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Rice bioengineer wins international design contest
...id automobile. Liebschner received the grand prize trophy
at a Feb. 23 gala in Chicago. The OsteoSonic TM and other winning inventions will be featured in a special supplemental issue of NASA Tech Brief's in April. The contest attracted more than 1,100 entries from engineering professionals, students, and ...
Study predicts conditions for sustainable lion trophy hunting
...ing lions without overhunting is tricky. Excessive trophy
hunting could open the door for too many young mal...population decline. On the other hand, income from trophy
hunting helps sustain African game reserves, which might otherwise be converted to small-scale agric...
Final of the 2003/04 Research Councils' Business Plan Competition
.... Science Minister, Lord Sainsbury will present a trophy
and a cheque for 25,000 to the winning team. The event begins at 14:30 on Tuesday 24 February 2004 with a brief presentation from each of the competition's five finalists. After comments from the judges, Lord Sainsbury will announce the winner at...
Sport hunting hits evolutionary traits in bighorn sheep
...and horn size. "Unrestricted harvesting of trophy
rams has contributed to a decline in the very traits that determine trophy
quality," wrote the researchers. Wildlife managers should look at alternative strategies "to minimiz...
Mooney to receive 2002 Blue Planet Prize in recognition of pioneering ecological research
...ll receive a certificate of merit, a commemorative trophy
and a supplementary award of $400,000 (50 million yen) at a ceremony in Tokyo on Nov. 14 - to be followed by a commemorative lecture delivered by both winners at United Nations University in Tokyo on Nov. 15. Established in 1992, the Blue Planet Priz...
Hunted deer make up for losses of bucks, UF research shows
...ing. Hunters most often pursue bucks, both for trophy
value and because shooting does in many states is illegal or highly restricted. That might seem to threaten deer populations because it cuts into the number of males available to mate. But Ron Labisky, a UF professor of wildlife ecology and conservat...
From Germany To The Wild West: Geologists Hunt For Evidence Of Ancient Crinoid
...e inKansas and Colorado. Unfortunately, the early trophy
hunters left few clues asto where there treasures were found, and the fossils were collected for theirbeauty with little regard to the scientific information they could also provide. "The real advance has been going back to the field areas and findin...