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Wildlife Conservation Society hosts public symposium on human-wildlife diseases
...ciety (WCS). Working with wildlife health experts from
around the world, WCS will host a one-day symposiu...e symposium will feature more than a dozen experts from
WCS, the World Health Organization, Center for Disease Control and other key global and U.S. leaders...
USAID, Conservation International & Starbucks launch Conservation Coffee Alliance in Central America
...efforts have been funded by three-year commitments from
USAID and Starbucks at $1.2 million and $1.5 milli...s of Conservation Coffee at price premiums ranging from
60 to 200 percent higher than local prices in Colombia, Mexico and Peru. Additionally, Conservation ...
Agronomy, crop, and soil science societies to meet Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 in Seattle
...sters will be presented. More than 4,000 delegates from
100 countries are expected to be in attendance. These include scientists, researchers, academia, extension agents and students. Featured scientific topics include: Farming for More Nutritious Foods Genomics and Plant Breeding Plant Diversity Fe...
Atacama rover helps NASA learn to search for life on Mars
...on the "Life in the Atacama" project. Scientists from
Ames, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, the ...scientists by downloading the EventScope interface from
the Internet at: http://www.eventscope.org/atacama ...
Hidden diversity: DNA 'barcoding' reveals a common butterfly is actually 10 different species
...A common butterfly, found in a variety of habitats from
the southern United States to northern Argentina, ...east 10 separate species, according to researchers from
the University of Pennsylvania. Astraptes fulgerator, a medium-large skipper butterfly, is a routi...
Conference at UH opens doors for new scientists, engineers
...ts to register and attend, including LSAMP members from
around the nation. There will be workshops for va...king on the pursuit of graduate degrees that range from
applied mathematics to political social work. Conference speakers are Jaime Borras, vice presid...
Wisconsin scientists develop quick botox test
MADISON - Scientists from
the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed... up by the nerves where it blocks chemical signals from
reaching muscles. With enough blocked nerve endings, the toxin can cause paralysis and death. In rec...
Veterans with Gulf War syndrome have damage in specific, primitive portion of nervous system
...rtion of the nervous systems of veterans suffering from
Gulf War syndrome. UT Southwestern researchers r...so known as Seabees. Both ill and healthy veterans from
the same battalion were tested for comparison. In addition, pure sympathetic nervous system...
Preclinical safety study shows adipose-derived stem cells improve heart function after heart attack
...contraction. "We are encouraged by the findings from
this preclinical study, which suggest that deliver..." MacroPore Biosurgery and other investigators from
around the world have shown that adipose tissue is a rich source of autologous regenerative cells. A...
DNA barcode finds four new bird species
...plants and animals would allow many more people -- from
environmental regulators to nature lovers -- to id... Biology paper, proposed that a short DNA sequence from
a gene found in all animals can be used to identify species because in each species the sequence var...
Researchers devise potent new tools to curb ivory poaching
...rican elephant population plummeted by 60 percent from
1.3 million to just 500,000 between 1979 and 1987...poaching. Wasser and his colleagues extracted DNA from
elephant droppings and skin biopsy samples collected from
numerous locations in 16 African nations. ...
Indiana University, EPA to study airborne PCBs
...AHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons which result from
incomplete combustion), PBDEs (polybrominated diph...goal in itself," Hites said. "The lessons we learn from
IADN, however, will relate to the behavior of contaminants around the world." Discoveries by IADN sc...
Tracing genes, biologists show lizard migration is traced to Florida
.... The team analyzed a small region of DNA from
more than 600 different individuals to get a genet...nto the Florida mainland in the 1940s, most likely from
separate introductions. Jason Kolbe, a doctoral candidate in biology at Washington Universi...
Marijuana use could cause tubal pregnancies
...failed to go through the oviduct the tube leading from
the ovaries to the uterus. The same thing happened...l muscular contraction that prevents human embryos from
reaching the uterus is one known cause of ectopic pregnancy, Dey said. Polymorphisms (different form...
Knock knock knocking on rhythm's neural doors
...or scratching are found in many organisms, ranging from
insects to primates," notes Schaal in an article p...roscience who draws inspiration for robot controls from
biological models, notes that researchers have historically treated both kinds of movement as fundam...
US Presidential Candidates' Forum
...itorium, 12th and H Streets, N.W., Washington, DC, from
1 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 30, 2004. Former House Science Committee Chairman BobWalker will represent the Bush campaign. Mr.Walker is chairman of Wexler & Walker PublicPolicy Associates and has been described as"perhaps the best political...
Fortifying food with folic acid benefits babies
...eir intake of this vitamin. Dr. Catherine McCourt, from
the Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, and her colleagues from
other Canadian institutes studied the effects of this folic acid fortification in women and babies f...
UCI scientists successfully target key HIV protein; breakthrough may lead to new drug therapies
...ch time the molecules succeeded, Nef was dislodged from
binding to the three cellular proteins and thus inhibited....
Researchers create nanotubes that change colors, form 'nanocarpet' and kill bacteria
... human hair is about 1,000 times wider. When dried from
water and other solvents, and under magnification,... Just like any rug, a backing, also self-assembled from
the same material, holds it all together. The nanocarpet measures about one micrometer in height, ap...
Operation Dangling Dino
...ion-year-old dinosaur skeleton will be transported from
its resting place in The Blues area of southern Ut...t. This is only the second airlift of a dinosaur from
within GSENM and one of only a handful ever conducted with assistance from
the BLM. The site was fir...
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