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World's Experts Plan Global Locator Service For Environmental Information
... impact on our ability to protect our environment, manage
natural resources, prevent and respond to disasters, and ensure sustainable development. Unfortunately, many potential users either do not know that it exists or do not know how to access it. This initiative will make use of base standards that are ...
Enzymes Targeted As Key To Understanding Drug Interactions
... and Management, to help health care professionals manage
potential drug interactions in their patients. "There has been much publicity on the bad news about drug interactions," Levy said, "but this is the good news: There has been rapid progress in understanding them, and we now have a new method of detec...
Scientists Unlock Mystery Behind Proteins That Keep Tuberculosis Bacteria Alive; Finding Leads To Research Into New Drug Treatments
...g countries. Antibioticscurrently used to treat TB manage
to prevent growth of the bacteria, but thelong-term drug treatments needed to cure the disease give the organism time tomutate into new, resistant forms. Making treatment even more difficult is thefact that many TB sufferers stop taking antibiotics b...
Early Career Development Grants Foster Faculty Research And Education
... scientist at GeorgiaTech, is creating software to manage
massive storage systems for home computers of the future.These personal terabyte systems will contain morethan 1000 gigabytes of magnetic hard disk space to store World Wide Web data, entertainment video,home movies, encyclopedias and other databases...
Careful Honeybee Breeding Combats Tracheal Mite Pests
...tes are nearly extinct. Beekeepers currently manage
about 3 million colonies of honeybees inthe United States, and they have suffered losses as well, although not assevere. Estimates of managed bee colony losses to mites vary from stateto state. In a recent issue of the AmericanBee Journal , ...
Scientists Work To Restore Native Fish And Habitat To Great Lakes
... used by natural resource agencies to restore and manage
native fish species and their habitats in the Great Lakes. "We hope to improve our understanding of what these native fish need to survive and thrive. We will take a closer look at nearshore fishery habitats and examine the impact of exotic species...
USGS 1999 Budget Emphasizes Clean Water, Disaster Information, Species And Habitat Research
...n with information that will improve its abilityto manage
water quality and biological resources in 20 high-...g with a public/private partnershipamong those who manage
or are affected by natural disasters. An increase of $11 million to support species and habitat ...
At Life's Most Sensitive Stage, Embryos Cope With Stress
... that commands their development,yet somehow a few manage
to survive and grow to adulthood. On Feb. 17, at t...researchers trying to find out howmalignant tumors manage
to eject certain chemotherapy drugs. Recently, Epel and others have found MDR pumps in many organism...
Drivers Should Pay More Of Environmental Costs, Report Says
...ad behavior occurred by combining the two. "If we manage
growth better so that we have more concentrated development and higher densities, then it will be easier for people to use public transportation," Soberman says. "Their trip lengths would be shorter which would mean less fuel consumption and less env...
Virginia Tech Researchers Assess Watershed Management For EPA, NSF
..."That makes it a goodarea in which to learn how to manage
the effects of urban development." Diplas and CE colleagues David Kibler, Richard Greene and Vinod Lohani,along with BSE faculty Saied Mostaghimi and Ram Gupta, will develop a hydrologicand hydraulic model for assessing the effects of differ...
Butterfly Wings, Beetle Horns Teach Biologists Basic Lesson In Development's Laws
...arger-scale biochemical regulatory mechanisms that manage
size regulationand proportional regulation among body parts. "We hope that this paper will demonstrate that these are approachablesystems, that the questions are still out there and are interesting andimportant." Thus, the Duke bio...
Composting Livestock Waste Provides Benefits
...om livestock operations can be an efficient way to manage
the waste with less cost. Composting also virtually eliminates smells and runoff problems. Researchers Larry Wood and Mark Hamilton of the Department of Animals Sciences and Stephen Hawkins, assistant director of the Purdue Agricultural Centers, have...
Schmidt-Nielsen Autobiography Details Scientific Adventures
...ndhe and his coworkers discovered that desert rats manage
to forego drinkingby utilizing the water formed in food metabolism. The book outlines his childhood in his native Norway, with a father whowas a distinguished chemist and a mother who was a patient educator. Schmidt-Nielsen'sinterest in animal adapt...
University Of Georgia Researchers Help Design Decision Support System For Forest
Managers And Owners
.... The problemsare vast and entangling. How can you manage
for timber yield if it threatens analready endangered species? How can you manage
for an endangered species if itmeans you won't have college money for your kids? The answer ...
Duke Researchers Call Gene Therapy A Promising Strategy For Sickle Cell Anemia
...damental role of RNA molecules in cells is to help manage
theuse of genetic information," Sullenger said. "We believe the correcting RNA isthe most promising strategy for correcting many types of genetic defects." In contrast to traditional gene therapy schemes, which try to replacedefective genes ...
Potential Solutions For Gulf of Mexico's "Dead Zone" Explored
...ointed task force is currently looking intoways to manage
the hypoxia problem. The answers to controlling hypoxia essentially come down to usingnature to take care of our problems while protecting its biodiversity,said William Mitsch, professor of natural resources at Ohio State University....
DFG To Set Up 14 New Collaborative Research Centres
...cientists are to be given a greater opportunity to manage
their own sub-projects. In itscomment on the devel...ncreasing, there has been no possibility todate to manage
and influence the chronic inflammatory process and stop the development offibrosis resulting in seve...
Wake Forest Study: Dermatologists Provide Better, Cheaper Care For Fungal Skin Disease
...y very well be differences betweenhow specialities manage
skin diseases is very important. And this is just onepiece of the puzzle that helps us understand what some of these differencesare." Contact: Robert Conn or Jim Steele at 336-716-4587...
Clever Chemistry Protects Beetle Babies
...ens. By wiggling their abdomens, thepupae usually manage
to pinch the legs or antennae of attacking insects, andthus survive into adulthood. But E. borealis pupae have no suchmechanical defenses, so Eisner looked a little closer. Viewed through themicroscope, the pupae are seen to have fine body hairs ...
Salamanders May Reveal Best Way To Manage Forests
...lpractice," Haas says. The results could also help manage
forest recovery fromdisease, insect, wind, snow, and ice damage. The Appalachians, the major mountain range in the Eastern United States,support the largest contiguous temperate hardwood forests in the world and arelargely 60- to 90-year-old ...
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