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Exercise regimens can and should be quantified - Arkansas Online


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While you won't find this equation in many exercise physiology textbooks, it does provide a good sense of the total amount of work performed in a given strength-training session. Measuring cardiovascular exercise is easy enough, as one can choose to ...

UGA researcher uses cellular biology to target lethal parasites - Online Athens


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“In some areas, you have 50 to 60 percent of people who are infected with Chagas disease,” said Docampo, the Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Cellular Biology. This obscenely high disease burden strains developing nations' resources by ...

Sinclair Research Appoints Scott Boley as Vice President of Toxicology - Daily American Online


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BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 25, 2018--Sinclair Research, one of the nation's leading providers of nonclinical services, has named Scott E. Boley, PhD, DABT, as vice president of toxicology. In this newly created role, he will have overall responsibility for ...

Reason Online: "Silent Spring" at 40

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Finds the legacy of the book "troubling," particularly in regard to carcinogenic effects of pesticides.

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    Silent Spring at 40 - Reason Magazine
    Rachel Carson's classic is not aging well.

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