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Public agrees global warming exists, but divided over seriousness of problem

...rding to Krosnick, the survey will gauge how media coverage that reflects the views of both scientific skeptics and believers influences public opinion about global warming versus reports that only include statements by experts convinced it is a serious problem. Daniel Abbasi from Yale University is schedul...

Winners of the 2006 AAAS Science Journalism Awards

...lished in 1945, include a recently added prize for coverage of science news for children that is open to journalists worldwide. "I am thrilled to receive this award from AAAS," said Stacey Burling of The Philadelphia Inquirer , who won for a story about the life and death of an Alzheimer's patient. "I wante...

Individuals with genetic conditions twice as likely to report health insurance denial

...eport that their insurance company had limited the coverage related specifically to their condition than did i...rmation." Individuals cannot be denied health care coverage for a medical condition as a result of a genetic marker for the condition. However, individuals can ...

Horse genome assembled

...e initial sequencing assembly is based on 6.8-fold coverage of the horse genome, which means, on average, each base pair has been sequenced almost seven times over. Researchers can access the horse genome sequence data through the following public databases: GenBank ( www.ncbi.nih.gov/Genbank ) at NIH's Natio...

The Biology and Fisheries of the Slipper Lobster

...ries of the Slipper Lobster provides comprehensive coverage of the known biology, ecology, behavior, physiology, evolutionary history, and genetics of the numerous species in the family history, and genetics of the numerous species in the family Scyllartida. It covers fishing methods and regulations, size an...

AAAS/EurekAlert! refocus on China with 2007 Fellowships for Science Reporters in Developing Regions

...ellence and efforts to champion accurate, unbiased coverage in the world of science journalism. The 2007 honor...epeng, with China Daily and SciDev.Net. Meeting coverage by each 2007 fellowship recipient will be published on EurekAlert!'s multi-language portal ( www.eur...

Ossur hf. acquires the Gibaud Group in France

...ng sales network with comprehensive and nationwide coverage Entry into a new dynamic product segment: phlebology Gibaud Group Gibaud was established in 1890 and employs 361 people. The company operates two production facilities, one in Saint Etienne and a newer one in Trevoux (north of Lyon) specia...

Extreme life, marine style highlights 2006 ocean census

...ribution of global marine life. Salmon cellphone coverage extended When 2,600 fish left rivers in early summer, 2006 for a career in the North Pacific, they carried tiny acoustic transmitters. These could be detected for a year or more by the Census using an array of 252 receivers on the continental shelf,...

Nanotechnology: The story behind the headlines

... tracking U.S. and U.K. newspaper and wire service coverage of nanotechnology risks, work she did in collaboration with Brenda P. Egolf of Lehigh University. The event and live webcast will take place on Wednesday, December 13th at 10:00 a.m. in the 5th Floor Conference Room of the Woodrow Wilson Center ( w...

Seagrass ecosystems at a 'global crisis'

... communitys concerns over seagrass habitat and its coverage in the popular media. While recent studies rank se...he most valuable habitat in coastal systems, media coverage of other habitats including salt marshes, mangroves and coral reefs receive 3 to 100-fold more med...

Springer adds Genomic Medicine to biomedical publishing portfolio

...nting different continents. This will ensure wide coverage and make the journal equitable and accessible to researchers and students all over the world." Published quarterly, Genomic Medicine will appear in both electronic and print formats. Fast publication in Online First will make the journal accessible...

Springer to publish new journal Systems and Synthetic Biology

...l systems and synthetic biology and offer adequate coverage for theoretical work." Peter Butler, Editorial Director for Life Sciences at Springer, said, We are very pleased, not only to strengthen our existing portfolio of journals, but also proud to offer the research community, from a diverse range of disci...

First-time analysis reveals millions of Europeans left at risk from influenza

...ighlights the huge gap between current vaccination coverage across Europe and the recommendations endorsed by the European Union. Currently, only one third (35%) of all high risk populations are receiving seasonal influenza vaccine in Europe, resulting in avoidable morbidity, hospitalisations and mortality. ...

Winners of the 2006 AAAS Science Journalism Awards

...lished in 1945, include a recently added prize for coverage of science news for children that is open to journalists worldwide. "I am thrilled to receive this award from AAAS," said Stacey Burling of The Philadelphia Inquirer , who won for a story about the life and death of an Alzheimer's patient. "I wan...

Ice-breaker Polarstern to explore uncharted seafloor

...cipated expedition outcome will be extensive media coverage of research findings. Through a media contact officer onboard, in direct contact with the AWI chief scientist and his team of researchers assisted by 2 journalists on land, Through striking visuals obtained through state-of-the-art technology su...

What does the public really know about HPV?

...the link to cervical cancer. We expect that media coverage over the past year and direct-to-consumer marketing efforts by the makers of the HPV DNA test and the HPV vaccine will increase awareness, and NCI is conducting studies to monitor this possible increase. We plan to track the diffusion of knowledge to...

Faculty of 1,000 biology launch Pharmacology & Drug Discovery Faculty

...logy & Drug Discovery, joining, by popular demand, coverage of the rest of Biology," says Dave Weedon, Managing Director of Faculty of 1000 Biology. Faculty head Floyd Bloom is a past Editor-in-Chief of Science and Professor Emeritus at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla. He welcomes the developmen...

BG Group and Conservation International launch Conservation through Photography Alliance

...heir conservation work in the field. Enhancing coverage of undocumented places and species. While important conservation work is being done around the globe to protect the world's most environmentally important regions, many of these areas remain poorly documented. The alliance will expand the available...

$20 million to expand seafloor observatory

...nts from 70 to more than 200. This will allow more coverage of the northern Juan de Fuca tectonic plate, permitting broader studies on such key topics as seismic and tsunami activity, ocean-climate interactions and influence on fisheries, gas hydrate deposits, and seafloor ecology. "I want to express my app...

Prediction models help identify increased risk of gene mutation linked with colorectal cancer

...ation for clinical management decisions, insurance coverage for testing, and the availability of tissue for analysis. Based on the risk estimate generated from the model and the above factors, a clinician may choose whether genetic evaluation should be pursued, as well as the approach to testing " the authors...

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