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British scientists exclude 'maverick' colleagues, says report

Scientists in Britain tend to exclude controversial 'maverick' colleagues from their community to ensure they do not gain scientific legitimacy, new research has shown....... A Cardiff University study has found that British scientists' attitudes differ considerably from those of their counterparts in Sweden, when managing dissent. ...... The research, by Lena Eriksson, a Swedish researcher in t...

Hebrew University, German and British researchers develop means to help stress sufferers

Try as we may to suppress memories of highly stressful experiences, they nevertheless come back to bother us even causing attacks of intense fear or other undesirable behavioral impairments. ...Now, a group of German, Israeli and British scientists and students have found that a gene-based approach offers promise for development of a treatment that can suppress these reactions, while not impai...

British Antarctic Survey wins environment award

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS), is winner of a national "Green Apple" Gold environmental award for the successful removal of an old waste dump from Antarctica. ...... The Green Apple Awards were presented at The House of Commons yesterday (6 November) at a prize-winning ceremony hosted by The Rt. Hon. Patricia Hewitt MP, Secretary of State for Trade & Industry and Minister for Women....... Th...

ESA Corporate Award winner 2001: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited British Columbia Coastal Forest Project Team

On Thursday, August 9, 2001 the Ecological Society of America, at its 86th Annual Meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, will present its Corporate Award to Weyerhaeuser Company Limited and its British Colombia Coastal Forest Project Team. The Corporate Award honors a company that incorporates sound ecological concepts and practices into planning and operating procedures.... ...Part of The British Colum...

BioMed Central to deposit e-journals with the British Library

The British Library has agreed to work with the BioMed Central Group to explore the issues surrounding the creation and sustainability of a permanent electronic holding within the UK's National Archive of Publications for all the research articles published in the BioMed Central ( ) family of journals. This deposit will take effect as soon as the necessary system architecture is in place at the L...

British men favour beer and fast food diet

. Dietary patterns among a national random sample of British adults.2001:55;29-37 ... A beer and fast food diet is the one eaten by most men in Britain, shows research in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Women prefer the "traditional British diet"-high in refined sugars and cereals, laden with fat, and washed down with plenty of tea.. The research team used data from the Diet...

Ecological Society of America and the British Ecological Society to meet

.Members of the media and freelance writers are invited to attend a special meeting, hosted jointly by the Ecological Society of America and the British Ecological Society (BES). The meeting will be held in Orlando, Florida and will run April 10-13, 2000. The theme is "Ecology: Achievement and Challenge." . .This event will mark the first time the two societies have met together. The three-d...

Gene that causes familial British dementia may yield clues to Alzheimer's disease

.Researchers supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) have discovered a.novel gene, which when mutated is responsible for familial British dementia.(FBD), a rare inherited disease that causes progressive dementia like that seen.in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and severe movement disorders. This.finding provides an exciting new clue to abnormal changes in the brain that lead....

Walker named a Fellow of the British Royal Society

.Alan Walker, distinguished professor of anthropology and biology at Penn State,.has been named a Fellow of the British Royal Society. Founded in 1660, the.Royal Society is an independent organization that serves as the United Kingdom's.academy of science by advising the British government and promoting the natural.and applied sciences both nationally and internationally. . .Election to the fe...

Fossils Show British Columbia Was Once 2,000 Miles South

Small sea creatures that have lain in pristine condition for eons have given a...University of Washington researcher the clearest evidence yet that about 80...million years ago a southern landmass began migrating to the north. And what...today is rainy British Columbia and chilly southern Alaska were once the sunny...climes of Baja California. ... For years scientists have been arguing abo...
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