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AAAS book explores evolution and Christianity's response

...ption of the science of evolution and a respectful discussion of the cultural and religious responses to it. As the book's prologue notes, "there are deep misunderstandings about what biological evolution is, what science itself is, and what views people of faith, especially Christians, have applied to their ...

Book on birds the first to set English-language naming guidelines

...ished by Princeton University Press, starts with a discussion of the authors' rationale for naming conventions. A list of more than 10,000 names follows, in taxonomic order, with relevant scientific names and a brief description of the birds' breeding range. An accompanying CD contains full text and additional ...

The challenge of reconciling science and society

..., including critical voices. Carlson ends with a discussion of science and social responsibility. Our world is enriched by the knowledge science provides and unfortunate outcomes are rare compared with the benefits that science has brought us. "For most scientists, science has led to good outcomes that have...

Good times ahead for dinosaur hunters, according to U of Penn scientist's dinosaur census

...ersity," Dodson said. "My intention is to fuel the discussion using the facts at hand, and this is the best estimate we can make with the data available."...

Workshop suggests turning problems into biofuels

...ricultural Experiment Station plant breeder. The discussion also included genetic manipulation of dedicated energy crops such as sorghum and the need for more involvement by engineers. Experiment Station assistant agency director Dr. Bill McCutchen called for researchers to work together on formalizing the ...

Consortium for Functional Glycomics awarded $40.7 million 'glue' grant

...ctional Glycomics has provided a platform for open discussion of the bioinformatics needs of the glycomics field. The consortium has been particularly active in organizing and participating in symposia and workshops to develop the analytic standards, data exchange formats, and bioinformatics tools necessary to ...

Penn to host Herbal Medicine Symposium

...d their potential role in future health care, to a discussion of the role that herbal medicines already play in today's pharmaceutical industry. Among other topics the symposium will address: the use of plants in clinical practice; determining the benefits or potential harm of using various herbal remedies; rat...

Define 'precautionary principle' to avoid clashes over biotechnology under World Trade rules

...chnology and the precautionary approach. "Such a discussion could not be more timely given the recent controversy about genetically-modified contamination of US rice exports, the suspension of the Doha round and the prospect of countries re-examining disputes and grievances in the wake of the upcoming WTO rul...

Symposium 'Environmental Change in Siberia -- Insights From Earth Observation and Modeling'

...alks and 6 poster presentations, and conclude with discussion of the main scientific questions that need addressing and how this international research can be funded in the future in a joined up way."...

Top jaundice experts present latest treatment information during live Web cast from Pittsburgh

...ollowing their presentation, there will be a panel discussion moderated by Gary A. Silverman, MD, PhD, Chief of ...e-Womens Hospital. Also participating in the panel discussion will be John LaBella, MD, a pediatrician with Children's Community Pediatrics Bass Wolfson. The pan...

Global warming to be addressed at public forum

...d Challenges forum provides an occasion for public discussion of scientific, ethical, ecological, and policy iss...gical, and political dimensions." The main panel discussion will take place at 11 a.m. at the Lyric. Moderated by Saul Halfon of the Department of Science and T...

A measure of excellence

...can also provide an innovative contribution to the discussion of how universities can set strategic research priorities." The 2006 ranking differentiates how third party funding is distributed across 14 different subject areas, which can be compared according to university. The results show that with 2.6 billi...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- October 11, 2006

...rapidly as glaciers are melting in Greenland. Amid discussion of the latest evidence that climate change may be accelerating, government and business leaders participating in the conference also outlined measures they have taken to reduce greenhouse gases - the major cause of rapid climate change - and religiou...

Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt to speak at Yale Dam Conference

...ce entire communities. The conference will promote discussion between academics, technical experts, social justi...urday, Nov. 4, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Sage Hall, discussion will focus on dam removal in the United States, with sessions planned on laws governing dams, tribal...

CAAT celebrates 25 years and still going strong

...ut needed change. CAAT serves as a forum to foster discussion among these diverse groups, and lead the way in facilitating the acceptance and implementation of alternatives. A number of other events are planned during the week-long anniversary celebration, including a meeting of three-Rs centers from around th...

Romania as a scientific partner

...elopment. Apart from the formation of networks and discussion of specific subjects, key topics also included the promotion of young researchers and scientific exchanges. "From Germany's point of view, Romania is an up-and-coming country that offers great opportunities. Conversely, we consider it very important ...

MIT survey: Climate change tops Americans' environmental concerns

...is real," said Ansolabehere. "It takes a prolonged discussion of a complex topic like this really to move public concern, and what's happened over the past three years has got to continue." The researchers plan to analyze the survey results in more depth, in particular to test for correlations between answers...

SNM: Exploring molecular imaging potential

...ications of molecular imaging. Some of the group's discussion points are included here. Basic research: Research leads clinical practice, and one of the challenges to the medical and regulatory communities is to facilitate the introduction of new imaging techniques into patient management. As technology adv...

Europe's leading life science researchers are to convene for the first annual EuroBioForum

...ganisation (EMBO), will be present at a roundtable discussion on the future of the European Research Area (ERA). Mark Walport, director of the Wellcome Trust will also present a talk on strengthening the role of life sciences in Europe. Particularly topical proposals which require a coordinated approach on the...

Using science and agriculture to achieve sustainable investments in the new bioeconomy

...fiber, and export demands. The symposium and panel discussion seeks to also answer questions related to the economic and environmental impacts of producing bioenergy on a large scale. According to symposium organizer Victor Lechtenberg, Vice Provost for Engagement, Purdue University, innovative tools and manage...

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