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New Seascape initiative stretches from Costa Rica to Ecuador and protects key marine habitats
... and Betty Moore Foundation. The four nations that share
the Seascape and dozens of partner organizations are expected to put additional millions into the project, which is being led by UNESCO's World Heritage Centre. The announcement was made today during the opening of the 24th Annual Meeting of the Inte...
Experimental Biology 2004 - Translating the Genome
...tep outside the boundaries of their own fields and share
information with scientists armed with the viewpoi...cal researchers who work with patients are able to share
information and insights into a specific disease process that enthralls them both, but from such dif...
JCI table of contents, 16 February 2004
...ated in human tumors. One characteristic that they share
is that they end at their carboxyl-terminal with the CAAX motif. The amino acids constituting the AAX segment are cleaved and the remaining isoprenylcysteine is methylated by the enzyme Icmt. These modifications allow the protein to bind to plasma me...
Human evolution at the crossroads: Integrating genetics and paleontology
... genetics and primate evolution so that they could share
the same stage to discuss their current work, and where they may be able to go on together in an effort to understand the evolution of our ancestors. The session was discussed Sunday at a news briefing. Hlusko's call for an integration of paleontolog...
Three personal ads for physics
... public, and as a professor, I hope to continue to share
with this audience the pleasure that comes from seeing that the world is a knowable place," said Kakalios. He asks his students to consider the science performed by superheroes, including the physics of a tragic love story the death of Spider Man's...
National ocean commissioners & scientists call for overhaul of ocean policies & management
...understanding of the ecosystems and resources they share
with many other living things, including humans. Historically, decisions about fisheries, pollution, endangered species, mining, oil extraction and coastal development have been made independently of one another. Likewise, a maze of political and leg...
Carnegie Mellon scientist says new technologies boost bio-terrorism surveillance
SEATTLE--Society can share
medical information for bio-terrorism surveillance purposes while preserving the privacy of individual medical records through technologies created by Carnegie Mellon University computer scientist Latanya Sweeney, who will speak at 11 a.m. Friday, Fe...
Advanced sensors, computing systems tracking sea animals worldwide
...said. "Some people are enthusiastic and willing to share
their data. Some are less enthusiastic, but once we persuade them are willing to share
their data. "Some people are waiting to see how the whole project works out before they commit to an...
New technologies reveal mysteries of marine megafauna
...resources, underscoring the need for scientists to share
their findings with fishermen, managers, researchers and educators worldwide. A new, publicly accessible database developed under the Sloan Foundation's Census of Marine Life program will allow these stakeholders to see the distribution and movement...
Cities built on fertile lands
...a very useful way forsocieties to get together and share
resources," said Bounoua."But it would be better if it were planned in conjunction withother environmental factors." Studies like this one, whichappears in the current issue of Remote Sensing of Environment ,may lead to smarter urban-growth strategi...
Money talks: Concern for biodiversity pressed on boardrooms by new breed of fund managers
...on and initiatives are helping to increase the SRI share
of the pension market. In July 2000, the U.K. Gove...p to business risk and opportunity (and in turn to share
price), profits, costs, public relations and reputation, brand, customer and employee retention, acc...
Reverse-direction movement of a molecular motor
...ased molecular motors of the kinesin family, which share
a common fold consisting of seven beta-strands and six alpha-helices, are intrinsically plus-end directed motors. Conformational changes in the core motor domain are either amplified or amplified and redirected by the neck region in both protein clas...
MIT student dances with robots
...n addition to receiving aural cues from the music, share
a vocabulary of known moves. The next step for Gentry was to program a robot to dance with a human. In 2002, while she was a visiting researcher at the Hamilton Institute, she programmed a PHANToM, an arm-like robotic device, to perform a random sequ...
Scientists report first sequencing of environmental genome
...cle. Already they have determined how the microbes share
tasks in the isolated microbial community of the mine. The Leptospirillum group II bacteria fix carbon and produce the biofilm that protects them and keeps them afloat, while a minor member of the community, Leptospirillum group III bacteria, fix bot...
New species of desert shrew found in southern Arizona
...nt from N. crawfordi DNA. Although the two species share
habitat, they do not interbreed, he discovered. If any other new species are to be discovered in Arizona, it will most likely be a species that has evolved as a small, isolated population, Petrysyzn said. "Home ranges are small, so you end up with is...
Transgenic animals produced using cultured sperm
...udying the biology of vertebrates. The fish, which share
many of the same genes as humans, are ideal for genetic studies because of their rapid rate of reproduction and because their genes can be readily mutated. However, researchers have been frustrated by the lack of methods to target mutations to specif...
U. Chicago study overturns conclusion of historic human genome data
...r an autosome, where each gene would have the same share
of the chromosome and therefore a better environme...ess has evolved slowly since both mouse and humans share
the same excess traffic characteristics on the X chromosome. It was therefore present prior to the m...
Primates trade smell for sight
...World monkeys, apes, and the howler monkeys do not share
an exclusive common ancestor, they do share
another sensory feature: trichromatic color vision. In trichromatic color vision, three retina...
Spruce bark beetle outbreaks examined at Alaska Symposium
...resenting a symposium to address this issue and to share
research findings about the spruce beetle and its ...us agencies so we decided to put on a symposium to share
this knowledge with land managers, the general public, and others." The Interagency Forest Ecology S...
AGI announces the winners of Earth Science Week 2003 contests
...and Earth-science organizations the opportunity to share
their knowledge and enthusiasm about the Earth and how it works. AGI, in collaboration with its member societies and Earth Science Week sponsors, is currently preparing for Earth Science Week 2004, which will celebrate the theme "Living on a Restle...
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