Tag: "community" at biology news
Cars, not crops, should be chief targets in reducing greenhouse gases
...e issue is not going to go away. The international community
is going to make sure that it doesn't go away. This country is going to have to come up with solutions, and our paper aims to begin to identify some of the changes that can be made without vastly changing the lifestyle of the citizens of the country....
GENEPI: a tool to refine and fine-tune radiotherapy treatment for cancer
...lated morbidity and will be open to the scientific community
all across Europe. A databank in Brussels will be linked to decentralised tissue banks (tumour, skin and blood samples from cancer patients and skin and blood samples from individuals without cancer) in several European countries. After obtaining inf...
Government development policies, not communities, main threat to forest conservation projects
...mental damage. Local groups, however, counter that community
conservation has not been given a fair trial, beca...e lack of sufficient government support to back up community
actions and protect them." In part, says her report, this situation arises because international fu...
Paratek Pharmaceuticals presents multiple sclerosis data at Society for Neuroscience annual meeting
... and Co-Founder, commented, "The clinical research community
has long regarded a pill for MS as an ultimate goal, but so far attempts to develop a safe, feasible, orally available drug candidate have failed. Our team has successfully modified the tetracycline molecule, keeping the core structure that confers ...
Global climate change threatens reindeer, caribou
... government agencies, resource managers and users, community
representatives and university researchers will wo...ites, weather stations, biological monitoring, and community
monitoring to get a better picture of the whole system," Russell said. ...
Unique new platform offers European scientific community a common voice
...give greater weight to the input of the scientific community
into science policy-making and to promote the European Research Council (ERC). ISE is an independent and informal platform for organizations committed to the scientific and technological development of Europe. It provides a common forum to advocate ...
Gut microbes can open gates in fat cells
...in distant fat cells. After exposure to the normal community
of gut microbes, the previously germ-free mice inc...s coexisting in the adult human gut, and this vast community
of microbes has evolved ways of manipulating our biology to benefit themselves and us." In fact, Go...
Electronic records to improve care for children with asthma
...h Asthma). Funding will help Yale and a group of community
partners implement a shared electronic health reco...Medical School, Yale-New Haven Hospital and in the community
is a top priority of the ERICCA project. We are proud of such high-profile recognition of efforts t...
Loyola begins study on blood substitute in trauma patients at the scene of injury
...unity to share their concerns. In addition to the community
outreach efforts, members of the public had the op...ugh a dedicated phone line, and in-person at eight community
meetings. Loyola will use the blood substitute in some patients on its LIFESTAR® aeromedical u...
Powerful 'toolkit' developed for functional profiling of yeast genes
...eriments are conducted. "Everyone in the yeast community
has been using their own batch of yeast mutants, but the slow-growing mutants gradually accumulate extra genetic changes so they can grow faster," says Jef Boeke, Ph.D., professor of molecular biology and genetics and director of the HighThroughput B...
International marine survey of coral death
... decade has produced insights to the role of coral community
structure and diversity in maintaining productive ...They have begun to learn how disease affects coral community
structure and diversity. "Ultimately this concerns the human community," says Susan M. Merkel, a Co...
UK scientist and children's author wins EMBO Award for Communications 2004
...incorporates revisions from teachers, students and community
workers who have been working with the book. You, Me and HIV will be available from January 2005 and thanks to funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will reach 100,000 more children and educators in sub-Saharan Africa. Since 2001 ...
New Royal Society journal studies
...nimize the risks of SARS in a previously unexposed community
is demonstrated. Contact: Dr Mick Roberts, Institute of Information and Mathematical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 102 904, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Novel chromatic and structural biomarkers of diet in carotenoid-be...
Acetaminophen shows positive in vivo cardioprotective effects in heart attack, arrhythmia
...ase. This position has been popular in the medical community
despite that fact that "there are no in vivo reports on acetaminophen efficacy during myocardial infarction," a team from Rutgers University notes in the November issue of the American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology. The resea...
New studies regarding the efficacy of antioxidants and their impact on standard cancer treatment
...mber 12, 2004 There is much debate in the medical community
about whether antioxidants interfere with cancer treatment by providing tumor protection or whether they improve the efficacy of treatment by mitigating toxicity and side effects. The December 2004 issue of the journal Integrative Cancer Therapies, ...
NIEHS to develop new RNAi library to help fight disease
...rtant work that will benefit the entire scientific community
by making the information available to the public....ary will be a resource available to the scientific community
administered by the National Center for Toxicogenomics. The data will become part of scientific reso...
Clemson professor receives award
...12) science education, curriculum development, and community
outreach. Along with her efforts to improve high ...ugh educating other instructors or by working with community
groups and K-12 programs. "I am honored to be recognized by SETAC and Menzie-Cura for my care...
Computer models to simulate hypothetical outbreak of avian flu
...eveloping models of a hypothetical Southeast Asian community
of about 500,000 people living in neighboring small towns. The computer simulations will incorporate data on population density and age structure, distribution of schools, locations of hospitals and clinics, travel and the infectiousness of the virus...
Community living causes bacteria to diversify
...esis', and it predicts that diversity will improve community
functioning because the likelihood is increased that some subpopulation will thrive as environmental conditions change." The insurance hypothesis springs from observations in natural ecosystems. For example, forests made up of diverse species are mu...
University of South Florida designated Center of Excellence by Huntington's Disease Society
...egiver and patient support, education programs and community
outreach. USF researchers conduct a variety of basic science and clinical research on neurodegenerative disorders, including Huntington's Disease. Dr. Sanchez-Ramos, who holds the Helen Ellis Endowed Chair in Neurology, is planning to study ...
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