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College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work

...an international competition designed to encourage college students to be active in science, engineering, mat...ards the innovations, discoveries, and research by college and university students and their advisors for projects leading to inventions that can be patented. ...

New Jersey Institute of Technology professor to develop supersized virtual library

...once. We already have gotten inquiries from other college libraries, so I believe the project will be helpful to many people when it's completed."...

Health, food, new technologies featured during ACS meeting Oct. 17-20 in Peoria, Ill.

...cultural Utilization Research, which is given to a college intern employed at NCAUR to recognize excellence among future scientists. Kenneth and Doris Kolb , professor emeritus and adjunct professor, respectively, at Bradley University, Peoria, Ill. Peoria ACS Lifetime Achievement Award. Timothy Las...

Virginia Tech, TIGR sign memorandum for new alliance

...rojects at Virginia Tech, said, "The presence of a college of veterinary medicine and the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute provides the university with the unique opportunity to undertake comparative approaches to systems of disease and health across multiple species. Building on those capabilities, Virgini...

UCSD researchers find effective treatment for unusual fever syndrom caused by cold exposure

...I really wish my daughters and my granddaughter in college could use the drug, but right now, none of us can afford it." The Hoffman team plans further clinical trials with anakinra to determine optimal dosing and they hope to get FDA approval for anakinra treatment of FCAS. "This would help wi...

University of Texas at Austin researchers identify drug-tolerance mechanism in flies

...nger to get up, basically acting like a drunk at a college party," Atkinson said. The reverse behavior happened during recovery from the drug. The flies began stumbling around and then climbing the test-tube walls within minutes. The flies that had previously been exposed to BA recovered much more rapidly t...

Exploring ocean life and color on the internet

...rnet tool called "Giovanni" allows high school and college students and researchers to access and analyze sat...created three tutorials geared for high school and college level students. These tutorials help students identify research questions that can be answered with ...

NJIT hosts Spring Career Fair: Employers expected to increase hiring...

...rket for computer engineering majors has improved, college enrollment in the field is still down. "Despite a tremendous increase in career opportunities in computer engineering, students are still under-enrolling in that major in college," Mass said. "High school students and their parents have misperception...

Undergrads hooked on research

...ostile environment," Handelsman observes. "How can college and university professors motivate and engage stud...age entering freshmen the summer before they start college and throughout their first year at Northwestern. The research project "is near and dear to my heart,...

UAlbany CNSE enters NanoBio alliance with Albert Einstein College of Medicine

...ing at the University at Albany SUNY is the first college in the world devoted exclusively to the development and deployment of innovative nanoscience concepts. Located within the Albany NanoTech complex, a $1 billion center for public/private nanotechnology research and development, CNSE's facilities are u...

Kids with chronic illness face difficult transition to adult care

...lthy child, you anticipate they are going to go to college or live independently in a community. There are things you do developmentally throughout their childhood to prepare them for that early on." UF researchers say the results suggest the medical community may need to create a more consumer-friendly medi...

AGI publishes 43rd edition of the Directory of Geoscience Departments

...GD) -- the definitive source for information about college and university geoscience departments in the United States and in 51 countries -- has just been published by the American Geological Institute (AGI). The Directory of Geoscience Departments, 43rd Edition, provides a state-sorted listing of 1,169 geos...

UF researcher: Ideas about fossil horses undergo evolution in thinking

...tion, MacFadden said. Descriptions of evolution in college textbooks often show family trees depicting the lineage of the horse, he said....

Regular exercise helps protect muscles in elderly from soreness, injury

...f, Mamoru Yamaguchi and Laurie Beard, all with the college of veterinary medicine, and Chad Markert, formerly with Ohio State's sport and exercise science program. The work was a portion of the doctoral dissertation of Jeong-su Kim, who is presently at the University of Alabama, Birmingham....

Research news from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University

...llege Students A recent study of 163 students in college found that a startling 27% were overweight, 6% wer...weight and components of the metabolic syndrome in college students." Huang, Terry T.K., et al, Obesity Research. 2004 Nov;12(11):1875-85. "Energy intake and ...

Northwest forest plan research and monitoring to be shared during 2-day conference

... host federal agencies are also sponsoring several college students to attend the conference. A special evening event for students to interact with managers and scientists is planned for Tuesday, April 19 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The cosponsors of the conference are the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau...

Wind turbine to stir up renewable energy research

...undergraduate liberal arts college. It is the only college in the Midwest named among the top three public liberal arts colleges in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2005 rankings of America's Best Colleges. For more information about UMM, see www.morris.umn.edu ....

Discovery of an American salamander where it shouldn't be: Korea

... Inha University in Incheon, as well as his former college professor, Richard A. Brandon of Southern Illinois University. Brandon recognized the salamander as a plethodontid and drew it to the attention of Wake. Wake and post-doctoral fellows David R. Vieites and Ronald M. Bonett of UC Berkeley's Museum of V...

New NSF-AAAS report highlights 'learning communities,' other STEM educational strategies

...to 130 students today. At Itasca, first-generation college students -- many from blue-collar families struggl...sonal coaching, small student groups, and a strong college identity help to provide Itasca's engineering students with the tools they need to succeed, he said....

Road salt affects mitigation wetlands

...They have been extremely good about talking to the college to minimize the effects of having a road across campus and have gone out of their way to be as environmentally responsible as possible." When building the section of road across the Behrend campus, PennDOT installed an elaborate drainage system bene...

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