Fostering Partnership Between Government and Academe in the Pursuit of Renewable Energy Development

submitted by: UP Los Baños
Documentation of the seminar on "Fostering Partnership Between Government and Academe in the Pursuit of Renewable Energy Development" by Hon. Mario Marasigan, OIC Director IV, Renewable Energy Management Bureau, Department of Energy on July 24, 2013 at CEM ICOPED Auditorium, UPLB, College, Laguna. This seminar is part of CEM's 35th Foundation Day Celebrations this July 2013, with the theme “Building Business-Academe Partnerships in Entrepreneurship Towards a Vibrant Economy and...

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

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

Diet, microbiota, and microbial metabolites in colon cancer risk in rural Africans and African Americans

submitted by: sjokeefe
Background: Epidemiologic studies have suggested that most cases of sporadic colon cancer can be attributed to diet. The recognition that colonic microbiota have a major influence on colonic health suggests that they might mediate colonic carcinogenesis. Objective: To examine the hypothesis that the influence of diet on colon cancer risk is mediated by the microbiota through their metabolites, we measured differences in colonic microbes and their metabolites in African Americans with a...
Authors: Junhai Ou, Franck Carbonero, Erwin G Zoetendal, James P DeLany, Mei Wang, Keith Newton, H Rex Gaskins, Stephen JD O’Keefe

Public Reactions to Obesity-Related Health Campaigns A Randomized Controlled Trial

submitted by: AdamChiara
Background: Despite numerous obesity-related health campaigns throughout the U.S., public perceptions of these campaigns have not been formally assessed. In addition, several recent publicized campaigns have come under criticism in the popular media for reinforcing stigmatization of obese people. Thus, research in this area is warranted. Purpose: To systematically assess public perceptions of recent obesity-related public health campaigns in the U.S. Design: RCT. Setting/participants:...
Authors: Joerg Luedicke, MS, Jamie Lee Peterson, MA, Rebecca Puhl, PhD