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$11.5 Million NIH Center Grant Funds Novel Cancer Stem Cell Research at the Methodist Hospital Research Institute

Written by Methodist Hospital, Houston on Friday, 19 February 2010 18:57.

The Methodist Hospital Research Institute was awarded an $11.5 million Center Grant by the National Institutes for Health (NIH) today to study the best way to attack deadly cancer stem cells to enhance treatments for breast cancer. Other members of the team include Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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Between Two Worlds - How Young Latinos Come of Age in America

Written by The Pew Hispanic Center on Friday, 05 February 2010 12:24.

Between Two Worlds How Young Latinos Come of Age in AmericaHispanics are the largest and youngest minority group in the United States. One- in-five schoolchildren is Hispanic. One-in-four newborns is Hispanic. Never before in this country’s history has a minority ethnic group made up so large a share of the youngest Americans. By force of numbers alone, the kinds of adults these young Latinos become will help shape the kind of society America becomes in the 21st century.
Full study online at GreaterDiversity.com/pdf/two-worlds.pdf

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Worldwide Study Finds Few Gender Differences in Math Abilities

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 08 January 2010 16:53.

Girls around the world are not worse at math than boys, even though boys are more confident in their math abilities, and girls from countries where gender equity is more prevalent are more likely to perform better on mathematics assessment tests, according to a new analysis of international research.

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Social Networks Help Hispanics Prepare for Disasters

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 18 December 2009 13:42.

FINDINGS:
Historically, authorities have used broad media campaigns to encourage the public to prepare for disasters — an approach that has proven largely ineffective. For this new study, UCLA researchers sought to test novel, culturally tailored, informal social networking approaches to improve disaster preparedness, using data on 231 Hispanics in Los Angeles County.