HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Sustainability of energy, food and water theme of ACS national meeting

CHICAGO Sustainability of energy, food and water is the featured theme of the 233rd national meeting of the American Chemical Society, March 25-29 in Chicago. Representatives from academia, government and industry will discuss a wide range of topics that fall within this theme, including alternative energy sources, genetically-engineered crops and new water purification processes. More than 9,000 research presentations will be given during the week-long meeting. Selected highlights from the sustainability presentations are shown below. To view abstracts and nontechnical summaries of the papers listed, visit: http://acswebcontent.acs.org/communications/chicago07/sustainability.html. To see ACS President Katie Hunts comments on sustainability, go to http://www.acspresident.org.

Sunday, March 25

Symposium explores impact of genetically-engineered, glyphosate-resistant crops Since their introduction in 1996, genetically-engineered (aka transgenic) crops that are resistant to glyphosate the worlds most widely used herbicide have had a profound impact on agriculture. Now, there is growing concern about losing some of the economic and environmental benefits of this technology because of increasing resistance of weeds to glyphosate. A two-day symposium that starts on Sunday features industry and academia scientists who will discuss the impact of these transgenic crops on the economy, health and the environment. (AGRO 1-7 and AGRO 18-23, Sunday, March 25, 8:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.; AGRO 38-43 and AGRO 51-56, Monday, March 26, 8:45 a.m.-5:20 p.m. All presentations in the symposium take place at McCormick Place East, Room E265, Level 2.)

How to select water treatment products Purity and safety of drinking water is of paramount importance to everyone. For most people in the United States,
'"/>


25-Mar-2007


Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. International Workshop on Cities, Science and Sustainability
2. Panel presents Agricultural Biosecurity & Sustainability Strategies at 2007 AAAS Meeting
3. Heroes of Chemistry honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
4. National Academies Advisory -- June 8 public briefing on LANL groundwater protection
5. Hexavalent chromium in drinking water causes cancer in lab animals
6. Asia-European collaboration addresses water management in Indonesia
7. New observations on properties of water
8. Drug treats water intoxication faster, more effectively
9. ADA applauds health claim for fluoridated bottled water
10. Raising awareness of global drinking water crisis
11. Clean water project hit by funding drought

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Sustainability energy food and water theme ACS national meeting

(Date:10/20/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... be introduced in the U.S., has a lot to celebrate ... when our country recognizes the achievements and contributions of Americans ... the anniversary for Punzoné, and today it shares its favorite ... take a trip to Italy - even if it is ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Hastings and ... 30 years of service throughout the greater Phoenix area ... legal representation with regard to catastrophic automobile accidents. Statistics ... the country and throughout Arizona. As such, Hastings and ... for legal representation for those who have been injured ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... York (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Dr. ... Population Fund, welcomes news of a ceasefire agreement that ... more than 200 girls who were kidnapped from the ... have languished in captivity long enough, and it is ... and communities," stated Dr. Osotimehin. , "We owe it ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... October 20, 2014 Recently, Top10BestSEOHosting.com ... announced that JustHost, GoDaddy and HostMonster are the ... VPS (Virtual Private Server) is the method of ... each of which has the appearance and capabilities ... is why the site pays close attention to ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... 2014 Visual Impact Frequency Training ... been released to the public generating a frenzied ... and fitness community. The commotion surrounding the program's ... Delmonico prompting an investigative review. , "Many gym-goers ... is commonly known as a training 'plateau' where ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 2Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 3Health News:Celebrate Italian Heritage Month With Authentic Cocktails from Punzoné: The Only Ultra Premium Line of Organic Imported Italian Vodka 4Health News:Hastings And Hastings Reports Record Demand In 2014 For Legal Representation With Regard To Catastrophic Automobile Accidents 2Health News:Hastings And Hastings Reports Record Demand In 2014 For Legal Representation With Regard To Catastrophic Automobile Accidents 3Health News:The Best VPS Hosting Suppliers In The Market Unveiled By Top10BestSEOHosting.com 2Health News:Visual Impact Frequency Training Review: Rusty Moore's Latest Fitness Guide Released 2
(Date:10/17/2014)... OAKS, Calif. , Oct. 17, 2014  Amgen ... of R. Sanders Williams , M.D., president of ... Mahley Distinguished Professor.  "We are pleased ... Amgen Board," said Robert A. Bradway , chairman ... and distinguished experience in academic medicine and his direct ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... 2014 According to ... Technique (Optical Coherence Tomography, Hyperspectral Imaging, Photoacoustic ... Neurology, Oncology, Cardiology) - Global Forecasts to ... Optical Imaging market over the forecast period ... $917.1 million in 2014 and is expected ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... 17, 2014 The following is being ... The Green Park Collaborative (GPC) will ... private payers, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, as ... January 12, 2015 at its first ever workshop ... loss treatments.  Participants will discuss study designs to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Amgen Announces Appointment Of R. Sanders Williams To Board Of Directors 2Amgen Announces Appointment Of R. Sanders Williams To Board Of Directors 3Optical Imaging Market Worth $1,669.2 Million by 2019 2Optical Imaging Market Worth $1,669.2 Million by 2019 3Optical Imaging Market Worth $1,669.2 Million by 2019 4Green Park Collaborative to Discuss Comparative Effectiveness and Value of Weight Loss Treatments 2
Cached News: