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Summer Guide To San Diego
The Collector: Rated R for pervasive sadistic bloody violence, language and some sexuality/nudity. 85 mins. A real-time game of cat and mouse as handy and ex-con, Arkin, searches for a jeweler"s box containing a valuable gemstone hidden in the home of a family on vacation. Also hidden in the house is another box house containing the latest piece of a collection inventoried in blood. Starring Josh Stewart, Michael Reilly Burke, Andrea Roth.
Taking Woodstock: Rated R for graphic nudity, some sexual content, drug use and language. 120 mins. A comedy based on the real-life story of Elliot Tiber (Demetri Martin), whose family was involved in making the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival happen. The bank is about to foreclose on the family motel and Elliot moves back home to help his parents. When he learns the permit for the festival wristbands in a neighboring town has been cancelled, he contacts the producers and tries to drum up some business for the motel. Three weeks later half a million people are on their way to his neighbor"s farm and his life will be forever changed.
Once your date has come to draw for the raffle, collect the boxes and take them home, do the drawing and contact the winner. Now that your drawing is over you have possibly hundreds of new leads for not only customers but recruits. For all of those who stated they would like more information on becoming a representative or getting their products at a discount, this is your opportunity to contact them and tell them all about the AVON opportunity. You may even plan to set up a time for all of those interested to get together with you for a seminar event wristbands where you can go over everything with everyone at the same time, answering questions, and giving ideas!
Each night following play sport wristbands players and their guests convene at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center for The World"s Largest th Hole Food and beverages included in the entry fee are served but there is plenty more to attract their attention. Guest speakers from The Golf Channel, a Golf Expo, a demo area and a band each night are among the things that attract players to the big party each night. They will also pick up a score sheet to see exactly where they stand in their flight.
A more conservative but nonetheless fun party outfit is bohemian. Bohemian is a hippy culture that has been around for a long time but one that has not lost its touch among lovers of rock music and live bands. In bohemian outfits, people wear vests, sandals, and clothing with patchworks. This type of clothing is not difficult to find because of its popularity. Whether one is having a nice time enjoying rock bands in Paris or in the US, the bohemian is an attractive party outfit.
"It was all very spontaneous," Chrome says. "I"ve known Syl since the "70s and the Dolls were a big influence on me. But the idea (for collaboration) came from Frank (Mauceri) from Smog Veil (Records), who asked if we wanted to do a recording project together.
The Final Destination: Rated R for strong violent/gruesome accidents, language and a scene of sexuality. The fourth film in the series has a teenager avoiding death at a racetrack. Like those before him, he learns the hard way that death will not be jilted. The director and writer behind the second Final Destination are reunited for this installment.
BEIJING - Chinese scientists have made a breakthrough in creating stem cells with a cocktail of two chemicals that can induce mature somatic cells to turn back into pluripotent stem cells.
The study by scientists from the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, will help understanding of the fate of cells and could be applied to regenerative medicine, said lead researcher Pei Duanqing.
Scientists around the world are looking for "keys" that enable humans to regrow tissue or organs lost due to illness or injury, like a gecko can regrow a tail.
Stem cells can self-renew or multiply while maintaining the potential to develop into other types of cells. They can become cells of the blood, heart, bones, skin, muscle, brain or other body parts. They are valuable research tools and might, in future, be used to treat a wide range of ailments.
But how can we get enough stem cells?
Scientists around the globe have tried different approaches to induce somatic cells into stem cells. Japanese Nobel Laureate Shinya Yamanaka utilized a virus as a carrier to generate induced stem cells, but this method is believed to have a high risk of causing cancer.
Chinese scientists have spent five years developing a method of chemical induction, which is more efficient, simpler and safer.
"The fate of cells is determined by the chromatin structure in the nucleus of cells," said Liu Jing, a member of the research team. "We use small molecular chemicals to reprogram the somatic cells by manipulating the chromatin structure from the somatic cell pattern to stem cell pattern."
Soaking various somatic cells in the chemicals can induce them to become pluripotent stem cells, including the hepatic cell, which is difficult to reprogram by other methods, Liu added.
The study is published in the latest issue of Cell Stem Cell.