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'Immediately open access' option for the leading journal Genome Research
...free of charge online to scientists in the poorest countries
through the HINARI ( www.healthinternetwork.org ) and AGORA ( www.aginternetwork.org ) projects. "We are pleased to expand the service we offer the scientific community by making this option available," Dr. John Inglis, Executive Director of Cold Spr...
MIT: Recycling of scrapped electronics studied
...rn is growing about the shipping of electronics to countries
not equipped to handle toxic and hazardous materials. Kirchain worked with Frank Field III, a senior research associate in the Center for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development, and Jennifer R. Atlee, a graduate student in the Engineerin...
Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC
...ata from four different studies collected in three countries
will be presented: First, metabolic factors related to energy balance are considered as survivorship characteristics. Second, perfectionism is discussed as a key component contributing to survivorship. Third, two presentations will focus on the role ...
US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech
...logically based programs help people in developing countries
worldwide implement the latest knowledge to manage...diately." "Research results will benefit the countries
involved through increased farm income, reduced pesticide use, greater involvement of women in Integ...
Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015
... most important for improving health in developing countries
within the decade, science that will dramatically ...e of survival, conserving scarce resources in poor countries
now wasted on inappropriate treatments, and better containing disease outbreaks, according to Genomi...
World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'
...ionally renowned and enviously emulated in so many countries
as a place where the world's top scientists gather and where great science happens. This signature piece of expanded architecture--the new Kohn Hall designed by Michael Graves--beautifully complements the science and the people there. We are enormo...
Acoustics meeting in San Diego
...er bat for the sport of cricket, highly popular in countries
such as England, Australia, and India, Sabu John and colleagues at RMIT University in Australia ( email@example.com ) are taking advantage of the open-ended nature of cricket rules, which place no restrictions on the bat handle's shape or materia...
Highlights of American Anthropological Assoc. meeting
...st Century : Examination of current cure claims in countries
throughout the world. (67.45 p.m.) New Writing Systems: Indigenous peoples and minority groups are developing new writing systems for their languages. (Wednesday 6-7.45 p.m.) Thursday Islam, Health and the Body: Science and ...
Urine testing might prove to be an alternative screening test for cervical cancer
...cancer is enormous," says Kiviat. "In developing countries
where Pap screening has not been established due to a lack of infrastructure, a urine-based approach to testing could have a huge impact." ...
Establishment of an International Council for Science Regional Office for Africa
...impact of the scientific communities of developing countries
in ICSU. The First Regional Meeting for Africa was attended by scientists from 19 countries
in the Region as well as many ICSU Scientific Unions and ICSU Interdisciplinary Bodies. Representat...
Study in Royal Society journal on how relationship status influences sex ratios
...in the proportion of male births in some developed countries
over the past thirty years.Contact: Dr Karen Norberg, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Avenue, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02138, USA Obtaining multiple separate food sources: behavioural intelligence in the Physarum p...
Leading scientists to discuss research applications for therapeutic cloning
...an on reproductive cloning but with the option for countries
to approve therapeutic cloning. In 2001, Britain became the first country to legalize research cloning. Researchers hope stem cells derived from therapeutic cloning research will revolutionize medicine by providing better treatments for disorders suc...
Arthur Galston to receive distinguished alumni award from University of Illinois
...Ph.D. students and 67 postdoctoral fellows from 16 countries
and in 1994 received the William Clyde De Vane Med...eceive such an honor. He subsequently visited both countries
many times, was received by the heads of state and testified before several Congressional committees...
Wendell Berry to give 'Renewing Husbandry' lecture during scientific meetings in Seattle
...l be presented. More than 4,000 delegates from 100 countries
are expected to be in attendance. These include scientists, researchers, academia, extension agents and students. Featured scientific topics include: Farming for More Nutritious Foods Genomics and Plant Breeding Plant Diversity Fertilizing Crop...
Insects implicated in the evolution of new human infectious diseases
...ica infection, they are beginning to find cases in countries
Biodiversity: measuring up to the loss
... document them. Mindful of this crisis, nearly 200 countries
(under the Convention on Biological Diversity) agreed to staunch the loss of biodiversity by 2010. However, to meet this goal, biologists need reliable metrics to monitor global trends in biodiversity. In the open access journal, PLoS Biology, Stuar...
Solutions to stop fishermen returning dead and dying marine animals back into sea - study
...which is bordered by Norway and the European Union countries
Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland and the UK. However, there are plenty of other places in the world, such as North America, which have similar problems with discards. The findings of the research are expected to inform European Union pol...
Agrobiosecurity and You: Topic of scientific meeting in Seattle
...l be presented. More than 4,000 delegates from 100 countries
are expected to be in attendance. These include scientists, researchers, academia, extension agents and students. Featured scientific topics include: Farming for More Nutritious Foods Genomics and Plant Breeding Plant Diversity Fertilizing Crops...
Scientists raise concerns about second wave of 'mad cow' prion infection
...he speed of global travel, the risks of developing countries
are our risks. You may not feel global, but your ...hat we cannot rely on the developing world or even countries
such as China, as evidenced by SARS, to stop infections before they are on everyone's doorstep. "For...
Deciphering the Arctic Ocean climate puzzle
... of the ACEX Science Party - 33 scientists from 11 countries
- a news conference will be held: Tuesday, Novemb...er to Attend Interviews with scientists from many countries
(U.S., Sweden, The Netherlands, U.K., Germany) will be possible. Because arrangements will be made f...
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