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Article ID: 11113

$5.7 Million Grant to UB to Fund Projects on Acquired Hearing Loss

University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo's Center for Hearing and Deafness has received a $5.7 million program project grant from the National Institutes of Health to expand studies geared to understanding and treating acquired hearing loss, which affects 28 million Americans.

Released:
13-Feb-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11105

Key Gene that Controls Emergence of Salmonella

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A gene that dictates salmonella's ability to live dormantly or cause disease in pigs has been found by researchers at the University of Illinois. In the laboratory, the scientists even fooled the bacteria in one strain into switching back and forth between these two forms.

Released:
12-Feb-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11101

Evaporating Gas in Supernova Remnant Support Theory

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The expanding shock wave of a supernova remnant in the Large Magellanic Cloud has provided strong evidence to support a popular model of the interstellar medium, says a University of Illinois astronomer who directed an international team studying the object.

Released:
12-Feb-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11099

Looking for Land Mines

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins engineers have developed a better way to detect land mines from the air, before the troops hit the beach or minesweeping teams move in to clear a former battle zone.

Released:
12-Feb-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11091

Synthetic Lock Binds Some Molecules, Excludes Others

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

One of Mother Nature's most important talents is the ability to distinguish one molecule from another. Like locks accepting keys, proteins function by being able to let one particularly shaped molecule inside while barring other shapes from entering.

Released:
12-Feb-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11090

New AIDS-Fighting Chemicals Derived from Exotic Plants

University of California, Irvine

Using extracts from plants prescribed by Bolivian shamans for more than 1,500 years, researchers at UC Irvine's College of Medicine have created a group of chemicals that appear to slow the infection of healthy cells by HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

Released:
12-Feb-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11089

Purdue Computer Security Initiative

Purdue University

$4.9 million grant to Purdue University's new information security center may help boost efforts to safeguard the valuable information that flows through computers throughout the world.

Released:
12-Feb-1999 12:00 AM EST
Released:
11-Feb-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11071

Notions on 5 Million-Year-Old Horses Challenged

University of Utah

A University of Utah professor and two colleagues are challenging the traditional notion that predecessors of the modern horse fed almost exclusively on grasses. Their findings may hold clues to eventually discovering what caused a major extinction in North America.

Released:
11-Feb-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 11063

NSB Meets in L.A. on Expanded Environmental Research, Education, Assessment

National Science Foundation (NSF)

The National Science Board (NSB) meeting at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, February 17-18, will feature a symposium on the National Science Foundation's (NSF) role in environmental research, education and assessment.

Released:
10-Feb-1999 12:00 AM EST

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