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Dating A Caveman

...nes ("speleothems") like those of Zhoukoudian uses principles of chemistry and nuclear physics. Such limestone forms where groundwater contains a high concentration of dissolved calcium and carbonate ions. When this water emerges from the ground, part of the dissolved carbonate "degasses" as carbon dioxide. At ...

Ozone 'Chat Room' Provides Real-Time Air-Quality Research

...the stakeholders generally will agree to the basic principles of management decisions before they are implemented. "Second, the interactive Internet approach has altered the way environmental research itself is done. Much wasted time and energy are eliminated by cutting down on travel and meetings, and fres...

Pea Plant Stem Growth Gene Cloned

...t important genes in history as it illustrates the principles of genetics," said Peter Davies, Cornell professor of plant physiology, who worked on this research during a recent sabbatical in Australia. In a monastery more than 130 years ago, in what is now the Czech Republic, Augustinian monk Gregor Mendel se...

Human Cloning: International Bioethics Committee President Stresses Political And Moral Commitment

... beimplemented by States "which must translate its principles and provisions intotheir legislation." Her...appropriate measures to be taken to ensure thatthe principles set out in this Declaration are respected." The Declaration has already born fruit. It is ex...

Good Ergonomics Is Good Economics

...s two existing product lines. Human factors design principles were given prime consideration, and an "inside-out...includes basic machine setup and operation, safety principles and body mechanics, CTDs, and monthly safety meetings; (b) a stretching, exercise and conditioning p...

Washington University Licenses Its New Antibacterial Technology

...li that infectthe kidney and bladder. But the same principles apply to many other pathogens,including those that cause middle-ear infections, pneumonia, meningitis andgonorrhea. "The knowledge that we generated by studying the structure andfunction of microbial attachment has provided a blueprint for the develo...

At Life's Most Sensitive Stage, Embryos Cope With Stress

...e of this symposium is tolook at how the rules and principles for handling stress appear to be differentfor embryos than for adults." Spitting out toxins Epel's own research illustrates a coping mechanism that may be useful for anadult but is essential to its embryo, at least if the species is like the fatinnke...

Heart and Soul: The Blood Vessels And Brain Use Common Guide

...t blood vessels are subject to some of the brain's principles ofcarefully shepherding the path of cell growth? "For blood vessels, people really have not thought of it that way. Wetend to think that you throw in a growth factor and sprouting vessels go in alldirections. Now we are wondering whether the...

Liquid Crystals Light Up Simple Chemical Test

...ystal assay and describe the chemical and physical principles that makeit work. Liquid crystals are a state of matter, just like the better-known statesof liquid, solid and gas. Like solid crystals, liquid crystals can bendlight and change its color. And as their name suggests, they can flow likea liquid. Wri...

Human Genome Researchers Receive Biotech Award

...leagues explained in a scientificpaper the general principles of the application of genetic linkage analysisusing molecular markers. They recognized some genetic markers could be usedboth for the construction of genetic maps and the localization and cloning ofdisease genes. This gave rise to the first human g...

UB Researcher Developing Method That Employs "Evolution" To Identify New Drug Leads

...tes survive. Based on the application of Darwinian principles of evolution to a chemical system, the method is d...t candidate molecules. "This method employs basic principles of Darwinian evolution," said Eliseev. "It's survival of the fittest. Our method increases the amoun...

Announcing ESA's 1998 Annual Meeting

... theresponsible application of ecological data and principles to the solution of environmental problems. ESA publishes four scientific, peer-reviewed journals:Ecology, Ecological Applications, Ecological Monographs, and ConservationEcology. Information about the Society and its activities is published in theS...

Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt To Speak At Ecological Society of Americas 1998 Annual Meeting

... theresponsible application of ecological data and principles to the solution of environmental problems. ESA publishes four scientific, peer-reviewed journals:Ecology, Ecological Applications, Ecological Monographs, and ConservationEcology. Information about the Society and its activities is published in theS...

Focus On The Bay: Pfiesteria And The Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem -- Symposia At Annual Meeting To Examine Science Policy On Pfiesteria And The Bay

... theresponsible application of ecological data and principles to the solution of environmental problems. ESA publishes four scientific, peer-reviewed journals:Ecology, Ecological Applications, Ecological Monographs, and ConservationEcology. Information about the Society and its activities is published in theS...

As The City Goes, So Goes The World: Symposium At ESA Meeting To Examine The Ecology Of Cities

... theresponsible application of ecological data and principles to the solution of environmental problems. ESA publishes four scientific, peer-reviewed journals:Ecology, Ecological Applications, Ecological Monographs, and ConservationEcology. Information about the Society and its activities is published in theS...

ESA Corporate Award Goes To Precious Woods Ltd.

...td. provides an excellentexample of how ecological principles can be used to sustainably manage forestresources....te in long-termplanning or inclusion of ecological principles and concepts. Each year, ESA's Corporate Award identifies and recognizes a corporation,program, or a...

New Genetics Of Cancer Educational Website Is On-line

...vides a fundamental understanding of genetics, the principles of genetictesting and diagnosis, genetic counseling and cancer risk assessment. The Lurie Cancer Center developed the website in response to a call fromthe National Cancer Institute for innovative strategies to expand education andtraining pr...

UD Education News: HHMI Award Supports Undergraduate Discovery

... facilities. Teenagers will be introduced to basic principles of human heredity anddevelopment by learning about DNA fingerprinting. First, they will watch a videoillustrating techniques. "Students will then investigate a fictitious murder,using mouse blood," Usher says. "They will have to match up DNA in a blo...

Quicker Implementation Of Research Results

... motorsystems. They intend to apply the structural principles they identify to theengineering field. In co-operation with business enterprises the scientists aimat developing constructional elements and systems into instruments andprototypes ready to go into production. Interactions at and within a cell between...

Tracking A Killer's Progression

...in Straley's labbecause several broadly applicable principles have been discovered from suchstudies in the past. Moreover, plague still poses a public health threat and continues to be a globalproblem. If a drug-resistant strain should emerge abroad, Americans are only aplane ride away from potential exposure ...

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