Tag: "party" at biology news
New Grapes From Cornell Debut
...ke their official entrance at a "name and release" party
at the International Symposium on Cool Climate Viticulture & Enology, in Rochester, on July 16. Traminette is a vinifera-type wine grape. Marquis is a table grape. Both are white hybrids that combine excellent fruit quality with cold-hardiness deri...
Birds Deal With "Cocktail Party Effect"
...ch in birds led to his currentwork on the cocktail party
effect, designed to learn whetherbirds havethe abi...Jusczyk at Johns Hopkins,have studied the cocktail party
effect in humans. Jusczyk, anexperimental psychologist, has studied how infants are able toconcentra...
Psychiatric Genetics From Nazi Germany: What To Do With The Data?
...hat in the 30's and 40's Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party
generously fundedpsychiatric research in Germany aimed at identifying a genetic basis for mentalillness. Such work was followed by the Law for the Prevention of GeneticallyDiseased Offspring, that led to sterilization or castration of the mentally il...
US-Cuban Scientific Collaborations Jeopardized By Travel Restrictions
...ecision-making authority beremoved from "political party
mechanisms where they are likely to be subjectedto non-academic criteria." "Science today knows no borders," said Audrey Chapman, director of the AAASScience and Human Rights Program, which published the report. "Scientificprogress is being unde...
Tracking Hepatitis C: Health Project Demos Worldwide Early-Warning System For
Disease Outbreaks; Sandia Tests Disease-Tracking Approach
...l hasn't agreed on the bestways to verify that all party
nations are complying with the treaty. Epidemiology may strengthen the BWC Developing a practical compliance regime for the BWC has been difficult, partlybecause all biological agents have peaceful uses. Even botulism, which wasdiscovered in the ea...
'Auditory Scene Analysis' Helps Find Mates
...eattle. "It's really very similar to the cocktail party
effect." In a way, midshipman fish have more problems than people at loud parties. Only some of the male midshipman hum (See "Humming Fish Facts," attached), and those males are hiding in cavitylike nests they have excavated under rocks. All the hu...
Chumminess Of Roundworms Linked To Single Gene, Offering Insight Into Mechanisms
Of Social Behaviors
...ould not suggest a genetic explanation for whysome party
goers nibble on their own and others cluster around the potato chips. What it does offer, said the senior investigator of the study, CorneliaI. Bargmann, PhD, an assistant investigator of the Howard Hughes MedicalInstitute and a professor of...
AAAS Annual Meeting And Science Innovation Exposition
...ct Jim Cornell at 617-495-7461. NASW is planning a party
for members on Sunday, January 24. Future Annual Meetings 2000 Washington, DC; 17-22 February Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Omni Shoreham 2001 San Francisco; 15-20 February San Francisco Hilton / Hotel Nikko 2002 Boston; 14...
Professor Authors Complete Guide To Fungi
..., the professor described how a woman at a faculty party
found herselffalling through an upstairs bathroom floor, only seconds after the floor joistsgave way: Fungi in the moist bathroom had hastened the joists' demise. Soon after the stirring introductory lecture, Hudler found himself peering intomicros...
Canine Cancer Survivor Is Pet Therapist Helping Kids With Cancer
...rfinal treatment, Dani was the guest of honor at a party
hosted by staff andpatients replete with party
hats and horns, a dog-bone-shaped cake and varietyof gifts. "If she smelled food inside the package,...
First North Americans Had Chance To Be Avid Birders
... of15,000 years. "You can think of a small hunting party
stopping in one of these caves for anafternoon. The whole limestone ridge system where they are located serves, eventoday, as a perfect vantage point, overlooking the broadening of the BluefishValley, and if it was a rainy day, or a bad blizzard, or ...
St. Jude researchers discover genetic reason why some patients resist HIV therapy
...costs oftreatment beyond those reimbursed by third party
insurers, and total costs forfamilies who have no insurance....
Side effects of prostate cancer surgery far less when performed by specialist
...ionnaires were distributed by an independent third party
to 64 men with prostate cancer before radical prostatectomy as well as three, six, 12 and 18 months after the surgery. The researchers found that when patients were asked at 12 months whether they had a problem with urinary control, 98 percent said t...
Licensing procedure for genetically modified organisms turns out to be fallible
...ties. The applicant who is naturally an interested party
is therefore in aposition to influence the outcome of the approval procedure by deciding that certaininformation is irrelevant to the risk assessment. The explanatory notes accompanying the questions on the current (Dutch) applicationform show that ...
Cranfield looks at recycling attitudes
...sh their toilet. Using recycled water from second party
or public sources was less acceptable, although half the population were prepared to use recycled water for toilet flushing, irrespective of the water source. Water Sciences' Dr Paul Jeffrey, part of the survey team, is very pleased with the way the ...
Program shown to help non-alcoholics reduce drinking 66%
...t their drinks and set a "window" of time during a party
when they may drink. They may also start a diary of their drinking or get involved in leisure activities that don't create an environment for drinking alcohol. Moderate to heavy drinking can increase a person's risk of liver and kidney problems, brea...
Voyage of the space veggies
...photosynthesise. This might be built by an advance party
of robots laying the groundwork for colonists. Ev... remotely if bionic plants were part of an advance party
for a human colony. The unit would have to obey radio signals from Earth, but NASA has already prove...
Baboon studies suggest strategies for coping with stress
..., coalitions or beaten animals looking for a third party
to pummel. But over the long term, aggression and even psychological stress itself can exact a toll in the form of elevated stress-hormone levels, a poor immune response, elevated resting blood pressure, an unhealthy ratio of "good" to "bad" choleste...
Conservation International and Starbucks announce new coffee sourcing guidelines
...ate will be required to provide independent, third party
verification of their performance against the guidelines. With these guidelines, Starbucks is taking a leadership role in addressing the environmental and social issues surrounding the global coffee industry, said Glenn Prickett, executive director o...
Ocean frontier revealed: scientists to describe unexpected discoveries of arctic research cruise
... including a field of undersea vents. The science party
also dredged up sponges and other marine life previously not known to survive in the frigid Arctic waters; used sonar to map the ridge at a level of detail that was thought impossible aboard a working icebreaker; and was able to sample the deep inter...