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First Salmonella Vaccine For Poultry To Be On The Market Soon

...ty of diseases. Such vaccines would be especially welcome in Third World countries, where these diseases are still common, because they can be taken orally and do not require refrigeration. "Using needles drives up the cost of vaccines and also raises the chance of contamination," Curtiss says. "But the o...

Planned Burning In Forests A Boon To Several Species Of Birds In Illinois

...nd great crested flycatchers. The findings may be welcome news for conservationists wanting to restoreoak savannas ­ forests with open canopies that allow light to shinethrough easily. Years of fire suppression have eliminated natural disturbancessuch as wildfires. As a result, forest canopies have cl...

Colorado State Biology Professor Says Fatty Acids, Not Shadow, Determine Outcome Of Groundhog Day Feb. 2

Note to Editors: Media are welcome to arrange visits to biology Professor GregFlorant's hibernation chamber at Colorado State. About 20 marmots, relatives ofthe groundhog, are hibernating in the chamber as part of an extensive researchproject. The dark chamber has a temperature of abo...

Over 4700 Technical Sessions Will Reveal New Findings At National Chemists' Meeting In Dallas, March 29 - April 2

...er through the News Service. They are, of course, welcome to participatein general registration for the meeting Media Facilities: Computers, typewriters, telephones, copy machine, and a faxmachine will be provided. Press Conferences--Will be scheduled, if warranted. Research Papers--Abstract books summari...

Now Chemistry Keeps Salty Taste Balanced In Smoked Fish

...bagels, and caviar on their canapés, should welcome news of a newtechnique that could help to assure these delicacies contain precisely the rightamount of salt. Researchers at Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, reportthat a new technique offers fish processors a safer and more economical way toa...

A 300-Million-Year Old Twosome: The Cycad And Its Pollinator

...toxins to prevent future seed predation. Ready to welcome the pollinators,the mature male cone emits heat and an aroma attractive to theinsects, imitated by the female cone which also mimicks the male morphology;with no real incentive to offer,the female cone essentially disguises itself asa male to get the...

Frog Pond Picnic To Launch National 'Frog Force'

...ecord localinformation and observations. Media are welcome to attend the Frog Pond Picnic, and will be givenopportunities to interview Secretary Babbitt, NWF President Mark VanPutten, Martin and Chris Kratt following their remarks, as well asamphibian biologists and herpetologists and other guests. Directio...

Lake George Water Is Death On Zebra Mussel Larvae

...theDFWI with great interest. Zebra mussels are not welcome at Lake George since they are a nuisance species.In infested waters, they clog water intake pipes that supply reservoirs andindustry. They cling in crusty masses to boat docks and buoys. Their shelledcorpses stink on hot sandy beaches. They torture b...

AAAS Annual Meeting And Science Innovation Exposition

...nts - Journalism students and their professors are welcome to register through the newsroom. Proper identification is required at time of registration. Students must present a letter on official letterhead from their journalism professor certifying that they are attending the conference as part of a class ...

Fall Meeting: Preliminary Press Conference Schedule

...ment of Science Writing. Journalists and PIO's are welcome to attend.Panelists Jerry Bishop, Charles Petit, David Perlman, and Paul Raeburn willdiscuss the hows and whys of effective media relations, covering such issues aspress releases, interviews, press conferences, and embargoes. MONDAY, DECEMBER 7 8:30 ...

Fall Meeting: Updated Press Conference Schedule

...ment of Science Writing. Journalists and PIO's are welcome to attend. Four distinguished journalists will discuss the hows and whys of effective media relations, covering such issues as press releases, interviews, press conferences, and embargoes. Panel: Jerry Bishop, Wall Street Journal (Retired); Presiden...

Tip Sheet: Papers Of Interest, 95th Annual Meeting, Association Of American Geographers

...nHonolulu, Hawaii March 23-27, 1999. Reporters are welcome to attend the meeting,which will include over 2,200 papers by scholars from the U.S. and overseas. Among the topics of interest to be presented by geographers are: THE CORONA PROJECT: Newly declassified data from a top-secret U.S. satellitesurveill...

Society For Conservation Biology 1999 Annual Meeting: Integrating Policy And Science In Conservation Biology

...efforts worldwide. The meetingincludes a scheduled welcome by Vice President Al Gore and sessions ranging from"Regional-Scale Conservation Planning" to "Biodiversity Conservation and ForeignPolicy."...

International biotech firm to locate in Southwest Virginia

...that 'we put knowledge towork.' We are pleased to welcome Pharming to Virginia. " Pharming's production techniques are partially based on technologies developedat Virginia Tech and licensed to the American Red Cross. Pharming hassublicensed the technology from the Red Cross. Virginia Tech's research has le...

Birds beware! Pinecones armed and dangerous

...veloped as a predatorydefense, and were not just a welcome side effect. "We believe," says Benkman, "that Red Crossbills' bodies have adapted over timeto become more successful pine cone predators." Modifications such as strongerlegs and reshaped mouthparts allow the finches greater perching and seedretriev...

Burrowing mayfly swarms signal a healthier ecosystem, USGS scientists say

...s emerging fromwestern Lake Erie this summer are a welcome sign of an ecosystem in recovery. "They're telling us that the water's clean out there," Edsall says. Burrowing mayflies are large aquatic insects that spend most of their lives --about two years -- in their larval form, living in shallow bottom sed...

Immune molecule found to kill indirectly by closing receptor to live-saving help

...hutting down receptors within neuronsthat normally welcome a separate life-saving protein with open arms, a team ofscientists says. The discovery, reported in the Aug. 17 issue of the Proceedings of the NationalAcademy of Sciences, sheds new insight on the cross-talk of two proteins--insulin-like growth fact...

Heart transplant surgeon at Cedars-Sinai specializes in implanting mechanisms that allow a defective heart to rest while awaiting a transplant

... research interests and transplant experience area welcome addition, particularly as the heart transplant and ventricular assistprograms rapidly expand. "We are especially pleased to gain Dr. Magliato's expertise in the field ofassist devices," said Dr. Trento. "This is an area we are focusing on as wecontin...

Suggested changes in federal report on carcinogens to be aired Sept. 15 at public meeting in Washington

...ments. The press and electronic media are welcome to attend and cover themeeting. The public and media can register with and/or present comments to Ms.Angie Wilson, NIEHS P.O. Box 12233, A3-07, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 orat wilson9@niehs.nih.gov People sending written comments or ...

As world population hits six billion, Yale experts provide insight into 21st century environmental challenges

... butloses one more plant or animal species. "As we welcome the six billionth baby,we need to also assure that he or she -- and the billions who come after --grow up in a world worth living in," Meyerson said. Meyerson was a contributor to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) annualreport, "The State o...

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