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LaGuardia and O'Hare Test FAA/NCAR Info System

National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

Beginning early January, a new FAA/NCAR system being demonstrated at LaGuardia and O'Hare airports will provide snowfall "nowcasts" up to 30 minutes in advance for participating airlines to help reduce takeoff delays, increase safety, and save money on deicing procedures. United, USAir, and Delta are testing the new system.

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Article ID: 998

International Forum onSpace Technology

University of New Mexico

More than 500 space technology scientists from around the world are expected to attend the University of New Mexico Space Technology and Applications International Forum scheduled for Jan. 26-30 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, NM.

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Article ID: 996

Moving DNA molecules with magnetic tweezers

Johns Hopkins University

A Johns Hopkins engineer has developed "magnetic tweezers," a joystick-controlled device he uses to grab and manipulate single molecules of DNA. He is developing the device for such uses as non-invasive transportation of medicine through a patient's veins directly to diseased cells.

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Article ID: 994

Light Therapy Changes Brain Chemistry

Northwestern University

Experiments with hamsters show that exposure to bright light blocks the effects of serotonin in the brain, acording to a letter in Thursday's Nature.

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Article ID: 992

Benefits of New Diet Drug Don't Outweigh Risks

Cornell University

The benefits of Redux (d-fenfluramine) don't outweigh the risks, according to Cornell University nutritionist David Levitsky,who has examined the 40 studies on long-term use of the diet pill. "People do lose weight more easily with than with a placebo, but the advantage of taking the medication over a placebo after a year is less than 5-and-a-half pounds."

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Article ID: 991

Northeast Has Wettest Year Ever in 1996

Cornell University

The 12-state Northeast was sopping, soggy, soaked and sodden as the region sloshed its way to the wettest year in more than a century -- 102 years of official records -- with 53.89 inches of precipitation. This easily broke the old record set in 1972 by 2.55 inches, according to the Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University.

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Article ID: 990

Cornell-Quebec Project to Stop Raccoon Rabies

Cornell University

Concerned that raccoon rabies could infect wildlife and humans, Canadian authorities are reaching across the border to help support oral vaccination programs in Northeastern states by veterinarians and wildlife biologists from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Article ID: 989

Selenium Supplements Can Reduce Cancer Rates

Cornell University

Men and women taking selenium supplements for 10 years had 41 percent less total cancer than those taking a placebo, a new study by Cornell University and the University of Arizona shows. This is the first double-blind, placebo-controlled cancer prevention study with humans that directly supports the thesis that a nutritional supplement of selenium, as a single agent, can reduce the risk of cancer

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Article ID: 988

Scientists Gather to Predict Pollution Effects

University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Laboratory

A relatively new theory that may better enable scientists to predict the effects of pollution and contamination on the environment will be discussed at a symposium at the University of Georgia's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory from Jan. 20-23.

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Article ID: 943

The Color of Apples Can Affect Their Taste

Washington State University

It is one of those last gorgeous days of October, and John Fellman is leading me through the variety block of WSU's Tukey Orchard, 392 trees of 97 different varieties. The tastes are doing extraordinary things to my nose and taste buds. We are in apple heaven.

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