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Fund Aims To Repay Developing Nations For Valuable Genes

...mpusadministrators and the fund was established to finance UC Davis graduatefellowships for students from the countries that originally provided theplants carrying the gene. The fund was designed specifically for Ronald's Xa21 rice gene, whichoriginally came from rice plants found in the wilds of West Afric...

Pacific Northwest's High-Tech Industry Faces Uncertain Future Under Proposed Cuts To Federal R&D Programs

... of Washington relies on the federal government to finance more than 80 percent of its research. In FY 1994, it received $278 million for federal R&D, placing it second in the nation among universities receiving federal R&D funds. According to the report, research and development are an integral part of the...

Biotech Approach To Feral Cat Problem Devised

...Weisbarth and Boyle are seeking funding which will finance the next phase of the work: testing the attenuated Salmonella based oral contraceptive in laboratory animals. The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation's Frontiers in Veterinary Medicine program is designed to promote veterinary research into advancing the...

Human Neural Stem Cells Advance Distant Prospect Of Reseeding Damaged Brain

...f the human brain, EvanSnyder for years has helped finance and publish his work on mice by arguing thatit might yield important insights into the human organ's development anddisease. Few scientists ever get to redeem that promise. Last November, Snyder did. Snyder, an assistant professor of neurology...

Salmon Syndrome M74: Cause Still A Mystery

... need to be answered, and we mustfind a sponsor to finance further research", says Rolf Annerberg, head of theEPA. Death usually occurs in afflicted salmon fry a few days after the first symptomsareseen. In 1993, when the frequency of M74 was at its peak, the syndrome claimedup to90 per cent of farmed salmon...

JMU builds supercomputer for national model undergraduate program

... imaging, environmental science, and surprisingly, finance - are using computational science. "The new Boei... as biology, chemistry, computer science, geology, finance and media arts....

Stanford study supports novel rainforest protection plan

...t would give rich nations an economic incentive to finance tropical forest conservation programs in poor coun... carefully, it's potentially a powerful new way to finance sustainable development and protect rainforests," Niles adds. "The beauty of the CDM is that it can ...

Russian scientists to learn Wall Street capitalism in Albuquerque, NM

...nvestment banking firm, M.R. Beal, to learn how to finance the manufacture of an innovative wheelchair seat intended to prevent development of potentially deadly pressure sores. The seat was originally developed by Calif.-based Numotech, Inc., which is expected to seek a New Mexico company to perform the fi...

Corporations and environmentalists can be allies to reduce industrys ecological footprint

...as of policy research, natural resource economics, finance and law. Footprints illustrates the strategic thinking behind the creation of The Center for Environmental Leadership in Business which was recently formed in partnership between CI and the Ford Motor Company. The Center provides a forum for the ...

Undergrad probes regeneration of nerve cell branches

...eceive a Provost's Undergraduate Research Award to finance his research in the 2001-2002 academic year. He presented results from his research at a campus awards ceremony March 7. Researchers had thought for many years that mature nerve cells either wholly or partially located in the brain or the spinal cord...

Max-Planck doctoral student discovers 'living fossils'

...ieved and the organisation of third-party funds to finance further research. The first scientific expedition to Namibia took place from 28th February to 19th March 2002 in order to look for a species, not yet described - working name "Gladiator", so called because of its similarity to the armoured comba...

American Physical Society March Meeting 2003

...logy and psychology, then got an MBA and went into finance theory. He now works at Citicorp in the field of r...must always keep in mind that the human element in finance can trump invalidate equations in some transactions. Most of Picoult's colleagues at other companies...

Gretchen Daily named Nature Conservancy senior scholar

... a study on innovative approaches to conservation finance in collaboration with other researchers from Stanford and the Nature Conservancy. She and Philip Levin of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are the first scholars to be selected for the program. "To thwart rampant environmental degr...

Max Planck Research awards 2003 presented

...e Max Planck Research Awards are primarily used to finance short-term research residencies, joint research seminars or workshops as well as the necessary materials, equipment, and personnel. The German Ministry for Education and Research provides the Max Planck Society and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundati...

Should publicly funded research be free and available to the public?

...rs. The governmental and private institutions that finance the research already pay most of the costs of scientific publishing indirectly - through the funds they provide to research libraries. These same institutions would accomplish far more with the same money by phasing out subscription payments to restr...

DFG announces three percent budget increase

...on the Individual Grants Programme, for example to finance individual projects, fellowships and Research Units. In 2003 it invested 516 million in the Individual Grants Programme, following 504 million in 2002 and 469 million in 2001. The DFG has thus once again, as was the case in previous years, met its...

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