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4 October press briefing to focus on minority recruitment to science and engineering programs

...ekalert.org , the premier science-news Web site, a service of AAAS....

High resolution satellite imagery assists hunt for infectious 'kissing bugs'

...intention is to build HUMAN into a self-sufficient service for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and public organisations involved in humanitarian relief operations....

Bush nominates NJIT space explorer Louis Lanzerotti to NSF governing board

...ees were named on the basis of their distinguished service in science and engineering research. They will fill six-year-terms. The Senate will confirm the nominations. Lanzerotti, a consulting physicist to Bell Laboratories-Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill and a member of the National Academy of Engineeri...

K-State's National Agricultural Biosecurity Center receives $1.3 Million from Department of Defense

...es, Inc., (ANSER), an Arlington, Va.,-based public service research institute that provides information systems delivery. As partners on the project, Analytic Services, Inc., will compile an agrosecurity lessons learned database based on modifications of existing software; Cell Exchange will create a "dash...

Charting the future in prostate cancer care: A call to action

...ents and a cure. The PCF will also debut a public service announcement campaign "It's a TEAM Approach: Prostate Cancer Treatment, Education, Awareness and Management". The PSA features golf legend Arnold Palmer, a prostate cancer survivor, who encourages a multi-disciplinary team approach to this deadly di...

Two Virginia Tech energy-related inventions win R&D 100 awards

...d computers, where they will provide a much longer service life and weigh less than batteries. "An early adopter will likely be the military, which is looking at 20 kW backpacks to power communication devices," says McGrath. "You can replace 20 pounds of batteries with five pounds of fuel cells." Most PE...

Virginia Tech professor honored with DeLaval Award

...recently. He was honored for his 20-year career of service to the dairy industry and especially for his research in electronic heat detection that resulted in the development of the Heatwatch system, a way to identify dairy and beef cattle ovulation that allows cattle producers to efficiently identify cattle...

Will a reduction in military spending improve our environmental future?

...Fellows, in recognition of Mr. Barnard's long-time service as a member of the selection committee for the AAAS Environmental Fellowship Program. The fellowship program provides a cadre of post-doctoral to mid-career scientists, who serve at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in a program that is now 2...

International symposium on nutritional genomics

...enter and the Ethnic Health Institute, a community service of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland....

New comprehensive textbook on companion animals fills need

...therapeutic approaches, feeding and nutrition, and service uses of dogs. Within four chapters, there are discussions of pet behavioral problems, the use of companion animals in research, the issues of animal welfare and animal rights, and problems related to people giving up once-wanted pets. Eleven veterin...

New OHSU lab will speed drug discovery process

...rmacokinetics Core, or PKCore, that functions as a service laboratory to offer the complete analysis of samples, including the development of analytical methods, sample preparation, and data analysis for clinical trials and basic science investigations. An important role for the PKCore is to provide support ...

Scientist who discovered Sly syndrome finds new research path to explore for treating the disease

... the blood-brain barrier's truck to start delivery service again." Added Sly, "Most lysosomal storage diseases are much more common than Sly Syndrome. And most of these also affect the central nervous system and could benefit immensely by a discovery that provides the means to deliver an enzyme across the bl...

8 environmental stewards win $900,000 in biodiversity awards

...It is my inherent belief that the only and highest service I can ever render to my country is to be involved in activities related to conservation of biodiversity and the environment and promotion of wise use of natural resources. Conservation is my lifestyle." Wondafrash currently is studying environment an...

UCSB professor and director receives two national awards

...ica recognizes Reichman for long and distinguished service to ESA, to the scientific community, and to the la...mammalogists ." Reichman was also cited for his service as president, vice-president, and member of the ASM board of directors, as well as special features ...

Ants protect plants better when jacked up on nectar

...collecting the reward makes the performance of the service more likely. No one has shown that before with ant bodyguards." ...

Satellites are tracing Europe's forest fire scars

...nnels. A new ESA-backed, Earth Observation-based service is making use of this fact, employing satellite im...atly by country or region. The purpose of this new service part of a portfolio of Earth Observation services known as Risk-EOS is to develop a standardised b...

Scientific publications: Time for change

...n the Open Access repository, PubMed Central. As a service to authors, we will automatically deposit research from UK researchers that is published in our journals in these institutional repositories, once they are set up. This will take the responsibility away from the researchers, with immediate benefit fo...

Workforce achievements celebrated at NASA Marshall Center Awards ceremony

...r federal executives who have provided exceptional service to the American people over an extended period of ...idential Rank Award for Meritorious Executives for service at the Marshall Center. Each was honored earlier this year at a ceremony in Washington. Additional a...

Unique partnership between UH, FDA opens path for scientific exchange

...blic health, have an opportunity to provide public service and gain insight into the decision-making process behind drug and device approvals for commercial marketing. "This partnership is incredibly important by means of educating our students," Montoya said. "Instead of educating them with literature ab...

Society for conservation biology conference

...rds will be presented for outstanding research and service to the field. Field trips to restoration and conservation sites in and around New York City will highlight a wide range of activities that enable the natural world to thrive in a heavily urbanizing region....

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(Date:4/14/2014)... orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight ... behavior issues in other areas of the world, which ... that could lead to successful interventions. , A ... United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ... African, children are at an increased risk for mental ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... A new study shows that moderate to severe ... risk of stroke, cancer and death. , Results of ... to severe obstructive sleep apnea were four times more ... times more likely to have a stroke (HR = ... (HR = 3.4), and 2.5 times more likely to ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Dallas study involving serious youth offenders, the answer to one ... seven years: "How long do you think you,ll live?", According ... offending over time., Author Dr. Alex Piquero said the study ... of them offend at very high rates and commit more ... much later in life offend much less., "In a lot ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... with symptoms increasing dramatically during some of the most important ... has found. , Depressive symptoms increased on average by 68 ... young men, who were around 25 years old when they ... their children. The results of the study were published April ... is the first to identify when young fathers are at ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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