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NCAR Scientists Trek To Africa For Biosphere-Atmosphere Chemistry Study

... many standard sensors, EXPRESSO will serve as the debut for some specialized equipment, including a new isoprene flux sampler (built by NCAR's Alan Hills) that is "the world's best," according to Klinger. Isoprene, a fast-reacting chemical emitted by trees, plays an important role in the atmosphere's over...

Study Shows Zebra Mussels Can Colonize Sand And Mud

...f supporting the animals. Since their Great Lakes debut in the mid-1980s, researchers believedthat these tiny freshwater bivalves could only colonize hard, underwatersurfaces such as rocks, clams and runoff pipes. The new findings are reportedthis week in the journal Nature . “In terms of potential...

Fish Farmers Must Learn Zebra Mussel Prevention From A To Z

...ng forward to the 10th anniversary of the American debut of the zebra mussel and looking back at the tens of millions of dollars of damage the miniature mollusk has inflicted on industrial and municipal water users, it's no wonder aquaculture managers are wondering when it's their turn. Illinois-Indiana Se...

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Develop Nation's First Robotic Tour Guide For The Dinosaur Hall At Pittsburgh's Carnegie Museum Of Natural History

...er, leading to a second-generation robot that will debut at the museum inthe fall. The company plans to advance the navigation system and develop thefirst pieces of interactive capabilities. "Nearly a century ago, steel magnate Andrew Carnegie pioneered inexcavating and displaying dinosaurs at the...

PSA To Debut At National Oceans Conference

A new public service announcement will make its debut at the National OceansConference in Monterey June 11 - 12. The theme of the PSA, narrated by American Oceans Campaign President Ted Danson,is connections. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is sponsoring this30-second PSA, w...

Harbor Branch Web Developers Bring Adventures @Sea To Every Desktop

...itions for the new site, which is called @SeaR.The debut mission, webcast from the 204-foot HBOI Research Vessel SEWARDJOHNSON, will chronicle lemon shark research with Dr. Gruber off the coast ofBrazil. Mark Carroll, an expert scuba diver with degrees in marine biology andphotojournalism will be the corr...

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

...com will be covering the mission in tandem." The debut mission,webcast from the 204-foot HBOI Research Vessel SEWARD JOHNSON, will chroniclelemon shark research with Dr. Gruber off the coast of Brazil. Mark Carroll, anexpert scuba diver with degrees in marine biology and photojournalism will bethe corre...

Flatworms Are Oldest Living Ancestors To Those Of Us With Right And Left Sides, Reported In The 19 March Issue Of Science

...implies that bilateral organisms began makingtheir debut on Earth earlier than previously thought. The finding is reported inthe 19 March issue of Science . Researchers agree that the first multicellular animals had circular shapes thatwere "radially symmetrical," just like the jellyfish or sea anemones o...

Physicist says women could vault to new Olympic records

Just as women's pole vaulting makes its debut at the upcoming Olympic 2000 games in Sydney, Australia, a physicist from the University of Texas says women are poised to make even bigger leaps in the record books. Cliff Frohlich, who has written articles on sports physics in the American Journal...

Cloned pig debuts in Science, sets the stage for organ transplants

...Dolly, in the ranks of the barnyard cloned. Xena's debut is reported in the 18 August issue of the international journal, Science . Xena's name underscores one hope for the future of pig cloning-the use of these animals in xenotransplantation, where pigs would be donors of genetically modified organ...

Discovery of 'tidal giant'--a new Egyptian dinosaur--reported in Science

... its discoverers call "dinosaur heaven," makes its debut in the 1 June issue of the international journal Science . Dubbed Paralititan stromeri , the dinosaur is one of the largest ever discovered from the Cretaceous period (about 146 to 65 million years ago) in Africa, and may be the second most massive...

Lead by example to get your kids to eat right, experts say

...wer is on an interactive CD-ROM that will make its debut at the annual national Parents as Teachers conference in St. Louis from April 26 to 29. The CD-ROM will guide parent educators from across the country in ways to teach adults that the best way to encourage their young children to choose healthy foods...

Diet study focus of TAES research in effort to help save giant panda

...t the rare animal. The pair will make their public debut at the zoo April 25 following a mandatory acclimation period. There are thought to be fewer than 1,000 giant pandas left in the wild, making it one of the most endangered species on the planet. The pair at the Memphis Zoo is the fourth pair of panda...

JGI launches community sequencing program

...'s most powerful DNA sequencing facilities for the debut of DOE's Community Sequencing Program (CSP). "The primary goal of the CSP is to provide a world-class sequencing resource for expanding the diversity of disciplines -- geology, oceanography, and ecology, among others--that can benefit from the appl...

Scientists discover where snakes lived when they evolved into limbless creatures

...ies of lizards has revealed that snakes made their debut on the land, not in the ocean. The discovery resolves a long-smoldering debate among biologists about whether snakes had a terrestrial or a marine origin roughly 150 million years ago--a debate rekindled recently by controversial research in favor ...

AAAS survey: 80 percent of adults say we're hurting oceans

...Washington State Convention & Trade Center, as the debut initiative of the AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology. The new Center was founded to forge a better understanding between researchers and the general public on the increasingly complex scientific issues that affect our daily...

Citizens, scientists and policymakers debate ways to restore ocean health at AAAS Town Hall Meeting

...protect the oceans. The town hall meeting was the debut initiative of AAAS's Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology. The new Center was founded to forge a better understanding between scientists and the general public on the increasingly complex scientific issues that affect our daily li...

New 'Understanding Evolution' Web site provides one-stop-shop for nation's science teachers

Berkeley - The debut this month of a new University of California, Berkeley, Web site devoted to evolution provides a much-needed resource for teachers as schools across the nation are being challenged to kick evolution out of the classroom or pair it with instruction in...

The birth of reproductive health: A difficult delivery

...s entering adulthood. They are making their sexual debut at ever earlier ages, against a backdrop of rising sexually-transmitted diseases and growing social conservatism, which makes clear information, frank discussion and free choice on abortion, contraception and sexual health extremely difficult." ...

Charting the future in prostate cancer care: A call to action

...f better treatments and a cure. The PCF will also debut a public service announcement campaign "It's a TEAM Approach: Prostate Cancer Treatment, Education, Awareness and Management". The PSA features golf legend Arnold Palmer, a prostate cancer survivor, who encourages a multi-disciplinary team approach ...

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