Expanded umbilical cord blood shortens perilous wait for transplant recovery

submitted by: mdanderson

A team led by MD Anderson researchers finds that growing cord blood stem cells on a bed of supportive cells in the lab results in faster establishment of a new blood supply in patients who receive blood stem cell transplants, reducing the time when patients lack white blood cells, platelets.

Advancing Higher Education and Research in Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction through Multilevel Collaboration

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Video of the plenary talk of Dr. Juan M. Pulhin, Dean and Professor of the College of Forestry and Natural Resources, UPLB, Philippines. Dr. Pulhin is the Coordinating Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report. Taken during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, 21-22 November 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna Philippines

Dr Atif Latif - The excavator

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Dr Atif Latif, German National Library of Economics – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (ZBW), describes his activities as a Post Doc researcher in the Knowledge Discovery department of the ZBW.

Dr. Tamara Pianos - Die Informationsvermittlerin

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Dr. Tamara Pianos, Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften – Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft (ZBW), berichtet in diesem Kurzinterview über ihre Tätigkeit als Leiterin der Abteilung Informationsvermittlung.

Prof. Dr. Klaus Tochtermann - Der Informatikprofessor

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Professor Dr. Klaus Tochtermann, Direktor der Deutschen Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften – Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft (ZBW), erläutert in diesem Kurzinterview die Inhalte der ZBW-Forschung zu Science 2.0.

Sustaining Volunteerism for Development

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the talk on "Sustaining Volunteerism for Development" by Ms. Deanie Lyn Ocampo, International Association of Volunteer Effort - Philippines, presented during the UPLB Ugnayan ng Pahinungod's 18th Anniversary Forum on “Volunteerism in the Philippines: Status and Prospects; Issues and Challenges” on September 24, 2012 at the NCAS Auditorium, UP Los Baños

Volunteering and Higher Education

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Documentation of the talk on "Volunteering and Higher Education" by Dr. Grace Aguiling-Dalisay of the UP Diliman Department of Psychology and Volunteer Organization Information Coordination and Exchange, Inc. (VOICE Network); presented during the UPLB Ugnayan ng Pahinungod's 18th Anniversary Forum on “Volunteerism in the Philippines: Status and Prospects; Issues and Challenges” on September 24, 2012 at the NCAS Auditorium, UP Los Baños

Research 102 What I didn't learn in my research methods course

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the special seminar of Dr. Mia Lustria, Associate Professor at the College of Information and Communication, Florida State University during the DEVC 299 Graduate Seminar Series held July 19, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB Campus, Philippines

Learn the facts about melanoma

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Melanoma is on the rise in the United States. In the United States 2011, one person died of melanoma every hour. Learn to protect yourself from melanoma and know skin cancer warning signs. Ana Mercedes Ciurea, M.D., assistant professor in Dermatology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses these topics as well as shares what population is most susceptible to developing melanoma.