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Leader in cancer treatment and prevention research honored
...e prevention and early detection of cancer through scientific
research and education. Over the years, CRPF has made major contributions to ongoing programs of the AACR and therefore has been named a "Champion of the AACR."...
Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
... The competition mirrors the real world of scientific
research by: Requiring students to submit research proposals for evaluation by a scientific
evaluation committee; Providing up to $200 in advance funding to approved student projects; Assign...
Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
...fic Islander descent in STEM fields to ensure that scientific
advancements reflect the needs of all sectors of o...ses provided by H-LSAMP helped me develop a strong scientific
background, so that I felt totally prepared for medical school. I feel indebted to UH and to H-LSAM...
Circulation of 'disaster myths' in Haiti could hinder appropriate disposal of bodies
...ene & Tropical Medicine, whose paper reviewing the scientific
literature to assess the infectious disease risks of dead bodies following natural disasters appeared in the Pan American Journal of Public Health recently. 'However, in the current situation in Haiti, the risk that dead bodies pose to the public is ...
Researchers determine genetic cause of Timothy syndrome
... the Boston University School of Medicine. The scientific
path that led to the identification of the cause of Timothy syndrome began in 1989 with the identification of a single child with the then nameless disorder by Katherine W. Timothy of the University of Utah. That child presented with cardiac arrhythm...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
... formal mechanism for investigators from different scientific
disciplines to come together under one umbrella to...metabolic syndromes; and to support translation of scientific
findings made in animal models to humans. Dr. Keith Parker, chief of endocrinology and director of t...
Cigarette smoke causes breaks in DNA and defects to a cell's chromosomes, Pitt study finds
...genomic imbalances. "Unfortunately, no amount of scientific
evidence arguing against smoking will get everyone to stop or not begin to smoke in the first place. So, perhaps one long-term goal should be to develop cigarettes that somehow prevent what we've seen happen to the cells in our lab," remarked Dr. Sau...
EMBO Gold Medal 2004 goes to Spanish scientist
...ly satisfying to gain the recognition of the wider scientific
community for my group's research efforts. I'm also delighted to be the first Spanish scientist to receive this prize and as a female scientist, I hope my achievement will inspire other women in science to persevere in their career." Frank Gannon, Ex...
Schepens Eye Research Institute receives 'Roadmap' grant to develop center for curing eye diseases
...mise of opening up currently unimagined avenues of scientific
inquiry and, in the process, forming whole new disciplines." In addition to Dartt, and Gilmore, Institute experts involved in the project are Patricia D'Amore, PhD, Co-Investigator and Associate Director of Research, and Reza Dana, M.D., M.P.H., Co-I...
AAAS US Presidential Candidates' Forum
...-Stem cell research, climate change and many other scientific
matters are currently attracting significant inter... question of climate change, Kerry wrote that "the scientific
evidence is clear that global warming is already happening and rising levels of global warming pollu...
Pack-MULEs are toting a new look at plant evolution
...T LANSING, Mich. It's not too often you pick up a scientific
journal to dig into a good mystery. Ning Jiang et al. admittedly aren't going to give Agatha Christie a run for her money, yet in the Sept. 30 edition of the British science journal Nature, the article explores some surprising unexplored territory i...
Half-million dollar landmark achieved for the Methuselah Mouse Prize
...s of the Methuselah Mouse Prize, the world's first scientific
prize for research on extending longevity, today a...further swell the size of the Prize, and encourage scientific
research teams around the world to develop breakthrough techniques for extending the healthy human l...
Award winning researchers reveal potential new role for Glivec
...n Geneva, was selected as a proffered paper by the scientific
board of the EORTC-NCI-AACR and also won an award ...r Esteban Cvitkovic, president of the foundation's scientific
board. Dr McArthur, who is head of the Molecular Oncology and Translational Research Laboratories a...
New Arizona State center brings science to policy on issues of water resources and urban growth
... urban growth in arid regions by providing a sound scientific
basis to the decisions that balance growth with fi...archers and decision makers will use real data and scientific
grounding to model hypothetical decisions about the growth of the region and play out scenarios to p...
4 October press briefing to focus on minority recruitment to science and engineering programs
...t of Science (AAAS) is the world's largest general scientific
society, and publisher of the journal, Science ( www.sciencemag.org ). AAAS was founded in 1848, and includes some 262 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals. Science has the largest paid circulation of any pe...
UCSF scientist Joe Derisi named MaCarthur Fellow
...id. An outspoken advocate of making scientific
findings freely accessible to scientists around th... world, many of whom cannot afford to subscribe to scientific
journals, DeRisi published his malaria finding in the new on-line, freely accessible science journal...
HHMI, NIBIB/NIH to invest up to $35 million in interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs
...nate or lower barriers between seemingly disparate scientific
disciplines," said Peter J. Bruns, HHMI vice president for grants and special programs. The new graduate training program parallels HHMI's commitment to bring together biologists, computer scientists, engineers, physicists, chemists, and mathem...
Agronomy, crop, and soil science societies to meet Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 in Seattle
...ce to Secure Food and the Environment." Over 300 scientific
sessions, 75 symposia, and 2,800+ research papers/... academia, extension agents and students. Featured scientific
topics include: Farming for More Nutritious Foods Genomics and Plant Breeding Plant Diversity ...
Atacama rover helps NASA learn to search for life on Mars
...p images. Zoe will employ a variety of other scientific
instruments to explore the remote desert. The instruments include a visible-to-near-infrared spectrometer and a fluorescence microscopic imager developed by Carnegie Mellon's Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center. "Our goal is to make genuine d...
Punching the timeclock of life
...s why he took 10 years to publish, combing through scientific
papers dating back to the 1870s to learn about the genesis of the theory of natural selection and speaking with prominent evolutionary biologists about his ideas. "I wanted them to tell me, 'No, you're wrong and here's why.' I never got that...
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