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Public Release: 26-Jan-2006
Study: How to make mentors matter in the sciences
Students in science often joke that finding a good research advisor can be almost as tricky as finding the perfect spouse. UW-Madison has a project in place that helps maximize the student-mentor relationship -- especially in the sciences, where such partnerships can make or break careers.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Christine Pfund
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Public Release: 26-Jan-2006
Canine cancer vaccine program shows early promise
It wasn't publicized, other than by word of mouth, and still the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine was overwhelmed with requests. Since 1998, the school's oncology department has been producing an anti-cancer vaccine for dogs diagnosed with melanoma.

Contact: Tania Banak
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Public Release: 26-Jan-2006
Sequencing our seas
Scientists have sequenced and compared the genomes of planktonic microbes living throughout the water column in the Pacific Ocean. The pioneering study yielded insight into the specialization of microbial communities at each depth -- ranging from 40 to more than 13,000 feet.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Randy Vines
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 26-Jan-2006
Journal of Family Psychology
Study links early friendships with high-quality sibling relationships
Children who experience a rewarding friendship before the birth of a sibling are likely to have a better relationship with that brother or sister that endures throughout their childhood, said Laurie Kramer in a University of Illinois study published in December's Journal of Family Psychology.
US Department of Agriculture

Contact: Phyllis Picklesimer, Agricultural Communications
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Public Release: 26-Jan-2006
Underdogs in the understory: Study suggests nature favors rarer trees
A study of seven tropical forests around the world has revealed that nature encourages biodiversity by favoring the growth of less common trees. The landmark study, conducted by 33 ecologists from 12 countries and published in the Jan. 27 issue of the journal Science, conclusively demonstrates that diversity matters and has ecological importance to tropical forests.
National Science Foundation, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Contact: Mark Cassutt
University of Minnesota

Public Release: 26-Jan-2006
In Grids we trust
The importance of understanding the process by which a result was generated is fundamental to many real-life applications in science, engineering, medical domain, supply management, etc. Without such information, users cannot reproduce, analyse or validate processes or experiments. Provenance is therefore important to enable users, scientists and engineers to trace how a particular result came about.

Contact: Tara Morris
IST Results

Public Release: 26-Jan-2006
Hip hop and linguistics: You ain't heard no research like it!
It may be 'ear torture' for some, but for linguistics researchers, rap music represents a treasure trove of material for studying African American vernacular English.

Contact: Gregory Harris
University of Calgary

Public Release: 26-Jan-2006
Discovery of coolest Earth-like planet
An international team of astrophysicists has discovered a new planet five times the size of Earth, the smallest extrasolar planet unearthed to date outside of our solar system. Using a network of telescopes scattered across the globe, the group discovered the extrasolar planet is more Earth-like than any other planet found so far. It circles its parent star every 10 years. The discovery opens a new chapter in the search for planets that support life.

Contact: Anne Stark
DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Public Release: 26-Jan-2006
Annual Conference on Sleep Disorders in Infancy and Childhood
Headache, sleep problems connected in children
Mayo Clinic researchers have found that frequent headaches in children appear to be associated with sleep problems. More than two-thirds of children studied who suffer from chronic daily headache also experience sleep disturbance, especially delay in sleep onset.

Contact: Lisa Lucier or Traci Klein
Mayo Clinic

Public Release: 25-Jan-2006
Researchers discover smallest planet outside solar system
Astronomers from Princeton and other institutions have discovered the smallest planet found outside of our solar system using a technique that researchers believe will uncover others that potentially harbor life.

Contact: Eric Quiñones
Princeton University

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