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Louis Leakey Centennial Tribute
...e participating scientists will visit Chicago area schools
to discuss careers in science, fieldwork, research methods and conservation. True to Louis Leakey's wide-ranging approach to studying human origins which combined his interest and expertise in fossils, art, animal behavior, ethnography and conservat...
Researchers measure effects of flow regulation and diking on salmon habitat loss
...titute of Science & Technology) became one of four schools
of Oregon Health & Science University in 2001. For more information on the OGI School of Science & Engineering and the Department of Environmental and Biomolecular Systems, go to www.ebs.ogi.edu ....
Harvard Medical School launches new department to study human biology at the level of whole systems
...ll become a model for other departments in medical schools
and colleges across the country," said Dr. Martin. "Biologists will need broad training in quantitative science, and physical scientists need to be exposed to new approaches to biology that make use of their talents and experience." For this to wo...
USC awarded multi-million dollar engineering research center by National Science Foundation
... human body; Support educational programs in local schools
designed to help high school students prepare for ...ogram's education and outreach to Los Angeles-area schools
and colleges. A director of industrial affairs, to be named later, will complete the leadership team...
NSF awards $68 million for new engineering centers
... outreach includes students and teachers from high schools
that serve predominantly underrepresented minority... will involve the Kansas City and Iowa City public schools
and the NSF-supported St. Louis Inner Ring Mathematics and Science Partnership. The Los Alamos Nati...
University of Pittsburgh named cooperative research center for muscular dystrophy
...ttsburgh School of Medicine is among three medical schools
nationwide to be named as a cooperative center for muscular dystrophy research by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The centers, also at the University of Washington, Seattle and the University of Rochester School of Medicine, New York, are ea...
NSF awards four-year, $3.9 million grant to plant biology team led by University of Georgia
...e speaking with students in minority-majority high schools
and helping train teachers from those schools, int... Scanlon will deliver guest lectures at local high schools
with predominantly minority enrollment, and the University of Georgia and the CSHL Dolan DNA Learnin...
How many fish in the sea? Census of Marine Life launches first report
...t under-ice technology discovered and filmed large schools
of arctic cod between the layers of pack ice. Normally bottom feeders, these cod were filmed grazing on upside-down algal pastures. This surprising find encourages further exploration under the ice. The Microscopic Microorganisms in the oceans make...
It's feast or famine: Predators may drive lemming cycles, Science researchers say
...cles has been open for almost a century. Different schools
have argued about this. It has been a very, very hot issue," said study author Olivier Gilg of the University of Helsinki in Finland and Center for Biology and Management of Populations (CBGP), in Montferrier, France. The field of small mammal ecolog...
Agronomy, Crop, and Soil Science Societies to meet Nov. 2-6 in Denver
...g GIS, GPS, remote sensing Science Education how schools
promote science in the classroom For a searchable listing of the 2,500+ papers, click on the "What's Happening" link on the Annual Meeting Web site at www.asa-cssa-sssa.org/anmeet . The schedule is searchable by author, title, keyword, day, and tim...
High school students to analyze plant genes for national project
...consumers and voters." PREP began in Virginia high schools
last year, and is expanding this year to involve a...rizona. These regional centers will work with high schools
in their states and will develop partnerships with universities or other institutions in nearby stat...
USGS December science picks!
...r Joseph measured radon levels in classrooms of 17 schools
in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School Distr...g the USEPA action level and more than half of the schools
had one or more classrooms above the action level. Three schools
had particularly high levels of ind...
Expedition will retrace legendary Steinbeck-Ricketts voyage to the Sea of Cortez
...ess. The playing porpoises, the turtles, the great schools
of fish which ruffle the water surface like a quick breeze, make for excitement." --FROM "SEA OF CORTEZ," by John Steinbeck and Edward F. Ricketts (1941) Like many marine scientists, Gilly has long dreamed of retracing the path of the Western Flyer...
Extreme 2003 takes students worldwide to the oceans depth
...elaware. More than 45,000 students from nearly 600 schools
worldwide are participating in the project. Students represent all but one of the 50 states, as well as the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and Uzbekistan....
New findings can help parents looking to combat number of kids' sick days
... fat in 10- to 11-yr-old children attending public schools
in Southern Ontario, Canada. Thomas J. Cieslak, Ga...s (29 boys, 32 girls) from three randomly selected schools
in Southwestern Ontario participated in the study, which was conducted in May and June. Any medicati...
Hebrew University young researcher award goes to Dr. Nayef Jarrous
...ose parents were both teachers. He attended public schools
in his home town and earned three degrees in science at the Hebrew University, followed by postdoctoral training at Yale University. He has been a lecturer in the Department of Molecular Biology since 2000. In 1989 he earned the Hebrew University Fa...
OHSU-led research examines role of copper, iron in diseases
...lar and tissue levels, including teams from OHSU's schools
of medicine, science and engineering, and dentistry, the University of Illinois at Chicago and the California Institute of Technology at Pasadena. "It's very important to understand the regulation of metals in cells," Lutsenko said. "It's a fairly n...
Medical students inadequately prepared for clinical rotations, caring for chronically ill
Limitations in the curricula of American medical schools
may be preventing students from getting enough bas... growing population in the United States. "Medical schools
across the country are examining how they train medical students, and looking for new and better way...
The scoop on poop: Insect feces, dead leaves may provide clues to health of world
...wn for his discovery of the Titanic. Participating schools
around the world play an active role in the research through experiments they will be conducting in their local communities. Students compare the rate of decomposition in their areas to that of the expedition site by placing bananas outside their cl...
AAAS hosts 'Battle of the Brains' to choose area student for international competition
...rnal Science, will be the judge. The participating schools
include Benjamin Banneker Academic High School and the School Without Walls High School in the District of Columbia. In Maryland, Landon School, Bethesda; Magruder High School, Rockville; Rockville High School, Silver Spring; and Winston Churchill Hi...
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