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News tip: Duke marine biologist calls for whale-proof fishing gear
...cy room care for whales that become entangled. The real
answer is developing fishing gear that doesn't entangle whales in the first place." Read said such big marine mammals usually become entangled in fixed lines extending from fishing equipment like nets or lobster pots on the ocean bottom to floats...
Mosquitoes vs. malaria: How we can win the fight
...the mosquito's immune system and give us some very real
options for fighting the disease in the insect before it even has a chance to be passed to a human," he explains. "There is no single 'magic bullet' for controlling this ancient scourge of humanity, but we want to exploit this new lead to contribute ...
Policy review in Science calls for Bush Administration to protect wild salmon
...olitical and legal wrangling is a side show to the real
issues. We know biologically that hatchery supplem...ers states, "I want my grandchildren to experience real
wild salmon in their natural habitat, not only in a hatchery or aquarium. It is our responsibility, ...
Scientists calculate how high heels can go
...chool and which you never thought you would use in real
life, in this case Pythagoras' theorem 1 Applying this to shoes can tell us just how high the heel of the foot can be lifted above the ground." Dr Stevenson went on to describe how 'Q' the essential sociological factor had been worked out. "Essentia...
Mathematical rule said to be widely and wrongly used to forecast future beach erosion
...onentially increasing total values for beachfront, real
estate, infrastructure and buildings." This development has "unfortunately coincided with the century of accelerated global sea level rise," it added. That coincidence "means that the prediction of the future rate of shoreline retreat has become a ma...
Death and resurrection on Caribbean reefs
...iversity of South Alabama. "Doing this study was a real
eye-opener," says Wapnick. "Because I didn't get to dive in Jamaica before the coral kill, the cores give me a perspective that most younger scuba divers don't have. They are thrilled when they dive on Caribbean reefs, but they should be horrified!"...
SensorNet proposed as system to protect millions nationwide
...ity. Sensor operational status can be monitored in real
time as well, and plume progressions are visible in two dimensions as well as in 3D. Protecting the nation's population is a daunting task, Strand noted. Tennessee alone, for example, has 87,000 miles of public roads, 1,073 miles of interstate, 3,...
Gene variants may increase susceptibility to type 2 diabetes
...es." "The observations made by these groups mark a real
leap forward in our understanding of the genetics of diabetes and may provide a blueprint for finding genes in other complex diseases," said Dr. Catherine McKeon of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), which f...
Breaking the rules on artifical blood
...s are that artificial blood should be thinner than real
blood, so that it circulates easily, and have a lo...wed they actually fared better when given MP4 than real
blood (Critical Care Medicine, vol 31, p 1824). The animals needed less MP4 than real
blood to oxyge...
UN study shows environmental consequences from ongoing boom in personal computer sales
...rs, as they never actually go into standby mode in real
life. One major reason is that computers connected...there are impacts to be concerned about. There's a real
need for awareness building, instigating this process is one of the big reasons we did this book", s...
Brain Centre gives Wales a world lead
...rly pleasing that it will give Cardiff and Wales a real
edge in such a key area of medical research." Welcoming this latest benefit of merger, Professor Roger Williams, Chairman of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales, added: " This is very exciting news. We look forward to the merged Cardiff U...
Should publicly funded research be free and available to the public?
...ific results available to the community are facing real
challenges. Ours is that we are already making so much of our content free to readers online that there is a dwindling incentive to subscribe to the print version. This year, downloads of Science articles online at site-licensed institutions topped...
Envisat concludes a busy second year in orbit
...t it is now accessible to everyone." Another near real
website service called Belgian Assimilation System...e. These observations that help to make other near real
time services possible, including a French system called Mercator Ocean that provides analysis and f...
New 'Understanding Evolution' Web site provides one-stop-shop for nation's science teachers
...le-schoolers would be interested in while learning real
science, but I am totally impressed! The content is superb and the graphics beyond belief." Scotchmoor and UC Berkeley integrative biology professors David Lindberg and Roy Caldwell worked closely with six teachers and numerous graduate students to a...
Purdue chemists 'put the twist' on protein building block
...aid, such applications are a long way off, and the real
achievement was for fundamental science. "It's more of interest to my professional colleagues than anyone else right now," he said. "But it may prove inspiring to someone whose mind can twist the right way."...
UC San Diego faculty receive funding from von Liebig Center to commercialize academic research
...reviewer, "represent technology that could solve a real
pain." ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING Sujit Dey, Professor "Enabling Affordable, Predictable, Reliable Wireless Data Services through Adaptive Content Shaping" $50,000 Next-generation wireless data networks are starting to offer new data servi...
Home on the RangeView
...onal studies and geography. "Undergraduates get a real
research and development experience while they're going to school," Marsh says. "They are face-to-face with the people who benefit, which doesn't usually happen."...
New systems biology center positions UT Southwestern in vanguard of scientific research
...eins' natural environment within cells. "Where the real
power comes in studying complex systems is being able to see how things like proteins move and change over time," said Dr. Rama Ranganathan, director of the Systems Biology Division of the Green Comprehensive Center and associate professor of pharmac...
Exposure to low-level magnetic fields causes DNA damage in rat brain cells, researchers find
...udy with fellow UW bioengineer Narendra Singh. "In real
life, people get this kind of exposure in brief doses three minutes of exposure to a blow dryer, five minutes of exposure to an electric razor," Lai said. "We found that this could add up over time and could eventually lead to some health effect." ...
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center acquires biotechnology firm Rheogene Inc.
...ly increasing value to UPMC, we recognize that the real
significance of this donation is the future benefi...unity. "RheoGene's technology and expertise has real
strategic value for UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh and their investment in regenerative medic...
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