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June meeting to explore how science, technology inspire art; promote new art forms

...ego. Panels led by invited speakers will include a discussion of venues in the digital and Internet age for art, entertainment and science/technology outreach. A group visit to the New Jersey Grounds for Sculpture and the Johnson Atelier Technical Institute of Sculpture's digital facilities in Mercerville is al...

Merck CEO Raymond Gilmartin to lecture at NJIT

...ty of human life. Each event is designed to foster discussion between the experts and the audience about the social implications of cutting-edge technologies. During the forum for March 2, Michael Oppenheimer, a professor of geosciences and international affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the department ...

Bridging gaps to save lives: UH hosts nanotechnology conference

..., will consist of study groups followed by a panel discussion with the goal of facilitating collaborative research among the Alliance partners, as well as building momentum to pursue state and national visibility and funding. Comprised of world-class research institutions and innovative scientists and clinici...

USGS featured at AAAS - Nation's largest science meeting

...llroom Salon 1 Join USGS Director Chip Groat for a discussion about how today's science affects tomorrow's water. For any natural resource, whether its water, minerals or energy decisions about future utilizations depend on having a clear understanding of the status of the resource, the amount that has already...

Stanford researcher to discuss public confidence in genetic technology

...ford University School of Medicine, during a panel discussion Feb. 18 at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in Washington, D.C. This panel is part of a daylong session on, "The Genetic Age: Science funding, organization, regulation and application to human health." The panel,...

New study highlights universality of public views toward science and technology

...at the AAAS meeting to share their latest work. "A discussion like this allows us to start developing more coherent theories to explain public attitudes about science, rather than ending up with piecemeal results that don't really link," said Allum. "Together, we can see if there are some areas on which we at l...

Symposium explores opportunities presented by US re-entry into UNESCO

...l Geographic Society. Moderator for the session's discussion period is Dr. Rita Colwell, Distinguished Professor, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland and former Director of the National Science Foundation....

Ecological destruction fuels emerging diseases

... latest findings on February 21 as part of a panel discussion on environmental systematics at the 2005 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington D.C. Dr. Brooks has spent much of the past decade slogging through the dense jungles of Costa Rica tracking down and collecting ...

Three Nobel laureates to speak at 06 AACBNC Meeting

...two round-table discussions. The first round-table discussion will be on the future of interdisciplinary researc...ll be moderated by Goodman. The second round-table discussion will be the impact of interdisciplinary and inter-institutional research upon issues such as conflic...

Urgent measures needed to retain our lead in pharmaceuticals

...he lessons of previous controversies such as GMOs, discussion of pharmaco-genomics by academic and industry scie... Wallace says. "They would benefit from more open discussion between scientists, decision makers and the wider public." Opportunity for Scotland Meanwhile, Pro...

Recent breakthroughs in common adult leukemia highlighted in New England Journal of Medicine

...ion of the disease, and complete the review with a discussion of the clinical implications for practicing physicians....

2005 ASM biodefense research meeting

...lbert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute, and a roundtable discussion with representatives of government, academia and the private sector on the challenge of translating basic research into usable products. Additional presentation topics include: Prions as novel threat agents Protecting the food supply from agroter...

New drugs for bad bugs

...longer, and this is a huge dilemma with the recent discussion about Vioxx. That's created some doubt in the approval procedure. I think we have to come to a reasonable expectation here in terms of the balance between benefits and potential harm. The worries I have right now are because of these unrealistic expe...

Seekers of what is lost

...te speakers Forbes, Berwick and Novacek in a panel discussion titled Some Re-Assembly Required for a live broadcast of NPR's "Science Friday." Panelists will discuss restoration as it occurs in the art gallery, between the pages of a novel or while seeking fossils in the Mongolian desert. Only symposium registr...

National Academies Advisory: April 22 Science Cafe on Alternative Energy

... will celebrate Earth Day with a night of informal discussion on alternative energy. Participants will learn about some of the most promising options on the horizon and have the chance to discuss these developments with an energy expert and others interested in the topic. DETAILS: Friday, April 22, from 7 p....

NIH should take decisive steps to promote independence, originality

... "New Investigator R01" award that would require a discussion of previous experience instead of preliminary data. The awards should have the same requirements across the agency, as well as budgets similar to other R01 grants. In addition, they should have a five-year term -- giving researchers time to establi...

Unlocking genetic mysteries focus of UH symposium

...microbes. The day will conclude with a roundtable discussion moderated by Graur. For a complete list of presentation topics and additional information, visit http://www.bioinfo.uh.edu/CMB05/ ....

Institute for OneWorld Health CEO speaks at 2005 World Life Sciences Forum, BioVision

...vents at the international meeting: A roundtable discussion on Nobel Laureates' Day, marking the 50th anniversary of the Salk polio vaccine, including a dozen Nobel Laureates, and representatives from leading global health, research and pharmaceutical companies involved in vaccines. Addressing 100 of tomorr...

Students to chat online with leading genome researchers for National DNA Day

... genomic research and taking part in a live online discussion with researchers from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). National DNA Day, begun in April 2003, commemorates the successful completion of the Human Genome Project and the anniversa...

New technology, new approach to help heart and lung patients awaiting transplants

...eradicate heart disease in patients. Research and discussion will be presented today during symposia at the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Annual Meeting and Scientific Session in Philadelphia. CARDIAC DEVICES Presenter Robert Kormos, M.D., University of Pittsburgh (Penn.) ...

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