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University of Delaware lays keel for new research vessel

...ning, February 17, when UD President David Roselle signed a symbolic "keel" -- a four-foot-long metal beam that will become part of the ship. Provost Dan Rich and Carolyn Thoroughgood, dean of the College of Marine Studies, also participated in the signing, which was held at the Goodstay Center in Wilmingto...

New study suggests brains of autistic children can be trained to recognize faces

... siblings diagnosed with autism. With 300 families signed up, the UW multiplex family study, which Schellenberg will describe at the AAAS meeting, is one the largest worldwide efforts aimed at identifying the location of autism genes. The researchers believe that there are at least five genes that come toge...

Human embryonic stem cells may promise medical advances

...lecting 242 eggs from 16 unpaid volunteers who had signed informed-consent agreements. From these eggs, scientists then cultured 30 blastocysts to obtain 20 suitable inner cell masses. By tweaking the amount of time that elapsed between the transfer of the nucleus and the activation of the newly transplante...

Leading U.S. gun manufacturer joins NJIT to develop personalized handgun

...rship to develop a unique personalized handgun was signed by New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Taur...f Technology (NJIT), Newark. Metal Storm and NJIT signed an agreement earlier this year creating the initial team. "The addition of a commercial producer to ...

International collaborators to form the Worldwide Protein Data Bank

...ng exponentially. According to a 10-year agreement signed by the 3 founding members of the wwPDB, the sites will share responsibilities in data deposition, data processing, and distribution. An international advisory board will be formed to support the collaboration....

Philippines: Park expansion creates nation's largest contiguous protected area

...(CI), Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo signed a decree expanding Peablanca from 4,136 hectares to more than 118,000 hectares. The decree connects Peablanca to the Northern Sierra Madre National Park, creating a seamless protected area larger than Switzerland that stretches 476,588 hectares (1.2 ...

Cyrospace, University of Houston sign commercialization agreement

... Cyrospace Inc. and the University of Houston have signed a commercialization agreement in which the company will license and commercialize inventions and technologies created by the faculty, staff and students of the university. According to this agreement, which was announced Sept. 29, Cyrospace will as...

World's largest scientific society holds regional meeting in Long Beach, Calif.

...lminated in federal legislation establishing OSHA, signed three months after her death. In 2002, the American Chemical Society designated Hamilton's work in industrial medicine a National Historic Chemical Landmark. (Janan M. Hayes, Merced College, Science Division, Merced, Calif., 209-384-6345; and Patrici...

TIGR and NIAID sign $65 million microbial sequencing contract

...cs, The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR), has signed a five-year, $65 million contract with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, to sequence and analyze the genomes of pathogenic microbes and invertebrate vectors of infectious dis...

The DFG announces EURYI Awards for Germany

..., is based upon the "Memorandum of Understanding", signed by 18 scientific organisations from 14 European countries in May 2003. The programme is open to researchers from all scientific disciplines and is directed towards researchers from anywhere in the world. Each award will last for a five-year period an...

Brown and MBL create an alliance for teaching and research

...gical Laboratory (MBL) at Woods Hole, Mass., today signed a memorandum of agreement creating an alliance tha...e formal affiliation between the two institutions, signed shortly before noon today by Brown Provost Robert J. Zimmer and MBL Director and CEO William T. Spec...

Universities to share technologies to fight hunger in developing countries; improve domestic crops

...nce published by AAAS, the science society, and is signed by the presidents or chancellors of Cornell University, Michigan State University, North Carolina State University, Ohio State University, University of California System, University of California-Riverside, University of California-Davis, Rutgers-Th...

Field Museum awarded $5.2 million for community-based conservation in Peru

...ems in Peru's coca-growing areas." In April, USAID signed a cooperative agreement with the Museum for the program, Economic and Environmental Opportunities in Parque Nacional Cordillera Azul and its Buffer Zone, Huallaga (Coca) Valley, Peru, over the next four years. In the role of technical support for th...

Indonesia pledges to double marine protected areas to 10-million hectares

...f Conservation International, Russell Mittermeier, signed a letter of intent regarding the conservation and sustainable management of Indonesias marine biodiversity. Indonesia forms part of the Coral Triangle the region containing the richest coastal and marine biodiversity in the world. This is one of t...

Five UCSF faculty scientists elected to National Academy of Sciences

...d in 1863 by a congressional act of incorporation, signed by Abraham Lincoln. It serves as an official adviser to the federal government, upon request, in any matter of science or technology....

Texas A&M, Ecor Corp. sign deal to produce health-related proteins

...r Rio Grande Valley. Texas A&M officials recently signed a license agreement with ECOR whereby ECOR acquires exclusive rights to commercialize the Texas A&M patents in the field of bioprocessing. ECOR's subsidiary, proCANE LLC, will produce and market the new sugarcane-derived, high-value proteins. ECO...

AAAS analyzes federal R&D 2004 budget

...percent in FY 2004. And even though President Bush signed a bill in December that called for the NSF budget to double over five years, their funding allotment for 2004 is only a 3.2 percent increase (to $5.5 billion). In the wake of the Columbia shuttle disaster, NASA's budget would rise to $15.5 billion, ...

Click for Crick

...he photographer, Antony Barrington Brown, has also signed the print. The print is being auctioned online with the proceeds going to assist delegates from developing nations to attend the Congress. "One hundred scientists from developing nations have applied for support to attend the Congress," says Dr Batte...

Certified professionals to serve as technical service providers under Farm Bill 2002

...ation programs under a Memorandum of Understanding signed today in Washington, D.C., by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS) and the American Society of Agronomy (ASA). Technical Service Providers will provide assistance to farmers of private lands in protec...

EMBO and Chinese Academy of Sciences join efforts in the area of the life sciences

...BO) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have signed an agreement to enhance collaboration with each ot...with another scientific organization that EMBO has signed during its 40 years of existence. It is designed to support life science researchers from China and ...

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