New Tab. Dogs Trained to Sniff Ovarian Cancer to Develop Diagnostic Tool to Save Lives. <br/><a href=" US News</a> | <a href=" Business News</a> Copy Ohlin Frank, a chocolate lab whose focus has the intensity of Sherlock Holmes, is only on his fourth training session at Penn Vet Working Dog Center, but he has been able to detect ovarian cancer tissue 100 percent of the time. He and his fellow trainee, McBaine Chamberlain, a spunky springer spaniel who is a bit more excitable, are part of an interdisciplinary research project at the University of Pennsylvania's to help scientists discover a chemical footprint that might lead to earlier diagnostic tests to save human lives. They are among 15 carefully bred detection dogs learning to sniff out explosives, drugs and missing people. And now, they will use their keen sense of smell to identify the earliest odor of ovarian cancer, a silent killer that is often diagnosed too late.
Dogs tumors give clues to human breast cancer. Response. Top Issues Affecting Student Academic Performance. A road trip with a difference - US university student Tyler Kellogg hit the road with a goal to bestow random acts of kindness on 100 strangers. Stolen Car Crashes in Waikele. Athlete's Health Risks. Copyright 2008-2012 Healthy-Living.Org. All rights reserved. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
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The authors are urging famous jocks like Manning to re-think corporate offers to peddle sugar-rich drinks or high-calorie foods. “Our ultimate hope would be that athletes reject the unhealthy endorsements or, at the very least, promote healthy foods,” said Marie Bragg, lead author of the study and a doctoral student in clinical psychology at Yale University. “These athletes have an opportunity to work with parents. Instead, they’re promoting really unhealthy foods.” A representative for Manning did not respond to requests for comment. Libya, Somalia raids show US reach, problems. By Ghaith Shennib and Abdi Sheikh TRIPOLI/MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two U.S. raids in Africa show the United States is pressuring al Qaeda, officials said on Sunday, though a failure in Somalia and an angry response in Libya also highlighted Washington's woes.
In Tripoli, U.S. forces snatched a Libyan wanted over the bombings of the American embassy in Nairobi 15 years ago and whisked him out of the country, prompting Secretary of State John Kerry to say that al Qaeda leaders "can run but they can't hide. " But the capture of Nazih al-Ragye, better known as Abu Anas al-Liby, also provoked a complaint about the "kidnap" from the Western-backed Libyan prime minister, who faces a backlash from armed Islamists who have carved out a share of power since the West helped Libyan rebels oust Muammar Gaddafi two years ago.
In Somalia, Navy SEALS stormed ashore into the al Shabaab stronghold of Barawe but, a U.S. official said, they failed to capture or kill the target among the Somali allies of al Qaeda. How The Busiest People On Earth Find Time To Relax. One has to wonder how the most successful, busy people get it all done. The beloved Oprah, for one, has acted in and produced dozens of award-winning films, launched several lucrative talk shows and published one of the most-recognized magazines of all time -- all while overcoming a sincerely difficult past.
Whew. While there's no single formula for success, one ingredient that only promotes prosperity is, well, the act of not doing. Relaxation. As Tony Schwartz, founder and CEO of The Energy Project and best-selling author wrote in The New York Times, "The importance of restoration is rooted in our physiology. Human beings aren’t designed to expend energy continuously. Rather, we’re meant to pulse between spending and recovering energy. " So, despite their filled-to-the-brim schedules, the people who "make it" block off some of their precious hours -- even days -- for the purpose of restoration. As he puts it, not taking a break is actually unsustainable. They simplify the inevitable. Government shutdown: White House rejects latest Republican offer.
Preserving Cabrini-Green's images In the sharp sun of an April afternoon, Nate Lanthrum walks through the remains of Cabrini-Green giving away what he has taken. He looks out of place, a white guy carrying a $1,500 Nikon D700 camera, but the residents are used to him by now and greet... Blackhawks thrilled to have Brent Seabrook back Starting with Game 6 Sunday, Brent Seabrook's timeout will be over and the defenseman will be back on the ice — so long as he promises to play nice.
The Blackhawks have done pretty well in Seabrook's absence, winning all three games the NHL... NFL draft preview: Defensive ends As the NFL draft nears — it takes place May 8-10 — we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need. In May 1974, Tribune delivered 2 Watergate bombshells Obama denounces racist comments reportedly made by NBA owner Cubs can't take advantage of Brewers' injuries Northwestern women win at Wrigley Blackhawks thrilled to have Brent Seabrook back.
Which brings us neatly onto Harvard’s human-mouse brain-to-brain interface. Real life situation! Knowledge Claims - Courtney & Morgan. Boy hops plane to Vegas, apparently alone and without ticket. NEW: The TSA says the boy went through security with all other passengersA child, apparently without a ticket, boards a flight from Minneapolis to Las VegasMid-flight the Delta crew becomes suspicious of the child's "circumstances"The 9-year-old is thought to have been at the airport the day before as well (CNN) -- A flight to America's adult playground, Las Vegas, had an unusual passenger last week: a 9-year-old boy traveling on his own, apparently without a ticket.
The boy went through security with all other passengers, the Transportation Security Administration said in a statement, but officials are still trying to figure out how he did it -- and how he then got on the flight. Patrick Hogan, a spokesman for Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, said the crew of Delta Flight 1651 "became suspicious of the child's circumstances" during the flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas.
