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Media Advisory: The Geological Society of America 1999 Annual Meeting
...e EarthScopeinitiative. This the first geoscience proposal
considered by NSF's MajorResearch Equipment Program. EarthScope is a distributed, multi-purposegeophysical instrument array. It includes a plate-boundary observatory thatwill continuously monitor strain at a large number of sites in the western U. ...
Environmental jigsaw pieces fall into place
...little about how hazardous thesesubstances are.The proposal
is that there will be comprehensive health and environmentalinformation oncommodities by 2010, that the risks will be reduced systematically and that theexposure of humansand the environment to substances with particularly hazardous properties willha...
Bacteria may thrive in Antarctic lake
...uspected lake without contaminating it. No firm proposal
has yet been accepted to accomplish that. "We don't know what's in Lake Vostok, and we may never know, if we don't get the contamination issues solved," Karl said. While the current findings may prove the existence of life in the lake, ther...
Consortium focuses on new mouse models of human cancers
...e cancer and ultimately to prevent it. The VICC's proposal
is a collective endeavor involving more than 20 in... counterparts," he said. In addition, the VICC's proposal
also included work in three "core labs" in the areas of pathology (Drs. Kay Washington, Roy Jensen a...
NY pilot study pushes Human Genome Project toward cures for disease
...nine Level) in Washington, D.C. He formulated the proposal
along with Richard M. and Isabel P. Furlaud Professor Stephen K. Burley, Patrick E. and Beatrice M. Haggerty Professor John Kuriyan and Assistant Professor Terry Gaasterland, all of Rockefeller University, and colleagues at the Mount Sinai School of ...
ASTA opposes EU proposal to label genetically modified seed
... in response to the European Union's (EU's) recent proposal
to the World Trade Organization to require labelin...related companies in the United States, finds this proposal
scientifically indefensible," says Executive Vice President Dean Urmston. "ASTA concurs with the U.S...
Stanford study supports novel rainforest protection plan
...ience, the authors provide data supporting a U.N. proposal
that would give rich nations an economic incentive...ciple to make the biggest CO2 reductions The CDM proposal
was designed to help these industrialized countries meet their carbon-reduction goals by giving them...
Virus linked to Kaposi's sarcoma sabotages immune system with a new and unusual strategy
...ell's endocytic machinery, or -- in a more radical proposal
-- the proteins may trigger a signaling pathway from their internal location that induces the cell's surface proteins to carry out the sequestering of MHC-1. Ganem's lab has studied KSHV since its discovery seven years ago, and was the first to suc...
Putting medical research on-line to give patients the information they need
...blishing Director of Nature). Dr Harold Varmus's proposal
for an archive of electronic publications in the biomedical sciences can be found at: http://www.nih.gov/about/director/pubmedcentral/ebiomedarch.htm PubMed Central: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov Directions to the New York Academy of Medici...
Cincinnati researchers document environmental problems caused by tourist trade in Crete
...and's critical state have prompted them to write a proposal
that will be presented to local authorities. They suggest taking immediate action to save it. The site should be included in the Heritage Corridor of natural and historic spaces that the UC team is also recommending, the environmental researchers urg...
Faulty practices threaten condor program
...0s, when condor releases were first discussed. The proposal
was to use only one or two feeding locations to provide condors with uncontaminated food until lead in their environment was no longer a problem. But release programs have instead emphasized more natural foraging patterns, using supplied food to temp...
Brown engineering and neuroscience group wins grant for brain study
...important in the future?" The group's proposal
is to create a tiny device that would emit light t...fessor of engineering and physics. The proposal
originated from Brown's Center for Advanced Materials Research, where Nurmikko is co-dir...
Purdue center to lead national research in dietary supplements
...H reviewers said they were attracted to the Purdue proposal
because it was "creative and innovative," combinin...ements and their relationship to osteoporosis. The proposal
also takes advantage of the analytical expertise of a company in the Purdue Research Park, Bioanalyt...
Defense Department awards Stanford nearly $5.3 million for a 'revolutionary' biosciences project
...ves. "It's a clash of two cultures." In the grant proposal
submitted to DARPA last year, McAdams singled out Stanford's leading role in tearing down academic barriers that often divide chemists, physicists, biologists, computer scientists, engineers and other researchers. He specifically pointed to the Bio-X...
Offshore oil and gas platforms could provide more than just fuel; cures for cancer and AIDS could be at stake
...Institute is the project director for the research proposal
known as "Evaluation of Oil and Gas Platforms on the Louisiana Continental Shelf for Organisms with Biotechnology Potential." He is working with LSU faculty members Frederick Rainey, David Foltz and Michael Hellberg, Biological Sciences; Russell Cha...
Bio-X awards $3 million in grants for imaginative interdisciplinary research and education projects
...criteria in our decision-making process was that a proposal
had to be truly interdisciplinary," says Cohen, a ...e. A good example of that approach, he notes, is a proposal
submitted by Carlo Tomasi, an assistant professor of computer science, along with Christopher Beauli...
Sea Grant and CTDEP announce $3.5M for LI Sound lobster research
...SMFC) on behalf of NMFS will be overseeing the proposal
review process. This Steering Committee includes representatives from CTDEP, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), The National Sea Grant College Program (NSGCP) as well as Sea Grant programs in Connecticut and New York, N...
Tobacco settlement $ = biomedical research; business development
...existing companies." "This research infrastructure proposal
will catalyze the development of life science research and associated economic development in Michigan by making these cutting-edge technologies available to Michigan academic and industrial institutions involved in life science research or its appli...
Largest grant ever to Indiana U fuels Genomics Initiative
... IU School of Medicine and achief architect of the proposal
made to Lilly Endowment. "Physicians and researchers involved in the Indiana Genomics Initiative will collaborate to discover the meanings of thosewords," Brater said. "They are the keys for better patient care. We strongly believe that this will bri...
Scientists find that grasslands can act as 'carbon sinks'
...l broke down in November in part because of a U.S. proposal
opposed by the European Union to allow developed nations to count carbon dioxide absorbed by forests against goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Hu says his future research will focus on how microbial-mediated processes in ecosystems respo...
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