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Overlapping genetic and archaeological evidence suggests neolithic migration

...n figurines and pottery with painted geometric and abstract designs. Most of the figurines are female; researchers have speculated that they were used for magic or religious purposes, as amulets or charms, or even as dolls for children, King said. The researchers found a strong correlation in their s...

GSA Release 02-41: 2002 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

...airns. Those who register on-site will receive the abstract book upon arrival. All media registrants will receive the Program book upon arrival at the Newsroom. Information on hotel accommodations is available on the GSA web site at http://www.geosociety.org/meetings/2002/gLodge.htm . Reservations at conven...

Tourists, soothsayers & scientists try to predict peak Fall foliage color

... fundamental questions that we seek to answer." An abstract of the soon-to-be published study suggests that a primary function of red pigments is to protect trees from photoxidative damage and thereby enhance nutrient recovery during leaf senescence. That means "the trees probably turn red because it's a help...

Experimental Biology 2003 meets in San Diego April 11-15

... Press kits will be issued along with programs and abstract books upon registration. All EB releases have embargoed information, pertaining to time of pressroom presentation or scientific session, whichever comes first. An area in the pressroom will be designated for news releases provided by institutions or ...

Evolving slower gets you the bigger piece of the pie

...s question by using mathematical analysis. One can abstract the behavior of each species as being "generous" and giving much of the benefit to the other species, or being "selfish" and asking for most of the benefit for itself. In a mutualistic interaction, the two species benefit most from coordinating - whe...

Chaos in the heart

...a medium. This discovery, which was discovered for abstract mathematical models, could in the future lead to new methods for suppressing cardiac fibrillation....

Tribal warfare: Revenge, retaliation, deterrence

...ot dependent on the recognition of 'revenge' as an abstract idea. Boster noted that the absence of a Wao word for revenge is not unique, as very few complex concepts in the tribe's ethnopsychology are given a unitary label. Social breaches and their repair are seen as part of the meaning of what it is to be a...

Cell Transplant Society holds 6th International Congress in Atlanta March 2-5

...rogram includes eleven plenary sessions, nine oral abstract sessions, a poster session, and a tribute to Paul E. Lacy, MD, PhD, retired chair of pathology at Washington University School of Medicine, who is recognized for developing the first experimental model for transplanting islet cells. Collin Weber, ...

Student knowledge of evolution deficient

... McGill's University Relations Office. To read the abstract of their article, please consult: http://evol.allenpress.com/evolonline/?request=get-abstract&issn=0014-3820&volume=56&issue=10&page=1891...

Minority and underrepresented scientists in cancer research supported by AACR

...on review of an application and, in most cases, an abstract submitted for the AACR Annual Meeting. While at the meeting, Minority Scholar Award winners participate in networking events and provide detailed reports of their experiences. The 2003 award recipients appear on the attachment. Sixteen full-time facu...

Leibniz Prize winners 2003

...he generalisation of classical methods in a highly abstract manner without losing touch with important approaches to classical problems in differential equations and number theory. Hlne Esnault was born in Paris and studied mathematics there. After a temporary post at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics...

AACR reschedules annual meeting for July 11-14 in Washington, D.C.

...eeting came after a large majority of registrants, abstract presenters and invited speakers -- surveyed over the past week by the Association -- said they would like to move forward as soon as possible with the Annual Meeting. "I am personally delighted that members of the cancer research community consider t...

Gene therapy may be a cure for post-radical prostatectomy erectile dysfunction

... Urological Association (AUA) and are published in abstract 1179 of the AUA proceedings. "While radical prosta...radical prostatectomy. This study is published in abstract 1256 of the AUA proceedings. kr/04-16-03...

4th Annual Northwest Gene Expression Conference

...register early to assure a spot. The deadline for abstract submission is July 2nd. There are also a limited number of discounted hotel rooms available at the downtown Seattle Sheraton. This conference is sponsored by Amersham, Agilent, Affymetrix, Spotfire and Stratagene....

Research shows similarities between infants learning to talk, birds learning to sing

... of speech and song," the researchers wrote in the abstract of the journal article....

Hebrew University researcher studies 'reorganization' of brain in blind people

...f verbal memory tasks, such as recalling a list of abstract words. One of these activated regions is the primary visual cortex, or V1, which is the central gateway for visual information processing in the normal human brain. In contrast, no such verbal memory-related activation was found in V1 of a sighted c...

Older drug could have exciting new role in treating colorectal cancer

...y School of Medicine, and one of the authors of an abstract presented at the American Association for Cancer R...estion in the lab, and in 2002 published the first abstract showing that oxaliplatin could safely and dramatically enhance the impact of standard radiation ther...

Southern Appalachian Man and the Biosphere (SAMAB) 14th Annual Conference

...ticipate in this year's conference, please send an abstract (see sample on website) of the short talk, panel d...IS for planning and protection Include with your abstract the subtheme and type of presentation proposed, name, address, organization, phone, fax, email addre...

UCF brain cell research spawns hope for longer life

...Miami earlier this year. She has also submitted an abstract on the project to the National and International Neurotrauma Symposium, and Society for Neuroscience. Nanotechnology is considered the new frontier of science, and it could revolutionize modern medicine in the future. The potential for creating new m...

Brain links non-food images with eating -- But only when hungry, study suggests

...o hunger for vanilla ice cream, at the sight of an abstract computer image. Not only do we mentally connect t...raining period, in which the volunteers were shown abstract images in association with the smell of vanilla or peanut butter. Meanwhile, a functional magnetic r...

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