Tag: "conference" at biology news
Children Become Gorillas In VR Zoo
.../">Georgia Institute of Technology . At apress conference
May 15, researchers from both organizationsdemonstrated what they believe is the world's first virtual realitygorilla exhibit. Local schoolchildren were on hand to try out the virtual realitysystem, which puts them into a real gorilla habitat as a m...
New Grapes From Cornell Debut
...eding program at Geneva in 1980. EDITORS: A press conference
is scheduled for July 16, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., at ...r, to officially introduce both grapes. The press conference
will be held in conjunction with the opening reception of the 4th International Symposium on Cool Cl...
Learning From Birds And Bees: Engineers Study Insects For Ideas On Tiny "Micro Air Vehicles"
...g such airvehicles will be the focus for a two-day conference
at the GeorgiaInstitute of Technology February 19-...mall and make ituseful," said Dr. Sam Blankenship, conference
co- chair and coordinatorof the "MicroFlyer" program, the <AHREF="http://www.gatech.edu/">Ge...
Ten Years of Progress For Superfund Basic Research Program
... of Environmental Health Sciences issponsoring the conference
to celebrate the 10th anniversary ofthe Superfund Basic Research Program. The University ofCincinnati was one of the first universities selected to takepart in the program and has received more than $10 million infunding over the last eight years. "W...
Munching Microbes Make A Meal Out Of Toxic Substances
... paper on his research on pentachlorophenol at the conference
In-Situ and On-Site Bioremediation April 28-May 1 in New Orleans. The paper also will be published in the premier issue of Bioremediation Journal, to be available at the end of April. Nies says the knowledge gained from his studies may help in unders...
First Salmonella Vaccine For Poultry To Be On The Market Soon
...related development, Curtiss also announced at the conference
the success of a recombinant vaccine that uses the weakened salmonella vaccine as a carrier to immunize chickens against another profit-robbing disease in poultry, Escherichia coli (E. coli). This vaccine has been designed and constructed by Megan H...
UW Smogmobile Offers Cleaner, Safer Alternative To Gas Or Electric Cars
...otive Engineers Future Transportation & Technology conference
and exposition Aug. 7 in San Diego. The smogmobile is powered by energy from pressure built up when super-cooled liquid nitrogen is heated by ambient air and converts to a gas. The nitrogen gas turns an air motor, which propels the car, then exits th...
American Academy Of Ophthalmology Sun Microsystems To Present Technology Seminar
.... to 5:30 p.m., the seminar will be held at Sun's conference
facilities in Menlo Park. The seminar is open to all interested participants involved in medical or academic specialties. The cost is $400 for Academy members and $600 for nonmembers. Transportation will be provided from San Francisco. For more...
American Fisheries Society Conference Attracting 2,000 Plus Scientists To Explore "Interfacing"
... 1,200 scientific papers andposters related to the conference
theme, "Fisheries at Interfaces: Habitats,Discipli...sheriesmanagement. Fisheries professionals use the conference
to present cutting-edgeresearch results, discuss new techniques, and network with colleagues. In add...
NIH's Genbank Database Logs Billionth Base
...was demonstrated by Vice President Gore at a press conference
June 26th. CGAP, a database of scientific information about cancer genes, was launched by the Vice President and the Director of the National Cancer Institute, Dr. Richard Klausner, at an August 1st press event. More information about NCBI and GenB...
Pea Plant Stem Growth Gene Cloned
...New York City in 1902. Davies said a review of the conference
showed that many plant breeders had never heard of Mendel or his experiments. They were excited by the "new" findings and soon put theory into practice. From these humble beginnings, genetics and later molecular biology, evolved. "Mendel's experim...
Purdue Study Finds Prehistoric Couch Potato
...NALISTS: Richard Hengst will participate in a news conference
at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, during the annual meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontologists. He will present a talk on "Comparison of the Evolution of Breathing Mechanisms in Argentine and North American Dinosaurs" at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. ...
Captive Lemurs To Depart For Madagascar Oct. 17 For First Release Into The Wild
Note to Editors: A news conference
to cover the departure of the lemurs for Madagascar will be held at 11 a.m. on Oct.16 at the Duke University Primate Center. Contact is Dennis Meredith at(919) 681-8054. A video news release and B-roll footage of the animals in their open enclosure w...
Purdue Research Shows Omega-3S Benefit Bone
... Sept. 18 at a National Institutes of Health (NIH) conference
on "The Return of Omega-3 Fatty Acids Into the Foo...Food industry representatives who attended the NIH conference
reported that they have found ways to increase levels of omega-3 fatty acids in eggs, chicken, pork,...
Epic Of Evolution Conference Brings Science And Religion Together November 12-14
...S) and The Field Museum."A major objective of this conference
is to overcome the public misconceptionthat scienc...ical and philosophical analysis." The goal of the conference
is to demonstrate that recent discoveries in theevolutionary sciences -- relating to the development...
Environment Is Business
...althy environment in balance,"explains Skip Griep, conference
chair and biologist for the GeorgeWashington/Jefferson National Forest. Wildlife viewing, photography, and generalnature study are the most rapidly growing outdoor recreationalpursuits of the decade, so the matter has enormous business implications...
Study Shows Hereditary Legacy Of Radiation Exposure
...t-grandchildren. Wiley will present her work at a conference
Nov. 8-9 in Japan called"Bioregulation of Radiation Response: Genetic Instability." Mostof the information she presented was published this summer in the journals Radiation Research and <A HREF="http://www1.elsevier.com/journals/mutres/">Mut...
Ancient Greek Text Shows Musical View Of Pregnancy According To Translation By University Of Cincinnati Professor
...t the Archaeological Institute of America annual conference
during a 1:30 p.m. session on Sunday,Dec. 28, at the Chicago Sheraton Hotel and Towers. The medical writer's name, listed as "Damnastes" on themanuscript itself, is really Damastes, Parker believes. Damastesis an obstetrical writer whose name shows u...
USC Holds 2nd Annual Medical Genetics Symposium; Nations Leading Geneticists Discuss The Future Of Genomic Research
...of Technology in Pasadena, will begin the day-long conference
with akeynote speech entitled "Cell Life and Cell Death." In subsequent presentations,some of the nation's leading geneticists will speak about their gene studies ona wide range of living things -- from bacteria and yeast to plants, mice andhumans. "...
Performance Standards-Part II
...cientists Center for Animal Welfare will sponsor a conference
on Performance StandardsPart-II on May 6-7, 1998 a...or, Baltimore, Maryland. In 1997 SCAW sponsored a conference
on PerformanceStandards and Animal Welfare: Definition, Applicationand Assessment-Part I in Baltimor...
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