Tag: "discussion" at biology news
Ozone 'Chat Room' Provides Real-Time Air-Quality Research
...visit the website daily, and there is nearly daily discussion
on the information and ideas presented. Moreover, the data can be downloaded from CAPITA and used for other research, and specialized databases can be generated. The website address is: http://capita.wustl.edu/otag/ . Finding The Culprit "We pr...
Guidelines For Human Germ-Line Interventions Topic Of AAAS Forum
... and clinical overview of germ-line genetherapy, a discussion
of therapeutic v. enhancement applications, a presentationon the history and status of religious involvement in germ-line issues, andpanel discussions on both scientific freedom and responsibility issues andethical and religious issues related to ger...
Epic Of Evolution Conference Brings Science And Religion Together November 12-14
...during the three-day conference,each followed by a discussion
between participants and with the audience. Eightgeneral topics will be covered, including cosmic origins; the evolution of lifeon Earth; Darwin and Neo-Darwinism; the evolution of morality and ethics; andthe evolution of culture, society, and relig...
Genetics Debate Suffers From Misinterpretation, Scholar Says
...ety.""First-hand familiarity of the material under discussion
is an elementseemingly lacking in the commentary that has appeared." The Genetica issue goes beyond the best-selling 1994 book by HarvardUniversity psychologist Richard J. Hernstein (who has since died) and politicalscientist Charles Murray, Hirsch ...
Plasminogen-related Growth Factors
... factors (HGF/SF and HGFl/MSP) Discussion General discussion
I Evolution of plasminogen and plasminogen-relat...factor/scatter factor (HGF/SF) Discussion General discussion
II HGF/SF activation Cleavage of pro-MSP to active MSP D. B. Rifkin, P....
Transposable Elements May Have Had A Major Role In The Evolution Of Higher
...yet their role has been the subject ofconsiderable discussion
and even controversy. The question remains: Aretransposable elements merely self-replicating "junk" DNA as some researcherssuspect, or do they contribute to the function and evolution of the organisms inwhich they reside? Now, a molecular b...
The Cloning of Humans On The Adoption Model: Penn Bioethicist Will Present A Model For Future Laws Involving Human Cloning
...stem, nowhere is this fact moreevident than in the discussion
of cloning. At the annual meeting of theAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science held in Philadelphia,Dr. McGee will present his views on this issue and present standards for aregulatory model designed to ensure the welfare of a cloned chi...
Curing Malaria, Controlling Mosquitoes Symposium Set For AAAS Meeting
...nation of a debate that began as an onlineInternet discussion
last fall among experts who are trying to find a cure fordrug-resistant forms of malaria, investigating ways to control the breeding ofmosquitoes, and developing transmission-blocking vaccines for malaria. The AAAS annual meeting will take pl...
Leftover Fetal Cells May Affect Development Of Scleroderma
...equently perform bone marrow transplants, and much discussion
revolvesaround GVHD, which, by definition, she says, is chimerism. Moreover, clinicallyGVHD looks like scleroderma. Then two years ago, Dr. Bianchireported that fetal cells can persist in the mother's circulation up to 27 yearsafter pregnancy. "Wh...
Pharmacogenesis: Postgenomic Drug Discovery Through Developmental Biology
...in her keynote address. In addition, a roundtable discussion
willinclude Rachel Leheny, Ph.D., senior biotechnology analyst at Hambrecht & Quiston "Building The Business Infrastructure." The conference will also featurediscussions by top scientists and industry leaders including: Doros Platika, M.D., Preside...
2nd International Bioerosion Workshop To Be Held At Harbor Branch Oceanographic
Institution March 30-April 3, 1998
...ley in September of 1996; and, finally, tocontinue discussion
begun in Denmark by Klaus Vogel on the present state ofknowledge of bioerosion. The workshop will consist of a series of talks,posters and field trips. Local field trips will include visits to sabellaridworm reefs, to exposures of Pleistocene limes...
Predictions For The 21st Century
...ety, on March 29. WHAT: Presidential Event: Panel discussion
on Challenges for Chemistry in the 21st Century WHEN: Sunday, March 29, 8:00 a.m. -m 12:00 noon WHERE: Dallas Convention Center Room D262, Level 2 PANELISTS: Dr. Marye Anne Fox -- University of Texas, Austin Dr. Richard Zare -- Stanford Un...
American Museum Of Natural History Holds Symposium On Biodiversity And Human Health Issues
...omised, ordestroyed. The public is invited to the discussion
of these issues and of theirimplications for resou...t of freshwater and marine ecosystem services, and discussion
of theimpact of biodiversity on a range of subjects, from mental health toagriculture. Speakers in...
AAAS Cautiously Optimistic Of R & D Budget; Warns Of Slant Toward Health Research And Reliance On Tobacco Settlement
...ute of Medicine. The April 22 forum will feature a discussion
of theCOSEPUP report, Observations on the FY 1999 Federal Science and TechnologyBudget, which will be included in the full AAAS report. AAAS is the world's largest federation of scientists with 143,000 members andnearly 300 affiliated science and e...
IFT/NCFST Symposium To Address Safety Of Fresh Produce
... symposium will conclude on Thurs., May 14, with a discussion
ofintervention strategies and future directions in... technology, IFTbrings sound science to the public discussion
of food issues....
3,500 Earth And Space Scientists To Report Latest Findings At Boston Meeting
...ed to registered meeting participants. The discussion
of Boston's earthquake risks will be part of a series ofpresentations on earthquake hazards in eastern and central United States theafternoon of Wednesday, May 27. On Friday afternoon, May 29, ocean scientists will discuss progress inthe Bos...
Health Effects Of Consuming Alcohol, Dairy Foods, And Iron-Fortified Products ToBe Debated
...g a healthclaim approved by the FDA, followed by a discussion
of the National DairyCouncil's potential pursuit of a health claim for dairy foods. Iron deficiency anemia is the most prevalent nutritional disorder in theworld, affecting a billion people, mostly women and children. "IronFortification of ...
Biggest Acoustics Meeting Ever
...(1aNSa1). Accompanying this sessionwill be a panel discussion
on this emerging area of inquiry in acoustics....
DFG To Set Up 32 New Postgraduate Research Groups - First "Virtual Research Group"
...nicate via the Internet, using teaching events and discussion
forums especially developed for this medium. In Karlsruhe, a new natural science postgraduate research group will focus on natural disasters. Engineers, economists and computer scientists will cooperate in this interdisciplinary exercise. Doctoral ca...
Models Assess Remedial Actions On Abandoned Mine Lands In Colorado
...er and Watersheds, a special sessiondevoted to the discussion
of water quality problems at the watershed scale. Land management agencies are currently charged with the task of cleaning upabandoned mine lands. Past mining activities on these lands have degradedthe water quality of streams and rivers. Effective...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10