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Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
... harvest them. By tracing out the biological and economic
effects of alternative fisheries policies, such a model provides support for resource managers. The proposed coastal hydrography and circulation project will establish a suite of observational and modeling activities that will provide the first c...
New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
...ct tropical forest. Otherwise, the same market and economic
forces that cause deforestation elsewhere will qui...at you exclude those countries, their forests lose economic
value in the global carbon market, leaving governments with little reason to protect them, said stud...
...that most studies rarely employ the same bases for economic
evaluations. Differences in assumed plant size, biomass costs, method of project financing, and even the year in which the analyses are performed can skew comparisons. Although the costs of production are comparable for grain ethanol and cellulosic...
Inflammation may cause preterm labor and fetal deaths
...otential to develop ways to curb the emotional and economic
toll on families that lose babies to preterm labor and fetal death, said Han, a member of from the department of periodontics. Currently antibiotic treatments are not very effective at preventing preterm births that are triggered by a bacterial in...
Ecologists work to link kids with nature
... an oak tree or an otter. Biological, health, and economic
data also indicate that children who connect with nature perform better in school and exhibit fewer behavioral challenges. Lowman and her colleagues in the symposium hope that other ecological scientists will join them in seeking creative activities ...
Viewing ecosystems from above
...te to African tropical biodiversity and associated economic
activities in these regions. The migration of large mammals over large distances is a prominent yet threatened occurrence. Using remote sensing and landscape modeling, researchers can describe and predict major landscape changes that may affect th...
Argonne wins three R&D 100 awards for innovative technologies
...th new technology developments to enhance Americas economic
and national security, said U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman. My heartiest congratulations to the DOE researchers and scientists that have won R&D Magazines prestigious awards this year. Argonne Director Bob Rosner also offered his congratul...
Indo-Pacific coral reefs disappearing more rapidly than expected
...e in coastal communities, Bruno said. They provide economic
benefits through fisheries and tourism and serve i...es. Indo-Pacific reefs have played an important economic
and cultural role in the region for hundreds of years and their continued decline could mean the los...
ASU researchers partner with UOP to make biofuel for military jets a reality
...ll lead an effort to demonstrate the technical and economic
feasibility of using algae as an alternative feedstock resource. ASUs researchers Qiang Hu and Milton Sommerfeld will screen for oil-rich algal strains, evaluate their potential as oil producers and develop an algal feedstock production system that w...
Screening for fragile skin
...st step in managing both damage to reputations and economic
loss," former head of the Regional Veterinary Laboratory at EMAI, Dr Keith Walker, said. "The DNA test provides an avenue for genetically smarter breeding programs." The breed society is taking advantage of reduced rate testing by being responsib...
Nottingham biosciences million pound injection
... and make a dynamic contribution to well-being and economic
growth. We have enjoyed a record year in attracting third party investment to our portfolio of spin-out companies....
Seawater intrusion is the first cause of contamination of coastal aquifers
...ting some of the most important aquifer systems in economic
terms, both on the Mediterranean and the Atlantic coastlines. In the world, the most affected areas include Mexico, the North of the Pacific and Atlantic coastlines, Chile, Peru and Australia. Solutions: prevention and control A good knowledge ...
Smithsonian Fragmentation Project threatened by Amazon Colonization Plan
...itable for Brazil. Intact forests could have great economic
value in the long term for the purpose of stabiliz...e appreciate that SUFRAMA is mainly concerned with economic
development, said Laurance, but the economic
benefit of the colonization projects is very low. The f...
N.C. A&T food scientist develops process for allergen-free peanuts
...ple solution to a vexing problem that has enormous economic
and public health ramifications, both for peanut s...rldwide, the legume is even more important from an economic
development standpoint. In developing nations, and Africa in particular, the soils and climate are e...
President Bush announces 2005 and 2006 Laureates of National Medals of Science and Technology
...echnologies that give the United States its global economic
edge. President Bush will present 2006 and 2005 Laureates with National Medals of Science and Technology during a White House awards ceremony on Friday, July 27, 2007. The 2006 National Medal of Science Laureates: Hyman Bass - University of Mi...
CRESIB coordinates an international consortium to fight malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax
...es every year, it also generates a high social and economic
cost for endemic countries. It is estimated that about 2,600 million people live in risk zones for P. vivax : central and south-America, Asia, Middle East and occidental Pacific. Clinical and pathogen presentation of P. vivax is not well understoo...
Increase in creeping vines signals major shift in southern US forests
...owth will continue. If it does, that could have an economic
effect on the people who manage floodplain forests for timber. Although there was a substantial difference in the number of vines in each forest, the increase in density at the Savannah River site represents a linear increase in the number of vines...
New research seeks to enhance alternative fuel integration in public vehicle fleets
...onmental Services to analyze the environmental and economic
impact of these vehicles and assist the county in ...sity-based research can support regional needs and economic
growth. We also hope to use the data collected here to promote alternative energy implementation in ...
Fedoroff, of Penn State, to receive National Medal of Science
...echnologies that give the United States its global economic
edge. The National Science Foundation administers the award, which was established by Congress in 1959. Fedoroff is one of the nation's most prominent researchers in the life sciences and biotechnology. Fedoroff earned a bachelor's degree in bio...
Philadelphia ecologist receives top Mongolia honor
...he lama and his followers were concerned about the economic
development effects on lands the Buddhists conside...ies to support research into the environmental and economic
forces challenging the nation. Mongolia, which last year celebrated its 800th anniversary, faces eno...
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