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Four tourist destinations named best worldwide

...osts take tourists on bushwalks to the foot of the breathtaking Uluru, popularly known as Ayers Rock (the world's largest monolith), teach them how to make the oldest glue in the world and track wild animals, share ancient folklore, and cook local bush foods. The winner of the General Purpose Hotels and Resort...

Field Museum gives Parker/Gentry Award to Chinese conservationist

...n to being the home of incredible biodiversity and breathtaking scenic beauty, the Nu runs through the home of many diverse cultures. In fact, the Yunnan province is home to 25 of China's 55 recognized ethnic minorities. Many of these peoples, whose culture and heritage have been closely tied to the land for hund...

Bay area to get unique x-ray microscopy resource

...e of a protein. Imaging data will be collected at breathtaking speed compared with the time-consuming procedures required to collect data via electron microscopy. Obtaining a complete data set for an x-ray tomography image should require less than three minutes, compared to the days and even weeks required for ...

Global analysis finds nearly half the Earth is still wilderness

...are species and remarkable places in more than 500 breathtaking color photographs that accompany detailed information regarding the habitat, species and cultural diversity of each wilderness area. The analysis was mainly carried out over the past two years by Conservation International's Center for Applied Biodiv...

UCLA science profs awarded $1 million Howard Hughes Medical Institute grants

...ersities in 13 states. "Research is advancing at a breathtaking pace, but many university students are still learning science the same old way, by listening to lectures, memorizing facts and doing cookbook lab experiments that thousands have done before," said HHMI President Thomas R. Cech, a biochemist who conti...

Howard Hughes Medical Institute's million dollar professors

...rgraduate classroom. "Research is advancing at a breathtaking pace, but many university students are still learning science the same old way, by listening to lectures, memorizing facts and doing cookbook lab experiments that thousands have done before," says HHMI President Thomas R. Cech. "We want to empower sc...

Washington University's Sarah C. R. Elgin is one of 20 'million dollar professors'

...rgraduate classroom. "Research is advancing at a breathtaking pace, but many university students are still learning science the same old way, by listening to lectures, memorizing facts and doing cookbook lab experiments that thousands have done before," says HHMI President Thomas R. Cech. "We want to empower sc...

New HHMI program challenges research scientists to 'break the mold' in undergraduate science education

... issued the challenge. "Research is advancing at a breathtaking pace, but many college students are still learning science the same old way, by listening to lectures in large classes and memorizing facts from textbooks," he said. "We wish to empower scientists at research universities to become more involved and ...

Botanists collect, study rare Hawaiian plants

...Tourists flock to Hawaii for its lush landscape of breathtaking flora, but this summer the most remote island ecosystem in the world is serving as a living laboratory for a pair of botanists examining the origins and evolution of plant life on Earth. The Ohio University botanists, accompanied by four students, a...

Free sessions open to the public at 2001 AAAS Meeting

... Observatory. A photographer and astronomer whose breathtaking views of the universe are probably better known than he. (Continental Ballroom 4, 5 & 6) Those wishing to attend the symposia, seminars and career development workshop may register onsite for a fee. For more information on meeting r...

Harbor Branch Web Developers Team With ABC News To Bring Ocean Adventure To A Computer Near You

...sts. Two local Webdevelopers, captivated by these breathtaking stories of discovery, have launcheda new website that will bring ocean science adventures to every desktop. "We hear remarkable stories every day." says Mary Clark, Media Lab Director atHarbor Branch Oceanographic Institution. "Working at Harbor B...

Harbor Branch Web Developers Bring Adventures @Sea To Every Desktop

...sts. Two local Webdevelopers, captivated by these breathtaking stories of discovery, have launcheda new website that will bring ocean science adventures to every desktop. "We hear remarkable stories every day." says Mary Clark, Media Lab Director atHarborBranch Oceanographic Institution. "Working at Harbor Br...

ASU Professor Helps In Fight To Protect Japanese Pika Habitat

...ion. On Japans most northern island, Hokkaido, the breathtaking snowy peaks andvalleys of Mt. Daisetsu-- a group of volcanoes whose skirt is covered by ahuge primeval forest of fir, spruce and flowersis one of the countrys onlyknown pika habitats. Sometimes called "The Roof of Hokkaido," it is herewhere governmen...

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