Tag: "awareness" at biology news
Harbor Branch Web Developers Team With ABC News To Bring Ocean Adventure To A Computer Near You
...policy-makers. Online expeditions will raisepublic awareness
of threats facing the marine environment, illustrating how thehealth of our planet is inextricably linked to the state of our oceans. @Sea® isa production of The Media Lab of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution. TheMedia Lab develops innovati...
UF Researcher: Athletes Likely To Have Symptoms Of Eating Disorders
...he said. "These factors may,in a sense, raise more awareness
to the athletes, and they may be moreconscious of ...ucation of coaches and judges is the first step in awareness
andprevention of eating disorder symptoms....
Plant pathologists to discuss anti-crop bioterrorism and food security, August 1999
...rst international symposiumbeing held to create an awareness
among individuals with expertise in theagricultural scientific community to develop measures against cropbioterrorism," says Schaad. Jan Leach, Kansas State University, will discuss proposed strategies to minimizepotential threats to the U.S. food s...
'Keys to cures' -- an online expedition to the frontier of biomedical research
... and policy-makers. Onlineexpeditions raise public awareness
of threats facing the marine environment,illustrating how the health of our planet is inextricably linked to the state ofour oceans. @Sea is a production of The Media Lab of Harbor Branch OceanographicInstitution. The Media Lab develops innovative, e...
University of Florida researchers test drug from 'transgenic sheep' in study at Shands at UF teaching hospital
...obstructive pulmonary disease because of a lack of awareness
in the medical andlay community. Fewer than 5 percent of affected individuals are diagnosed andoften not until they are in their mid- to late 30s, after extensive lung damagehas caused profound disability. The median age of survival is 54. AAT is an ...
Media Advisory: The Geological Society of America 1999 Annual Meeting
... This symposium confronts head-on societal lack of awareness
of earth sciencesand its ramifications. Geoscience is at the fulcrum of environmental issues. Panels of geoscientists who have written essays for a forthcoming book ongeology's role in securing a livable future on Earth will share instances inwhich ...
Impacts of Pfiesteria: Outbreaks could substantially reduce tourism revenues, UD Sea Grant researcher says
... to prevent Pfiesteria outbreaks, and to increase awareness
of the environmentalproblem," he concludes....
NIEHS urges safety workers to prepare for Y2K false alarms and malfunctions
...n is bestbut safety teams can also benefit from an awareness
that some problems may stillslip by." The NIEHS warnings are part of a new safety awareness
handbook, trainingcourse and resource materials designed to help workers, employers and emergencyres...
As world population hits six billion, Yale experts provide insight into 21st
century environmental challenges
...l protectionwithout further delay. "The increased awareness
that environmental concerns are moving into theinternational arena will require that U.S. environmental policy be more inconcert with other nations, thus giving birth to a new field of environmentaldiplomacy," said James Gustave "Gus" Speth, dean of ...
UNC-CH marine scientist says hurricane could be catastrophic for Pamlico Sound
... may eventually come fromFloyd, including renewed awareness
of the importance of forests and wetlands aspollutant filters and recognition of the environmental risks associated withintensive agricultural and urban development in coastal river floodplains, Paerlsaid....
Awareness, quick action key to battling canine bacterial disease
...yndrome requires quick action by the pet owner and awareness
of the disease by the attending veterinarian. That's the word from Dr. Brad Fenwick, Kansas State University veterinarian who has been studying the disease since he first observed it among racing greyhounds. Little is known about transmission or prev...
Celiac disease not as uncommon as once thought, say researchers at Wake Forest
...mon as in Europe," he said. Because of a lack of awareness
of the many ways it can manifest, celiac disease has taken an average of 11 years to diagnose and patients who suffer from it are often first diagnosed with other conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome and lactose intolerance.A diagnosis of celi...
The future of planet earth: scientific challenges in the coming century
...nt technology. The 21st century will see increased awareness
that drinking water supplies are whole systems that include source-water areas, ground-water wells and surface-water intakes, treatment plants and distribution systems. USGS scientists are helping communities protect their drinking water sources by ...
Family connections feed eating disorders research
... nervosa and bulimia nervosa, and offers a greater awareness
of the family and hereditary links of the disorders. In studies of first-degree relatives of persons with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa, researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of Pittsburgh found evidence t...
UCSD-Salk Institute awards presented to Christopher Reeve, Dr. Donald Seldin, Genentech, Inc. and Dr. Dennis Slamon
...te Service Award for his tireless efforts to raise awareness
of the importance of basic research for human biol...rsonal campaign to increase public and legislative awareness
of the need to support basic research in health. Injured in an equestrian competition in 1995, Reeve...
Facial expressions are contagious
...patterns could be spontaneously evoked without the awareness
of the positive or negative stimuli. The results suggest that the initial facial reactions are controlled by rapidly operating "affect programs" that can be triggered independently of a conscious cognitive process. This supports the theory that impor...
Co-existing illnesses, high cholesterol add to suicide risk
...rd-party mental health coverage, increasing public awareness
of local services, andprotecting patient privacy may reduce these barriers to treatment," said study director Mark Olfson,M.D. (4.) Editor's Note: National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day is Wednesday, May 3. Call 1-718-239-0071 for alocal screening ...
UNC-CH bus brings mobile lab, high-tech science focus to underserved N.C. schools
...rough UNC-CH's School of Education, should broaden awareness
of the variety of excellent programs at UNC-CH and elsewhere working to strengthen science education and steer students toward careers in science. Besides UNC-CH, members of the partnership consortium are Elizabeth City State, Fayetteville State, Jo...
Fox Chase Cancer Center molecular biologist named V Foundation Scholar
... with Papa John's International to raise funds and awareness
for cancer research. From March 13th through the ...tion, The V Foundation has awarded 62 research and awareness
grants and has raised more than $12 million. For more information about The V Foundation, please cal...
Spring meeting press conferences
... Kyoto Protocol is ratified or not, the new global awareness
of carbon emissions and land use as an important i... in their campaigns and how scientists can enhance awareness
of good science in the political process. Speakers include Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Micha...
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