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New Satellite Tags Track Movements Of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

... world. With thistechnology it will be possible to manage giant bluefin tuna so mature breedingstocks could recover in our lifetime." A 1994 report by the National Research Council recommended that fisheriesscientists test the stock structure theories to confirm whether bluefin tuna areone or two stocks in ...

ESA Corporate Award Goes To Precious Woods Ltd.

...w ecological principles can be used to sustainably manage forestresources. The company's practices have also been certified as meetingrequirements established by the Rain Forest Alliance's Smart Wood Program. Precious Woods Ltd. manages 81,000 hectares (ha) of "terra firma" in Amazonas,Brazil for sustaina...

Alaska Scientists Say Salmon Declines Inevitable

...ge research on how to use ecosystem data to better manage fisheries. The conference, Ecosystem Considerations in Fisheries Management, is part of the Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium series sponsored by the Alaska Sea Grant College Program. Several chapters and divisions of the American Fisheries Societ...

New Environmental Monitoring System To Reduce Costs And Improve Efficiency

...'s standardized smartsensor networks that collect, manage and analyze the sensor data. Theresulting analysis will allow environmental site managers to predictfate and transport of contaminants, perform remedial design, and gainregulatory and public approval of remedial approaches. "This system will allow re...

Putting Doesn't Pollute, Research Finds

...." For golf course superintendents who have to manage these unnatural stands ofgreen carpet for demanding customers, fungicides are a great help. "They are oneof the few chemicals that you can spray on turf and see a difference within acouple of days," Turco says. "On the other hand, fungi can cause a g...

Birds Of A Feather: The Physics Of Flocks

...Heights, NY present a detailed theory of how birds manage to move together as asingle unit, even if the individual birds make frequent misjudgments and canonly see an extremely small fraction of the other birds in the flock. By making a few simple modifications, the authors say that their theory can also...

NASA Using Space Incubator To Understand Breast Cancer

...justify methods of female crew selection, and help manage breast cancer in the national population at the same time." Cancer research is typically a collaborative and interdisciplinary effort. In this regard, Richmond was connected to a breast cancer susceptible donor of the mammary tissue now used in h...

Nutrition Therapy Helps Patients Emotionally, Research Shows

...lifestyle. "The idea is to manage the disease up front in a way the patient can live with it and prevent or delay long-term problems," Schiller said. This study was funded in part by a training grantreceived from ...

New Forest Owners Prefer Enjoying Their Land Over Working It

...ity of the land," Jacobson said."It's also hard to manage the forest economically, and the owners just giveit up." Wilson Rivers is not part of the new breed of forest owners. He and hiswife live on their 2,500 acres of property in Union County, north ofGainesville. The 76-year-old farmer leases several ac...

Greater Prairie Chicken Appears On Comeback Trail In Illinois

...lems. What was interesting is that the people who manage thepopulation did their best, going to extraordinary measures to preserve thispopulation over the years, yet it kept going down and down, owing to the factthat it was just a small relic population that had low genetic diversity. "What we did by bring...

Software Helps Decipher Genomes Of Higher Organisms

...ioned a software program based on Markov models to manage the vast amounts of genetic information scientists were churning out. The Russian mathematician, Andrey Markov, introduced his models early in the 20th century. Borodovsky believed Markov models could portray genes by the frequency o...

Science Announces Top Ten Research Advances Of 1998

...sweran essential question about how cell membranes manage to allow in or out certainions that are essential for sending messages along nerves-the basic connectionthat allows people to see, think, taste, and touch. By identifying the structureof the channel down to the last atom, researchers opened new terri...

AHA Issues Scientific Statement On Infective Endocarditis

...sease. That'swhy it is important to recognize and manage the major complications, such asheart failure and ...ories of diagnosing endocarditis to helpphysicians manage patients who are affected. The categories include: 1)"definite" cases proven at surgery; 2) "possib...

Global Climate Change Model Predicts Changes In U.S. Ecosystems

...ooding in the West. What can be done to manage global warming? "These changes likely willresult in large regional upheavals and require significant and very careful management," says Neilson. "For example, if forests over large areas begin to undergo drought stress, it might be prudent to 'trim t...

Urban Ecology Study Watches Birds On The Web

..., and wildlife researchers to develop strategiesto manage urban areas for birds." Hostetler sees the information as something that will be important tosome non- scientists as well: "There are people for whom the issue of whatwildlife they can expect to see in their yard is not an unimportant topic ...

National Laboratory, National Parks And Forests Leaders Seek To Share Resources

...nctions of the GYCC is to coordinate decisions and manage databetween agencies," said Henry Shovic, a soil scientist with Gallatin NationalForest, Montana, who is assisting communications between the INEEL and the GYCC."The GYCC supports projects across park boundaries, and now it's pulling in theINEEL." Fo...

USGS Study Confirms An Urban Air-Pollution Problem At Mount Rainier National Park

... locating campgrounds and parking lots. How do you manage a threat thatis produced 60 miles from the park and transported here by winds?? A number of other North American wildlands have concentrations of troposphericozone sufficiently high to harm vegetation. They, too, are located downwind ofmetropolitan ...

Immunex Corporation and Genentech, Inc. join forces to develop TRAIL/Apo2L in cancer

...m toselect a single lead molecule for development, manage the development process,and allocate clinical, manufacturing and marketing responsibilities to eachcompany. Immunex and Genentech each have filed patent applications coveringTRAIL/Apo2L and its uses, and Immunex was awarded a patent covering the TRA...

Standardized treatment protocol reduces deaths from malnutrition by 47%

...R,B remain at 15%, additional methodsare needed to manage illness in these patients. In collaboration with colleagues from the Louisiana State Medical School in NewOrleans, ICDDR,B researchers have outlined a standardized protocol to treatseverely malnourished children. The new proto-col includes: Slow...

U-M and Israel launch major international cancer study

... thisinformation to help determine why some people manage this unstable region moresuccessfully than others. Gruber and his colleagues believe there are probably other similar geneticalterations that have yet to be discovered. While most of the geneticalterations that have been discovered appear to increas...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... IL, April 17, 2014-- Colic affects about one in ... for numerous pediatric visits during the first several months ... colic symptoms was showing promise; however, the April 1, ... (BMJ2014;348:g2107; Sung, Valerie) reported on a study, "Probiotics and ... L reuteri for infant colic did ...
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