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Wiley extends publishing partnership with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

...eparate agreement in March 2005 to jointly publish books in chemical engineering and industrial chemistry u... the agreement, Wiley and AIChE co-publishes 10-15 books a year in the broad field of chemical engineering, including books in process safety and emerging te...

Casting the molecular net

... Bork, group leader at EMBL. The fact that certain books have been bought by the same customers tells you that they have something in common. In the same way biological networks tell us about shared features between different proteins. These help us predicting which kinases are likely to act on them. ...

ESA presents the sharpest ever satellite map of Earth

...nt of data equivalent to the content of 40 million books were acquired between December 2004 and June 2006 and processed to generate the global composites. The composites will support the international community in modelling climate change extent and impacts, studying ecosystems and plotting worldwide lan...

5 Stanford professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

...tient relationships. She has co-edited a number of books in the Russell Sage Foundation Trust Series, inclu...these cultural phenomena link nation to state. His books include Politics, Language and Thought: The Somali Experience and Identity in Formation: The Russian...

Academy paleontologist and Alaska artist in line for natural history awards

...or T-shirts. He has co-written and illustrated six books including Rapture of the Deep and Sharkabet, has written blues songs about fish and is the art director for a traveling exhibition that opens June 2 at the Academy called Amazon Voyages: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches. For more on Troll, see www.tr...

Springer ecology book wins award for excellence

... in the response of the volcanic landscape. The books editors are all experts in their fields. Virginia Dale is a Corporate Fellow in the Environmental Sciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. She is also an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the...

Everything starts with recognition

... level. We live in houses, wear clothes and read books made of chiral cellulose. Most of the molecules that mediate the processes of life like hormones, antibodies and receptors are chiral. Fifty of the top hundred best-selling drugs worldwide are chiral. With this contribution to the basic mechanism of ...

2007 Communicator Award goes to glaciologists from Bremerhaven

... not only in numerous publications of their own in books and journals, but also at exhibitions and lectures at schools, universities and other public education institutions. The researchers also invited the press to attend their events in order to get a first-hand impression of the work that goes on in the...

AIBS honors outstanding contributions to the biological sciences

...s an award-winning journalist whose broadcasts and books demonstrate his passion for science and his adventurous spirit. He spent much of his career at National Public Radio, where he reported on science, medicine, technology, and the environment for All Things Considered . He currently is now the global...

Atlas of Science Literacy completes mapping of science-learning pathways

...http://www.project2061.org . Print copies of these books also can be ordered from the publisher, Oxford University Press (go to http://www.us.oup.com/us/ ). For information on ordering the new Atlas of Science Literacy, Volume 2 as well as Atlas 1 , please log onto http://project2061.org ....

Gene hunters, patent prospectors leave indigenous communities in Pacific feeling besieged, betrayed

...erty Office and a Ban on Life Patents Among the books recommendation is a Regional Pacific Intellectual Property Office to assess patent and trademark applications, informed by Pacific model laws and responses. Such an office could enable patent application assessments to be carried out in a more criti...

Stevens' Center for Science Writings honors Edward O. Wilson with Green Book Award

... created the Green Book Award to draw attention to books that raise awareness of environmental issues. Wilson, one of the worlds best-known scientists, was selected for his book, The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth. Written as a letter from Wilson to a Christian pastor, The Creation argues that ...

Neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky will discuss stress, health, Feb. 17 at AAAS meeting

...rs about stress, Sapolsky has written four popular books on the subject--Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, The Trouble with Testosterone, A Primate's Memoir and Monkeyluv. Many of his insights are based on his 30-year field study of wild African baboons, highly social primates that are close relatives of Homo s...

Newly discovered West Coast arrhythmias cause

... ocean floor, have continued, with 2006 now on the books as the largest, most severe and longest lasting dead zone on record for the west coast. "It was unlike anything that we've measured along the Oregon coast in the past five decades," says Francis Chan of Oregon State University. "We're seeing more ...

Authors, illustrator win AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books

...r authors and an illustrator of children's science books won the 2007 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellen...ges. The prizes are being awarded for individual books in four categories: Children's Science Picture Books, Middle Grades Nonfiction Science Books, Young ...

Fighting to keep Darwin in the classroom

...reationist movement through lectures, articles and books and is the curator responsible for the content of the major exhibition Darwin which opened at the AMNH in New York in November 2005, drawing in over 500,000 visitors. Greg Eldredge has a Masters Degree in Education and has been a New York City schoo...

Free public events at the 2007 AAAS Annual Meeting

...og; how to make robots at home; authors of science books for children; and demonstrations such as how vegetable oil used to make French fries can be transformed into biodiesel fuel. PLENARY LECTURES Thursday Sunday, 15-18 February, 6:30 p.m. Monday, 19 February, 8:00 a.m. Hilton Fan Francisco, Ballroo...

2007 AAAS Annual Meeting Headlines

...rs; Billinda the Robot Dog; and authors of science books for children, plus demonstrations such as how recycled vegetable oil can be transformed into biodiesel fuel. Nearly 200 scientific sessions for general registrants and reporters at this year's AAAS Meeting will focus on "Science and Technology for ...

Human preference for other species could determine whether they survive

...udying photographs in four large-format photograph books about penguins. Decisions about how many and which...m to be driven by a "cuteness" factor. The four books Stokes examined were published in the last decade and were aimed at the popular adult audience. He e...

Aquatic scientist praised for holistic research

...rnal papers and chapters and has also completed 15 books since 1980. In his role as a Springer co-editor, he founded the Journal of Paleolimnology and co-founded the book series Developments in Paleoenvironmental Research. ...

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(Date:7/30/2014)... of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has elected ... election as a Fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions to entomology ... extension, or administration. The following Fellows will be recognized ... which will be held November 16-19, 2014 in Portland, ... a professor with the Department of Plant, Soil and ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... Laboratory has received a pledge of $1 million from ... the Laboratory,s new Neurobehavioral Biometry Center. , ... will enable the Laboratory to develop a greater breadth ... ultimate goal of accelerating the pace of research to ... as a premier resource for the Laboratory and its ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... a changing climate threaten some of the world,s ... conservationists establish seed collections to save the seeds ... preserving some genetic diversity., For decades, these seed ... offer a one-size-fits-all approach for how many seeds ... samples regardless of species, pollination mode, growth habitat ...
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