Scanned image of the page. Keyboard directions: use + to zoom in, - to zoom out, arrow keys to pan inside the viewer.

Page Options

Download this Issue


Something wrong?

Something wrong with this page? Report problem.

Rights / Permissions

This collection, digitized in collaboration with the Michigan Daily and the Board for Student Publications, contains materials that are protected by copyright law. Access to these materials is provided for non-profit educational and research purposes. If you use an item from this collection, it is your responsibility to consider the work's copyright status and obtain any required permission.

September 05, 1997 - Image 2

Resource type:
The Michigan Daily, 1997-09-05

Disclaimer: Computer generated plain text may have errors. Read more about this.

2- The Michigan Daily - Friday, September 5, 1997


Scientists create AIDS weapon

BOSTON - Scientists have created
the. first virus-killing viruses, cleverly
crafted microscopic missiles that zero
in on AIDS-infected cells and destroy
The idea is to fight infection with
infection. The newly created viruses
target only cells that have already been
captured by HIV
The approach works well in the test
tube but has not been tried yet in people
or even in animals. Even though no one
knows whether it will eventually help
control AIDS, experts say the idea is
noteworthy for its novelty alone.
'It's absolutely amazing that you can
make a virus that will specifically target
HIV-infected cells," said Dr. Ronald

Desrosiers of the New England
Regional Primate Center, who plans to
begin testing one of the viruses soon on
One version of the virus, created by
Dr. John Rose and his research team at
Yale Medical School, is a genetically
altered form of vesicular stomatitis
virus, or VSV, a bug that ordinarily
infects livestock. Another is based on
the rabies virus and was created by a
team led by Dr. Karl-Klaus
Conzelmann of the Federal Research
Center for Virus Diseases of Animals in
Tubingen, Germany.
"It's a completely new approach to
limiting viral infection," Rose said.
"This is the first virus that's an anti-

Reports on both experiments are
being published in Friday's issue of the
journal Cell. An accompanying com-
mentary by Dr. Garry Nolan of
Stanford University called the work
"highly significant" and "a leap for-
If it works as its developers hope, the
technique will stop the AIDS virus cold
by employing a sort of mirror image of
HIV's own sly tricks for warming its
way into cells.
Each individual bit of HIV is a ball of
genetic material wrapped in a protein
known as gp120. This substance has a
powerful chemical attraction to two
other proteins called CD4 and fusin.


career opportunities
J.P. Morgan is a leading global financial firm that provides strategic
advice, raises capital, trades financial instruments, and manages assets
for corporations, governments, financial institutions, and private clients.
Please plan to attend our information presentation for
University of Michigan Liberal Arts students (undergraduate)
& Business students (undergraduate) interested in
Internal Consulting Services
Investment Banking
Wednesday, September 10
4:30 - 6:30 pm
Business Administration Room Bi 270
All majors welcome
JP Morgan
J.P. Morgan is an equal opportunity employer.

Continued from Page 1
ment will be made by
Bollinger on Monday," Bake
Goss received his unde
education at the Universitya
football from 1966-68. He w
Big Ten defensive tackle in 1
Since his days on campus
been an active part of the
world, holding the position
president for sales of Faygo]
executive vice president an
manager of National Bevera
Western Shasco Division and
and chief operating office
Through all his businessc
Goss still hasn't forgotten1
and blue roots: In the early 1
was a member of the Big T
Commission, a delegation of
letes who looked for ways ti
college athletics. Goss also
the president of the Detroit
the University Club, an alum
K'MOW of INe
Dial 76-DAL
Episcopal Center at
the University of Michi
721 EHuron St. Ann Arbor,]h
The Rev.Matthew Lawrence,t
Holy Eucharist with live
Sunday, Sept.7, 5:00 p
at Canterbury Hous
801 S. Forest (at Hill St.) 6N
SUND AY: Worship at 10
W E.: Evening Prayer- 7 Ch
THURS,: Issues of Faith Gro
John Rollefson, Campus P
(Anglican Communio
306 N. Division 663.05
(2 blocks north and I block
of intersection of Huron and
SUNDAY: Eucharists-8am a
Adult Education-9ar
Call for weekday servicet
to get on mailing lis
or if you have questio
1511 Washtenaw, NearI
Pastor Ed Krauss, 663-5

