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Corporations and environmentalists can be allies to reduce industrys ecological footprint

... forum for the environmental community and private sector to work together in creating solutions to critical global environmental problems in which industry plays a defining role. You can learn more about The Center at www.celb.org ....

Roadmaps & Rampways

...National Science Foundation (NSF) and some private sector companies have joined the program. "Going through...1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, the business sector may have shied away from hiring disabled people because of concerns that accommodating them would co...

Monsanto to share technologies with Danforth Center to support global cassava research

... Monsanto. Working together in public and private sector partnerships promotes a wide variety of discoveries to enhance food security and nutrition throughout the developing world. We look forward to continuing our support of the cassava research program as it develops, said Fraley. Monsanto also is suppor...

WCS launches new program aimed at reducing unsustainable hunting overseas

...atin America, works with local people, the private sector and government agencies to reduce hunting to sustainable levels. "Unsustainable hunting for almost anything large enough to be eaten, potent enough to be turned into medicine, and lucrative enough to be sold, is stripping wildlife from wild areas, le...

Twelve new coral and fish species discovered off Madagascar

...derwater environment of this previously unexplored sector of the northern Indian Ocean. At least three new fish species belonging to the damselfish family Pomacentridae, a large family containing about 350 species, were discovered. Given previous fish work on the island and the generally conspicuous natur...

Limited federal allergy research funds spent on food biotechnology

...ndering both the government as well as the private sector - we need to invest in the science to give regulators the tools and information they need to evaluate new products and protect the public," he concluded Drs. Lynn R. Goldman and Luca Bucchini of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health con...

Report considers role of science in a world made vulnerable by terrorism

...ophistication have led both the public and private sector to cut corners in making their information systems secure. Another paper noted that physicians and other health-care workers have not been trained to recognize the symptoms of diseases such as anthrax and smallpox, and that many municipalities lack t...

Applied Biosystems launches Assays-on-Demand SNP genotyping and gene expression products

...from genomic data from both the public and private sector human genome sequencing projects. The Assays-on-Demand products leverage data from Celera Genomics Group (NYSE:CRA), Applied Biosystems' sister business group, The SNP Consortium (TSC), the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), and th...

Singapore's Ministry of Education to improve life sciences education

...of the "four pillars" of Singapore's manufacturing sector has come a concerted effort to improve life sciences education. The DNALC will advise the Ministry of Education on the establishment of infrastructure to support the teaching and learning of the life sciences, developing the curriculum and learning r...

Starbucks-Conservation Intl. partnership awarded at World Summit

...from 37 countries - involving businesses, industry sector associations, non-governmental organizations, gove...es that the conservation community and the private sector can successfully collaborate to create a net benefit for business and the environment." The partners...

Ghana takes aim at bushmeat hunting

... hunters, NGOs, and representatives of the private sector gathered at the "National Conference on Bushmeat Crisis in Ghana" to discuss a plan that would curb the bushmeat trade through regulation, better enforcement and education. The presentations addressed the implications that bushmeat consumption has ...

US government commits $36 million to protect Congo's forests

...tnership involving other governments, the private sector and additional NGO's that aims to support a network of up to 10 million hectares (24,710,000 acres) of effectively managed national parks and protected areas and up to 20 million hectares (49,420,000 acres) of well-managed multiple use forests, whil...

Optical microsystems emerge in industrial applications

... out analysis on a miniaturized scale. The display sector is also a prospective application segment, with use for MOEMS in projection displays, portable communications devices, other handheld devices, and instrumentation displays. According to industry experts, MOEMS technology will be driven by the progres...

Public calls on U.S. government to protect the world's coral reefs, new poll finds

... and looks to both the U.S. government and private sector to be worldwide leaders in coral reef protection." According to the poll, even though few Americans have experienced coral reefs first hand, many plan to and will take reef protection into account when vacationing in reef locations. While Americans ...

Geoenvironmental Research Park is launched

...ch Centre, involves a number of private and public sector partners. Dr Robert Francis, of the University's Geoenvironmental Research Centre, said: "This development will bring benefits locally in high-quality employment and investment, and to the whole of Wales through the environmental improvements that w...

Agriculture presents common ground for rural, urban people

...ibed in the report. "The green industry is a major sector of agriculture," Relf said of agricultural operati...gardening and lawn care. "It's the fastest growing sector of agriculture. And it's centered largely in urban areas." In addition to the direct economic benef...

Prospect of greenhouse gas reduction drives biofuels market

...sing global warming. In the US, the transportation sector is responsible for more than 70 percent of the pet...itution of alternative fuels in the road transport sector by the year 2020. The Commission issued the proposed directives in response to Kyoto Protocol emissi...

January GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

...ry map of the slope, which was completed in the SE sector with an important data set provided by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. Also, the combination of techniques used in this contribution provided a good insight into the nature of the depositional bottom processes active in this sea, which will contr...

BIO to host educational seminar on industrial biotechnology

...rial biotechnology and emphasize the progress this sector has made in the industrial enzyme, bioenergy and bio-based materials markets, which are rapidly transforming multiple products and industries. The objectives for this seminar will be to create a forum for the "industrial side" of biotechnology, to b...

New Northwestern center targets brain disorders

...w therapeutics, is more often found in the private sector than in universities. "Very few universities in t... a handful of programs in academia and the private sector combined have facilities equivalent to the Falk Center's." Moskal and his staff build their own micr...

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(Date:4/22/2014)... scientists have found a way to block abnormal cholesterol ... atherosclerosis, the main cause of heart attacks and strokes ... condition develops when fat builds inside blood vessels over ... reducing their ability to feed oxygen-rich blood to the ... of experiments, described April 7 in the journal ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... (SALT LAKE CITY)A computational tool developed at the University ... with unknown gene mutations in three separate cases, U ... new study in The American Journal of Human ... Re-ranking tool), identifies undiagnosed illnesses and unknown gene mutations ... proteins that code for genes are made, in individual ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... is available in German . ... of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of ... shown how double stranded RNA, such as viral genetic information, ... the immune response against viral infection, the protein ADAR1 moves ... modifies viral RNA to inhibit reproduction of the virus. But ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... influenced by low exposure to testosterone in the womb, ... men,s testosterone levels may be determined before they are ... the hormone than others is important because testosterone is ... hormone have been linked to obesity, diabetes and heart ... for producing testosterone in adults known as Leydig ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... waited in line and most of us have gotten ... like. , For Will Mather, assistant professor of ... Integrated Science Curriculum, studying lines, or queues, has been ... bottlenecks that limit the recycling of proteins. , The ... professor, has received attention from the National Science Foundation ...
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