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:


(Date:5/27/2016)... , ... May 27, 2016 , ... More than a ... it is not surprising that bariatric surgery has received increased attention in recent years, ... Of course, when it comes to weight loss, most people are familiar with the ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... Southland Log Homes , designer and manufacturer ... barn kits, which can be found on its website at SouthlandLogHomes.com. , The designs ... and they highlight the craftsmanship of timber post and beam construction. The result ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... , ... May 27, 2016 , ... Two director-level employees ... YWCA Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) 2016 honorees. The award recognizes businesswomen ... For this year, Geri Boone, Director of the MLTSS (Managed Long-Term Services and Supports) ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... W.S. ... products, announced today that it has been recognized as one of the best small ... Badger was named as one of nine small businesses providing progressive benefits to new ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... An influential ... for a third time to shed lights on the variety of topics detailing why ... stories, “Nurse Appreciation” tackles why this career has gone from being in a major ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/27/2016)...  A new study highlights the necessity of health literacy within the technology advancement ... College of Radiology , a majority of oncology patients undergo imaging screenings without understanding ... ... ... Medical Diagnostic Imaging Ampronix ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... , May 27, 2016 LabStyle ... Dario™ Diabetes Management Tool, today announced that the Company,s Chief ... Marcum MicroCap Conference being held June 1-2 in ... being held June 7-9 in Los Angeles, CA. ... discuss recent corporate and operational milestones, including the U.S. FDA ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... May 27, 2016 According to ... hypertension is driving ambulatory blood pressure monitoring system market ... and their ability to respond to different pressure rates, ... can lead to various cardiovascular disorders such as heart ... These diseases are growing in prevalence each year. WHO ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: