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US Women scientists from Latin America to encourage colleagues from south
...d make them seek mentors and money that would help earn
them the PhDs they would need to become full-fledged researchers. Now, with years of successful work behind them, Sabelli, Espinosa and Coloma, all of whom live and work in California, have been chosen to tell their stories at a meeting of scientists...
Ecologist Gretchen Daily advocates saving the planet by making conservation profitable
...ural assets have to pay and those who protect them earn
a profit? We still think of conservation basically as something to do for moral or aesthetic reasons not for survival and certainly not for profit, Daily says. She points out that now is the time to re-think traditional approaches to conservation by...
Conservation International and Starbucks announce new coffee sourcing guidelines
...t the sustainability guidelines, and suppliers who earn
more points in the program will receive higher purchasing preference when Starbucks purchases green coffee. As part of its long-standing practice of paying premium prices for coffee, Starbucks will provide up to ten cents per pound in additional prem...
AAAS jobs survey shows continuing salary growth in the life sciences sector, but women still earn less
...7 percent between May 2000 and May 2001, but women earn
nearly one-third less than men, according to a sur...und $96,000. But, male life scientists in academia earn
median salaries that are 32-percent higher, on average, than salaries for women ($94,000 versus $72,...
New HHMI program challenges research scientists to 'break the mold' in undergraduate science education
...nent research scientists who helped the university earn
its reputation. The 2001 National Survey of Student Engagement reports that only 25 percent of seniors across all majors at doctoral-intensive universities work with professors on research outside of course requirements. (George D. Kuh, professor o...
Breast-fed babies less likely to be overweight children, teens
...steem, and on average fare less well in school and earn
less as young adults. They also are much more likely to grow into obese adults who face serious health consequences, such as heart disease, diabetes and arthritis. "Once present, obesity is hard to treat," Gillman says. "For these reasons, preventio...
National Cancer Institute designates Vanderbilt-Ingram a Comprehensive Cancer Center
...d. I'm proud that Vanderbilt has worked so hard to earn
this distinction, and I'm pleased that the NCI has...f Vanderbilt's commitment to fight cancer." To earn
designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, a facility must undergo a competitive review process a...
Pauling Centenary to recognize scientist, humanitarian
...lds molecules together work that would eventually earn
him his first Nobel Prize in 1954. "Pauling revolu...treaties of the 1960s, Lawson said. And they would earn
Pauling his second Nobel Prize in 1963, for peace. Pauling is the only person who has ever received ...
Rice research another step forward for green revolution
...antly increase the income rice farmers are able to earn
from the same area of land, researchers say. Rice is a primary food and leading source of caloric intake for more than half of the world's population, and is clearly the most important single food crop on Earth. But rice production has historically s...
Freedom of information - The impact of free access on biomedical science
...the conference. "If they are going to continue to earn
their existence, they must find new ways to serve the scientific community. But does "freedom of information" mean information for free? This conference will be a very important forum to discuss this issue." The conference will be held on the 6-7 Jul...
Home owners may sleep better because student overcame her fear of insects
...er in the field collecting bugs. Cannon went on to earn
a bachelor's degree in biology from Queens College andbecome a graduate student in the entomology department at Virginia Tech. After doing her master's degree research on the wintering behavior of carpenterants, Cannon decided to bring the insects i...
Fat In Spite Of Hard Farm Work - Tracking Down Obesity
...n children, have the same socio-economic statusand earn
their living by farming. Their everyday life is dominated by hardmanual labour, because instead of tractors they use mules, drive in carriagesinstead of cars and refuse to use electricity. For the Amish obesity is ordained by God, and only stout men ...
Hopkins Study Shows Languishing Addictions Drug Really Works
...Jones, Ph.D., one of the investigators. "They can earn
a living more easily while continuing to receive treatment." To test LAAM, researchers gave 180 heroin-addicted volunteers either low-, medium-, or high-dose schedules, phasing in the drug over 17 days. They then looked at a combination of drug t...
CU Team Develops New Techniques For Repair Of Bone And Cartilage
...eth's recent research has been promising enough to earn
her aprestigious David and Lucille Packard Fellowship for $500,000 over five years, aNational Institutes of Health FIRST Award for $500,000 over five years and a$210,000 Career Award from the National Science Foundation....
Largest Generation Of Adolescents Faces Reproductive Health Risks
...ic finds that poor adolescent mothers workmore and earn
less than do other mothers, and the timing of their childbearingis directly related to their children's nutritional status. Mayra Buvinic is Chief, Social Development Division, Inter-American DevelopmentBank, Washington DC The Health Consequences ...
Yale Announces New Biotech Firm
...r in technologytransfer. In fact, Yale expects to earn
$35 million this year from itsscientific discoveri...ance andextend lives. Yale also expects to earn
significant royalties this year from aLyme disease vaccine being developed by SmithKline Beecham, wh...
A New Biochemical Link Established Between Stress, Sex And Dominance
...ghtest fish becomes dominant. Instead, a fish must earn
his bright "macho" colors by proving to himself and others that he can control and defend a patch of food-laden gravel. Those males that prove themselves Fernald and his students call them "territorial" experience a dramatic transforma...
... tent catepillars. However, the Cornell study did earn
naked mole-rats one mark of distinction: Their newly identified recruitment chirp, issued by the food-bearing scouts on the way to the nest, brings to 18 the total number of different vocalizations. That gives naked mole-rats the largest vocal repe...