wisskomm wochenschau 4/08

submitted by: wisskomm
German vodcast about science communications. Diese Woche: Der Astrophysiker Harald Lesch wird Moderator bei ZDF, Joachim Bublath geht. Im März werden neue Folgen von Alpha Centauri produziert - die alten Folgen gibt es bei stage6 oder auf DVD . Diskussion per Webcam: Der "Science Saturday" bei bloggingheads.tv . Für Jugendliche gibt es den Meereswettbewerb 2008 auf dem Forschungsschiff Aldebaran. Stifterverband: Exzellenzinitiative für die Lehre ausgeschrieben. Zwei Preise für...

Food Insufficiency Is Associated with High-Risk Sexual Behavior among Women in Botswana and Swaziland

submitted by: jeveleth
Background Both food insufficiency and HIV infection are major public health problems in sub-Saharan Africa, yet the impact of food insufficiency on HIV risk behavior has not been systematically investigated. We tested the hypothesis that food insufficiency is associated with HIV transmission behavior. Methods and Findings We studied the association between food insufficiency (not having enough food to eat over the previous 12 months) and inconsistent...
Authors: Sheri d Weiser, Karen Leiter, David r Bangsberg, Lisa m Butler, Fiona percy-de Korte, Zakhe Hlanze, Nthabiseng Phaladze, Vincent Iacopino, Michele Heisler

Cancer Biology 3 - Prof. Yi Li (Part 2)

submitted by: ralanharris

The third cancer lecture for the Computer-Aided Discovery Methods course taught at Baylor College of Medicine. This lecture covers cancer stem cells, differentiation, metastasis, and cancer types by organ of origin.

Cancer Biology 3 - Prof. Yi Li (Part 1)

submitted by: ralanharris

The third cancer lecture for the Computer-Aided Discovery Methods course taught at Baylor College of Medicine. This lecture covers cancer stem cells, differentiation, metastasis, and cancer types by organ of origin.

Cancer Biology 2 - Prof. Adrian Lee (Part 2)

submitted by: ralanharris

The second cancer lecture for the Computer-Aided Discovery Methods course taught at Baylor College of Medicine. This lecture covers regulation of gene expression in cancer, growth factor signaling, growth inhibition signaling and apoptosis.

Petri Dish Circus (MWV12)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
See the history of microbiology in nine scenes of gags, burlesque, drollery and song. Produced by Active Cultures, the vernacular theatre of Maryland, Petri Dish Circus is a play based off of the classic non-fiction novel Microbe Hunters by Paul Henry de Kruif. Much like the original book first published in 1926 that describes 12 historical milestones in science, Active Cultures reenacts "the daring-do of Louis Pasteur in his Parisian lab, the Scotch fortitude of Ronald Ross as he travels...