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The twentieth century may be looked back upon as the century of lung cancer. At the beginning of the century lung cancer was quite rare, but this century the rates have increased approximately 10-fold and it is the second most common type of cancer and has become the leading cause of death due to cancer in the United States. The rate of lung cancer among(More)
Over the past few years at least 13 transmission/disequilibrium test (TDT)-based tests have been developed for quantitative (Q) traits for the assessment of association or linkage in the presence of the other. A total of six of these QTDT methods were used to analyze log10IgE in the Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Asthma data set. Only moderate(More)
During late 1998 and early 1999, planning officers in Cornwall predicted a huge increase in summer visitors to the county to observe the August solar eclipse. There was the possibility that a mass gathering in Cornwall could overload existing arrangements for handling accident and emergency patients. We therefore set up a telemedicine system to support the(More)
Entangled States: JQI on 2 Coasts and 2 Continents Page 9 Scientists at JILA, a joint institute of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder), and the Joint Quantum Institute have applied their expertise in ultracold atoms and lasers to produce the first high-density gas of ultracold(More)
As scientific research evolves, data continue to grow at an exponential rate. This growth calls for a need for more data repositories to store the data, and the creation of additional centralized repositories to provide standards for researchers. Common data repositories allow for collaboration and easier sharing of data, critical for further advancement of(More)
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