids verbal aggression, WVU communications researcher finds

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

A recent study, published in the Western Journal of Communication, by a West Virginia University assistant communications professor suggest that sons and daughters pattern their aggressive verbal styles after their mothers.

Released:
24-Feb-1998 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 6492

First study to take bacteria from patients' mouths further supports possible link between gum and heart disease

Temple University Health System

By taking bacteria directly from patients' mouths and exposing the samples to human blood platelets, researchers at Temple University Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have further confirmed a possible link between periodontal bacteria and heart disease.

Released:
24-Feb-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 6490

Wake Forest Study Takes Students in Flight with the Albatross

Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University biologist David Anderson normally studies seabirds in the wild without much company, but thousands of schoolkids are tagging along this time via a Web site and e-mail. The Albatross Project is tracking Hawaiian albatrosses by satellite to find ways to reverse losses to longline fishing and answer evolutionary questions raised by their flights.

Released:
24-Feb-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 6489

Executive Education Update

Babson College

This monthly electronic broadcast is designed to keep you up-to-date on happenings at the Babson School of Executive Education, a provider of management development programs to clients around the world. Last month the School delivered custom executive programs to Atlantic Data Services, Pitney Bowes, Schwan's Sales Enterprises and Siemens Nixdorf.

Released:
24-Feb-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 6487

Current U-M Research On Tobacco And Nicotine

University of Michigan

Researchers are examining the effects of tobacco, nicotine, the industries that support their production and the public health issues that develop from tobacco use. These programs deal with virtually every area of tobacco research, from the physiological effects of nicotine, to teen smoking, to legal and financial issues.

Released:
24-Feb-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 6486

February 20, 1998 -- Tipsheet

National Science Foundation (NSF)

1) Museum display sets millions a-quaking 2) Unexpected links found among acorns, gypsy moths and lyme disease 3) Knowledge and distributed intelligence initiative gets increased NSF support

Released:
24-Feb-1998 12:00 AM EST
  • Embargo expired:
    23-Feb-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 6403

Study is first ever to document protein therapy induces creation of new blood vessels to the human heart

American Heart Association (AHA)

For the first time, scientists have published research evidence that recombinant protein therapy can create new blood vessels to increase blood supply to the human heart. The report from German scientists appears in today's Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

Released:
23-Feb-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 6478

UMBC President Featured in Spike Lee's 4 Little Girls

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

UMBC President Freeman A. Hrabowski, III will be featured in Director Spike Lee's Civil Rights documentary film, 4 Little Girls, to be broadcast nationally by the Home Box Office cable network on Monday, February 23, 1998, at 9 p.m. (est).

Released:
21-Feb-1998 12:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 6476

Virginia Tech Professors Develops Method to Perpetuate Surviving Native American Languages

Virginia Tech

A Virginia Tech professor is using computer technology to help preserve and teach surviving languages and dialects of Native American culture.

Released:
21-Feb-1998 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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