Delta said it takes the incident "very seriously" and is working with authorities. Knowledge Claims- Kate and Courtney. Rich People Just Care Less. Turning a blind eye. Giving someone the cold shoulder. Looking down on people. Seeing right through them. These metaphors for condescending or dismissive behavior are more than just descriptive. They suggest, to a surprisingly accurate extent, the social distance between those with greater power and those with less — a distance that goes beyond the realm of interpersonal interactions and may exacerbate the soaring inequality in the United States. A growing body of recent research shows that people with the most social power pay scant attention to those with little such power.
Bringing the micropolitics of interpersonal attention to the understanding of social power, researchers are suggesting, has implications for public policy. Of course, in any society, social power is relative; any of us may be higher or lower in a given interaction, and the research shows the effect still prevails.
A prerequisite to empathy is simply paying attention to the person in pain. Mr. While Mr. Knowledge Claims (Dustin & Annika) Mormon leader: Same-sex marriage laws cannot 'make moral what God has declared immoral' Elder Dallin H. Oaks speaks at the morning session of the 183rd General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Salt Lake City. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' president Thomas S. Monson kicked off the two-day conference that brings 100,000 members to Salt Lake City by announcing the latest membership milestone from one of the fastest-growing churches in the world.
(AP Photo/The Deseret News, Tom Smart) SALT LAKE TRIBUNE OUT; MAGS OUTThe Associated Press Members gather for the morning session of the 183rd General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Thomas S. SALT LAKE CITY – More states and nations may legalize same-sex marriage, but human laws cannot "make moral what God has declared immoral," a top Mormon leader said Sunday. Apostle Dallin H. The Mormon church teaches that same-sex attraction is not a sin, but acting on it is. Knowledge Claims (Tara & Ana) Doctors Grow Nose on Man’s Forehead. Sep 25, 2013 1:17pm Doctors used a tissue expander to grow a second nose. (Reuters) After a Chinese man’s nose was irreparably damaged from infection, his doctors decided to “grow” a second nose on the man’s forehead to replace the original nose. The patient, identified only as Xiaolian according to Reuters, has his nose damaged from an infection following a car accident.
His doctors decided the only way to reconstruct his nose was to surgically form a new one on the 22-year-old’s forehead. Doctors Grow Ear on Cancer Patient’s Arm Tissue expanders were placed under the skin and then cut to resemble a nose. Dr. “My guess would be that they felt that the tissue in the nose was so damaged they had to use the forehead skin on the interior part of the nose,” said Byrne.
Scientists Craft 3-D Ear With Printer When the nose is transplanted, cartilage from Xiaolian’s rib will be used to give the nose added structure. “There’s a lot that can happen,” said Byrne. SHOWS: World News. Melona Clark, Hampton University Student, Carries Papers To Prove She Can Wear Hijab. She's not a tourist visiting a foreign country, but Melona Clark carries her papers with her at all times -- to prove she has permission to wear a hijab.
Clark, a student at Hampton University in Virginia, was forced by the school to obtain a letter from her chaplain and a letter from her mosque before the university would allow her to wear her headscarf on campus, local news outlet WTKR-TV reported on Friday. “If I am ever stopped and asked who I am ... I want to have all the proof that I can that I am a student here," she told the station when asked about why she carries the official papers with her everywhere she goes. "I don’t want to have to go through anything like I went through in the first place. " The dress code does not mention students also needing a letter from their mosque. Because Hampton is a private school, it is free to impose stricter dress codes than a public university would be allowed to. (Hat tip, MSN) Also on HuffPost: Michaela DePrince: From war orphan to teen ballerina. Sierra Leonean ballerina Michaela DePrince, 17, one of the ballet world's rising stars.
The teenage dancer made her professional debut last month in South Africa. DePrince escaped the horror of war in her homecountry at the age of four when she was adopted by an American couple and started a new life in the United States. Three years ago, DePrince participated in the youth America Grand Prix, the biggest ballet competition in the world, where she won a scholarship. She also became the subject of "First Position," an award-winning documentary about the competitive contest. The young ballerina says she has had to work even harder to get accepted as a black dancer into the rarefied world of ballet. "I'm still trying to change the way people see black dancers that we can become delicate dancers, that we can be a ballerina," she says.
Michaela DePrince Saved from war (CNN) -- Professional ballet dancer Michaela DePrince was just three years old when she saw a ballerina for the first time. Knowledge Claims- Cailtyn amd Alyssa. Hells Angels rip biker’s highway beatdown. Even the Hells Angels are appalled by a motorcycle gang’s savage beatdown of a father on the West Side Highway — saying the heartless brutes crossed a line when they messed with a family. “That kind of behavior is unacceptable — and with a kid in the car, nonetheless! I have a 3-year-old niece,” said one biker who was hanging out at the Hells Angels’ East Village headquarters Thursday.
He slammed the thugs for taking the law into their own hands by chasing down and beating Internet executive Alexian Lien, 33, on Sunday after a fender bender on the highway. “You get the name and license plate and let the cops deal with it. But violence? “If that had been my kid and I was the one driving . . .” he said before stopping himself. “It’s always a few people who give us all a bad name.” And giving the Hells Angels a bad name is quite a feat, since the menacing motorcycle club has long been synonymous with high-octane crime and violence. The violence didn’t stop in the ’60s. Lien was admitted to St. Jediah <3 Rico knowledge claims. Arline Bronzaft Seeks a Less Noisy New York. Instructions. Does social media make us smarter.