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UF Researcher: Athletes Likely To Have Symptoms Of Eating Disorders
...nd. Performance and social pressures from coaches, judges
and teammates mayincrease athletes' vulnerability ...usenblas said, adding thateducation of coaches and judges
is the first step in awareness andprevention of eating disorder symptoms....
Mental health insurance illiteracy at serious high
...em with overwhelming weight placed in the hands of judges
and legal advocates. Dr. Appelbaum offers an analysis on the revised Draft Act Governing Hospitalization of the Mentally Ill. He includes its psychiatric context in the five-year period between 1951 and 1955 and later developments related to involunt...
An alternative form of chemotherapy? A means for reusable spacecraft?
... projects were reviewed by a committee of esteemed judges
including mathematicians, engineers, biologists, chemists, environmentalists, physicists, computer specialists, members of the medical and veterinary profession, and specialists in creativity and invention. More than 120 inventions, representing 73 ...
Livermore research team wins distinguished Department of Energy award for development of miniature glucose sensor for diabetes patients
...lab, program and field offices. A panel of citizen judges
evaluated the achievements based on consumer orientation, whether it saves money and its ability to improve American quality of life....
New AAAS project links judges to experts in science and engineering
...ment of Science (AAAS) is offering to help federal judges
find well-respected, impartial scientists and engi...s in technology...The question is, how can federal judges
deal with all these issues that now are arising in federal trials. Federal judges
have had the righ...
Scientist at Robarts Research Institute among Canada's Top 20
...p 20 researchers aged 40 and under. A panel of six judges
from the United States and Britain selected Menon from nearly 300 science and engineering candidates for the Young Explorers Prize, awarded by The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIAR). Menon, 38, is a biophysicist who develops techniques t...
Two plans win Northeastern Universitys business plan competition
..., Hale and Dorr LLP and Stonepath Group. The seven judges
of the competition represented Altron, Inc., Hale and Dorr, Braintree Laboratories, First Health, First Light Capital and Signature Capital....
Microbial forensics: An overview (news briefing and symposium)
...t link to a suspect are worthy of consideration by judges
and juries. Salyers, while president of the American Society for Microbiology, latched onto the issue amid the anthrax scare that followed Sept. 11, 2001, by pulling together microbiologists from various disciplines to discuss the issue in a Critical...
Applied Biosystems announces $250,000 grant program for SNP genotyping studies
...tists from Applied Biosystems, as well as external judges
to be announced at a later date. Interested parties can submit a one- to two-page proposal outlining the goals of their SNP genotyping project and specific research needs. Application forms are available at http://www.allsnps.com . Deadline for subm...
UCR computer science graduate student wins ACM Student Research Competition Award
... present their original research before a panel of judges
as well as before conference attendees. First round presentations take place at a series of poster competitions held at selected ACM Special Interest Group (SIG) Conferences throughout the year. Winners of the first round competitions present their...
DuPont receives US EPA's Presidential Green Chemistry Award for new innovation
...ment, industry, academia and the non-profit sector judges
nominations for the awards....
Sex in the soil
...oo young to display any sexual characteristics, it judges
how much food will be available once it grows up. If it thinks there will be a lot of food available once it is sexually mature, a significant number of XX animals will lose one of their X chromosomes--making them genetically male. If they think tha...
Carnegie Mellon scientist says new technologies boost bio-terrorism surveillance
...ble. For example, medical records for legislators, judges
or law enforcement officials could be reproduced a...ing in the data. "In American jurisprudence, human judges
make decisions as to whether information will be shared with law-enforcement," she says. "We envisio...
Sarah Staples and Daniel Grossman win 2004 AIBS media awards
...tawa Citizen from August 3 to August 31, 2003. The judges
noted that "The series was an engaging introductio...ile of Radio Netherlands on November 10, 2003. The judges
said that the story was "outstanding for a wide range of data, non-cliched use of scene setting, use...
New environmental journalism website holds more than 700 articles in three languages
...Gallery" with biographical sketches of the Award's judges
and the "Winner's Gallery" with more information about each year's winners. The "Publications" section contains information about the regional booklets produced every year that highlight the winning articles; the "Press Releases" section has dozens o...
Reporters from Science Magazine to receive ASM Public Communications Award
... the ASM in New Orleans, LA, May 24, 2004. The judges
were unanimous in stating that the series "really goes behind the scenes in explaining China's late response to SARS." One judge noted it was, "well told, timely, and important." They also thought that the series accurately conveyed how the field o...
2004 Wistar Institute Science Journalism Award winners announced
...lists at a ceremony in Philadelphia on June 4. The judges
chose to honor the two journalists for their cover...nd still mysterious field of genetic research. The judges
were particularly impressed that on the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA, t...
Mexican farmers effectively cultivate phenotypic diversity in maize
...erimental crops from these seeds. Each farmer thus judges
the value of these seeds according to their characteristics. Selection criteria are still a highly individual choice and depend on a number of factors. For instance taste, colour, and cooking quality characteristics come into consideration as culinar...
GlaxoSmithKline Drug Discovery and Development Research Grant Program 2004
...ecipients. For purposes of the grant program, the judges
will define "drug discovery and development" as one or more of the following: The development of an assay against a novel and specific HIV target. Screening of compounds against an established assay. Pre-clinical in vitro and in vivo potency...
AAAS urges US to give scientists a voice in research misconduct cases
...(CASE), AAAS identifies scientists to help federal judges
understand evidence presented in court. Use of a s...rties' experts. AAAS has assisted numerous federal judges
with identifying qualified experts, and their use has demonstrated the added value they bring to the...