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Tobacco-related cancer: How does it happen?

... Tuesday, Aug. 30, 9:40 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.) Panel discussion A diverse group of scientists, including academic researchers, a government scientist, two tobacco industry researchers from Philip Morris and an independent industry consultant, will provide different perspectives on critical issues facing the fie...

Pizza and prose with author Robert Hazen

...National Academy of Sciences will hold a lunchtime discussion with Robert Hazen, author of Genesis: The Scientific Quest for Life's Origins, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Hazen will discuss the ancient question of life's chemical origins, the theory of emergence, and how life must have begun t...

ASHG 55th Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, October 26-29, 2005

...mise of the Human Genome Project" and will include discussion of advances that stem from resources developed during the completion of the human genome sequence. These include the use of microarrays to simultaneously analyze the expression of thousands of genes during development and disease processes, the iden...

Can ancient rocks yield clues about catastrophes like Hurricane Katrina?

...n of black shale. This contributes to the current discussion on whether the atmosphere drives the oceans or vice-versa. Higher rainfall would have caused increased amounts of fresh water running off the land, carrying large quantities of nutrients into the oceans, resulting in an increase in marine productivit...

European Commission funds EBI to research synergies between bio- and medical informatics

...t a meeting in early summer 2006, enabling further discussion by the wider community of bioinformaticians, medical informaticians, the growing number of clinical professionals whose work spans these domains and European policy makers. The project will culminate in a report that will summarise the project's find...

MERIS/AATSR Workshop: Focus on Envisat sensors measuring heat and light

...s. "We are particularly interested in stimulating discussion on what can be done by merging data from the two instruments. For MERIS products over land we still need to improve our algorithms to deal with the effects of atmospheric aerosols, and here it is possible that merging MERIS with AATSR data could be a...

2005 NIH Director's Pioneer Award recipients announced

...s event featured individual talks and a roundtable discussion by the inaugural group of awardees, who were selected in September 2004. The newest Pioneer Award recipients were selected from 840 scientists who underwent a streamlined but rigorous self-nomination and evaluation process that began in March 2005. ...

CU's Torres discusses avian flu and policy

...e management and the poultry industry for a larger discussion on avian flu. "We need to have that four-way conversation," he says. "We cannot do this in a vacuum." Experiences with the West Nile virus, SARS and monkey pox have taught health officials that in order to battle epidemics, there must be coordinati...

New study into public views on diet and health research published

...e of public thinking and priorities at a time when discussion about the health implications of consumption of food, and concern about consequences, are probably greater than they have ever been"....

New study weighs impact of open access on scholarly journals

...ndings. "We hope that this report will aid further discussion of alternative publishing models by adding to the body of evidence-based research towards the goal of wide access to research findings in the public interest," said John Sack, director of HighWire Press. Sack's organization, based at the Stanford Uni...

Penn virologist edits comprehensive book on Epstein-Barr virus

...ended to impart to readers a sense of discovery, a discussion of initial and current hypotheses, as well as strategies for vaccine development," says Robertson, who also wrote a chapter on EBV and the cell cycle, with Jason S. Knight, a graduate student in the Robertson lab. "It provides a wealth of information...

NHGRI's large-scale sequencing research network sets its sights on disease targets

... responses is Nov. 4. NHGRI will also hold an open discussion on Oct. 28 during the upcoming meeting of the American Society for Human Genetics in Salt Lake City to seek additional input from the human genetics community. NHGRI will analyze the input from these sources and determine the ultimate size of this as...

National Soybean Rust Symposium to be held in Nashville

...ated framework. The technical program will include discussion of the latest information on: Detection and prediction systems for soybean rust How well did theywork in 2005? Fungicide efficacy and application studies Pathogen genetics What does the sequence say? Hot resistance Sources of partial resistan...

Advancing saltwater fish farming

...ill follow the press conference and will include a discussion by conference attendees of the proposed Florida framework, which is essential to allowing commercial offshore ventures in Florida to move forward. Additional experts will be on hand at the conference to answer questions as needed....

Sustainable agriculture: Canadian institute offers definition, recommends path

A landmark discussion paper, published by the Agricultural Institute of ...ture environmental conditions and food safety. The discussion paper says making agriculture sustainable is essential as populations grow but can only happen if al...

Pall tells FDA panel about blood filtering technology

...The presentation, part of the Advisory Committee's discussion on labeling claims for TSE clearance studies for blood component filters, is a continuation of Pall Corporation's dialogue with U.S. regulatory and health authorities on protecting the blood supply from prions that can cause vCJD. Studies Validating...

Could plain soap and probiotics beat hospital bugs?

...g on antiseptic soap-scrubbing, according to a new discussion paper by a UCL (University College London) researcher. Scientists should investigate whether saturating the skin with 'good' bacteria would offer better protection against deadly germs, says the paper. Professor Mark Spigelman, of the UCL Centre for...

Yale receives Science Education Partnership Award to increase science literacy

...cally by the museum's videoconference facility for discussion and comparison of research projects. The project activities are expected to reach 5,850 students by the completion of Phase I in June 2008 and 11,400 students by the completion of Phase II in June 2010. "By giving students the chance to participate ...

Survey finds family conversation key to organ donation

... national survey released today show that a family discussion about organ donation one of the most important st...stress the importance of having the organ donation discussion with their families. "If everyone who wanted to be a donor shared that wish with his or her family, ...

AGU Fall Meeting - media advisory 4

...loud cover Premiere: Film on the cryosphere, with discussion of issues presented 2. Field trip update The planned itinerary of our 4 December field trip, which is pegged to the upcoming centennial of the San Francisco earthquake, remains as stated in Media Advisory 3 (although always subject to change): h...

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