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College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work

...n finalist teams made presentations before a final panel of eight judges on October 1st and 2nd, which included representatives from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and inductees of the National Inventors Hall of Fame. In total, 120 entries were received for this year's competition from universities ...

Forum at Virginia Tech to address issues of human cloning

...participation in debate on this topic. The main panel discussion will take place at 11 a.m. and feature a number of nationally-recognized experts on issues of human cloning, representing a range of views and areas of expertise: Wendy Goldman Rohm is an investigative journalist and author of the forthco...

World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'

...The conference is organized around short talks and panel discussions detailed at http://www.itp.ucsb.edu/activities/fop04/schedule/ . Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physic under the aegis of the National Science Foundation (NSF), the conference aspires to be ...

Highlights of American Anthropological Assoc. meeting

...tations: Violence, Ethnography and the Everyday: A panel discusses the challenges of violence to everyday l... Health Issues Among Latinos in the US: this panel addresses cultural diversity and health disparities. (10.15-Noon) What's All the Fuss Abou...

Frontiers in cancer prevention research: Defeating cancer before it strikes

...xx: 1:15 pm 2:15 pm PST (4:15 pm EST) The Vioxx panel discussion is not a press conference; this special session was recently added to the meeting's program. Moderated by Dr. John Potter, Chairperson of the Program Committee, leading researchers in the field will address the withdrawal of Vioxx from th...

Expert panel offers prelimary report on health effects of assisted reproductive technologies

... from The Pew Charitable Trust, convened an expert panel to address whether IVF babies are at increased ris...rth, low birth weight and perinatal mortality, the panel considered a recent systematic review and metanalysis. So far, their systematic review of relev...

Leading scientists to discuss research applications for therapeutic cloning

...ang, D.V.M., Ph.D., and Shin Yong Moon, M.D., in a panel discussion of scientific and ethical issues surrounding cloning research on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the 60th annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Scientific sessions will take placeOct. 16-20 at the Pennsylvania Convention...

Safer medical implants, more comfortable fabrics among research items at Rochester meeting

...the deaf and hard-of-hearing. There also will be a panel discussion and open forum. (Monday, Nov. 1, 8:30 a.m. 11:40 a.m., Grand Ballroom A) The following awards will be presented at the meeting: George Ellestad, Philip Hamann and Janis Upesclacis ACS Industrial Innovation Award for work done at Wye...

New AAAS report cites 'serious concerns' with electronic voting

...s and other to AAAS for two days in September. The panel of experts concluded that research into new voting technology and the behavior of voters, election officials and poll workers will be essential to reforms that ensure maximum voter participation, trust and confidence while guaranteeing privacy and th...

System lowers breast augmentation re-operation rate by 17 percent

...e U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel hearings on silicone breast implants in October 2003, panelists expressed concern about the manufacturer's reported 20 percent re-operation rate for silicone breast implants. "Although plastic surgeons began to use saline implants after silicone imp...

Six reporters reach the 'Pinnacle of Excellence'

...would be judged by the crme de la cognoscenti, one panel composed of working scientists and another of science journalists I was delighted to win the AAAS award."...

Scientists name world's whiffiest cheese

...ng an electronic nose as well as a human olfactory panel to sniff out those with the strongest scent. Fifteen cheeses were selected with the help of cheese experts in France and the UK and put through the smelly stakes. Dr Stephen White said: "The results suggest that electronic nose technology cou...

Wolfgang Heckl awarded Descartes Prize for Science Communication

...r the prize was submitted by the DFG.The selection panel gave the following reason for selecting Heckl: Professor Heckl is a dynamic personality and has received widespread recognition for his ability to make hard science understandable and entertaining to a broad range of audiences. Approximately 300 gue...

Prediction of gene function in mammals

...s and colleagues created and analysed a microarray panel of over 40,000 known mouse mRNAs, expressed in 55 tissues. Their results showed that genes from the same Gene Ontology 'Biological Process' (GO-BP) category which indicates the physiological function of their encoded protein, such as 'response to te...

NSTI announces schedule for 8th Annual Nanotech 2005 Conference

... program tracks complete with focused sessions and panel discussions. The Nanotechnology track will cover nanotech materials, chemistry and energy. The Biotechnology track will focus on genomics, proteomics and drug design, while the, Micro Technology will concentrate on Microsystems and semiconductors. ...

Microbiologist named National Associate of National Academies

...s of science, technology and health." Yates was a panel member on water system security research in 2003; from 2002 to 2004, she was a committee member studying indicators of waterborne diseases; in 2002, Yates was a consultant to a committee on restoration of the greater Everglades ecosystem; and from 19...

ASU students host first annual Western Regional Bioethics Conference

... use of stem cells. Conference members will attend panel discussions featuring cross-disciplinary experts from across the nation. Then they will participate in smaller interactive sessions where they can discuss their opinions with other conference members, making the conference a more informative and pers...

NJIT hosts Biomedical Engineering Showcase and Career Fair

...ent keynote speakers from academia and industry, a panel discussion as well as a display of research projec...tive officer of Medarex. There is also a lunchtime panel discussion titled, "New Models for Technology Commercialization Perspectives from Industry and Acad...

DuPont's first biologically derived polymer receives global recognition

...ere considered for this recognition. The judging panel commented, "Chemical fibers can now be made with natural ingredients. This will reduce the dependency of traditional chemical fiber products on oil resources. It will be another bold attempt in the innovative use of renewable resources. Crops and ...

Gene therapy for Parkinson's disease moves forward in animals

...itute in Sunnyvale, Calif., who recently chaired a panel probing GDNF experimentation for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. "This is additional experimental evidence that suggests that it can be a promising approach to this disease using in vivo gene therapy, which is very applicable ...

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