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Agronomy, crop, and soil science societies to meet Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 in Seattle

MADISON, WI -- The American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) will hold their Annual Meetings, Oct. 31 to Nov. 4, at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center, Seattle, WA, under the theme, "Science to Secure Food and the Environment." ...... Over 300 scientific sessions, 75 symposia, and 2,800+ research papers/poste...

Sleepless over Seattle: Migrating songbirds forgo sleep but keep their wits

Every spring and fall, billions of songbirds migrate thousands of miles. Most fly by night, yet are active during the day as well, raising the question of how they cope with little sleep. A new study, published online in the open-access journal PLoS Biology, suggests such nocturnally migrating songbirds simply skimp on sleep--but without the disastrous effects of sleep-deprivation seen in other a...

Seattle, New York researchers to receive neuroscience prize endowed by UNC scientist

CHAPEL HILL -- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has named Drs. Linda Buck and Richard Axel co-recipients of the third annual Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize. ... Buck is a member of the basic sciences division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle and affiliate professor at the University of Washington. Axel is University professor of biochemistry and molecular bi...

Worlds largest scientific society convenes regional meeting June 14-17 in Seattle

.More than 370 research findings will be presented at the 56th Northwest regional meeting of the American Chemical Society, the worlds largest scientific society, in Seattle, June 14-17. Over 900 scientists and students are expected to attend the meeting at Seattle Universitys Pigott Hall, 900 Broadway. (Telephone: 206-296-5950). Highlights include:. . The human genome. Diabetes and cancer rese...

Five Seattle scientists selected as Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators

.Five Seattle researchers -- three from the University of Washington and two from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center -- have been selected as Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators. This is the first time there have been so many winners in the Seattle area. This also represents one of the highest concentrations of winners in the nation. .Drs. David Baker, Philip Green and Michael...

Trade, science, risk, precaution: Issues for Seattle

. .The letter draws on evidence collected as part of the UK's largest ever social science research .initiative -- the Global Environmental Change Programme (GECP) of the independent Economic and .Science Research Council (ESRC). ."The WTO's current approach to risk issues means that new technologies are effectively assumed. safe until proven otherwise. This places ex...

Seattle Researchers Zero In On Location Of Gene For Inherited Prostate Cancer; Gene Also Linked To Brain Cancer

. . .SEATTLE - Scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the.University of Washington have mapped the region of a gene associated with.prostate cancer that runs in families. The gene also may trigger an inherited.susceptibility to primary brain cancer.. .The study results appear in the American Journal of Human Genetics.. .The researchers, who worked three and a half years to...
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