Tag: "book" at biology news
New textbook illuminates the close links between evolutionary and molecular biology
...urses in evolution. It is the most comprehensive book
out there, with an admirable and clear presentatio... the text. I personally learnt a great deal...the book
as a whole would be useful for workers in the field as a source of reference and to give them breadt...
Ecologists work to link kids with nature
...ological Restoration. Richard Louv, whose 2005 book
Last Child in the Woods called nation-wide attenti... venomous coral snake! Richard Louv notes in his book
that children growing up over the last 20 years have increasingly limited experience of the outdoors...
Macho men are seen as bad choice for long-term love
... they see, personality wise, when asked to judge a book
by its cover. They may well use that impression of someone to decide whether or not to engage with that person. That decision-making process all depends on what a woman is looking for in a relationship at that time of her life. The study asked...
Screening for fragile skin
...sults. It will also note all results on its stud book
registration records, to enable public scrutiny of both positive and negative pedigree discrimination by all breeders. A number of cattle breed societies have embraced this approach, to reduce the incidence of genetic disorders. The new genetic tes...
Fedoroff, of Penn State, to receive National Medal of Science
...netically modified crop plants. She co-authored a book
with science writer Nancy Marie Brown titled "Mendel in the Kitchen: A Scientist's View of Genetically Modified Foods," published by the Joseph Henry Press of the National Academy of Sciences. She has done many radio and television interviews, and h...
Scientific American launches innovative new version of magazine
...arent Holtzbrinck Publishers which also owns trade book
publishers St. Martin's Press and Farrar, Straus a...Americans website with Alan Weisman, author of the book
The World Without Us, soon to be published by St. Martins Press The magazine publishing industry h...
How the Biotech Revolution Is Changing the Way We Fight Disease
...crets of health, disease, and aging. In the new book
DNA: How the Biotech Revolution Is Changing the Way We Fight Disease (Prometheus Books, $26) biochemist and veteran lab researcher Frank H. Stephenson tells the compelling story of how scientists on many fronts are succeeding in the battle against di...
Book makes case for using evolution in everyday life
...ect of human life, as he demonstrates in his first book
for a general audience, Evolution for Everyone: Ho...S that is being adopted by other universities. His book
is a distillation of his popular course of the same name. Wilsons research exemplifies the explanato...
Modeling the restless brain
...South Wales in Australia. When a person reads a book
or talks with a friend, task-related neural activity occurs in different regions of the brain, but this activity only accounts for around 2 to 5 percent of the total activity of the brain. Fluctuations of similar magnitude -- the ones studied by Spor...
SNM recognizes R. Edward Coleman with 2007 Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer Award
...apers in several leading journals, has authored 80 book
chapters and has published seven textbooks on topics related to nuclear medicine. He has been on the editorial boards of several top medical journals including the Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Radiology and Academic Radiology. A past chair of the Ame...
JCI table of contents -- June 1, 2007
...e.php?id=32482 NEUROBIOLOGY Dont judge a book
by its cover: Interleukin-1beta turns out to be helpful in Alzheimers disease Individuals with Alzheimers disease (AD) suffer from the formation of amyloid plaques, made up of the peptide amyloid beta (Abeta), in brain tissue. The role, if any, of...
Montana State University researchers to compare Montana, Japanese copper mines
...ocuments andinterview area residents, then write a book
on their findings, develop aweb site and create interactive maps to show the impact of each mine. "A lot has been written about both mines, but there have been nocomparisons between the two," Walker said. "We are asking differentquestions, more sc...
Antarctic lake experts to gather June 6, 7 in Montana
... Taylor Glacier. 10:30 to 11 a.m. -- Subglacial book
volumes. 11 to 11:30 a.m. -- Open meeting. 11:30 to 11:45 a.m. -- ICECAP update and future plans. 11:45 to 1 p.m. -- Open discussion. 1 to 2:30 p.m. -- Lunch. ...
Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles
...tending the meeting and/or receiving a copy of the book
of abstracts. PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS The following items describe some highlights from among the many papers being given at the meeting. Full abstracts of the presentations mentioned below can be viewed at the ASA Meeting Abstracts Database ( http:/...
Anthropologist given one of nation's top scientific honors
...is colleagues and signs the registry of membership book
that NAS members have signed since 1863." Lovejoy reconstructed the skeleton of "Lucy" a near-complete fossil of a human ancestor that walked upright more than three million years ago. He also has been active in paleodemography and human origins mo...
The Institute of Ecosystem Studies to host an international conference on ecology and urban design
...nference proceedings will form the basis of both a book
and a website. These end products will be used to connect recommendations with the larger community of ecologists and urban designers. They will also be used to educate the next generation of urban planners. ...
Oxford physiology professor earns APS' Walter B. Cannon Award
...Extremes: The Science of Survival," a best-selling book
written for a general audience, that examines the science behind a variety of extreme activities, including mountain climbing and deep sea diving. She has written two textbooks: "Insulin: Molecular Biology to Pathology" and "Ion Channels and Disease....
Pierre Ronco and Rashad Barsoum awarded for oustanding contributions to nephrology
... little more than a chapter in the cardiology text book
- his mission has been to transfer the then new branch of medicine that is nephrology across boarders and boundaries to further the field in emerging countries. Accepting his Award, Barsoum commented, "This Award represents the ultimate in apprecia...
Springer ecology book wins award for excellence
The Springer book
Ecological Responses to the 1980 Eruption of Mount...and Oregon. Awarded the rating Distinguished, the book
meets or exceeds high standards in all areas and applies the principles of technical communication i...
Renowned nutrition experts tackle nation's obesity problem in new book on primary care nutrition
...of nutrition-related diseases in this country. The book
comes at a time when obesity rates in the U.S. hav...hcare budget is spent on obesity treatment. The book
offers practical guidance on nutrition counseling in the office setting, nutritional recommendations...
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