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Guidelines For Next Generation Of Environmental Policy

...h U.S. leadership, the idea of charging both giant corporations andindividuals for pollution that drifts beyond local borders could be establishedas the cornerstone of worldwide environmental control, he says. The book1srecommendations for the global arena include: Narrowing the international environme...

Computer Models Find Cost-Effective Solutions For Species Preservation

... of Cincinnati computer modelalready used by major corporations to plan efficient distributionnetworks is now being used by conservation researchers to studythe most cost-effective plans for species preservation. In a paper to be published in Science Friday, March 27,University of Cincinnati researcher Jeffrey Ca...

Flexibility In Cutting Toxic Releases Yields Dividends

...ntal initiatives "havebeen effective in motivating corporations to undertake self-regulated effortsto improve their environmental performance," Khanna and Damon concludedin a paper published by the U. of I. Program in Environmental and ResourceEconomics. Moreover, the 33/50 program led to a positive change in th...

Biotech Creates New Solutions And New Problems

...as led to increasing dominance by asmall number of corporations in these fields. Such industrywide changes signal aprofound shift in the ownership of life forms and the recombinant DNA toolsneeded to manipulate them. These changes present problems both for growers ofmajor crops, who find they have an increasingly...

1999 Spring Meeting: Information For Media Representatives

...de of news media, publishing houses, andfor-profit corporations must register at the main registration desk and pay theappropriate fees. Eligible persons are encouraged to pre-register via the form at the end of thismessage. It may be returned by e-mail, fax, or mail. While supplies last,pre-registrants will rec...

Media Advisory: The Geological Society of America 1999 Annual Meeting

...de of news media, publishing houses, andfor-profit corporations must register at the main registration desk and pay theappropriate fees. Eligible persons are encouraged to pre-register online via GSA's web site, http://www.geosociety.org/meetings/99/media.htm . The deadline for mediapre-registration is October 1...

CU-Boulder professor documents controversial history of Rocky Flats

...government. It is about the government andprivate corporations that were involved in questionable and even dangerousproduction practices; loyal plant managers and workers; and citizen activistswho challenged the plant's very existence. It is also about a community that profited from thousands of jobs and contrac...

AGU 1999 Fall Meeting -- Information for media representatives

...f news media, publishing houses, and of for-profit corporations must register at the main registration desk and pay the appropriate fees. 5. Press Field Trip on Sunday, December 12 The U.S. Geological survey is graciously providing its research vessel, Polaris, for a cruise on San Francisco Bay, on Sunday...

Delivering the fruits of biotechnology to the developing world: Institute for Global Health sponsors global health forum, February 18-21

...boration with Stanford University, andwith leading corporations and organizations in the Bay Area. The Instituteconducts research, develops and evaluates policy, provides high-level training,and forges consensus on joint action among leading scientists and policy makersfrom all parts of the world. Global Health ...

2000 Spring Meeting press registration

...f news media, publishing houses, and of for-profit corporations must register at the main registration desk and pay the appropriate fees. As noted above, the book of meeting abstracts will be sent to press registrants who request it. Others will receive it, along with the program book, when they first check in at...

Environmental quality gains require major policy changes

...tist, traces changes occurring in the way American corporations handle environmental issues. Since the late 1980s,...a burden and attempt to minimize costs, most large corporations and many smaller ones now consider environmental protection as a necessary part of total quality man...

Putting a price tag on paradise

Conservationists and corporations often do not see eye to eye An environmentalist may argue that a rainforest should be protected for its inherent beauty, while a logging company executive might claim that its real worth lies in its cut timber. With such a wide range of opinion, i...

Geological Society of America: Annual Meeting 2000

...e of news media, publishing houses, and for-profit corporations must register at the main registration desk and pay the appropriate fees. Eligible persons are encouraged to pre-register online via GSAs web site, http://www.geosociety.org/meetings/2000/mediaform.pdf . The deadline for media pre-registration i...

Collecting research data on computer wave of future, UT Southwestern researchers report in JAMA

...ied the many security techniques used by banks and corporations currently doing secure business and credit card transactions over the Internet, added more security levels for medical applications and described a step-by-step recipe for building it." Setting up such a secure medical Web site costs between $20,00...

Scientists discuss ecological forecasting

...k pointed out that government agencies and private corporations already produce short-term forecasts of commodities, pest outbreaks, fish stocks, and market trends. Similarly, we depend on weather forecasting. With all its limitations, weather forecasting is institutionalized globally due to its invaluable contri...

Veterinary College Molecular Diagnostic Lab's focus has implications for human health, goal of private development

...ons of disease and may ultimately lead to spin-off corporations in the private sector, according to Mark Crisman, associate professor in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. Crisman, along with Steven Holladay, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, and Lioudmi...

AFAR launches new aging research website Infoaging.org, new Yankelovich poll supports need for aging information

... Funds for the AFAR grants come from foundations, corporations and individuals. See email...

Museum dinosaur labs draw international researchers

...ology budget -- except his salary -- is donated by corporations or individuals. Emily Rayfield is a scientist from the University of Cambridge in England. She contacted the Horners a couple of years ago because of her interest in the skull of a meat-eating dinosaur from the late Jurassic Period. The Museum of th...

Geologists explore beach nourishment controversies, groundwater quality, and Blue Ridge mountain issues

...e of news media, publishing houses, and for-profit corporations must pay the appropriate fees. Register at the main meeting registration desk at the Sheraton Capital Center (third-floor mezzanine, adjacent to the Oak Forest Ballroom) where you will receive a name badge and the program/abstract book. Registration ...

New software streamlines the search for disease-causing genes

... organization underwritten by major pharmaceutical corporations with the goal of identifying all the major SNPs in the human genome. "Everyone knows SNPs are important, but no one knows what to do with them," Usuka observes. "So far, the consortium has identified 1.42 million SNPs in humans. In less than a year w...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery ... attention-deficit disorders. , This discovery opens up the ... or suppress a specific brain activity that the ... , The Journal of Neuroscience has ... John McDonald, an associate professor of psychology and ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly ... those with no inflammation, according to results of a ... Kimmel Cancer Center. , The link between persistent inflammation ... high-grade prostate cancer those with a Gleason score ... the most aggressive and rapidly growing prostate cancers. , ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... of Experimental Biology and Medicine a ... and Paul Kenis in the Institute of Genomic ... of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work on ... variety of cell functions including energy metabolism, signaling, ... in regulating normal cellular behavior, redox status has ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... biology team has created a new technology for ... could travel the body and selectively target cancer ... biological devices that monitor and modify human physiology ... However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers to build ... and respond in a customized fashion. , "The ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... one in five infants in the United States annually ... several months after birth. Research into probiotic use for ... April 1, 2014 issue of the British Medical ... "Probiotics and Infant Colic," concluding that the use of ... did not reduce crying or fussing in infants ...
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