Paul Boyer

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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)
''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)
" 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)
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)
Political Research Associates is a progressive think tank devoted to supporting movements that are building a more just and inclusive democratic society. We expose movements, institutions, and ideologies that undermine human rights. PRA seeks to advance progressive thinking and action by providing research-based information, analysis, and referrals.(More)
What is it famous for? Dolly the sheep, who in February this year, made headlines as the first mammal to be cloned from a somatic cell derived from an adult animal. The publication of this work by Roslin Institute researchers sparked intense media speculation about human cloning. Was Dolly the first to make a splash? No. Media attention had already been(More)