Tag: "standards" at biology news
APS announces its 2002 Distinguished Lectureships
...raining, and otherwise fosters the highest ethical standards
in biomedical research, publication, teaching and interaction with the public sector. Dr. Morrison will present his lecture Developing an Ethical Position on the Use of Animals for Biomedical Research on April 23, 2002. DISTINGUISHED LECTURESHIPS ...
Scientists developing strategies for upcoming phosphorus mandates
... the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to apply standards
on either soluble or total phosphorus, said Robert...ecides which form of phosphorus it wants us to set standards
on, we will have management strategies that will help farmers, if they follow our recommendations, r...
Prizes awarded in the 2002 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Programme
...e. For example, he conducts dialect research using standards
of modern linguistics, enabling intensive collaboration between scholars of folklore and linguists. But he has also entered entirely new research terrain, including urbanity research, technology research and examinations on the culture and history of...
'Sperm and germ'-fighting contraceptive enters trials
...sensitive vaginal tissues. BufferGel has met those standards
both in animal trials and in extensive clinical safety trials, according to Cone. For the new contraceptive efficacy trial, researchers at 10 sites in the United States are enrolling 1,000 women. Participants must be in a sexually active and monogam...
New species clarifies bird-dinosaur link
...ogy for many years, Dr. Chang has helped raise the standards
for paleontological inquiry in China, says Lance Grande, PhD, curator of fossil fishes at The Field Museum. She is dedicated to improving the quality and productivity of Beijings natural science institutions through training students, publishing, and...
AAAS speakers report worldwide 'epidemic' of obesity
...rican children would be classified as obese by the standards
set by the Centers for Disease Control. Bogin's recent survey of these children suggests that variables like time spent watching television and playing computer games, along with family size and the primary language spoken at home, are some of the fa...
Office of Naval Research awards $8.4M to young investigators
...am is not a "research initiation" opportunity with standards
that are less demanding than ONR's regular research grant program. ONR's Young Investigator awards are intended to confer honor upon awardees beyond the research funding being provided. Young Investigators are selected on the basis of prior professio...
Most definitive study yet shows tiny particles in air are linked to lung cancer
...ction Agency issued new regulations tightening its standards
to cover particles smaller than 2.5 micrometers (a human hair is 100 micrometers thick). Industry fought the regulations, but the EPA prevailed and the agency is now considering new rules for limiting the emission of the particles. The EPA set ...
Endangered freshwater mussels saved
...the last 10 years. Federal and state water quality standards
have been upgraded, and enforcement of those standards
has dramatically reduced chronic water pollution. Elimination of chlorinated wastewater discharges i...
Medicines, caffeine and antibacterial soap among contaminants found in American streams
... the environment and the availability of reference standards
and an analytical method, says USGS research hydro... Measured concentrations of compounds that do have standards
rarely exceeded them. When toxicity is taken into account, the measured concentrations of reproducti...
Rush opens tissue and cell lab to produce cellular products
...h federal Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) new standards
for Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Tissue Practices (GTP). Referred to as a "clean room" facility, ultra sterile techniques including clean air circulation are required. This facility must have a specially trained staff experienced in c...
Conservation International and National Geographic Traveler announce World Legacy Awards
...ctions can serve as a role model for others. These standards
include the conservation of nature, economic benef...e and cultural traditions committed to the highest standards
in embracing the principles of responsible tourism. Nominees will be evaluated based on the contribu...
Hiroshima porcelain pieces provide insight into exposure levels
...esolve them. According to the latest research, the standards
for a safe level of exposure to humans might be to...her than what is currently assumedthen the current standards
should be less restrictive....
University of Chicago chosen as Sun Microsystems Center of Excellence
...RayTM appliances. Sun's COE program promotes open standards
and collaboration to help build new technologies that advance academic research. In addition to U. of Chicago, Sun has already established COEs in computational biology with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Dela...
New NIST procedure seeks improved diagnosis of Fragile X syndrome
.... The research is part of a NIST effort to develop standards
for measuring the expansion of these trinucleotide repeats. The NIST protocol responds to the guidelines recently issued by the American College of Medical Genetics, which recognized that Fragile X is one of the most frequently ordered genetic tests ...
Twelve new coral and fish species discovered off Madagascar
...standards, since residents suffer from poor health standards
and few educational opportunities. The ten-member RAP team consisted of five Malagasy scientists, including Dr. Jean Maharavo of the National Center of Environmental Research (CNRE), two representatives from Conservation International, a corals exper...
New standards from NIST may provide 'all-natural' benefits
...supposed to contain. NIST was asked to develop the standards
by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office ...ingredients and finished product preparations. The standards
development program will begin with botanical sources of ephedrine alkaloids and kava, two widely ma...
Food & Agriculture Biosecurity Initiative announced by incoming executive dean at Rutgers
...uld work with government and industry to establish standards
and best practices for prevention and rapid communication systems for identification and warning of food system threats. Cook/NJAES is collaborating with the Rutgers Food Policy Institute, The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute ...
Research shows older children, adolescents grew heavier in Brazil, China, U.S. over past 30 years
...opkin said. "Also, most studies have used outmoded standards
that were inconsistent between each survey. "During a time when diabetes and other signs of heart disease are emerging among children around the world, these shifts in varying environments and socioeconomic conditions are most troubling," he said....
Statement by the Ethics Advisory Board of Advanced Cell Technology, Inc.
...lished by the EAB in conformity with international standards
for human embryo research prohibit the culturing of any human embryo in vitro for more than 14 days of development and prohibit any attempt to implant an embryo resulting from nuclear transplantation into a uterus. The longer period of development al...
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