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Proteomics is a new field that focuses on the properties and activities of individual proteins. Researchers are exploring ways of combining proteomics with genetics to learn how cells function, change, and interact. Proteomics is also being used in cystic fibrosis and cancer research, and in the discovery of novel drug targets.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 1, Fall 2002, p6-14, il, por Periodical Website
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26032
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In the 1990s, a dinoflagellate called Pfiesteria was reported to be toxic to fish and humans in North Carolina. UNC researchers recently reexamined Pfiesteria and similar species. According to their studies, harmful algal blooms and fish kills are likely caused by multiple species and factors, and cannot solely be attributed to Pfiesteria.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 1, Fall 2002, p15-17, il, por Periodical Website
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Symphonies in nineteenth century Germany were public gatherings sanctioned by the government. Evan Bonds, professor of musicology, found that Beethoven’s symphonies served as emblems of democracy and personal freedom.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 1, Fall 2002, p4-5, il, por Periodical Website
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Karla Rosenberg focused her senior honors thesis on the impact of Latino immigration on a native black community. She interviewed blacks and Latinos about their community, work, and fair wages. There was no hostility between communities regarding jobs, but competition existed among those without education and high-tech skills.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 1, Fall 2002, p18-19, il, por Periodical Website
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Katy O’Leary studied domestic servants in Brazil for her undergraduate thesis. She discovered that there are more women in domestic service in Brazil than in any other occupation, and they tend to live in poverty. To compensate for low wages, women mostly rely on family and the Catholic Church.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 1, Fall 2002, p20-21, il, por Periodical Website
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26036
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Conservationists believe Maasai people are threatening wildlife, but anthropologist Paul Leslie points out that the Maasai are a part of nature too. Now that the Maasai are forbidden to live in the Serengeti National Park, Leslie is studying the consequences of change for Maasai families and their health.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 1, Fall 2002, p24-27, il, por Periodical Website
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26037
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Lee McIlwain, professor of cell and molecular physiology, studies spinal motor neurons and was researching the structure of these neurons for insight into Lou Gehrig’s disease. After reviewing the work of cell biologist Sheldon Penman, McIlwain is exploring the possibility of an insoluble matrix in cells.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 1, Fall 2002, p30-32, il, por Periodical Website
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Clinical trials are patient studies that determine the safety and efficacy of new drugs, treatments, or procedures. Clinical trials have provided national exposure for UNC and are a growing enterprise. To facilitate the administrative process, UNC’s Office of Clinical Trials will open this fall.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 19 Issue 1, Fall 2002, p22-23, il, por Periodical Website
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