Tag: "atlas" at biology news
Crater Chain On Two Continents Points To Impact From Fragmented Comet: 214Million Year-Old Event Corresponds With Mass Extinction
...leogeographic Atlas Project, which is compiling an atlas
of thepaleogeography and paleoclimate of the world as it changed over the past 500million years, had that kind of information at his fingertips. I get these kinds of requests all the time, said Rowley,so at first I didnt think...
Some Atlantic Coast Beaches Are Shrinking While Florida's Beaches Better Off Than Most
... The researchers, who used the data to create an atlas
outlining theshoreline change for each county, discovered "a lot of surprising things,"Dean said. Among the most significant of their findings is that beaches onFlorida's east coast are increasing in size on average at the rate of about4 inches each ...
Spring meeting press conferences
...ca will describe an unusual county-wide geological atlas
used to prevent groundwater degradation.Panel: Jill S. Schneiderman, Associate Professor of Geology and Geography, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York David Applegate, Director of Government Affairs & Acting Editor, Geotimes, American Geologic...
Two distinguished Rutgers chemists named Biophysical Society Fellows
...an international computer-based, three-dimensional atlas
of biological macromolecules available to researchers worldwide via the Internet. It provides an essential resource for genetic research, for drug design, and for understanding the causes, effects and treatment of disease. She was selected as a ...
New information for managing invasive species and marine reserves at the start of the 'International Biodiversity Observation Year'
...graphical Information Systems to produce the first atlas
of marine life, scientists and researchers involved withIBOY will report on projects ranging from surveys of life in the canopies of tropical forests to the frozen soil of the Antarctic to the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. Jeffrey McNeely, Chief Scie...
AAAS atlas shows human impact on environment
...001 The AAAS announced today the publication of an atlas
that graphically illustrates the link between popu...ening the key resources on which we depend." The atlas
demonstrates, "the cross connections between human and natural environmental factors in determining ...
Dynamic brain atlas may help diagnose patients using advanced brain scans
...diologists to compare a patients scan with a brain atlas
customised to that patient, which has been dynamic...computer system with a dynamically generated brain atlas
customised to that patient. This brain atlas
will show the normal range of size and shape of brain s...
Seven CD-ROM global GIS data set available from AGI
... analyses using the GIS software provided with the atlas
or using commercially available ArcView software. ...asia, South Asia, and the South Pacific. The world atlas
on DVD-ROM will be available in mid-2003. The Global GIS Series is available from AGI at a list pric...
Grant of powerful computer to Rutgers-Newark will increase understanding of brain activity
...fference when trying to create a generalized brain atlas
a task that Hanson believes is futile. And depending on how a person uses his or her brain, the Brodmann's areas can also change over time. "The motor skills region of someone like [retired tennis champion] Pete Sampras that are related to wrist and...
GenSAT (Gene Expression Nervous System Atlas) project announced
...eth Hatten, Ph.D., are well under way on a genetic atlas
of the mammalian brain that provides unprecedented... single gene among the 150 currently on our public atlas
that has been studied in the range of detail that we have provided. If biologists tend to explore th...
Gene-expression atlas will provide new direction for brain and spinal-cord studies
...nes into live mice, researchers have created a new atlas
that will quite literally light the way for neuros...s system (CNS). The researchers who developed the atlas
said it would enable scientists to determine when and where specific genes are switched on in the CN...
Major boost for European zebrafish research
...all project data in a three-dimensional anatomical atlas
of zebrafish development, linked with the relevant gene activities. This database will be accessible through the project web site ( www.zf-models.org ) and will be open to scientists and the interested public world-wide....
A unique new atlas
of the Adirondack Park--the largest protected area...Syracuse University and the Adirondack Museum, the atlas
is the culmination of six years of effort by WCS's Adirondack Communities and Conservation Program. ...
$2.7 million grant to support creation of virtual zebrafish atlas
...t the creation of a virtual zebrafish microanatomy atlas
for the international research community. The comp... of experiments in my laboratory a decade ago. The atlas
will make it possible for us to share our detailed zebrafish anatomy, from any point in its lifespan...