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In vitro fertilization may be linked to bladder defects

...tive surgery, we can close abdominal wall defects, reform the pelvic bones, create normal appearing external genitalia, and help the child gain urinary continence. Following surgery, most children go on to live a normal life with normal bladder and reproductive function," said Gearhart. Exstrophy-epispadias...

World's largest scientific society convenes regional meeting June 12-14 in Bozeman, Mont.

... High School Chemistry Teaching for her efforts to reform and improve the teaching of science. Dean Matson of the Battelle Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Wash., will receive an ACS Industrial Innovation Award on June 13 for making durable barrier coats that protect electronic display...

Farming the tigers of the sea undermines the promise of aquaculture

...hat industrialized aquaculture is long overdue for reform and emphasizes that in their rush to pursue commercial production of other carnivorous species, corporations and governments must learn from and avoid the impacts associated with the current state of salmon farming. "A couple of decades ago, when mod...

Mark your calendar for the American Anthropological Association meeting in Chicago Nov. 19-23

...o is an "action researcher" and has studied school reform in Philadelphia and Chicago. (Thursday, 11.15-Noon) Mapping Violence in Latin America and Asia Post 9/11. Indigenous groups in the Amazon kidnap oil workers while notions of "race and savagery" undermine collective action: Indonesions respond to "the...

Liberia announces protection of 155,000-acres of forest

...percent increase in protected areas and a dramatic reform of its natural resource conservation policies. The...nder of Liberia's unprotected forests. The forest reform process took a major step forward in mid-October, when more than 200 Liberian foresters gathered at ...

U.S. commission makes dramatic recommendations for ocean health

...lapse of ocean ecosystems." It calls for immediate reform of U.S. ocean laws and policies to restore ocean w...rs. He also will stress their call for substantial reform of U.S. ocean policy in order to restore ocean wildlife, protect ocean ecosystems and preserve the e...

National ocean commissioners & scientists call for overhaul of ocean policies & management

...ine ecologist Boris Worm to highlight the need for reform of U.S. federal and state ocean policies in order to protect and restore ocean life and preserve the ecological, economic and social benefits the oceans provide. The commissioners and scientists will provide a vision of how to implement policies that...

University of Minnesota professors to speak at symposium on international trade

...d organisms] Safe?" Roe argues that institutional reform in less developed countries is shown to be the maj...uropean Union are a major barrier to institutional reform and therefore growth, U.S. policies ultimately help keep these countries poor. Phillips will discuss...

East Asian governments urged to harness market forces to improve environment, save money

...e private sector and civil society; and by pricing reform on environmental goods and services." Long-term thinking is needed when developing environmental protection policies. "Failure to introduce environmental protection measures would in the longer term imply a loss of income as a result of the depletion...

A blueprint for US national ocean policy for the 21st Century

...verdue bold and broad-reaching recommendations for reform to our national ocean policy," said Watkins. " Reform that needs to start now, while it is still possible to reverse distressing declines, seize exciting opportunities, and sustain the oceans, coasts and their valuable assets for future generations."...

Bye-bye Bio 101: Teach science the way you do science

...e scientifically. And it's working. But widespread reform has been slow in coming because many scientists ar...ovation in teaching." HHMI is among those leading reform efforts, through its HHMI Professors initiative. In 2002, the Institute awarded $20 million to 20 re...

Ventilation in bars, casinos doesn't control health risk for hospitality workers

...ation, advocacy, treatment and policy research and reform at the national, state and local levels. The Innovators program is run by a national program office at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For more information on Innovators Combating Substance Abuse, please visit www.innovatorsawards...

AAAS expert panel calls for voter-system research and reform

...d abuse, and called for acrash-course of study and reform to make resultsmore reliable and to promote better... of new scientificresearch. Research and potential reform areasidentified by the workshop panelists fallgenerally into four categories: Voting te...

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(Date:4/23/2014)... The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has ... Radiation Therapy for Endometrial Cancer: An ASTRO Evidence-Based ... therapy in the treatment of endometrial cancer. The ... 2014 issue of Practical Radiation Oncology ... The full-length guideline is available as an open-access ...
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