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"Discovering Biological Diversity" Is AAAS Topic For USGS Manager

...wn organization andothers available to a worldwide audience through technical innovations andpublications. NBII is a core element of that program. Co-leader Carroll ispresident of Information International, based in Oak Ridge, Tenn. "We strive," Cotter said, "to ensure that ev...

American Museum Of Natural History Holds Symposium On Biodiversity And Human Health Issues

...will include presentations, panel discussions, and audience questions(schedule attached). The content and conclusions of the conference will bepublished in a variety of electronic and traditional formats. The symposium is sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History's Centerfor Biodiversity and Conse...

From The Home Front To The River Front, USGS Updates Water-Quality Information

...written to convey the technical findings to a wide audience including water managers, policy makers, other scientists, and the public. Details on the results of the studies and information on how to obtain copies of the reports are provided in the attached background statement. WATER QUALITY IN THE LOW...

Largest Acoustics Meeting In History Expected

...s music, and another controls the viewpoint of the audience (1pSP1). --- Acoustic Fatheads. Dolphins, seals, aquatic birds, and turtles often live in similar environments but their ears have strikingly different anatomies. Now, Darlene Ketten of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Harvard Med...

Trees Need Calcium Too

...dvertisingslogan "Got Milk?," may have a whole new audience -- trees in the eastern UnitedStates, which don't have enough calcium in their "diet," and acid rain may bethe culprit in tree roots not finding enough calcium in soil to meet their RDAof this essential nutrient for tree growth.) Calcium levels in f...

First International Congress on Telehealth and Multimedia Technologies Story Ideas

...yesurgery during a live consultation with Congress audience members in Edmonton. 2. Security Issues: Mon. August 16, 1999 10:30-Noon - Salon 3 An extended session on security issues and the use of digital signatures toprotect information and privacy. Security firm John Ramsey and...

Media Advisory: The Geological Society of America 1999 Annual Meeting

...on will be the focus of apanel discussion, open to audience participation. "ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: GEOECOLOGICAL, SOCIAL, AND PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES" (T35) CCC A111 Monday, October 25, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Environmental justice issues discussed in this session include: resourcedevelopment, consumptio...

Capture the flag: 'Darwin fish' may be a new version of a very old game, University of Georgia study proposes

...hy did you put this emblem on your car? What audience did you hope to reach? What does the Darwin...e respondents identified Christians as theirtarget audience is the key to interpreting these themes," said Lessl. "Theapparent desire to deride this audience se...

NIH conference to assess state of medical implants

...of Research (OMAR). After all presentations and audience discussions, an independent, non-Federal technology assessment panel co-chaired by Edward N. Brandt, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Regents Professor and Director, Center for Health Policy, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and Julia Weertman, D.Sc.,...

NIH Conference to assess state of medical implants: Research information on implant performance lacking in US

...d Institute (NHLBI). After all presentations and audience discussions, an independent, non-Federal technology assessment panel co-chaired by Edward N. Brandt, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Regents Professor and Director, Center for Health Policy, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and Julia Weertman, D.Sc.,...

University of Georgia professor writes first book on phylogeography--a field of study that he helped found

...at the heart of adaptive evolution." He asked the audience how he might examine regulatory genes, and one researcher asked Avise if he'd considered using restriction enzymes to assay such pieces of DNA. Restriction enzymes are chemicals that naturally cut DNA in certain places. Knowledge of them was so new...

NIH consensus development conference will address osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis and therapy

...ch findings. After 1 1/2 days of presentations and audience discussion, an independent, non-Federal consensus panel will weigh the scientific evidence and draft a statement that will address the following key questions: What is osteoporosis and what are its consequences? How do risks vary among different...

Facial expressions are contagious

... has measured the facial muscle activity while the audience was exposed to pictures of happy and angry faces. By the help of a masking technique in combination with a very brief exposure, the students were not consciously aware of the exposure. The study demonstrated that distinct positive and negative facial...

Whitehead press seminar: Beyond the scientific frontier

... lab of the 21st century. We expect an impressive audience of reporters and science writers from newspapers, magazines, and journals, including your colleagues from The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Newsweek, ABC, and NBC. We hope to add your name to the list. The press seminar, to ...

AAAS seeks entries for online category in Science Journalism Awards

...ce writers for outstanding reporting for a general audience and honor those individuals for their coverage of the sciences, engineering and mathematics. The addition of the online news category for the 2000 competition reflects the growing media for science journalism. Since the creation of the competition ...

More than 300 regularly prescribed medicines can damage the lungs

...zer of the Congress. The French physician told his audience that so far 310 therapeutic substances have been identified as having such iatrogenic effects. "This means the number is really much greater if you consider that each active principle in a preparation is usually marketed in several different forms. T...

Students learn mysteries of biological clocks at Howard Hughes Medical Institute's holiday lectures on December 4 and 5

...osbash and Takahashi will address an international audience of students, teachers and others by satellite and ...the World Wide Web. The Institute will host a live audience of approximately 200 high school students at its headquarters in Chevy Chase, Md., and HHMI-supporte...

Nagyvary's violin research to be celebrated Feb. 12

... on a Stradivarius and other violins, and give the audience members a "sound test" to determine if they can detect the difference in sound of the instruments. There will also be a complete recital in which Schiff will alternate her Stradivarius with a new violin made at Texas A&M. "Dr. Nagyvary has attacked a...

Debate over genetically modified food gets an educational home on the web

...ect enables scientists to communicate to a broader audience without wasting valuable time, Linn said. And by collaborating with teachers, scientists, and technologists we can understand a contemporary controversy from multiple perspectives while designing materials that capture the nature of scientific advanc...

Baboon studies suggest strategies for coping with stress

... pay for it in terms of disease," Sapolsky told an audience Feb. 18 at a symposium on stress and health at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The baboons that handle stress best, in contrast, are those who have formed stable social connections. Over the sho...

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(Date:4/22/2014)... scientists have found a way to block abnormal cholesterol ... atherosclerosis, the main cause of heart attacks and strokes ... condition develops when fat builds inside blood vessels over ... reducing their ability to feed oxygen-rich blood to the ... of experiments, described April 7 in the journal ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... (SALT LAKE CITY)A computational tool developed at the University ... with unknown gene mutations in three separate cases, U ... new study in The American Journal of Human ... Re-ranking tool), identifies undiagnosed illnesses and unknown gene mutations ... proteins that code for genes are made, in individual ...
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(Date:4/22/2014)... influenced by low exposure to testosterone in the womb, ... men,s testosterone levels may be determined before they are ... the hormone than others is important because testosterone is ... hormone have been linked to obesity, diabetes and heart ... for producing testosterone in adults known as Leydig ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... waited in line and most of us have gotten ... like. , For Will Mather, assistant professor of ... Integrated Science Curriculum, studying lines, or queues, has been ... bottlenecks that limit the recycling of proteins. , The ... professor, has received attention from the National Science Foundation ...
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