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New Stanford center probes nanoscale material

...stitute, led by a full-time education director, to train middle-school teachers and, through them, inspire tens of thousands of young students. Modeled after programs at Cornell and Rice universities that work with high school teachers, the Stanford program trains teachers who work with younger students. "...

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

..." Plants will grow in those spaces. Trellises to train trumpet vines line the walls. And the thick mullions sectioning the windows have been removed from the three old double-door accesses to the courtyard--making the former inside commons room, where afternoon coffee and tea are served, lighter and bri...

$2.8 million NIH grant awarded to UH for bionano training

...oup designed to combine institutional strengths to train new scientists, establish a research infrastructure to collect data, cultivate a supportive atmosphere for both biological and non-biological researchers and students, and apply the resulting knowledge to prevent and treat diseases. "This grant sub...

For inferring the biological tree of life, simple is better

...y a National Science Foundation grant to the UO to train graduate students like Kolaczkowski in interdisciplinary research in evolution, development and genomics. Thornton, who joined the UO faculty in 2002, is an assistant professor of biological sciences in the UO Department of Biology s Center for Ecolo...

First Max Planck Partner Institute in China

...important task of the Partner Institute will be to train young researchers. The positions for head of the Partner Institute have been advertised in international journals. A joint commission of experts that has been monitoring the founding and start-up phases of the Partner Institute will select the hea...

Study: Pigeons can sense the Earth's magnetic field; ability might allow them to return home

...is a fascinating study in which Cordula managed to train homing pigeons to respond to magnetic fields," said Dr. Kenneth J. Lohmann, Hoggard Distinguished professor of biology at UNC. "It is important news in biology because more than a dozen attempts by others to do this over the years have all failed. Co...

INEEL-designed system assists army with chemical weapon destruction

... neat and dilute chemical agents, and were used to train soldiers in the identification of possible chemical weapons. INEEL engineers have designed and built several mobile systems for the U.S. Army to assess recovered chemical weapons materiel found in the field, such as the bomblets recently discovered ...

UGA's Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases receives grant to train Brazilian scientists

...nd principal investigator. "The goal isn't just to train a few people to do something. It is to make this place [the collaborating laboratory in Brazil] self-sustainable by the end of five years." Collaborating institutions include UGA, George Washington University and the FIOCRUZ (Brazil's ministry...

Potent anticancer drug increases function of axons in mouse model of neurodegeneration

... "Think of tau as the cross-tie of the microtubule train track," says Trojanowski. "The tracks will handle ...s-ties are missing, the tracks will wobble and the train will run off the tracks." In a sick neuron, tau is clumped into aggregates, so the microtubule cross...

Human see, human do

...at athletes and dancers could continue to mentally train while they are physically injured. In the UCL study, dancers from the Royal Ballet and experts in capoeira - a Brazilian martial arts form - were asked to watch videos of ballet and capoeira movements being performed while their brain activity was me...

Put science at center of decision-making on third world development, experts tell UN

...ual University (AVU) will use the Internet to help train new teachers through distance learning. Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, the AVU has established 31 learning centers in 17 African countries. More than 23,000 people have been trained in journalism, business studies, computer science, languages, and ...

European Union cites excellence of Hebrew University neural computation center

...the EU to host some 100 researchers from Europe to train them in applying a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding the functions of the brain. The EU citation took note of the center's "remarkable achievements" in publishing articles in peer-reviewed scientific publications. In 2001-2002 scientists f...

ORNL, U.S. Air Force launch educational program

...s and facilities that the Air Force can utilize to train its personnel," said Maj. Gen. Roger W. Burg, director of Strategic Security, Air and Space Operations. "This program will help expand our officers' scientific career path and give them first-hand insight and experience into ORNL's multiple technolog...

Spleen may be source of versatile stem cells

... cells from the spleens of donor mice intended to train the diabetic animals' immune systems not to attack islet cells were actually producing new islets. The result suggested that the adult spleen previously regarded as playing a fairly minor role in regenerative medicine might contain a population ...

Born to run? Capacity for aerobic exercise linked to risk of heart disease

...pacity rats were literally born to run. "We don't train the rats to build up their exercise capacity," says Koch, an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation in the Medical School. "At about 11 weeks of age, we introduce the rats to the treadmill and run them five times. Then we identif...

AAAS announces winners of the 2005 Fellowships for Reporters from Africa

... from 17 February until 21 February, to report and train at the 2005 AAAS Annual Meeting, America's largest general science conference. The winners' coverage of the 2005 AAAS Annual Meeting will be posted to EurekAlert!'s multi-language portal, online at www.eurekalert.org/language . Airfare, hotel costs,...

Dartmouth Medical School lab blends DNA and technology to aid in crime-solving

... Laboratory (IML) at Dartmouth Medical School will train professionals to manage DNA evidence under the ter... Terrorism Response Academy" (VTRA) is intended to train first responders to deal with terrorist attack involving weapons of mass destruction and will be rel...

Restoring the marshes of Eden

..."That's a big part of our project, to teach and to train Iraqis how to be wetland scientists again, according to 2005 standards." Warner says Iraqi scientists have just begun conducting the country's first winter bird survey in 20 years, thanks to training sessions with BirdLife International. He adds that...

New slant on vision research: Neurons sensitive to viewing angle

...motion whatsoever, then we couldn't tell whether a train was chugging into the distance or bearing down on us. Instead, to gain a complete picture of the world, our brains appear to contain separate, but physically intertwined, populations of neurons that respond to only one small aspect of our environment...

SciFinder scholar now in use at more than 1000 schools

...itively easy user interface eliminates the need to train users in searching techniques, thus making the exploration of published information an everyday part of the research process....

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