Tag: "access" at biology news
Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...to create a high-level, real world experience with access
to first class equipment and mentors," he said. ...udent (or team) works with a mentor for advice and access
to equipment and supplies. Cash prizes (plus, in some cities, university scholarships or s...
Highlights of the October 2004 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...onsumption among adolescents coupled with the easy access
to soft drinks in school vending machines over the... Most parents were supportive of schools' limiting access
to vending machines. They wanted a wider variety of choices available to students with healthier alt...
New study shows hope for treating inhalant abuse
...ference for a place where they have previously had access
to a drug, even when the drug is absent -- is simi...r before the testing. They then gave the rats free access
to the chambers with no toluene present while monitoring the animals' behavior. Researchers fou...
Scientists to prototype cyberinfrastructure for research and education access to ocean observatories
...nd network services that will enable routine ocean access
to researchers, educators, students and the genera...ol of ocean-going instruments along with real-time access
to the data from those instruments." Given LOOKING's focus on tools for research and education, web ...
Belgian researchers explore revolutionary approach to angiogenesis
...opening up the tumour blood supply to allow better access
for cancer drugs and more effective radiotherapy. The potential for exploiting tumour blood vessels has been made possible by their discovery in a study in mice that the arterioles (blood vessels less than 0.5mm in diameter) that feed tumours have th...
AAAS US Presidential Candidates' Forum
...y for Bush and Kerry, Walker and Kelly have unique access
to the content knowledge on each side. Each speaker will have the opportunity to make a short opening statement. The rest of the time will be devoted to Q&A. Mary Woolley, president of Research!America, will moderate the event. This is the second pr...
UCSF scientist Joe Derisi named MaCarthur Fellow
... Ever interested in providing free access
to scientific information, DeRisi has made a point of posting instructions on his website for making microarrays, and has given several workshops on their construction at Cold Spring Harbor and UC Santa Cruz. "Joe has made a monu...
A test case for DNA barcodes to identify species
...cies and from an entirely new species. In the open access
journal, PLoS Biology, Paul Hebert and colleagues demonstrate the utility of their controversial "DNA barcoding" concept, which uses genes to identify species much like supermarket barcodes identify products. Using a region of one specific gene, they...
Agronomy, crop, and soil science societies to meet Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 in Seattle
...an apply to receive complimentary registration for access
to all technical sessions and the Press Room. Plea...of the media/public information officers is online access
to the Annual Meetings' abstracts. To receive your name and password to access
this searchable resou...
Atacama rover helps NASA learn to search for life on Mars
...s and various sensors of the rover. The public can access
the same kind of data experienced by scientists by downloading the EventScope interface from the Internet at: http://www.eventscope.org/atacama ...
Keep genome data freely accessible
.... The editorial comments: 'But while free and open access
to these data is a boon to science, it carries som...ide the antiviral drug research. "Unfettered, free access
to the results of life-science research . . . has served science and society well", the panel argues...
Females may be more susceptible to overindulge 'sweet tooth' cravings than males
... Psychology) found that: rats overate when given access
to a highly palatable diet containing a greater po...ts were housed individually in cages that provided access
to running wheels. Daily caloric intake of chow alone and then chow plus sweet milk was monitored d...
AAAS expert panel calls for voter-system research and reform
...to make resultsmore reliable and to promote better access
byvoters, especially those who have historicallyencountered serious impediments to exercisingtheir right to vote. In findings released after a weekend conferenceconvened by AAAS, the 18-member panel concludedthat research into new voting technology a...
$2.7 million grant to support creation of virtual zebrafish atlas
...zfin.org ), will give researchers around the world access
to thousands of high-resolution files that will sh...uman diseases." The atlas will allow scientists to access
images of the anatomy of healthy zebrafish to compare to the zebrafish used in their studies of gene...
Tufts University establishes $4 million dollar tissue engineering resource center
...esearchers from the U.S. and around the world full access
to the latest techniques to solve complex challenges in the field. It will host a number of collaborations with other laboratories related to specific enhancements of the core projects, such as tissue engineering of human ligaments using transfected ...
K-State's National Agricultural Biosecurity Center receives $1.3 Million from Department of Defense
...ncy management personnel at all levels who need to access
such agrosecurity information." Plans are to crea...cials and others, an environment in which they can access
relatively static data and also dynamic, relevant real time information, she explained. "Having the ...
National Academies advisory: genome data and bioterrorism
... the Internet. Should the U.S. government restrict access
to this data, given concerns that bioterrorists co...se it to engineer the deadly pathogens? Or is such access
crucial to the work of researchers trying to find new defenses against the diseases? SEEKING SECURI...
Joslin Diabetes Center adds first affiliate in California at Irvine Medical Center
...iabetes Research Education Foundation, offers easy access
to a wide range of specialists for adults and chil...itioners. Additionally, UCI Medical Center offers access
to specialized services of interest to people with diabetes, such as pancreas and kidney transplanta...
Two Virginia Tech energy-related inventions win R&D 100 awards
... encryption-protected monitoring from any Internet access
site," says Pickrell. "This can revolutionize the oil services market." He also commended the students who worked on the project. "In addition to the people mentioned on the R&D 100 award, many talented students in our group contributed to this award...
The birth of reproductive health: A difficult delivery
...cine ( http://www.plosmedicine.org ), the new open access
global health journal from the Public Library of S... Dr. El Feki's article is published under an open access
license--anyone, anywhere in the world is free to download, distribute, and reuse it freely as long ...
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