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Dramatic decline of California native frog linked to introduced trout in mountain lakes

...s study is fabulous and of tremendous importance," agreed David Graber, senior science advisor to Kings Canyon and Sequoia national parks. He said that the parks are now engaged in a 10-year "management experiment" to see if removing fish from 11 high-elevation lakes will bring back frog populations. So far...

Gene-based screen sorts cancer cases, say Stanford researchers

... by most medical labs, the research groups haven't agreed on which genes should be part of those screens. Levy and his colleagues narrowed the list of potentially informative genes down to the 36 most likely candidates. They then analyzed how active those genes were in 66 tumor samples from people with diff...

K-State soil carbon sequestration research playing role in climate change efforts

... representatives from the United States and Canada agreed to expand and intensify their cooperative efforts in the development of integrated carbon cycle research. The efforts are toward building a coordinated North American Carbon Program. The working group was established by the United States and Canadia...

S.C. hospitals and universities form statewide health research collaborative

...d by the effort. Freeman, Greenberg and Sorensen agreed that today's announcement goes far beyond business as usual. "Academics in action benefits communities. The transfer of knowledge from research being done at our hospitals and universities to private business fuels the wellbeing of our communities," ...

Gulf of Maine Ocean Data Partnership announced

...gal blooms. To date, organizations that have agreed to enter into this data sharing effort as signatories to the Gulf of Maine Ocean Data Partnership are: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans; Centre for Marine Biodiversity; Coastal Ocean Observation and Analysis, Univ...

A fly (genome) like any other fly

... The University of California and Affymetrix have agreed that software developed as part of the grant will be open source, Langley said. The data generated by the project will be publicly released on the Web on the day it is produced....

Vanderbilt doctors use Viagra to treat infants with pulmonary hyptertension

...experienced in the use of Viagra in children. They agreed that because of Hartley's specific symptoms and circumstances, Viagra would be a good option." Within a day of the cath-lab procedure that brought them such bad news about their son's condition, Krista and James Wilson met with Moore. Moore told the...

Better techniques needed to predict earthquake hazards, UC study finds

...tant vice president for facilities administration, agreed that the site-specific studies provide geotechnicians with a "broader set of data" to use in analyzing construction projects. "This whole (seismic analysis) area is a big black hole," Bocchicchio said. "It's the weak link scientifically in the build...

State of the Planet 2004

...nd poor nations. The Millennium Development Goals, agreed by all of the world's governments, are critically ... Millennium Development Goals, the internationally agreed targets for poverty reduction by the year 2015. The needed financial assistance from the rich countr...

'Telling people what they want to believe'

...ites that he and Atkins diet creator Robert Atkins agreed "that many Americans eat excessive amounts of processed foods high in simple carbohydrates," which people can consume in large quantities without feeling full. But even though they "agreed on the diagnosis," Ornish writes, the two "disagreed about th...

Policy review in Science calls for Bush Administration to protect wild salmon

...NMFS did not appeal the District Court ruling, but agreed to review their policies and specifically report on 8 currently listed populations by March 31, 2004. The science for those reviews has been virtually complete for almost a year, but NMFS' policy-makers have delayed. NMFS is now petitioning to have t...

Aeras partners with Crucell to develop TB vaccine

...of candidate tuberculosis (TB) vaccines. Aeras has agreed to provide Crucell up to USD$2.9 million contingent upon meeting certain development milestones, for development of TB vaccine candidates. The Crucell-Aeras TB vaccine program will focus on improvement of the only currently available TB vaccine...

Office Depot partners with Conservation Organizations to incorporate science into paper procurement

...ernational. The participating organizations have agreed to apply their complementary strengths, geographic presence, program scope, scientific knowledge and experience to achieve measurable conservation outcomes in temperate, tropical and boreal regions of the world where wood fiber production for paper p...

Support needed for elderly breast cancer patients and for independent academic research

...ext two years. Clinicians, scientists and patients agreed the Hamburg Statement at the end of a five-day conference at which they heard about the latest developments in breast cancer, the most frequent cause of cancer death among European women. Participants underlined the importance of independent academic...

Stanford study questions identity of alleged Romanov bones

... expert at the Hoover Institution at Stanford, who agreed that the Romanov verdict was worth re-examining. Months later, Knight went to New York to procure a small wooden case containing a finger of Grand Duchess Elisabeth. Since the 1982 opening of Elisabeth's coffin in Jerusalem, the finger had been prese...

Desert science center aims to bridge rift between Jordan and Israel

...tudents, the governments of Jordan and Israel have agreed to set aside 150 acres along their border for the construction of a major environmental research center that will be operated in collaboration with Stanford University and Cornell University. Groundbreaking for the new Bridging the Rift Center will t...

New 'Understanding Evolution' Web site provides one-stop-shop for nation's science teachers

...n. After many brainstorming sessions, they finally agreed on a concise and compact definition: descent with modification, both in the short run, as gene frequency changes from generation to generation (microevolution), and over many generations, leading to new species (macroevolution). This definition disti...

GM nation? Public debate: a valuable experiment

... on our health. However four in ten or more also agreed that GM crops could hold a range of future benefits, for the environment (44%), consumers (45%), and those in developing countries (56%). There were very high levels of agreement (79%) that organisations separate from government are needed to regula...

Equine cloning's triple play sheds light on calcium, cell signaling, human disease

...embryo division," said Woods. Woods' collaborators agreed to try stimulating embryonic development by increasing calcium concentrations in the surrounding medium. Dr. Dirk Vanderwall, UI assistant professor of animal and veterinary science, and Dr. Ken White, Utah State University professor of animal, dairy...

Collaborative research initiative aims to cut drug development time in half

...or of Neurology at the University of Chicago, have agreed to a collaborative research plan that links the research activities of these five major university laboratories in conducting the most advanced research on various aspects of myelin--the protective coating surrounding the nerve fibers of the brain an...

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