r said.
ergraduate Research on E. coli may lead to drugs
and played
vas an All- WASHINGTON - E. coli, the bacteria family that prompted the nation's
1968. largest hamburger recall, has been genetically decoded by researchers, who
, Goss has say the discovery could lead to new drugs or even vaccines against certain
e business food poisonings.
ns of vice A team led by Frederick Blattner, a University of Wisconsin, Madison, geneti-
Beverages, cist, have sequenced and mapped the 4,288 genes contained in the 4.6 million
nd general pairs of DNA in a common laboratory strain of E. coli.
age Corp.'s Experts said the new map is good news for public health and will be of great
d president benefit in the laboratory, where scientists have used E. coli as a workhorse of
er of PIA experimentation and biological discovery.
The University of Wisconsin group beat a Japanese science team by just a few
endeavors, days in a years-long race to sequence all the E. coli DNA. A report on the new gene
his maize map will be published today in the journal Science.
970s, Goss Blattner said the next step is to find what makes some forms of E. coli deadly
Fen's Black while other strains are harmless or even beneficial to digestion.
'black ath- "The E. coli genome we have sequenced," said Blattner, "is closely related to
o improve 0157, the E. coli that kills people."
served as Hamburger contaminated by 0157 sickened people in Colorado and led to
branch of recall of 25 million pounds of meat, the largest such recall ever.
ni organi-
New allegations in Service program that allows five out-
' .a eside organizations to administer the
1 . history and English exams that are
requirements for American citizenship.7
LV WASHINGTON - Just months
after closing down one national citizen- SeX charges agaist
ship test program, the government is +
AKbert not droppeP
investigating another amid questions Al itn tp e
)U s about whether immigrants were over-
charged and allowed to cheat. ARLINGTON, Va. - A judge
The director of the program, based at rejected Marv Albert's claim yester-
Houston Community College-Southeast, day that sex charges against him
was reassigned after college officials should be dismissed because a mem-
,V received complaints that he may have ber of the grand jury that indicted
improperly directed business to his wife him managed the prosecutor's elec-
Z MASS and failed to adequately monitor the tion campaign.
school's coast-to-coast network of 60 test Arlington Circuit Judge.
g48104 operators to prevent fraud. Benjamin N.A. Kendrick a
An internal audit at the college is rejected a defense motion to thro
Chaplain under way. out the case because prosecutors
"We're trying to eliminate the car- made public DNA evidence linking
jazz petbaggers, people who only want the Albert to the Feb. 12 hotel room
.m. ...
Aass money and leave a burning trail of dis- incident.
e satisfied clients - the applicants for The NBC sportscaster is charged
naturalization," said Sandra Vega, act- with forcible sodomy and assault and
NISTRY ing director of the Houston program. battery for allegedly biting a woman on
V CHRCH It is the second time in a year that the back and forcing her to perform
a.m. problems have surfaced under an oral sex. He could get life in prison if
hoir 7:30 Immigration and Naturalization convicted.
up- 7:00

nd 10am
0 a.m.










f reE

sta rts

Hashimoto to foster
goo dwi in China
BEIJING -Japanese Prime Minister
Ryutaro Hashimoto arrived in China
yesterday for a four-day tour to try to
defuse angry memories of past wars,
dispel fears of future conflicts and build
the safe common ground of trade.
Hashimoto and Chinese Prime
Minister Li Peng met for more than two
hours at the Great Hall of the People,
where the two leaders signed several
accords including $1.68 billion in loans
from Japan to China.
Hashimoto's visit is timed to mark
the 25th anniversary of Sino-Japanese
ties. But the trip also comes at a time
of Chinese complaints about Japan's
expanding security alliance with the
United States, and of renewed con-
demnations here of Japanese war
At the top of Hashimoto's agenda:
to reassure China that even though
Japan has agreed to provide more sup-
port for U.S. forces keeping peace in
the region, it is not taking sides in ten-

sions between China and Taiwan, a
Japanese foreign ministry spokesper-
son said. Li has termed "utterly unac-
ceptable" new guidelines for the U.8.
Japan alliance that are to be unveo
this month.
Thieves steal Van
Gogh, Monticelli
ANTWERP, Belgium - Thieves
climbed through a window of
Antwerp's Museum of Fine Arts yester-
day and stole a Van Gogh valuedt
$810,000, officials said.
The break-in set off an alarm, but by
the time guards and police arrived, the
thieves had escaped, said the officials,
who spoke on condition of anonymity.
They said the robbery took less than 10
The Van Gogh shows a woman har-
vesting potatoes. A painting by 19th-
century French artist Adolphe
Monticelli, valued at $81,000, was also
- Compiled from Daily wire reports.




w. .

