Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that FDA-approved anti-psychotic drugs possess tumor-killing activity against the most aggressive form of primary brain cancer, glioblastoma.
– University of California, San Diego Health Sciences|3/7/2014 1:35 PM EST
Two faculty members from the University of Louisville Department of Medicine will outline the department's Global Health Initiative in a free address on March 13.
– University of Louisville|3/7/2014 1:25 PM EST
New Study of Proteins in Space Could Yield Better Understanding, New Drug Development, in Addition to Future Scientists
Innovative methods of drug discovery don’t always take place in an academic laboratory. They may start there, but they can also happen in orbit aboard the International Space Station, as protein crystallization research from UAB is about to demonstrate once again.
– University of Alabama at Birmingham|3/7/2014 1:00 PM EST
To buy, or not to buy? That is the question for the more than 5 million annual visitors to New York’s wineries. Cornell University researchers found that customer service is the most important factor in boosting tasting room sales, but sensory descriptions of what flavors consumers might detect were a turn-off.
– Cornell University|3/7/2014 1:00 PM EST
The study, “Latinas with Elevated Fasting Plasma Glucose: An Analysis Using NHANES 2009-2010 Data,” led by Dr. Shiela M. Strauss, Associate Professor, New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN), points to the urgent need for alternate sites of opportunity for diabetes screenings. There is also a need for effective and culturally sensitive follow-up care and case management. The study appears in Hispanic Health Care International, Vol.12:1, March 2014.
– New York University|3/7/2014 11:00 AM EST
Beginning on March 17, Cornell professors Edward Baptist and Louis Hyman invite students, scholars and citizens everywhere to join them for “American Capitalism: A History,” a massive open online course. It's a chance to explore the people, markets and investments that transformed America's 13 backwater colonies into a global power.
– Cornell University|3/7/2014 11:00 AM EST
Airways near lung tumors provide clues to genetics of cancer
– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center|3/7/2014 10:20 AM EST
Sandia National Laboratories researchers discover how to harness magnetic fields to create vigorous, organized fluid flows in particle suspensions.
– Sandia National Laboratories|3/7/2014 10:00 AM EST
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