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Integrated pest management promises crop yields with fewer chemicals, but will it prove effective in the long run

...cultural system. At the symposium, scientists will hear reports of IPM programs that are currently in use with staple crops like cotton and grains, as well as high-value crops like tomatoes and pecans. States Fought, "The prices growers are receiving for their crops continue to decline and the cost of far...

UNC Center for Genome Sciences to inaugurate new seminar series with help of national experts

...ity for the university community and the public to hear from some of the nations top scientists about the revolution in our current understanding of what genes and proteins do, said Dr. Harold L. Kohn. Kenan professor of medicinal chemistry at the school of pharmacy, Kohn co-chairs the new seminar series ...

U-M scientists reveal prostate cancer's molecular fingerprint. Study links proteins to patient prognosis.

...molecular profile are answers to questions doctors hear every day: Is surgery really necessary? Can I afford to wait? Will the cancer come back? Until now, physicians have been unable to decode these fingerprints, which hold the key to understanding the relationship between gene expression and future pr...

Society for Vertebrate Paleontology to hold annual meeting in Montana in October

...down to the business of science, participants will hear presentations on more than just dinosaurs. They'll hear about extinct sharks, sea turtles, rodents, sabertooth cats, bears, dolphins, woolly mammoths, horse...

Protein function predicted with new 'THEMATICS' method developed by Northeastern University & Brandeis scientists

...OSTON, Mass. -- Rarely a day goes by when we don't hear of new developments in the human genome project and genomes of other species. The sequencing of genomes has lent a wealth of new information to researchers about protein sequences and structures. This information holds tremendous potential and promis...

U-M scientists find gene for low-frequency hearing loss

...d gene called WFS1 gradually lose their ability to hear low-frequency sounds. The hearing loss becomes mor... with this type of hearing loss. "People who can't hear low-frequency sounds may not be aware of it, because their ability to understand speech isn't affect...

Pictures reveal how nerve cells form connections to store short- and long-term memories in brain

...he analogy to human memory is that when you see or hear something once, it might stick in your mind for a ... you forget it 10 minutes later. But if you see or hear it again and this keeps happening over the next hour, you are going to remember it for a much longer...

A 2,000 year-old technique may hold the key to acupuncture's therapeutic effect

...ing, subjects were neither told nor able to see or hear any indication of which side was used for each point (acupuncture and control) and which needle manipulation type (NO, BI, or UNI) was being performed. All needling procedures (insertion, manipulation, pullout, and pullout-force measurement) were p...

Clamping down on a cancer-causing protein

...urn on an alarm. If Abl is defective, it might not hear incoming messages, or it might continually send off alarms, even when it hasnt been told to do so. One of the messages that Abl transmits tells the cell, Its time to divide. Normally this signal shouldnt be sent too often, but BCR-Abl and other defe...

Media Advisory 2 - 2002 Ocean Sciences Meeting: press conferences scheduled

...oses environmental risks of various sorts. We will hear about two ongoing experiments that seek to assess ...small ship from a satellite in orbit. We will also hear the results of using this new technology, as compared to the current method of bringing up a water s...

Researchers identify gene in rare form of epilepsy

...toms. During a seizure, affected individuals often hear sounds that are not real. The findings will be published Jan. 28 in the online version of Nature Genetics and in the March issue of the journal. Dr. Ottman is professor of epidemiology in the Mailman School of Public Health and deputy director of re...

Fogarty International Center announces new global health research initiative program for foreign investigators

...with young scientists from the developing world to hear their views on needs and opportunities on their return home," said FIC Deputy Director Sharon Hrynkow, Ph.D. "The resulting program allows young investigators to gain grant support and to have a level of control over their early careers in ways prev...

Lizards and salamanders may use lungs to hear, study says

...nders and lizards can actually hear through their lungs, according to a new study at Ohio State University. The research extends previous studies showing that some types of earless frogs and toads use their lungs to pick up s...

Stanford scientist seeks participants in NASA hypergravity study

... idea of a good time - then Malcolm Cohen wants to hear from you. A consulting professor in Stanford`s Department of Human Biology and chief of NASA`s Human Information Processing Branch, Cohen is looking for participants in a groundbreaking study to determine the extent to which people can tolerate prolo...

Association found between anthrax vaccination, medication and health problems of Gulf War veterans

... of recipients. "I get angry sometimes because you hear on the news that the Gulf War Syndrome symptoms are psychological; it's all in their heads," Schumm said. "I think our research suggests that there is something else going on," Schumm said. "If it was just all just psychological I don't think we'd ge...

'Meow' isn't language, but enough to manage humans

...-ow.'" An urgent or demanding call "is the kind we hear at 7 a.m. when we walk into the kitchen and the cat wants to be fed. The cat isn't forming sentences and saying, specifically, 'take a can of food out of the cupboard, run the can opener and fill my bowl immediately,' but we get the message from the ...

Scientists to discuss bioterrorism

...p protection and bioterrorism. The scientists will hear presentations on how changes in U.S. policies may affect their research, what the actual threat level may be, and what steps have been, and are being taken, to prevent and respond to such attacks. We have a responsibility as scientists to look at the...

Bacterial control of zebra mussels, low power radio

... visitors can tune in from their cars or boats and hear about a particular locale, attraction, or facility. Sea Grant Extension specialists have helped state agencies, chambers of commerce and others test and develop low power radio programming across the country: In Massachusetts, Woods Hole Sea Grant'...

Teen alcohol and drug disorders more common than previously thought

...es or in person. Either way, they will be able to hear all that goes on at the news conference, see support materials and an interview with the researcher, and ask their own questions. Electronic access to the live news conference will be gained by visiting a web site ( http://www.CRAFFT.org ) that hous...

Media invited to watch NASA Materials Science Conference on national webcast next week

...8:15 a.m.-1 p.m. CDT Who: Watch the webcast and hear experts talk about the latest research on materials science issues such as radiation shielding, novel materials for advanced spacecraft, and studying materials on Mars. Experts from across the nation -- the lead scientists for NASA experiments -- wil...

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