Clinique is your total
reference for skin care,
makeup and grooming
gear for men. If it goes
on your skin, we've got
it. Plus all the answers
to any questions.
And a FREE gift just
for stopping by: Your
3-piece Start-Up Set
(Sample size.)
For men and women.
One each, while they last,
Study hard,
Have fun.
Look good.
Allergy Tested.
100% Fragrance Free.
Meet Clnique at:

The Michigan Daily (ISSN 0745-967) is published Monday through Friday during the fall and winter terms by
students at the University of Michigan. Subscriptions for fall term, starting in September, via U.S. mail are*
$85. Winter term (January through April) is $95, yearlong (September through April) is $165.Or-campus sub.
scriptions for fall term are $35. Subscriptions must be prepaid.
The Michigan Daily is a member of the Associated Press and the Associated Collegiate Press.
ADDRESS: The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1327.
PHONE NUMBERS (All area code 313): News 76-DAILY; Arts 763-0379; Sports 647-3336; Opinion 764-0552;
circulation 764-0558; Classified advertising 764-0557; Display advertising 7640554; Billing 764-0550.
E-mail letters to the editor to daily.letters@umich.edu. World Wide Web: http://www.pub.umich.edu/daily/.
EDITORIAL STAFF Josh White, Editor in Chie
NEWS Jodi S. Cohen, Managing Edit..
EDITORS: Jeff Eldridge, Laurie Mayk, Anupama Reddy, Will Weissert.
STAFF: Janet Adamy, Regena Anderson, Greg Cox, Sam England, Megan Exley, MarIa Hackett, Heather Kamins. Jeffrey Kosseff, Came Luria,
Chris Metinko, Christine Paik, Katie Plona, Susan T. Port, Alice Robinson, Ericka M. Smith, Matt Weiler, Jenni Yachnin.
EDITORIAL Erin Marsh, Edit.o
ASSOCIATE EDITORS: Jack Schillaci, Paul Serilla, Jason Stoffer.
STAFF: Emily Achenbaum, Kristin Arola. Ellen Friedman, Trevor Gardner. Scott Hunter, Yuki Kuniyuki, Sarah Lockyer, James Miller, Partha
Mukhopadhyay, Joshua Rich, Megan Schimpf, Ron Steiger, Ellerie Weber.
SPORTS Nicholas J. Cotmonhka, Manhglug E4
EDITORS Alan Goldenbach, John Leroi, Jim Rose, Danielle Rumore.
STAFF: Nancy Berger, T.J. Berka, Evan Braunstein, Chris Farah, Jordan Field, John Friedberg, James Goldstein, Kim Hart, Kevin Kasiborski.
Josh Kleinbaum, Andy Latack, Fred Link, BJ. Luria, Sharat Raju, Pranay Reddy, Sara Rontal, Tracy Sandler, Richard Shin, Mark Snyder, Nita
Srivastava, Dan Stillman, Jacob Wheeler.
ARTS Bryan Lark, Jennifer Petlinsk, Edlte
WEEKEND, ETC. EDITORS: Kristin Long, Elizabeth Lucas
SUB-EDITORS: Aaron Rennie (Music), Christopher Tkaczyk (Campus Arts), Julia Shih (Film), Jessica Eaton (Books). John Ghose (W/New
Media). '
STAFF: Colin Bartos, Neal C. Carruth, Anitha Chalam, Emily Lambert. Stephanie Love, James Miller, Anders Smith-.indall, Joshua Rich, >
Philip Son, Prashant Tamaskar, Ted Watts. Michael Zilberman.
PHOTO Sara Stillnan, Editor
ASSISTANT EDITORS: Margaret Myers, Warren Zinn
STAFF: Bohdan Damian Cap, Aja Dekleva Cohen, Rob Gilmore, John Kraft, Addie Smith, Jonathan Summer, Joe Westrate.

STAFF: Lydia Alspach, Jason Hoyer, Elizabeth Mills, Emily O'Neill, Jen Woodward.
STAFF: Elizabeth Lucas.
STAFF: Elissa Bowes, Seder Bums, Sumako Kawai, Marcy McCormick, Erin Rager, Jordan Young.

Rebecca Bedkun,
Adam Pollock,

DISPLAY SALES Jennifer Kosann, Mainge

I olmmmyaovrjww


Back to Top

© 2021 Regents of the University of Michigan