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Analysis of impact studies reveals how bottom fishing affects seafloor denizens

...Research Organization (CSIRO). Collie has been invited to present the results of this study and his own Georges Bank research at the Second Marine Conservation Biology Symposium in San Francisco on June 22, 2001....

Press invitation: Launch of climate strategies

...at Chatham House, St Jamess Square, London You are invited to attend the launch meeting of climate strategies - a new internatonal organisation, sponsored by the shell foundation, intended to support cohesive policy responses to climate change. Following the international turmoil caused by US president Georg...

Webcast will ensure broad public access to the UC Santa Cruz Public Forum on Human Genome Research

...ific workshop, which will be closed to all but the invited participants. Some of the scientists taking part in the workshop also attended the historic 1985 workshop at UCSC that helped launch the Human Genome Project. The 1985 workshop was organized by Sinsheimer, then chancellor of the UCSC campus. With the...

Antimicrobial resistance poses increasing problem for growers

...ical and veterinary communities as well, Lewis has invited experts from these scientific disciplines to share their experience. He hopes their knowledge of the subject will provide new insights for plant disease scientists hoping to uncover alternative methods to fight diseases that are now being controlled...

New HHMI program challenges research scientists to 'break the mold' in undergraduate science education

...and enthusiasm to undergraduate teaching. HHMI has invited 84 research universities to nominate tenured faculty members to compete for the grants, which it will award in the fall of 2002. Institute President Thomas R. Cech explained why HHMI has issued the challenge. "Research is advancing at a breathtaking ...

Hopkins scientist evaluates latest findings on the ancestry of whales

... the probable behavior of extinct mammals. He was invited by the editors of Science to write the perspective on the new fossil discoveries....

Lilly Endowment grants almost $26 million to Purdue Discovery Park

...id: "For the last several years, the Endowment has invited selected Indiana colleges and universities to propose to us bold, creative ideas that emerge from their histories and missions and that will cause the institutions to achieve new levels of distinction. We also have asked that these projects have the ...

Clean water for Nepal is focus of MIT research

... AND WATER In 1998, Murcott (MIT SB 1990, SM) was invited to Nepal for the Second International Women and Water Conference. "Some of the women walked two or three days to attend. Thats how important this was to them," she recalls. Participants included peasant women and the queen. Murcott quickly understood...

Scientific bias helping cause mass extinction

...n the lists and the consequences of the bias in an invited paper in the forthcoming January edition of the Australian Journal of Botany. His criticism flows from his involvement in a working group of international experts from the USA-based National Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) and f...

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

...thodology Healthy volunteers, ages 18-55, were invited to participate. Exclusion criteria were a history of diabetes, neuromuscular disease, bleeding disorder, collagen vascular disease, acute or chronic corticosteroid therapy, and extensive scarring or dermatological abnormalities in the areas tested. V...

2002 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases

Journalists are invited to attend and cover the 2002 International Confere...am will include plenary sessions and symposia with invited speakers, presentations on emerging infections and oral poster presentations. Major topics include ...

A genetic basis for diet-induced relapse of depression

...ive episode and then underwent TRP depletion, were invited to participate in genetic testing. Depressive symptoms were measured with a highly standardized depression rating scale. Although during tryptopan depletion subjects experience different degrees of depressive responses, there was a clear indication ...

Kingston named Virginia Outstanding Scientist of 2002

...222 original refereed research publications and 21 invited chapters in books and journals. He was associate editor of the Journal of Natural Products 1983-1998 and served as president of the American Society of Pharmacognosy 1988-1989. He is on the editorial board of two scientific publications and is a r...

Scientists meet to discuss latest in how sex matters

...e throughout the day by appointment, and media are invited to attend any portion of the conference. WHERE: The Crown Plaza Cabana 4290 El Camino Real Palo Alto, Calif. 94306 WHY: The Society for Womens Health Research, founded in 1990, is the nations only nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to impr...

The moral status of the human embryo

...te about the status of the human embryo. You are invited to join four theologians, who represent different traditions and perspectives, to explore the religious issues that inform science policy. Present will be Ronald Cole-Turner, the H. Parker Sharp Professor of Theology and Ethics at Pittsburgh Theolog...

Young Amazonian manatee returned to wild

...rvation and a world-renown expert on manatees, was invited by several conservation organizations, including the Save The Manatee Club, to travel to the area shortly after Airuwe was caught, to help establish a rehabilitation program with the goal of eventually returning the manatee to the wild. This is ...

Unique national park for orchids to be declared in Africa

...cording to Davenport, the Tanzanian government has invited WCS to continue its conservation work on the plateau, and to take on an active role as the park becomes a reality, particularly in exploring management plans. Meanwhile, WCS continues its work in grasslands and forests across the Southern Highlan...

Society for Women's Health Research sponsors 3rd Annual Conference on sex and gene expression

SAGE III brings together invited participants in a variety of fields to discuss the molecular and cellular underpinnings of sex differences in biology. SAGE III will include discussion of cutting-edge research on model organisms for understanding sex differences in development, sex...

K-State professors make discovery in pesticide-resistant bugs

...now works at the University of Massachusetts, were invited to present their work at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society April 7-11, in Orlando, Fla. Gao took first place in the 2002 Young Scientist Pre-and Postdoctoral Research award sponsored by the Agrochemicals Division and Dow Agroscien...

Physiology and pathophysiology of obesity

... underlying human health and disease. The press is invited to attend a series of open-door briefings being led by some of the nations foremost experts on the following subjects: Gene-Environment Interactions of Obesity Molecular mechanisms of human monogenic obesity - Sadaf Farooqi, Addenbrooks Hos...

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