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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
...e Aug. 15 and Aug. 22 PressPac will carry breaking science
news from the ACS National Meeting in Boston. Pr...eep pace with chemistry and the multiple fields of science
that involve chemistry. The report features a series of commentaries by chemists, including Nobel La...
Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
...lds biodiversity are to be tackled and fixed, then science
and people must mix. So say Dr. Lee Fitzgerald, a...utting down barriers between biological and social science
in order to help conserve the worlds rich biodiversity. When we were developing this project, we re...
AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium
...a on July 16-17 to bring together preeminent cyber science
and technology experts from across the country. ... Air Force to develop better systems, supported by science
and technology. Improved technology will allow our Airmen, as Cyber warriors, to defend critical n...
Beyond batteries: Storing power in a sheet of paper
...include Pulickel M. Ajayan, professor of materials science
and engineering, and Omkaram Nalamasu, professor of chemistry with a joint appointment in materials science
and engineering. Senior research specialist Victor Pushparaj, along with postdoctoral research assoc...
Proteaceae spread by continental drift and transoceanic dispersal
...ble to undertake this rigorous analysis. Sometimes science
is about getting the right people with the right skills together in order to make advances....
European Science Foundation's Forward Look reaches out beyond the endless frontiers
...rategic flagship instrument that aims to formulate science
agendas and policies with Europes best interest in... a further push for continuing the contribution to science
development within the European Research Area (ERA). This foresight format is eminent by its doub...
Ecologists work to link kids with nature
...007 and 2008 annual meetings will feature informal science
education sessions, focusing on ways in which ecologists can make citizen science
education part of their work ethic. ...
High-intensity ultrasound may launch attack on cancer, wherever it lurks
...ssor in Dukes mechanical engineering and materials science
department. If the patient has a tumor in the kidney or liver, several treatment options -- including surgery, radiation or HIFU -- can be used to get rid of the cancerous tissues. However, if the cancer cells spread to other vital organs such as the...
AAAS analysis finds Congress would add billions to FY 2008 R&D investment
...npartisan authorities on the federal investment in science
and technology. According to Koizumis latest rep...ing of budgets for the three ACI agencies; support science
and math education programs; authorize programs to encourage U.S. students to pursue S&T careers; an...
ASBMB taps 8 scientists and 1 politician for top awards
... recruit and retain students traditionally lost to science
and aided in broadening the diversity of students engaged in science. The award, administered annually by the ASBMB Education & Professional Development Committee, is given to a scientist who encourages effective teaching and learning of biochemistry...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 1, 2007
...eep pace with chemistry and the multiple fields of science
that involve chemistry. The report features a series of commentaries by chemists, including Nobel Laureate Robert H. Grubbs, on chemistrys role in working toward better medications, more nutritious food, sources of renewable energy, and other innovat...
Pregnant mothers join search for causes of autism
...or for U.S. EPA Region 9, and Cindy Lawler, health science
administrator for the NIEHS, will discuss their ongoing funding for and collaboration with the center to fund unique autism research. When: Wednesday, August 8, at 10 a.m. PDT. Where: UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute auditorium, 2825 50th St., Sacram...
Computer graphics spills from milk to medicine
..., said Henrik Wann Jensen, a UC San Diego computer science
professor and Academy Award winning computer graph...4. In 2006, at SIGRAPH, Jensen and UCSD computer science
graduate student Craig Donner published a paper describing a model that generates realistic looking ...
Disabling a sensory organ prompts female mice to act like male mice
...nisms that govern sexual behavior in animals gives science
a new avenue to explore the molecular and physiological pathways that lead to differences in sexual behavior, according to Dulac. "Now we can really approach things from a mechanistic point of view," she said. "We can trace signaling events in the br...
National Ecological Observatory Network featured at ESA/SER Joint International Conference
...(Yale University) will make a presentation on NEON science
and the role of experiments. Dr. Charlene D'Avanzo...hire College) will address the integration of NEON science
and education. In addition, Dr. James P. Collins, National Science Foundation Assistant Director, Di...
ASM's new media campaigns take the gold
...s designed to increase public understanding of the science
of microbiology. Each episode includes an intervie...online at www.microbeworld.org and as a featured science
podcast in the iTunes Music Store. The winner of the Blog category, Small Things Considered ( http...
Universe's stringy birth revealed by young Czech scientist in EURYI winning project
... selected to receive a EURYI Award by the European science
Foundation (ESF) and the European Heads of Research Councils (EuroHORCS) to help him pursue his project and build on five years of hard work culminating in the solution of an equation in string field theory that had gone unsolved for 20 years. The el...
Chickadee, nutchatch presence in conifers increases tree growth, says CU-Boulder study
...ublished in the August issue of Ecology, a monthly science
journal. Mooney, who received his doctorate from CU-Boulder in 2004, will become a biology department faculty member at the University of California, Irvine, in fall 2007. In the study, Mooney used mesh netting to exclude birds from ponderosa pin...
ESA announces 2007 award recipients
...their students, exploring new methods for teaching science
to undergraduates, and using new assessment strategies to clearly connect teaching and learning. Corporate Award Ray Anderson The Ecological Society of America presents its prestigious Corporate Award to Ray Anderson, founder of Interface, In...
Forsyth scientists gain new understanding of adult stem cell regulation
...hat drives stem cell behavior and may help medical science
identify novel therapeutic targets. The Forsyth team previously found that communication through gap-junctions (microscopic tunnels directly linking neighboring cells) controls the left-right asymmetric positioning of the internal organs during em...
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