CEBS (Chemical Effects in Biological Systems) is an integrated public repository for toxicogenomics data, including the study design and timeline, clinical chemistry and histopathology findings and microarray and proteomics data. CEBS contains data derived from studies of chemicals and of genetic alterations, and is compatible with clinical and… (More)
MOTIVATION The CEBS data repository is being developed to promote a systems biology approach to understand the biological effects of environmental stressors. CEBS will house data from multiple gene expression platforms (transcriptomics), protein expression and protein-protein interaction (proteomics), and changes in low molecular weight metabolite levels… (More)
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This report describes the plan of action for the implementation of a water supply system and an evaluation of the current status of sanitation systems in the villages of Tshapasha and Tshibvumo in Limpopo, South Africa. Previous work related to the Water and Health in Limpopo (WHIL) project has included the construction of a slow-sand filter in Tshapasha… (More)
" By all rights, there no longer should be much question about the meaning—at least the intended meaning—of Black Power, " the journalist Charles Sutton observed in January 1967. " Between the speeches and writings of Stokely Carmichael, chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (sncc), " Sutton continued, " the explanations of Floyd… (More)
''Morality is a subject that interests us above all others,'' wrote David Hume in A Treatise of Human Nature (1740). 1 While such a concern with morality has long been evident, each generation needs to revisit its pre sumptions and language about it. Few would, I suspect, doubt that our age is marked by especially deep moral fissures and challenges,… (More)
Environmental health researchers and administrators around the world look to the successful work on the Great Lakes as an example of what can be done when national governments intervene to implement programs to control pollution, particularly by persistent toxic substances. In terms of the science, the investigations into the effects on human health from… (More)
Introduction After the Texas Board of Education proposed a revised social studies curriculum that could affect history textbooks nationwide, Texas board member Dr. Don McLeroy defended the new controversial curriculum and criticized current textbooks for being "mostly the product of the liberal establishment, and...written with the idea that our religion… (More)