Tag: "economy" at biology news
Vietnamese Chemist Finds New Use For Old Cashew Shells
...ials,"said Vu. That would bring a big boost to the economy
of Vietnam, but itwould also mean long-term environmental benefits. Relying onrenewable resources rather than oil-based chemicals is a majoradvantage. And, no one will have to worry about what to do withall those leftover cashew shells anymore....
Research At New England Universities And Industries Facing Uncertain Future Under Proposed R&D Reductions
...versities in the region. Ultimately, New England's economy
and its workforce will suffer as a result of any s...es, with a $3.3 billion dollar inflow to the state economy
in FY 1994, placing it sixth in the nation, followed by Connecticut (22nd) with $737 million. Rhode...
Pacific Northwest's High-Tech Industry Faces Uncertain Future Under Proposed Cuts To Federal R&D Programs
...n's strength in industry-funded R&D may shield the economy
from the consequences of proposed cuts, the region's universities are likely to feel the impact. According to the report, universities in Washington and Oregon have contributed significantly to the region's growing biotechnology and medical ...
Captive Lemurs To Depart For Madagascar Oct. 17 For First Release Into The Wild
...ams must come major efforts at aiding the nation's economy
and preserving remaining natural habitats." Black-and-white ruffed lemurs, known for the fur that frames their faces and the lush coats of black and white fur, areamong Madagascar's most endangered, Katz said. "They can only survive in primary trop...
Guidelines For Next Generation Of Environmental Policy
...ision for environmental reformincludes the service economy
(health care, transportation, telecommunications,etc.), which employs 80 percent of Americans. Instead of supporting legislation that deals separately with air,water and land, the new vision encourages legislators to look at entireecosystem...
Population Growth Costs Include Global Warming Impact
...e calculate three ways an extra person affects the economy
--he or she consumes natural resources, requires a...conomy) isa globally aggregated model of the world economy
that integrates economicactivity with the consequences of greenhouse-gas emissions and climate chang...
Pennsylvania's R&D Climate Improving
...gton, DC -- March 4, 1998-- Pennsylvania's overall economy
is getting aboost from recent increases in federal funding for research and development(R&D), despite decreases in defense spending. Increased funding for non-defenseagencies, such as the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and theNational...
AAAS, State Of Arizona Co-Host Conference On Research And Development
...plays afar bigger role in the present (and future) economy
of Arizona than many realize. Consider this:In 199...pportunity for growth in Arizona'srelatively young economy
as there is in research and development. The American Association for the Advancement of Sci...
Yale Announces New Biotech Firm
...e recognize the importance of having a stronglocal economy
and a vigorous business climate. By getting more involvedin raising capital and developing business plans, Yale can encourage morecompanies to stay in the New Haven area." Local companies also benefit from collaborating with researchersat th...
ASU Scientists Make Major Breakthrough With Photosynthetic Energy
...echnological advancements and could help steer the economy
of Maricopa County. ASU chemists Ana Moore, Deve... research at ASU could help drive the 21st century economy
of Maricopa County," Fink said. The Moores, Gust and dozens of ASU students have experimented with...
Invasive Weeds Pose Major Threat To American Landscape
...a level of destruction to America?senvironment and economy
that is matched only by the damage caused by floods,earthquakes, wildfire, hurricanes and mudslides, Secretary of the InteriorBruce Babbitt said. This is truly an explosion in slow motion by opportunisticalien species with few if any natural enemies...
Third Annual Awards For Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Recognize Innovations
...s even savings. Barry M. Trost's concept of atom economy
has redefined the way chemistsmeasure synthetic ef... likepetroleum. In answer, Trost demonstrates atom economy
(aiming to get as much out of areaction flask as one puts in) is not incompatible with high selectiv...
The UK Braces Itself For The Flu Season, Are You Looking Information On The Virus?
... per person. This is estimated to costthe British economy
over six and three quarter billion pounds a year. Due to the potentially serious nature of influenza, the International InfluenzaEducation Panel believes that it is extremely important to distinguish betweeninfluenza and other respiratory infections....
Virginia Tech Fisheries Professor Works To Conserve Mussels
...rcial harvest of mussels has a great impact on the economy
ofthe United States. The United States exports $50 million in shells to Japan andbuys $1 billion worth of pearls from that country. Nearly 70 mussel species are currently endangered. According to Neves,mussel conservation involves the pract...
Leibniz Prize Winners 1999 - Most Highly Endowed German Promotional Prize For
...doctoral thesis on"foreign workers" in the wartime economy
of the Third Reich he not only lookedinto the economic and deployment of labour policies of the German authorities inthe Reich and in the occupied territories, but also highlighted the specificideology-based interlinkage of social policy and racism. ...
Americans Urged To Consume More Folic Acid
...seevery 33 seconds, and the toll on this country's economy
exceeds $150 billionannually. About 30 years ago, scientists noticed that children with a rare geneticdisorder associated with elevated blood homocysteine developed prematurecardiovascular disease, but only recently have scientists studied ho...
University Of Georgia Awarded $2.5 Million Grant For Drug Discovery And Biodiversity Among The Maya Of Mexico
...l value and then use them to helpdevelop the local economy
through sustainable production." The project will be coordinated by Berlin and colleagues at UGA butinvolves participants in several countries. Other senior researchers from theUniversity in the project include Elois Ann Berlin, from anthropo...
Arctic indigenous leaders, scientists to study reindeer and caribou systems
...fic study.Conflicts between a traditional reindeer economy
and an expanding globallyoriented industrial system are particularly pronounced in the Russian North. Around the circumpolar Arctic, scientists are currently investigating ecosystemrelationships of caribou and reindeer and the human connections to ar...
Scientists Discover Key Cog In Receptor That Governs Ripening
... that allsuggests, Bleecker said, is an intriguing economy
of nature where genes areinvented just a few times early on, but are modified many times over the courseof evolution to fit the needs of different host organisms. The new mystery, hesaid, is precisely what role this gene plays in blue-green alga, whi...
Common Respiratory Virus Identified As One Cause Of Heart Muscle Damage That Can Lead To Sudden Death
...icans suffer from theproblem, which costs the U.S. economy
an estimated $12 billion a year. "LVD is not a common disease, but it has a major impact. When you see a highschool student drop dead playing sports, LVD is one of the common causes,"Towbin says. LVD can be caused by coronary heart disease, a geneti...
1 2 3 4 5