Tag: "budget" at biology news
Department of Energy 20-Year science facility plan announced
...to propose construction. These include, long-term budget
estimates, project research and development, conce...ities need to be identified within the President's budget
priorities, and any proposed projects would obviously be subject to congressional approval. A number...
IU fruit fly scientists capture $20 million grant
...f the five-year grant is not yet known because the budget
for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has not been approved by Congress and the president. But because the grant proposal received a high rating by NIH reviewers, it is likely the final approved sum will be close to what FlyBase admini...
VIDI awards: Seventy-nine young scientists start their own line of research
...ntributing the remaining 30 odd percent. The total budget
for the awards is about 47 million euro. The VIDI grant is one of the three grant forms in the Innovational Research Incentive Scheme. The other two grants are the VENI grant (for those who have recently obtained a doctorate) and the VICI grant (for ...
Real-time 'movies' will predict wildfire behavior for one hour
...ho has provided nearly $8 million through the NASA budget
over four years to support wild fire-detection research at RIT. The RIT team has two roles in its new project: -- To collect real-time data about wildfires using the airborne sensor, WASP, and ground-based sensors; and -- To use computer animation ...
Worlds protected areas suffer from $2.5 billion annual shortfall
September 12, 2003 (Durban, South Africa) The budget
shortfall for effectively maintaining the world's ...diles are poached for illegal sale. "This massive budget
shortfall means that too often, protected areas have ineffective and insufficient management, result...
UC Riverside geneticist awarded $2.4 million grant by the National Science Foundation
...ugh the use of comparative genetic maps. The grant budget
will support at UC Riverside one graduate student in the department of botany and plant sciences and one in the department of computer science, plus several other research scientists, various support personnel and a considerable amount of new equipme...
A two-lane road to ruin
... Moreover, the scientists presented an elegant low budget
solution to produce this dimeric enzyme first as a stable dimeric progranzyme and second as a double-active mature protease at in large quantities. Granzymes are obvious therapeutic targets for preventing killer cell-mediated cell damage with cell-pe...
Highway deaths highest for males Male urban squirrels, that is
...r careers in wildlife management is difficult with budget
and time constraints, yet experience with wildlife in real situations is vital. "We plan to continue to monitor marked squirrels on campus for another year," Lopez said. "In the near future, we hope to monitor squirrel reproduction with the aid of m...
System failure to blame for Walkerton, North Battleford outbreaks, says U of T study
...cente found that they share common factors such as budget
reductions at the governmental level and lack of regulatory oversight. "The weaknesses at these government and organizational levels tended to appear in both accidents," he says. "We need to do a better job of understanding how we build those high-le...
AAAS analyzes federal R&D 2004 budget
...cope with limited R&D funds, and how will the 2004 budget
affect R&D for health and general science? In a t... fears of terrorism, the president's proposed 2004 budget
sees huge funding increases for defense research and development (R&D), but allows for only a mixtur...
Red Imported Fire Ant Conference to discuss control and eradication of fire ants
...ir geographical range, which is unprecedented. But budget
cuts would undo this progress." Originally from South America, the ants thrive in moist climates or in irrigated desert habitats and quickly take up residence in lawns, golf courses, school playgrounds, parks, agricultural fields, and natural areas i...
AAAS 28th Annual Colloquium on Science and Technology
...mation on the President's research and development budget
for 2004--plus the latest information on biosecurity and readiness for biochemical threats--will be presented at the AAAS 28th Annual Colloquium on Science and Technology in Washington D.C., 10 11 April, 2003. Prominent policy analysts from governm...
New potential sites for Alzheimer's genes suggest a future of custom-designed treatment
...ful disease will likely consume the entire federal budget
by 2025." Tanzi, co-author of Decoding Darkness: The Search for the Genetic Causes of Alzheimer's Disease, noted that treatment of Alzheimer's could begin to change as early as five years from now, given a strong link between high cholesterol and ris...
UC Riverside receives $1.25 million from W. M. Keck Foundation
... The equipment will be purchased during a 19-month budget
period and is expected to greatly facilitate agricultural and medically-oriented research at UC Riverside. "We will now perform many procedures here on campus," said Brian Federici, professor of entomology and one of the three principal investigato...
Survey of Chesapeake Bay watershed residents may save the bay
...development, revenues have remained stagnant. With budget
deficits plaguing the bay region, monies for the clean-up are harder to come by. To enhance progress on cleanup of the Chesapeake Bay, the Conservation Management Institute at Virginia Tech conducted a telephone survey in March and April of 2002 of 1...
'Scientific balancing act' dominates AAAS top ten list of science policy stories for 2002
...he projected completion of the doubling of the NIH budget
in FY 2003, the Institutes, which fund mainly medi...-December, a bill to authorize doubling of the NSF budget
over five years had been passed by the House and Senate and was awaiting signature by the President....
AAAS Science Project/Unisys prize encourages student-led scientific inquiry on flight to soar
...d, New York, students will tackle both physics and budget
challenges as they attempt to " launch a probe to Mars;" Virginia teens will build their own flying craft while they examine how flight has shrunk the world's borders; Orlando, Florida, schoolchildren will literally soar over Disney World in a sm...
Sandia pursues biotechnology as new technology focus area
... about $21 million of Sandia's $1.7 billion annual budget
is devoted to biotech projects. Some $9.8 million of that goes to the three Grand Challenges and nine other LDRD projects. "We will be working in the 'sweet spots' in physical and bio areas where we have expertise and where there is the greatest need...
From moon rocks to space food: UH research spans 40 years
... of the State of Texas as a line item in the state budget
at $230,000. The general mission of the ISSO/HPSE is to advance the development of the aerospace community in the Houston area and Texas, with particular emphasis on the academic, industrial and government programs associated with the NASA Johnson Sp...
Twenty-years of long-term ecological research: National Science Foundation releases review report
...program has evolved from five sites with an annual budget
of $1.2 million into a network comprising 24 ecolo...uding two urban sites, a network office, an annual budget
of $17.8 million in FY 2002 across four NSF directorates, and some 1,100 scientists and students who...
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