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Can EPO prevent loss of brain function in schizophrenia?

...e dementia). Neuroleptic therapy, one of the major achievements of psychiatry over the last century, has prepared the ground for any further therapy aiming at influencing the course of disease: Reduction in psychotic symptoms (paranoia, delusions) through neuroleptic treatment is a prerequisite for creating a sta...

Six reporters reach the 'pinnacle of excellence'

...s have honored more than 300 individuals for their achievements in science journalism. The awards recognize outstanding reporting for a general audience and honor individuals (rather than institutions, publishers or employers) for their coverage of the sciences, engineering and mathematics. To ensure the utmost o...

Members receive distinction as fellows of agronomy society

...chosen 30 individuals, based on their professional achievements and meritorious service, to receive this honor in 2003. The American Society of Agronomy (ASA) www.agronomy.org , the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) www.crops.org and the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) www.soils.org are education...

Members receive distinction as fellows of crops society

...chosen 11 individuals, based on their professional achievements and meritorious service, to receive this honor in 2003. The American Society of Agronomy (ASA) www.agronomy.org , the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) www.crops.org and the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) www.soils.org are education...

Wanted: Innovations to feed the hungry

...experiments and farm surveys." Right now, research achievements are rewarded in one of two main ways. The oldest approach is through universities and public laboratories, paid for by government grants or philanthropy but these are difficult to steer towards high-priority targets. To make researchers more respo...

White House awards National Medal of Science to Rockefeller University's James Darnell

...inery via messenger RNA. Darnell's many scientific achievements include the discovery of a pathway by which "molecular cues" on the outside surface of a cell signal the genes in that cell's nucleus to take specific actions. "These signals are sent in reaction to changes in the cell's external environment in the ...

The DFG announces EURYI Awards for Germany

...tinguished themselves through outstanding research achievements and demonstrate the potential to become world class leaders in the respective research area. Due to the differing ages when a doctorate may be awarded in the various European countries, there is no age limit. Rather, applicants should have between t...

Louis Leakey Centennial Tribute

... will provide a fitting tribute to the outstanding achievements of Louis Leakey and his wife Mary, while at the same time providing a unique overview of current developments across the board. I am delighted that Meave and Louise will be participating to underscore the major contributions made by the entire Leakey...

Nominations sought for AACR scientific awards and lectureships

...ociety co-sponsors this award to honor outstanding achievements in the fields of epidemiology, biomarkers, and pre...bb established this award to recognize outstanding achievements in clinical cancer research. AACRBruce F. Cain Memorial Award . The Warner-Lambert Company (now Pf...

R. John Collier, PH.D wins Bristol-Myers Squibb Infectious Disease Research Award

...his work. We're proud to be able to recognize his achievements on behalf of the scientific and medical community and on behalf of all those individual patients who have been helped as a result of those discoveries." Dr. Collier received his B.A. from Rice University in 1959 and his Ph.D. in biology from Harvard...

UCR entomologists honored for maintaining and enhancing nation's natural resources and environment

...ide have been recognized for exemplary service and achievements by Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman at the 57th Annual U.S. Department of Agriculture ( USDA ) Honor Awards Ceremony held this month in Washington, D.C. Toscano and Blua received the Secretary's Annual Awards in the category 'Maintaining and enh...

ACS announces awards for environmentally conscious business innovation

...e environment. The 2003 award recipients and their achievements are: Richard A. Gross, Ph.D., Polytechnic University (Brooklyn, N.Y.) He has developed a new, versatile method to make and modify plastics from all-natural materials, such as sugars, using an enzyme from yeast. The method is simple, energy effici...

UCR's Thomas Miller awarded prestigious medal from Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

...l Award because both his scientific and organizing achievements have proved to be an invaluable help to scientists in the Czech Republic. When it was difficult for Czech scientists to acquire chemicals, books, and equipment from the west, Miller assisted the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (CSAV) in sec...

Automated imaging of brain tissue, high-quality glimpses inside arteries

...e Plenary discussion will highlight the monumental achievements of these individuals, investigate the road the semiconductor laser has taken to achieve commercial success and hypothesize on future applications of this significant technology. NEWS BRIEFS: A PREVIEW OF NEW RESEARCH TO BE PRESENTED With an all-tim...

Columbia investigators win 2003 Gairdner International Award for research

...ement of health care. The 44th annual award honors achievements in neuroscience and immunology. "We congratulate Drs. Axel and Hendrickson on receiving this wonderful award that recognizes their remarkable achievements," says Dr. Gerald Fischbach, executive vice president for health and biomedical sciences and ...

Five UCSF faculty scientists elected to National Academy of Sciences

...us Academy for their "distinguished and continuing achievements in original research." Cornelia Bargmann studies how genetics and development of the nervous system contribute to specific behaviors. Focusing on olfaction, or the sense of smell in the tiny nematode known as C. elegans, her research has clarified ...

Jane Goodall to receive 2003 Global Environmental Citizen Award

...Citizen Award was created in 2001 to recognize the achievements of environmentalists and conservationists. Past recipients include Edward O. Wilson, Harvard University professor of biology, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and recipient of the National Medal of Science, and Harrison Ford, actor and vice chair of th...

Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Awards 2003

... the BMBF in recognition of the excellent research achievements of young scientists under the age of 33. The award...porous materials and photonic crystals. One of the achievements of Ralf Wehrsporn and his team has been to fill porous aluminium oxide with ferromagnetic materials....

Leibniz Prize winners 2003

...mised a particularly marked increase in scientific achievements as a result of additional support. This year - as ...ize to Gerhard Huisken, the DFG is recognizing the achievements of one of the top researchers in the world, who works in the field where pure mathematics overlaps w...

Peering inside a blood vessel

...hly detailed images of blood vessels. His previous achievements include developing a new MRI technique used to diagnose blood-vessel disease in more than a half-million patients worldwide each year. Now he's trying to further refine the techniques, using double and triple the strength of magnetic fields used in ...

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