These first two are about the same study, but give different impressions:

Public Release: 11-Aug-2008
1 in 5 young men has had recent prostate cancer test
A new analysis finds that one in five men in their 40s has had a prostate specific antigen test within the previous year and that young black men are more likely than young white men to have undergone the test.

Public Release: 11-Aug-2008
Study finds more PSA screening awareness needed among high-risk groups
In one of the first examinations of PSA screening in younger men, a study published by researchers at Duke Medicine’s Prostate Center finds that one-fifth of men under age 50 reported undergoing a prostate specific antigen test to detect prostate cancer in the previous year, yet only one in three young black men reported ever having a PSA test in the previous year.

Public Release: 10-Aug-2008
ASME 2008 2nd International Conference on Energy Sustainability
Proceedings of ASME 2nd International Conference on Energy Sustainability
Flexible nanoantenna arrays capture abundant solar energy
Researchers have devised an inexpensive way to produce plastic sheets containing billions of nanoantennas that collect heat energy generated by the sun and other sources. The technology, developed at the Idaho National Laboratory, is the first step toward a solar energy collector that could be mass-produced on flexible materials, say the researchers, who report their findings Aug. 13 at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2008 2nd International Conference on Energy Sustainability in Jacksonville, Fla.
US Department of Energy

Public Release: 10-Aug-2008
Nature Medicine
In scientific first, Einstein researchers correct decline in organ function associated with old age
As people age, their cells become less efficient at getting rid of damaged protein — resulting in a buildup of toxic material that is especially pronounced in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Public Release: 11-Aug-2008
UNC study: Two-thirds of severe sports injuries to female students due to cheerleading
A new report on severe sporting injuries among high school and college athletes shows cheerleading appears to account for a larger proportion of all such injuries than previously thought.

Public Release: 11-Aug-2008
CSHL neuroscientists glimpse how the brain decides what to believe
New research by neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory suggests that the estimation of confidence that underlies decisions may be the product of a very basic kind of information processing in the brain, shared widely across species and not strictly confined to those, like humans, that are self-aware.


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