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Article ID: 20685

Cell Response to Cold Aids, Understanding Hypothermia

Ogilvy, DC

Scientists at NIH have discovered a cellular mechanism in hibernating ground squirrels that may protect the nervous system from being damaged during extreme cold and lowered body temperatures, called hypothermia. Appears in the September 21, 2000, issue of Nature.

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21-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 20672

Genes May be Protected by Chemical Processes

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

A hypothesis formulated by Dr. Adam Heller, who holds the Ernest Cockrell Sr. Chair in Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, suggests that genes also may be cathodically protected against oxidation.

Released:
21-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT
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    20-Sep-2000 2:00 PM EDT
Released:
21-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 20655

Vitamin E, Muscle-Damaging Effects, Resistance Training

American Physiological Society (APS)

Vitamin E may enhance insulin production by the pancreas, according to results being presented at a meeting on exercise and physiology by international scientists during Olympics.

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

Article ID: 20651

Exercise Essential for Future Mars Explorers' Health

American Physiological Society (APS)

Space Shuttle Columbia crew member says exercise in space is vital; remarks part of a meeting on exercise and physiology of international scientists during the Olympics.

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20-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 20650

Simple Steps Can Make Your Computer More Secure

Iowa State University

Computers are gateways to the Internet, but be careful when you go surfing because your computer could be attacked, say two Iowa State University computer security experts. But there are steps to make your computer more robust in today's world of computer interconnectivity.

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

Article ID: 20648

Exercise Does Not Alter Reproductive Hormones in Women

American Physiological Society (APS)

Low energy availability, not the stress of exercise, affects the release of reproductive hormones in women. Research findings concerning the pulsatility of luteinizing hormone (LH) in women will be discussed at a meeting of international scientists during Olympics.

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20-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 20647

Diet and Exercise Role in Prostate Cancer Cell Growth

American Physiological Society (APS)

Research findings indicate that adopting a low-fat, high-fiber diet and exercise program may play a role in reducing the possibility of prostate cancer, according to results being presented at a meeting on exercise and physiology by international scientists.

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20-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 20645

Zebra Mussels, Minor Effect on Erie's Microbenthic Community

National Sea Grant College Program

Continuing Ohio Sea Grant research at Kent State University and Westminster College, has found that unlike other aquatic nuisance species, zebra mussels may have little effect on microbenthic organisms in Lake Erie.

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

Article ID: 20638

Wisconsin Team Narrows Search For Higgs Boson

University of Wisconsin-Madison

A team of University of Wisconsin physicists may be tantalizingly close to being among the first to see the Higgs boson, the subatomic particle that is responsible for endowing all matter with mass.

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20-Sep-2000 12:00 AM EDT

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