Historical society offers 1855 map prints

HAMILTON, Ohio, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Ohio's Butler County Historical Society says it is offering prints of a rare 1855 map of the county created by surveyor John Crane.

Union warns of new delays at SeaTac

SEATTLE, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Air-traffic controllers warned Wednesday that increasing the number of flights at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport would likely result in more delays.

Infant intestinal bacteria is categorized

STANFORD, Calif., June 26 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers have categorized the hundreds of species of bacteria that colonize a newborn's gastrointestinal track.

New open access journal announced

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- A new open access journal, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, is to begin accepting articles next year.

Free, on-line scientific journals planned

CHICAGO, July 21 (UPI) -- The general public may soon have easy Internet access to easy-to-understand scientific information, thanks to two professors.

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By United Press International

Commentary: Joe Bob's week in review

Under a new law in Florida, any woman offering a child for adoption has to publish her sexual history in the newspaper, including the names of the men she's bee

Under the Maple Leaf: Fractured right

TORONTO, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Summer's over. And so, it seems, is the party. A frosty chill has cast a pall over a bid to unite the right in Canada.

Patrick O. "Pat" Brown M.D., Ph.D., born 1954 in Washington, DC, is a Professor of biochemistry at Stanford University. He got his B.S., M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. His research uses DNA microarrays to study the gene expression patterns associated with especially cancer. He became an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in 1988, and was elected to the United States National Academy of Sciences in 2002, identifying him as one of the top 2000 scientists in the nation.

In 2002, he received a Takeda award, recognizing his work in "the development of DNA microarrays with pre-synthesized DNA probes and the promotion of the technology by releasing the production methods on the Internet."

He is a co-founder of the Public Library of Science, and a member of the Canary Foundation Science Team.

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