Tag: "security" at biology news
Keep genome data freely accessible
...The panel, which was commissioned by US health and security
officials, pointed to the recent experience with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) as an example of the power of an open system. In March, 2003, WHO issued a global health alert about an atypical pneumonia in Vietnam, Hong Kong, and Guangdong ...
Secretary of Energy announces seven E.O. Lawrence Award Winners
...chanical engineer, will be honored in the national security
category for his contributions to nuclear weapons design and his expertise that has helped certify the safety and reliability of nuclear weapons in an era without nuclear testing. Mortensen is a project design leader in the thermonuclear application...
AAAS expert panel calls for voter-system research and reform
...y and Johns Hopkins University reportedsignificant security
flaws in Diebold Inc.'sAccuVote-TS electronic voti...oters' understanding of the process; and studiesof security
in technologies similar to votingmachines, such as ATMs and slot machines. Voters' kno...
Environmental issues center of Inland Northwest Research Alliance 4th Annual Symposium
...elate to the areas of energy, nuclear and national security
technologies. The symposium gave the students and ...al agenda relating to energy, nuclear and national security
Abstract poster contest finalists announced
...nce as they relate to energy, nuclear and national security
technologies. Speakers at the symposium have included Dr. Bruce Babbitt, former Secretary of Interior, University of Idaho President Dr. Timothy White, Evan K. Nyer, Senior Vice President with ARCADIS G& M, Inc., and Dr. James Tate, current science ...
Former US Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt to speak at science symposium
...ce as they relate to energy, nuclear, and national security
technology. Other speakers will include University of Idaho President Dr. Timothy White, Evan K. Nyer, Senior Vice President with ARCADIS G& M, Inc., and Dr. Jim Tate, current science advisor to Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton. At this year's...
Laboratory grows world record length carbon nanotube
...rt NNSA in its mission. Los Alamos enhances global security
by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S...., environment, infrastructure, health and national security
Berkeley Lab soil scientist Margaret Torn receives Presidential Early Career Award
... "Their work will help to contribute to our energy security
and independence far into the future." "Margaret brings distinction to Berkeley Lab and to its program in climate change and carbon management," said Laboratory Director Steve Chu. "The work of her and her colleagues will be critical as the world con...
Sandia experiments may reduce possibility of future water wars
...on's Sandia National Laboratories, a U.S. national security
lab. Sandia is interested because, says lab res...ternational conflict is extremely important to the security
of the United States and the world." The potential savings in water is particularly important in ...
As informatics grows, Indiana University helps set 'research agenda'
...ields like medicine, genetics, chemistry, Internet security
and engineering." Already, Dunn said, informaticians have sped up the analysis of terabytes of Human Genome Project data and have written software that correctly predicts the chemical structures of effective pharmaceutical drugs. Leading informatic...
Professor calls for a new branch of learning
...s to specific parts of the body or be used as tiny security
Sensors at Watts Bar being evaluated by ORNL
... also includes establishing a method to notify TVA security
and law enforcement agencies if radioactive material is discovered....
Homeland security initiative takes Memphis' ORNL technologies to the nation
... Memphis as a "best practices" model for high-tech security
measures could speed the implementation of similar... Initiative, Memphis becomes a source of practical security
"know-how," providing technology solutions to security
concerns, lessons learned and other data to h...
Congress to fund Sequim-based coastal security research effort
...Congressional appropriationwill fund a new coastal security
program designed to develop advanced sensors capab...Intelligence, and is part of afast-growing coastal security
research effort at the Sequim labthat is expected to bring increased federal funds and employment op...
Livermore research in accelerator mass spectrometry highlighted at ACS meeting
...tional Laboratory has a mission to ensure national security
and to apply science and technology to the important issues of our time. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is managed by the University of California for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration....
Huge market for forest moss raises concerns
...bout illegal harvests that they have hired private security
guards to patrol lands on which they have legally leased the moss rights. "There's still a lot we don't know here, but there clearly are ecological concerns," Muir said. "Moss harvesting is a big business and it's all around us. We were ...
New view of leukemia cells identifies best treatment options, Stanford researchers say
...ld device called flow cytometry to act as a hidden security
camera monitoring the note-passing molecules. The data is a snapshot of which molecules have a phosphate note in hand and which don't in response to normal signals that a cell would encounter. Postdoctoral scholar and first author on the paper J...
Annals of internal medicine tip sheet, July 20, 2004
...irplane, authors discuss effects of air travel and security
devices on pacemakers and implantable automatic defibrillators; preflight screening; and in-flight venous thrombosis. They make recommendations on safe air travel after heart attacks and prevention of in-flight deep venous thrombosis. Authors also p...
Carnivore extinction risk determined more by biology than human population density, says study
...de that there is no room for complacency about the security
of species simply because they are not currently considered globally threatened. "There is a strong case to be made for pre-emptive conservation of species that live in regions of rapid human population growth and have a biology predisposing them to...
Carnivore species are predicted to be at increased extinction risk from human population growth
...ction. "There is no room for complacency about the security
of species," the authors warn, "simply because they are not currently considered threatened."...
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