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Earth Science World receives 2004 Scientific American.com Web Award

... the ImageBank is a prime resource of the geologic community to the public. Earth Science World also includes a number of other interactive components. The book center provides a comprehensive listing of the latest geoscience publications, and Earth Data allows users to search for climate and weather data ...

An ear for crime

...Angeles County, Sheriff Lee Baca is now soliciting community involvement and participation to deploy 10 of the units in a pilot test, to be followed by more if the results are successful. Algorithms devised by Berger, who hold the David Packard Chair in the US Viterbi School of Engineering's department of b...

How city dwellers and living things put the green into our urban open spaces

...rs include a project aimed at working with a local community to make better use of community gardens, many of which have been long abandoned and are a danger to public health. And they cite exa...

Thyroid treatment can trigger homeland security detectors

...ough for shorter periods. "The nuclear medicine community has been aware that patients set off detectors, but now we expect it to become a more common occurrence with the increasing number of extremely sensitive portable Homeland Security radiation detectors deployed among security personnel," said the stud...

Science and medicine - bridging the gap

...etics and cell biology accelerates, the biomedical community is finding it increasingly hard to harness the explosion of new information and translate it into medical practice. Bridging the Bed-Bench Gap, a National Research Council report published earlier this year, called training of Ph.D. researchers to tr...

A complex agricultural society in Uruguay's La Plata basin, 4,800-4,200 years ago

...eastern Uruguay. They found evidence of a circular community of households arranged around a central public pla...ification of agriculture encouraging the Los Ajos' community to engage into horticulture", explains Iriarte, currently a post-doctoral fellow at the Smithsonian ...

Obesity gets you where you live, UH study finds

...ory and techniques drawn from behavioral medicine, community psychology, geography, policy science, social ecology and social marketing. ...

Wolfgang Heckl awarded Descartes Prize for Science Communication

...ces. Approximately 300 guests from the scientific community and politics, as well as journalists from throughout Europe, gathered in the historic Rudolph Gallery in Prague's Hradany Castle, to attend the opening of the award ceremony for the Descartes Prize for Research and the Descartes Prize for Science Com...

Study urges caution in contaminant source tracking

When a community finds that water it relies on for drinking or recreation contains E. coli (Escherichia coli), a bacterium found in the feces of warm-blooded animals that indicates fecal contamination, residents and officials naturally want to find the cause and fix ...

NIDCR launches unique initiative on oral biofilm

...erent biological system," he added. "It's at this community level where we'll take the next big leap forward s... understand how the biofilm functions as an intact community or identify the subsets of microbes that interact to cause oral infections. Gill said previous seque...

The Molecular Profiling Institute named US provider of genetic breast cancer test

...h MPI will ensure that US patients and the medical community have access to MammaPrint." Additionally, MPI and ...ting and healthcare information to the 3.5 million community of patients that we serve," said Jeffrey Mossler, MD, Chief Medical Officer of AmeriPath. The MammaP...

New forest technologies for small-diameter timber

... forests to provide forest managers, planners, and community leaders with ways to improve both forest conditions and economic conditions of forest-based communities. "The key factors in selecting technology to use small-diameter timber include matching resource characteristics to the final product, lowering co...

Birds, butterflies, bacteria same law of biology appears to apply

...ies, Green says, but it is a consistent measure of community composition. Green and her co-authors sampled the microbial fungi Ascomycota in desert soils of a 62-square-mile national park in Australia. The Horner-Devine paper was based on bacteria sampled across a half-acre in a New England salt marsh. The ...

Global warming good news for coral reefs: research

...ts represent an average over the entire coral reef community and it will be important to undertake more specific regional analysis of models to better understand future changes in regions such as Australia's Great Barrier Reef." Dr David Barnes from the Australian Institute of Marine Science in Townsvil...

Satellites plus software equal best-ever Mediterranean heat map

...ct (GHRSST-PP). Its aim is to deliver to the user community a new generation of highly accurate worldwide SST products with a space resolution of less than ten kilometres every six hours. As an important step towards achieving this goal, ESA has not only initiated Medspiration as the European contribution to...

Balancing 'hysteria and suspicion': Doctors face new responsibilities in 'bioterrorism era'

...t is creating new responsibilities for the medical community and, for the first time in history, is putting phy...ddition, continuing medical education programs and community drills (such as a simulated smallpox scenario Evans and Clements developed for the CDC for use by st...

High-flying observatory reveals land changing to desert

..., but they are secondary. Up to now the scientific community has focused on bare soil much more than the loss of natural litter as dry areas become desert. We also noted how the different vegetation types changed in response to the variation in rain. As areas exhibited more desert-like vegetation, there was a ...

Journal of Dental Research: New editor, new content, new look, new access

...ew of the oral and dental sciences to the research community and all of those interested in the advances made in dentistry. The combination of the novel original research articles from the JDR and the much-respected reviews provided by CROBM will give our readers a unique and complementary view of the leading ...

Cells don festive holiday colors

...test holiday gifts being offered to the scientific community this season by scientists in the laboratory of Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator Roger Y. Tsien come in a dazzling variety of hues -- cherry, strawberry, tangerine, tomato, orange, banana and honeydew. The color spectrum would make Panto...

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center launches in Durham, North Carolina

...re to "serve the needs of the evolutionary biology community by providing mechanisms to foster synthetic, collaborative, cross-disciplinary studies. It will play a pivotal role in the further unification of the biological sciences as it draws together knowledge from disparate biological fields to increase our ...

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