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'Keys to cures' -- an online expedition to the frontier of biomedical research
...on to their search for new medicines from the sea, mission
scientistswill be cataloging sea life, using Harbo...valuable ecosystems. @Sea's "Keys to Cures" mission
coverage will chronicle a wide range of marinescience activities, compliments of the multidisciplina...
Mountain Lake Hotel places environmental book in rooms
...ur guests, you have helped us achievea part of our mission
and address a recent concern that was identified by theboard of directors," Slack wrote to Wallace. Many guests, Slack said, "havestopped by my office and the front desk of the hotel to express theirappreciation for our making the book available." In...
CU-Boulder professor documents controversial history of Rocky Flats
...Rocky Flats was ceased in 1989. Today the plant's mission
iscleanup and closure. The controversial history of Rocky Flats has been documented for the first timeby University of Colorado at Boulder journalism professor Len Ackland in "Makinga Real Killing: Rocky Flats and the Nuclear West." Ackland's stor...
Spacecraft provides first direct evidence: Smoke in the atmosphere inhibits rainfall
... of the rainfall on Earth. TRMM is a U.S.-Japanese mission
and part of NASA's Earth Science Enterprise, along...total system. Information and images from the TRMM mission
areavailable on the Internet at URL: [ http://trmm.gsfc.nasa.gov/ ]....
Underwater R2D2 in development
...eeping and clicking along, it carries out whatever mission
it has beenprogrammed for. Its designers call it the Volkswagen of its kind. Shaped like a missile, powered by batteries, and designed for any numberof possible missions, this "autonomous underwater vehicle" or AUV, is a petproject of the res...
NASA laser instrument to aid forest management, media briefing scheduled for Oct. 12
...tation. A news media briefing on the NASA mission
and its application tomanagement of national forest lands will be held Tuesday, October 12 at 10 a.m.in Fresno, Calif. The briefing and tours of the NASA C-130 aircraft will beheld at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport. Speakers include: ...
Counting elephants by monitoring sounds
...rnithology Director John W. Fitzpatrick says: "Our mission
explicitlyacknowledges that we are here for the protection and interpretation of theEarth's biological diversity. All organisms, large and small, are linked. Elephants just happen to be one of the bigger links."...
Lemur 'Juliet' may be new subspecies; no mate for 'Romeo'
...nted out in this area." The urgency of the rescue mission
was intensified when Glander and his colleagues closely examined the captured animals after they had been transported to the Ivoloina Zoological Park in Madagascar, where they will be acclimatized to captivity over the next six months to a year. "We...
Clemson forum may help decide design of future space suits
...next-generation space suits needed for NASA's Mars mission
in 2006 or other future missions. Between 50 and 75 scientists are expected to attend the two-day forum, sponsored by Clemson's bioengineering department and the Clemson Apparel Research Center. The forum, at Clemson's Clyde Madren Continuing Educat...
DBI News: Plant microbe interactions and nutrient use to be explored Nov. 16 at UD
... Technical and Community College). The institute's mission
is to engage in leading-edge scientific discovery, provide biotechnology-based education, promote economic development and create high-quality jobs....
New books view storms, the stratosphere, and more
...nitiative of national statistics organizations.Its mission
is to renew and focus efforts of statistical science onimportant cross-disciplinary problems. One of its first projects was acooperative research effort with the U.S. Environmental ProtectionAgency on problems of environmental science and regulation....
Genetic information of world's most radiation-resistant organism decoded
...and to help meet our unique environment and energy mission
needs. Besides the insights into the way cells work, this new research may help provide a new safe and inexpensive tool for some of the nation's most difficult cleanup challenges." "We anticipate a terrific boost for industrial and environmental...
Parsons preaches magnets
...r Simon will be part of a British Water -DTI trade mission
to India to promote British expertise in the water sector. He will be a guest of the British Council who have identified Cranfield as the leading UK institution for water-related research. This follows on from Water Sciences' partnership with leading...
Human Genome Sciences and Abgenix enter a broad collaboration to create fully human antibody
...didates. We believe this moves HGS forward in its mission
to use its own proprietary assets for the creation....com. Human Genome Sciences is a company with the mission
to develop products to predict, prevent, detect, treat and cure disease based on its leadership in t...
Increased production of antibiotics in space reported by University of Colorado researchers
...Bioserve's associate director for research and the mission
manager for the flight. Actinomycin D is an anti...hat presented new findings from the 1998 Discovery mission
at a symposium held at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 27. The symposium was sponsor...
New institute formed to distribute human stem cells
...'s disease and some forms of leukemia. The primary mission
of the new non-profit institute, to be known as WiCell Research Institute, Inc., will be "to supply cells to support research for both academic and non-academic researchers," according to Carl Gulbrandsen, WARF's managing director. The institute's sc...
Chinese 'dragon' nears extinction, biologists warn
...ar, which occurs once every 60 years. Though the mission
is daunting, Thorbjarnarson believes that populations of wild Chinese alligators can be restored if enough suitable habitat is set aside for the species. One plan that the report discusses involves bolstering existing populations through habitat imp...
Symposium focuses on implications of 'The New Microbiology'
...within the American Society for Microbiology whose mission
is to foster and recognize scientific excellence in the microbiological sciences. Its activities include convening colloquia to develop consensus-building position papers that provide expert scientific opinion and advice on current and emerging poli...
Purdue researcher finds space fertile arena for gene transfers
...ds of success even here on earth." The first space mission
involved about 1,000 soybeans in what Vierling describes as "a crude experiment." "We didn't even know if you could do gene transfer in space," he says. "Some people had told us that it wouldn't be possible." He says some of the initial misgivings ce...
Adding acetone to compost remediates chunk TNT contaminated soil
...ion System. As a part of its overall environmental mission
and to safeguard the health of its workers, the INEEL is trying to clean up the TNT legacy. Soil contaminated with TNT is not unique to the INEEL, however. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, soil at more than 30 munitions test areas ac...
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