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  1. Asian Americans (Information Please)
      Provides an alphabetic listing. 10-04

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  1. -07-19-07 Chinese May See Other Views Better Than Americans (MSNBC News)
      "Rugged American individualism could hinder our ability to understand other peoples' point of view, a new study suggests."

      "And in contrast, the researchers found that Chinese are more skilled at understanding other people's perspectives, possibly because they live in a more 'collectivist' society." 07-07

  2. AIDS - Vaccine for AIDS Works (USA Today News - Sternberg) star
      "Nearly two decades after the discovery of the AIDS virus, researchers Monday report for the first time that an AIDS vaccine can prevent infection but with sharply different success rates depending on race."

      "The first full-scale human trial of the vaccine, AIDSVAX, indicates that although the vaccine failed to protect whites and Hispanics, it appears to be effective in Asians and blacks. Blacks account for half of all new infections in the USA, federal statistics show."

      "Jose Esparza, director of AIDS vaccine research for the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), called the finding 'probably the most important accomplishment in vaccine research in 15 years. This is the first time anyone has shown protection (against HIV) in humans, not monkeys.' "

      "Although the vaccine failed to provide protection overall, it was 78.3% effective in blacks and 68% effective in Asians." 2-03

  3. Asian American Culture (About.com - Lio)
      Provides information on films, museums, events, and other sources of information related to Asian Americans. Also spelled Asian-Americans. 3-01

Papers
  1. Asian American Studies Center
      Provides articles and reviews of interest to Asian Americans. 1-00

  2. Test Bias - Examples (NWREL - Kuykendall)
      Provides examples of test bias for persons of diverse minority groups. 3-02

       
       


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