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$6 million appropriation to focus Sandia research on drinking water desalination, removal of arsenic
...ays. "With this appropriation, we are investing in scientific
expertise at Sandia to try to develop technologies that will allow the standards to be met in the most cost-effective manner."...
Germans must research the history of reproductive medicine during the Nazi era
...as important as the knowledge about the success of scientific
medicine. Only this knowledge will make it possib...upulous motives; however, for many scientists, the scientific
impetus triumphed over ethical scruples. This definitely goes for the anatomist Hermann Stieve, who...
Scientists call for better protection for coral reefs
... an ambitiousprogram to communicate the results of scientific
research in order toimprove policies and practices...tiststo promotethe production and dissemination of scientific
knowledge on coral reefs,both living and fossil. To help build more effective management policies f...
Oxford Journals takes bold step towards free access to research
...Nobel Prize winner. "Open Access is the future of scientific
publication and one that we should all work hard t...Nobel Prize winner. "Open Access is the future of scientific
publication and one that we should all work hard to make successful. Every scientist can help by em...
Hopkins to found first center for comprehensive study of epigenetics
...nd tissue samples," says Feinberg. "There is great scientific
value in what they have and what they do." In particular, Feinberg points out that researchers at the IHF invented high-throughput, quantitative phenotyping -- the ability to rapidly assess the biologic traits and characteristics that stem from genet...
Genetic basis for individual variations in the response to stress
...he stress response has been the subject of intense scientific
scrutiny because of the wide ranging pathological consequences resulting from excess glucocorticoid exposure, including mood and anxiety disorders, and cognitive impairment. Exposure to stress activates the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis a...
APS awards more than $200,000 to middle and high school science teachers
...d mentor winning teachers for a summer of in-depth scientific
research. Each teacher is paired with an APS memb...ugh learning research techniques and following the scientific
process from start to finish, the teachers (and subsequently their students) gain a greater understa...
Rare, tiny find in West Australian waters
...ean scientists. We need to be able to provide hard scientific
facts about our oceans that will allow legislators...forms of marine life. Ms Paterson has searched the scientific
literature and believe this is the first sample to be found in the Southern Hemisphere. The first sa...
Melting ice cap gives urgency to new census of marine life project in Arctic Ocean
...act of climate change on biodiversity. A 12-member scientific
steering group has been created with members from Norway, Denmark, Russia, Germany, the USA and Canada. Efforts under the project will make an important contribution to International Polar Year, 2007/2008. "Increases in sea temperature are occurring...
NIH awards grant for cancer research to the University of Wisconsin
... research. These institutions are characterized by scientific
excellence and capability to integrate diverse res... of biomedical research. NCRR support provides the scientific
research community with access to a diverse array of biomedical research technologies, instrumentati...
Scientists discover genetic marker responsible for two-fold increase in risk of rheumatoid arthritis
...type 1 diabetes. "NIH has provided strong scientific
and financial support for the North American Rheumatoid Arthritis Consortium over many years, and we are now beginning to see the fruits of this investment," said Dr. Katz. "I expect this discovery will spin off many more advances in the field." In a...
New public policy & aging report highlights facts and fiction about anti-aging medicine
...lerated or reversed and, if so, should it be? This scientific
and moral quandary is investigated in detail in th...ment of PP&AR includes 6 articles that address the scientific
debates, social consequences, and ethical issues associated with the possible emergence of a "long-l...
New York City study shows newborns more susceptible to pollution than their mothers
...Environmental Health Perspectives, a peer-reviewed scientific
journal published by NIEHS. The full report is available online at http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/ . Results of the study, the first of its kind in New York City, were released today by the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health, part of the ...
New version of premier global climate model released
...tment by the NSF, the Department of Energy and the scientific
community is yielding new insight into the complexities of the Earth system and the likely responses of our planet to natural and anthropogenic influences." CCSM3 shows global temperatures could rise by 2.6 degrees Celsius (4.7 degrees Fah...
Plant pathologists to discuss the future of organic farming
...ogical Society (APS) is a non-profit, professional scientific
organization dedicated to the study and management of plant diseases, with 5,000 members worldwide....
The science and law of torture
...e science society will convene apanel of legal and scientific
experts on torture and prisonertreatment for a half-day conference. On the scientific
panel, award-winning Martha Huggins, Ph.D.,Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professors of Human Relation...
North Shore-LIJ research collaboration with Correlogic Systems to advance ovarian cancer blood test
...his research effort by providing blood samples for scientific
evaluation. As lead investigator of this project, John Lovecchio, MD, chief of gynecologic oncology for the North Shore-LIJ Health System, is playing a pivotal role. "Upon validation, this blood test can dramatically change the lives of women at high...
Newly grown kidneys can sustain life in rats
...r in the July/August issue of Organogenesis, a new scientific
journal. It is also available online. Hammerman is a leader in the burgeoning field of organogenesis, which focuses on growing organs from stem cells and other embryonic cell clusters known as organ primordia. Unlike stem cells, organ primordia canno...
Brain development and puberty may be key factors in learning disorders
...ngs could help to account for an array of existing scientific
data documenting similarities and differences between individuals with and without learning problems. Wright and Zecker focused on the hearing ability of 115 participants who ranged in age from 6 years to adult. Of these individuals, 54 had been ...
AAAS urges US to give scientists a voice in research misconduct cases
...t allegations can damage the public's trust in the scientific
process and the promise that science holds to impr...nted on appeal." AAAS is uniquely positioned among scientific
societies to understand the implications of dealing with technical matters in legal proceedings. Th...
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