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Built-in eyeshade offers clue to prehistoric past

...particular trilobite in this week's edition of the prestigious scientific journal Science. Trilobites were among the most active animals in the sea--they ran around the sea floor and occasionally burrowed in the sediment or swam around. They had eyes similar to those of their distant relatives, the insects, but...

University of Chicago scientist wins prestigious Balzan Prize

...at the University of Chicago, has been awarded the prestigious Balzan Prize in genetics and evolution by the Inte...lture and humanitarian causes through a program of prestigious annual prizes. The foundation was set up in 1956 by Angela Lina Balzan who, coming into a considerab...

Lasker Award honors Rockefeller University biochemist for pioneering studies of gene activation

... and "off," is this year's recipient of the highly prestigious Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research, the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation announced today. Roeder investigates a biological process called transcription, a crucial activity occurring at all times in every one of the billions of cells tha...

Young sea animals clone themselvescentury-old debate halted

...esearch is published in the current edition of the prestigious journal Nature. The larvae of echinoderms (the group that includes starfish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, etc.) usually swim and feed for several months before transforming into a miniature adult. During this time some larvae form an outgrowth -- esse...

Nominations sought for AACR scientific awards and lectureships

... other Scientific Prizes and Awards including the prestigious Landon-AACR Prizes for Basic and Translational Cancer Research and the Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research please visit the AACR Website at www.aacr.org ....

March of Dimes supports top scientists, new study finds

...re productive, more likely to be on the faculty of prestigious research institutions, and more likely also to receive federal funding for their work than unsuccessful grant applicants, according to a study published in the journal Academic Medicine. "Junior scientists funded by the March of Dimes are more likely...

Anthony Hyman receives EMBO Gold Medal 2003

...is this year's winner of the EMBO Gold Medal. This prestigious prize is awarded by EMBO in recognition of Anthony Hyman's outstanding work on understanding the mechanisms and components involved in the division of living cells. He will receive this award at the EMBO Members Meeting "Frontiers of Molecular Biolog...

OHSU researcher publishes first measurements of 'free-base' nicotine in cigarette smoke

...ute of Technology in 1978. Associate editor of the prestigious journal Environmental Science & Technology, Pankow is recognized as a "Highly Cited Author" by the Institute of Scientific Information, reflecting the extraordinarily high impact of his published work. He is the author of numerous scientific papers a...

UCR entomologists honored for maintaining and enhancing nation's natural resources and environment

...' The Secretary's Annual Honor Awards are the most prestigious awards given by USDA. The University of California's honorees were among this year's 85 award winners. The awards are the most significant recognition the USDA can bestow to acknowledge outstanding contributions to agriculture and to the consumers o...

Volcanologist Richard S. Fiske receives award

... American Geological Institute (AGI) presented its prestigious Award for Outstanding Contribution to Public Understanding of the Geosciences to distinguished volcanologist Richard S. Fiske. The award ceremony took place in the stately John Wesley Powell Auditorium in Washington, DC, during the January meeting of...

Bioinformatics/GIS program aim is to protect chimpanzees

...anzees in Tanzania. Taranjit Kaur has received the prestigious NSF funding to support a five-year program entitled "Bridging the Gaps Using Bush-to-Base-Bio-Informatics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and a Program Called "READ-IT." "This is all about integrating research and education," said Kaur, who als...

A rare find

... NSF grants the most recent of which is the highly prestigious CAREER award from NSF," Whittingham said. "He has already successfully published in the top journals in the field. His arrival at Binghamton has tremendously benefited the materials effort on campus, and its infrastructure has significantly enabled h...

UCLA scientist wins prestigious award

...n surgeon and scientist Dr. Linda Liau has won the prestigious Kimmel Translational Science Award to further her search for genetic mutations associated with deadly brain cancers. Liau, a Jonsson Cancer Center researcher and an assistant professor of neurosurgery, will receive $200,000 over two years from the Si...

University of Pittsburgh scientists awarded for outstanding cancer research contribution

...esearch internationally as well as one of the most prestigious prizes ever awarded to a University of Pittsburgh ...through a rigorous process conducted by a panel of prestigious international scientists," he said. "Through this award, General Motors supports some of the world's...

Dr. Robert Langer, distinguished leader in the field of biomedical engineering, to lecture at NIH

...the Nobel Prize for engineers and the world's most prestigious engineering prize, from the National Academy of Engineering. He is also the only engineer to receive the Gairdner Foundation International Award; 50 recipients of this award have subsequently received a Nobel Prize. In 1998, he received the $500,0...

UC Riverside's David Reznick receives 2003 E. O. Wilson Naturalist Award

...at UC Riverside, is the recipient this year of the prestigious E. O. Wilson Naturalist Award and joins a distinguished group of researchers who have previously been honored. Reznick will receive the award on June 23, 2003, from the American Society of Naturalists. The purpose of the American Society of Naturali...

Affymetrix to support AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize

...-reviewed weekly that ranks among the world's most prestigious scientific journals. AAAS administers EurekAlert! http://www.eurekalert.org , the online news service, featuring the latest discoveries in science and technology....

Automated imaging of brain tissue, high-quality glimpses inside arteries

...f the future and the applications of today. With a prestigious history as the conference where the laser itself was launched, the meeting is jointly sponsored by the Optical Society of America (OSA), the American Physical Society (APS), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers/Lasers and Electro...

Max Planck supports open access to research

...ver 130 members, including some ofthe world's most prestigious academic institutions. NHS England,Harvard, Yale, the ten campuses of the University of California,Institut Pasteur, CNRS and the World Health Organization are allBioMed Central Institutional Members. BioMed Central's Membership Program enables insti...

Columbia investigators win 2003 Gairdner International Award for research

...years, the awards have grown to be one of the most prestigious international awards in medical research. Of the past 264 international awardees, in a variety of disciplines from genetic research to cancer therapy, 59 have gone on to win a Nobel Prize....

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