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Highlights of the October 2004 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...n schools: Parents generally did not know how much money
vending machines generated for the schools but did agree that they would rather see the money
go to the school instead of a supermarket. Health impact of soft drinks: Parents agreed that drinki...
AAAS US Presidential Candidates' Forum
...g current legislation. "We should not use taxpayer money
to encourage or endorse the additional destruction of living, human embryos," he writes. Both candidates are in favor of keeping human cloning, or reproductive cloning illegal. To read the responses of the candidates on these and other hot-button ite...
AAAS expert panel calls for voter-system research and reform
... probablyworth investing a relatively small sum of money
inunderstanding the problems and trying to solvethose problems." AAAS's Science and Policy as well as Education andHuman Resources staff organized the 17-18September workshop, with funding from the NationalScience Foundation, to develop a research...
The birth of reproductive health: A difficult delivery
...n reproductive health--$429 million this year--the money
comes with strings attached. For example, under the Mexico City Policy (the "Global Gag Rule"), which George W. Bush reinstated in 2001, US family planning assistance cannot be given to any non-American non-governmental group unless it certifies th...
Computer database being developed at Temple will allow for better inventory of chemicals
... the inventories database will save the University money
by monitoring chemicals and allowing for sharing within departments and adoption of no-longer-needed chemicals designated as orphans. This saves on both purchasing and hazardous waste disposal fees. Rappaport said he looked at some commercial...
MSU group reviews Berkeley venture into brave new science funding world
...ncerns were raised about the influence of industry money
on academic research, on the shaping of research p...controls; you can't just say because it's a lot of money
it's a good idea." Do a better job of educating the public on the specific nature of intellectual ...
Lehmann lovegrass won't succumb to fire
...rson said. "We've thrown a lot of time, energy and money
at Lehmann lovegrass, with no apparent success. Pe...ould dedicate a similar amount of time, energy and money
at the remaining biological invaders." ...
LA BioMed Medical/Research Briefs, July/August 2004
...or November's ballot. The initiative will allocate money
from a $3 billion bond to fund promising, California-based stem cell research. The initiative will distribute an average of $295 million per year over a 10-year period to fund stem cell research at California's universities and other advanced medic...
DFG announces three percent budget increase
... to 780 million. Overall, the DFG has spent more money
during the past several years on the Individual Grants Programme, for example to finance individual projects, fellowships and Research Units. In 2003 it invested 516 million in the Individual Grants Programme, following 504 million in 2002 and 469...
Crime scene to court
...is packed with information ... excellent value for money
..." Education in Chemistry "... I would have no hesitation in recommending this book ..." Chromatographia "... a readable book written in a narrative style ..." Canadian Society of Forensic Science " well written and informative also accessible and...
Global competition closes Texas sawmills/paper mills
...in direct industry output, a number which includes money
received for harvested trees as well as wholesales prices received for wood products. The total economic impact is an estimated $22.1 billion per year. In East Texas, brings in 35 percent of the region's agricultural income. This translates to 80,000...
Creation of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration will boost clinical trials in UK
... and sensitive area, so it is doubly pleasing that money
is being allocated to this work," said Dr. Jones. Dr. Jones is a member of the UKCRC....
Purdue yeast makes ethanol from agricultural waste more effectively
...ltural residues, Ho said. "It would cost too much money
to separate the two sugars before proceeding with fermentation to ethanol, so being able to ferment both sugars together to ethanol is critical," she said. "To be more cost competitive with gasoline, the two sugars have to be converted together to et...
Natural, man-made mix promises biggest landscape plant growth
...es better use of some fertilizers, saving not only money
but improving the environment, according to Texas ...dded to a landscape or greenhouse plants, the more money
it costs. Commercial growers and home gardeners largely use synthetic fertilizers those made from c...
Hidden cost of Colorado River diversions is $2.4 billion annually
...fee, should be included in the price of water. The money
from mitigation fees could be used for ecosystem r...storation in the Delta. He said one way to use the money
would be to purchase farmland and let it go fallow. Another way would be a forbearance agreement in ...
First ever standards linking climate change, biodiversity and poverty seek global peer review
...t private investors for carbon credits, government money
for sustainable development and private conservation dollars for biodiversity activities. On the other hand, poor quality land management can hasten climate change, damage ecosystems and harm community livelihoods. An example of an inferior project ...
2004 BP Conservation Programme winners pave the way for protecting wildlife
... proud to say that through giving small amounts of money
to young enthusiastic students, over 85% of those who are supported by the programme go on to work in the fields of conservation and development; and projects initiated by these students in an overwhelming number of cases continue and grow from this ...
Clemson researcher receives Komen grant
...eceive a Komen Foundation grant. Chen will use the money
to further his research on stopping breast cancer cells from developing. "We are excited and grateful for this grant," said Chen. "It signals that we are on the right track. In the past five years, we have focused on developing a potential treatment...
Study shows that genes can protect kids against poverty
MADISON - For children growing up poor, money
isn't the only solution to overcoming the challenges of poverty. According to a new study, the genes and warm support received from parents also can buffer these children against many of the cognitive and behavioral problems for which poverty puts t...
Florida frontier expedition
...other products. Center funding is intended as seed money
to further expand Florida's emerging marine biotec...ding one expedition per year, Center of Excellence money
is being used to support graduate students that will expand the biotechnology workforce, to design a...
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