Tag: "awareness" at biology news
Countries find common ground to protect world's rarest gorilla
... Cross River gorilla, while promoting conservation awareness
and supporting government partners on law enforcement efforts....
Awareness of GM foods increasing, while overall support slipping
...y eating genetically modified (GM) foods, although awareness
of GM foods is growing. This, according to a nati...rmarkets. Although this represents an increase in awareness
since 2001, when a similar FPI study found that only 41% of respondents knew that GM foods were avai...
UCSD, VA and Cal-(IT) wireless technology to enhance mass casualty treatment in disasters
...onder (AFR) system designed to provide situational awareness
to providers and the command center, so that respo... "Where technology can make a big difference is in awareness
of danger zones for emergency first-responders and patients," said Theodore Chan, M.D., MMST medical...
Ethical guidelines needed before 'nutrigenomic' groceries come to market
...moral and ethical implications, backed by national awareness
campaigns and public consultations. The paper, prepared by a nine-member panel of international experts for presentation at the 2nd International Nutrigenomics Conference (Amsterdam Nov. 6-7), stops short of prescribing specific ethical guidelines fo...
New ACOG guidelines on progesterone to prevent preterm birth praised by March of Dimes
... Dimes launched a campaign to help increase public awareness
of the serious and common problem of prematurity and decrease the rate of premature birth. The ACOG Committee urges physicians to restrict the use of progesterone only to pregnant women with a documented history of a previous spontaneous preterm birt...
Whalley picked for keynote address at The Gerontological Society of America's 2003 Annual Meeting
...peculate that childhood diet, economic status, and awareness
of healthy lifestyles can contribute significantly to well being later in life. In fact, the body of Whalley's work seeks to emphasize that lifestyle is crucial in preventing the risk of mental decline later in life. He also reports that lifestyle ch...
Work begins on powering a sustainable future for the UK
...ion rates, emissions control and increasing public awareness
of environmental concerns. The multidisciplinary n...e and culture. EPSRC also actively promotes public awareness
of science and engineering. EPSRC works alongside other Research Councils with responsibility for ot...
AACR and CEO Dr. Margaret Foti receive award for raising public awareness about melanoma
...s educational programs, the AACR has raised public awareness
about the importance of prevention and early detec...le she and the AACR played in promoting the public awareness
programs of the 'Billy Foundation' through their Annual Meetings and Public Forums, and their assist...
Symposium on scientific misconduct
...scientific system. The initial aim is to increase awareness
of good scientific practice among scientists and academics and thus prevent misconduct from the outset. In this context, it was stressed that researchers in leading positions have an obligation to assume responsibility in providing for and supervisi...
Even more 'couch potatoes' in Brazil than in the United Statesbut theyre starting to move
... done in the state of So Paulo has found a growing awareness
of the program and its key messages as well as increases in the proportion of people who are physically active. The program has spread to other states of Brazil, and similar programs have been established by groups in 11 other countries of Latin Amer...
Latest knowledge on plant cell-wall biology in new book
...e of plant-cell research has resulted in a growing awareness
of the critical role of plant cell walls in a broad range of developmental events, adding strength and diversity to cell wall-related scientific research." An overview of current knowledge on the subject, the book examines the rapidly growing number ...
Expedition will retrace legendary Steinbeck-Ricketts voyage to the Sea of Cortez
...the 2004 expedition will be to raise international awareness
about the impact of tourism, commercial fishing and farming on a region that Ricketts and Steinbeck said was ''fairly untouched'' and ''ferocious with life'' in 1940. ''I spend a lot of time down there, and I've seen only one or two places that I sus...
Improved guidance systems for missiles will reduce collateral damage
...wanted damage. For small combat units, situational awareness
is vital. WSI Corp's InFlight system, for example, was specifically designed as an in-flight decision support aid for pilots along with the company's high-quality weather information systems. Its lightweight receiver can operate at up to 55,000 feet ...
Scripps Research receives $3 million anonymous donation
...e. It is my hope that by generating greater public awareness
and additional financial support for biomedical and clinical research, future generations of families will be spared from the devastating affects of this disease." "We are very grateful for this extraordinary donation, " said TSRI President Richard ...
Hopkins researchers identify transplantation antigens among Sioux Indians
...olunteered to be in this study, we hope that their awareness
of the value of tissue compatibility may make the message of donation more welcome," says Mary S. Leffell, Ph.D., lead study author and professor and director of the Hopkins laboratory. "Our study provides the first look at the HLA proteins and alle...
OHSU-led research examines role of copper, iron in diseases
...e new century. "There's definitely an increased awareness
of the importance of metal ions in the general medical research community," Blackburn said. "We have had a lot of interest from colleagues who realize the importance of these metals." Menkes and Wilson's diseases are just two examples of diseases...
Medical students inadequately prepared for clinical rotations, caring for chronically ill
...highest importance ratings to screening for abuse, awareness
of patients' sociocultural perspectives and protec...izing risk factors for nutritional deficiency; and awareness
of ethical issues in end-of-life care. However, only two were included in required activities by a ...
The Lions of Tsavo: Exploring the Legacy of Africa's Notorious Man-eaters
... in Kenya live in close proximity with people, our awareness
of interspecies conflict is more than ever a matter of public concern and a priority among international conservation agencies." Two Tsavo lions are famous for having killed and eaten as many as 135 railway workers in 1898-1899, halting the constru...
AGI announces the winners of Earth Science Week 2003 contests
...oscience education, and strives to increase public awareness
of the vital role the geosciences play in society's use of resources and interaction with the environment. More information about AGI can be found at http://www.agiweb.org . The Institute also provides a public-outreach web site, http://www.earthsc...
Gulf between rich, poor will grow if high-profile nanotechnology opponents prevail: ethics experts
...o commission and collect research results, promote awareness
of the potential applications of NT for development, create new regulatory regimes (or build upon existing ones) for managing NT's risks and promoting global public goods, and provide a forum for all stakeholders government, industry, academe and ci...
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