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How flowers changed the world a new book by Field Museum scientist

...illion year history of the Earth. There's a lot of discussion about sex since flowers are the reproductive organs of flowering plants. "It is truly botany made interesting and accessible," says David Lentz, vice president of the Chicago Botanic Garden. "Anyone who ever thought they would like to learn more ab...

National Academies News: Spring Programs at the Koshland Science Museum

...7 p.m. Learn about the chemistry of cocoa during a discussion and chocolate tasting. Dr. Harold Schmitz of Mars... to 8 p.m. Join Felice Frankel for a reception and discussion of her installation, Science on the Sidewalk. Learn how Frankel creates striking photographs of sci...

Do plant species really exist? Why, yes, scientists say

...cies concept debate has devolved from an empirical discussion into a philosophical one," Rieseberg said. "But this is fundamentally an empirical question. These data support the notion that species can be both units of evolution and products of evolution." Rieseberg holds the Class of '54 Chair and is a disting...

Looking for consensus on how to manage metastatic breast cancer

...d identified six key points in preparation for the discussion at EBCC-5. The recommendations encompass the manag...ments, "It is important to have an open and honest discussion about metastatic breast cancer. This is not about creating more rules and regulations, but about fin...

How a locust's eardrum could lead to tiny microphones

...e nanoscale." Professor Robert is taking part in a discussion sponsored by BBSRC at the Edinburgh International Science Festival on 8 April 2006. Researchers will be available to talk to the public about nanotechnology and what it means for them and the future....

Amid growing public concerns, bioscience firms begin formalizing ethical decision-making practices

...developed formal and informal ethics education and discussion forums and all companies use techniques to reinforce ethics within the company. External ethics engagement: More than half of the companies studied require business partners to match their ethical approaches. One firm requires suppliers to complete ...

USC and AAAS/Science convene leading innovators to discuss challenges to US preeminence

...he future of artificial intelligence;" A closing discussion moderated by Chris Matthews , host of MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews," that will push the limits of the panel's knowledge, from the biological and social sciences to education and technology to the environment, to help reveal the answers to t...

International scientists to present MRSA research in Liverpool

...ersity in Rotterdam, will lead the conference in a discussion about how Staph aureus establishes itself in the nose. If scientists can understand how the bacterium survives they may find ways to prevent people from carrying it in the first place and spreading it to others. Methicillin resistant Staphylococcu...

Controversial findings help explain evolution of life

...ust since last summer this has been a key point of discussion at several conferences and caused quite an excitement, as people see the data," Kong said. "Among other things, it helps to explain how water, or something else serving the same role, could have helped lead to the evolution of life." The core of the ...

Friedemann Schrenk receives the 2006 Communicator Award

...a tour of his museum, or participating in a podium discussion on the topic of the development of mankind in Afri... embrace social issues and to seek interaction and discussion with broad cross-sections of the general public, business and politics. The Communicator Award embod...

Open source and open medicine take centre stage at UN research symposium

...world. The Symposium builds on last month's panel discussion on eGovernance and Free Software: How They are Changing Developing Countries . The panel discussed the work of the UNU-International Institute on Software Technology (UNU-IIST) in building capacity in developing countries, and explored how software ...

A look at the Conservation Security Program for the 2007 farm bill

... hope this study will contribute to the nationwide discussion on the redesign of CSP and help document, for Congress, the importance of full funding for this conservation initiative." Merrigan says, "By asking some key questions about the current eligibility requirements and payment structure of CSP, we were ab...

Advanced Membrane Technology III: Membrane engineering for process intensification

...ated processes will be also covered. There will be discussion on the existing limits of membrane engineering and future possible developments in new non-traditional areas interfacing electronics, medicine, etc. The conference chair is Professor Enrico Drioli (Institute on Membrane Technology (ITM-CNR), Universi...

Formation of cellulose fibers tracked for the first time

...ulose fibers. This work should set a long-standing discussion to rest."...

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announces 2006 winners of Leonard M. Rieser Fellowship

...ll Biology, 2007 Christopher plans to create short discussion guides and literature geared toward doctoral students in life sciences, addressing codes of ethics related to biological weapons proliferation. Christopher will work under the direction of Patricia Lewis, head of the U.N. Institute for Disarmament Re...

Medical organizations gather for ultrasound practice forum hosted by AIUM

...d accreditation opportunities. Routine and ongoing discussion and continued yearly forums are anticipated....

PMS a fact of life or all in the mind?

...tioners alike, and will promote cross-disciplinary discussion and debate, and encourage presentation of a diverse range of qualitative research. The first day will retain a clinical emphasis since a large number of clinical psychologists will be attending on 3 May. Otherwise, the themes of the groups of prese...

Research into salt, oil, ice and fossils

...urces of the areas concerned currently a topic of discussion at the international level. He started working towards his doctorate at the University of Basel in 2006. He plans to use his prize money to supplement this research with a series of experiments in Nepal in conjunction with partners working there unde...

Continuity + Change: Perspectives on Science and Religion

... an Integrated Science Curriculum is the topic for discussion on Monday evening, June 5. As the world becomes ev...f educating and of learning. Our curriculum reform discussion will propose an integrated science curriculum organized around teaching of the history of nature as ...

AIBS to hold annual meeting May 24-25 in Washington, DC

Plenary speakers and discussion groups will approach the topic of biodiversity from several interwoven perspectives. In recent years, policymakers have increasingly recognized the economic values associated with biodiversity, economists have increasingly found ways to incorporate v...

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(Date:7/22/2014)... New Orleans, LA -- Nancy Buccola, MSN, APRN, ... LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of ... new locations of genetic material associated with schizophrenia ... immune system and schizophrenia. The study, Biological insights ... July 22, 2014 in Nature , available ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... child,s lunch box and you,re likely to find that the ... are the findings of a study conducted by researchers at ... University and in the Department of Public Health and Community ... are published online ahead of print in the Journal ... Led by senior author Jeanne Goldberg, Ph.D., R.D., a professor ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... of immune cell widely believed to exacerbate chronic ... multiple sclerosis (MS), can actually protect the brain ... the progression of neurodegenerative diseases, according to Cleveland ... Nature Communications . , The research team, ... Department of Neurosciences at Cleveland Clinic,s Lerner Research ...
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