Responsively Soluble Polymers as Tools in Green Chemistry

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the seminar on "Responsively Soluble Polymers as Tools in Green Chemistry" by Dr. David E. Bergbreiter, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University at the Physical Sciences Building A-102, College of Arts and Sciences, UPLB, College, Laguna on July 22, 2013

Outreach Forum

submitted by: icamvid

Outreach Forum:
Ivan Smalyukh, University of Colorado at Boulder
Noel Clark, University of Colorado at Boulder

Career Development Forum

submitted by: icamvid

Ivan Smalyukh (discussion moderator), University of Colorado at Boulder
Andriy Pototsky, University of Cape Town
Darryl D. Holm, Imperial College London
Uwe Thiele, Loughborough University

What Is Alzheimers

submitted by: ZekelHealthcare

By 2010 there will be one-half million patients per year. By 2050 that number will reach one million new patients per year. Globally, there are approximately 26 ½ million patients with Alzheimer’s disease that is roughly 1 in 8! Every 71 seconds today, someone in America develops Alzheimer’s disease!

Walk Scores and Transit Scores and Walking in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

submitted by: Jahirsch
Background: Walk Scores and Transit Scores are open-source measures of the neighborhood built environment to support walking (“walkability”) and access to transportation. Purpose: To investigate associations of Street Smart Walk Score and Transit Score with selfreported transport and leisure walking using data from a large multicity and diverse populationbased sample of adults. Methods: Data from a sample of 4552 residents of Baltimore MD, Chicago IL, Forsyth County NC, Los Angeles...
Authors: Jana Hirsch, Kari Moore, Kelly Evenson, Daniel Rodriguez, Ana Diez Roux

School-Day and Overall Physical Activity Among Youth

submitted by: MichaelLong
Background: Increasing school-day physical activity through policy and programs is commonly suggested to prevent obesity and improve overall child health. However, strategies that focus on school-day physical activity may not increase total physical activity if youth compensate by reducing physical activity outside of school. Purpose: Objectively measured, nationally representative physical activity data were used to test the hypothesis that higher school-day physical activity is...
Authors: Michael Long, Arthur Sobol, Angie Cradock, SV Subramanian, Robert Blendon, Steven Gortmaker