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Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too

...ia. If you picture the three sides of a triangle conducting interdisciplinary research, partnering with local communities and organizations, and putting theory into the practice of conservation the space inside the triangle is what we call applied biological science, Fitzgerald said. Students in the program...

Tropical insects 'go the distance' to inform rainforest conservation

...o the study area in New Guinea. They are currently conducting research in other areas of the tropics including Borneo, Ecuador, Guyana, Ghana and Thailand to confirm the New Guinea findings. If we want the stability of these forests, especially given how much they are threatened now, we need to understand h...

Penguins march into new park

... WCS has been active in Patagonia since the 1960s, conducting studies for the conservation of southern right whales, Magellanic penguins, southern elephant seals and other unique wildlife species. WCS also recently became the owner of Karukinka a protected area of over half a million acres in southern Chile on ...

Story tips from the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2007

...nd colleagues at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are conducting a population viability analysis, which will provide a scientific basis for assessing cumulative and separate effects of factors thought to be impacting the shortnose sturgeon population. These factors include siltation of spawning areas, degradation ...

Census of Marine Life historians detail collapse of bluefin tuna population off northern Europe

...pawned in the Mediterranean, she emphasized. Were conducting genetic tests on fin clips taken while tagging to help confirm the origins of the specific bluefin tuna that we followed electronically. The research is funded by Irelands Bord Iascaigh Mhara, the Packard Foundation and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Fo...

Universe's stringy birth revealed by young Czech scientist in EURYI winning project

...One of the problems of string field theory lies in conducting experiments that test predictions or help inspire ...ly promising approach to string theory. He will be conducting his research at the Institute of Physics Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic after receiving h...

MIT team building robotic fin for submarines

... AUV. The researchers' new approach, using the new conducting polymer, could eliminate the need for electric motors. The material can be assembled from a solution of chemicals, giving the designers more control over its molecular structure. This gives us the potential to build machines or robots in a manner c...

Study points to new way to predict death risk from torn aorta

... 12 months after diagnosis. The U-M team is now conducting prospective studies of aortic dissection patients that will follow them over time to see how the false lumen changes as part of its multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Center program in aortic diseases. It is also pursuing the identification of blood ma...

Exercise, exercise, rest, repeat -- how a break can help your workout

... However, Goto and his team of researchers plan on conducting further studies in order to explore the results in a variety of exercise durations as well as in different types of individuals....

Better sleep may put Huntington's disease sufferers back on track

...tion. According to the Cambridge neuroscientists conducting the research, HD mice have abnormal circadian rhythms; their daily sleeping and waking cycles are disrupted and irregular. Since sleep disruption contributes to problems with perception and learning in healthy people, the team wondered whether the ci...

FDA finds no strong link between tomatoes and reduced cancer risk

... some of the issues the FDA had to contend with in conducting their review, such as the limited number of available clinical trials and the challenge of communicating to the public the subtleties of the FDAs decision. Neither of these concerns, however, diminishes the importance of using evidence-based revie...

New perspectives for the geosciences and climate research

...German geoscientists and environmental researchers conducting basic experimental research in future, as DFG President Professor Matthias Kleiner emphasised during the debate by the Joint Committee. The ability to gain new scientific insight in these disciplines depends increasingly on the ability to study speci...

Satellite images reveal link between urban growth and changing rainfall patterns

...hat the cost of acquiring the satellite images and conducting the interviews in the field totaled less than $5,000. This technique could be used to verify compliance with other environmental agreements, added Ron Mitchell, professor of public policy at the University of Oregon and an expert on multi-national ...

Damon Runyon names new class of rising stars in cancer research

...year award are outstanding postdoctoral scientists conducting basic and translational cancer research in the laboratories of leading senior investigators across the country. The Fellowship is specifically intended to encourage the nation's most promising young investigators to pursue careers in cancer research...

Omega-3 fatty acids protect eyes against retinopathy, study finds

...enefit millions of people." The NEI is currently conducting the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) that will, in part, assess the effect of omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA on the progression of AMD. In addition, an upcoming clinical trial at Childrens Hospital Boston will test the effects of omega-3 sup...

The BBVA Foundation commits 2.4 million euros to research in Ecology and Conservation Biology

... facing these species and their habitats. The team conducting the research includes scientists from Spain, Argentina and Chile. THE WORLDS MOST PRIMITIVE MARSUPIAL The BBVA Foundation Research Grants Program in Ecology and Conservation Biology will also be lending its support to a two-year study into the co...

Paving the way toward a vaccine against Alzheimer's disease

...lands Elan Corp. and U.S. partner Wyeth, have been conducting clinical trials of a potential vaccine. Although the first trials were stopped when 6 percent of the patients developed encephalitis an inflammation of brain tissue other clinical tests on the treated patients have been encouraging. In the second h...

Don't overlook urban soil

...revealed by the Baltimore study will be helpful in conducting future urban soil surveys. Since some of the properties measured are related to human activities that typically occur in urban landscapes, comparable studies in other cities should show similar results, said Pouyat. Future studies by the team o...

Promising protein may prevent eye damage in premature babies

...rators at the University of Goteborg are currently conducting a phase 1 clinical study to evaluate the use of IGFBP-3 in combination with IGF-1 to examine the effects on prevention of retinopathy in premature infants, based on the clinical findings in our study, Smith said. This work suggests that both IGF-1 an...

Small, self-controlled planes combine plant pathology and engineering

...icrobial life. Although Schmale is not currently conducting his research for the armed forces, his work has a definite biosecurity element. Many plant pathogens are transported over long distances in the atmosphere, threatening agriculture in the United States from both inside and outside the borders of the...

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