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Article ID: 1908

Earthquakes Shake and Raise Blood Pressure

InterScience Communications

A natural disaster increases blood pressure in patients with high blood pressure, medical researchers confirmed in a landmark study published in the current issue of the American Journal of Hypertension.

27-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1907

UCSD Major San Diego Research Enterprises Set Up Science and Technology Alliance

University of California San Diego

An Alliance of major research and technology enterprises based in San Diego, and administered by the University of California, San Diego, has been created to foster and expand the region's global leadership in science and technology.

27-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1905

Controlling Polymer Reactions For New Products

Michigan Technological University

A researcher at Michigan Technological University has found a way to control polymer reactions and permit scientists to create tailor-made polymeric materials with unique properties. The development could facilitate the manufacture of valuable new commercial products.

27-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1900

NY Ginseng Growers Hope Forests Are Enchanted

Cornell University

A new cooperative team of researchers at Cornell University and the North American Ginseng Association is going to find out if cultivating ginseng will be an economic boost. Ginseng, the herbal remedy used by Chinese healers for more than 4,000 years, grows wild in New York, where growers are beginning to see a blossoming industry.

26-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1899

Safer Airbag with "Smart Skin" Sensors

Boston University

Imagine an air bag system that can sense and react to the location and force of an impact, and take into account the sizes and positions of the passengers in the car. The technology for just such a system has been created and demonstrated at Boston University's Photonics Center by Dr. James E. Hubbard, Jr., senior systems engineer and Dr. Shawn E. Burke.

26-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1896

Birds Overcome "Cocktail Party Effect"

Johns Hopkins University

Scientists are puzzled by humans' ability to focus on one voice amid the clutter of background voices and sounds. Now, Johns Hopkins psychologists are finding that birds also can overcome the "cocktail party effect."

25-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1892

Diet could be key to controlling hog odors

Purdue University

A Purdue University animal waste expert is working to help swine producers take the stink out of community relations. He is looking at a method that may help reduce odor at the initial source ã the hog.

24-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1889

Publication commemorates 25th anniversary of SRS

University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Laboratory

This spring will mark the 25th anniversary of the U.S. Department of Energy's designation of the Savannah River Site as the nation's first National Environmental Research Park. A publication out this week celebrates the occasion with colorful photographs and important information on what has been accomplished in the past quarter of a century.

22-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1880

Genetic Diversity Study Of Wildlife In Acadia National Park

Jackson Laboratory

Acadia National Park has been awarded grants for a pioneering genetic diversity study of wildlife to be conducted by The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor and the federal Cooperative Park Studies Unit at the University of Maine.

21-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1879

Society Studies Splendor of Coral, Brooklyn to Belize

Wildlife Conservation Society

With 1997 designated as the International Year of the Reef by marine scientists and conservationists, coral conservationissues have taken center stage. Recognizing the importance of these reef systems as one of the world's greatest habitats, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) targets coral conservation in both hemispheres, coupled with the Aquarium for Wildlife Conservation's coral breeding lab in New York.

21-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

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