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New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk

...s." Until now, the Kyoto Protocol and subsequent discussions have focused on carbon credits for new or replanted forests that replace the carbon storage services of destroyed forests. New rules being discussed by the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change for implementation subsequent to Kyoto are likely ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 25, 2007

...y dangerous research projects; introducing ethical discussions into the classroom to sensitize undergraduate and graduate students to the possible misuse of scientific research, even their own; and the need for scientists to adapt a new, more vigilant and intentional way of thinking about the implications of the...

Fedoroff, of Penn State, to receive National Medal of Science

...ues. More recently, she has been active in public discussions surrounding the introduction of genetically modified crop plants. She co-authored a book with science writer Nancy Marie Brown titled "Mendel in the Kitchen: A Scientist's View of Genetically Modified Foods," published by the Joseph Henry Press of t...

Philadelphia ecologist receives top Mongolia honor

...rsity research further into Asia. We are beginning discussions with other Asian nations, including China, that offer similar problems and related opportunities for solutions as Dr. Goulden is addressing so well in Mongolia, said Brown. Drawing from these, we are moving forward to establish an Asia Center at the ...

Kansas, Missouri School Board members to explore improvements in science-related education

...ing Rd., Kansas City, Mo. The presentations and discussions at the seminar will cover a range of critical issues and challenges in K-12 science, technology and mathematics education. The seminar also will consider public attitudes about science, mathematics, and technology education; performance standards and...

International team to honor 30th anniversary of deep-sea vent discovery in Galpagos

...the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, which will include discussions about new-and controversial-issues facing vent science such as the onset of deep-sea mining and plans for conservation and management, said Eva Ramirez-Llodra, ChEss's other program coordinator. An entire day will also be devoted to public outrea...

Interim analysis of anti-cancer vaccine, BiovaxID, to be conducted

... review. To facilitate Biovests regulatory agency discussions and petitions based on its announced decision to s... The support being offered by the DMC in upcoming discussions with the FDA and EMEA is of the utmost importance in achieving this goal....

Almac Diagnostics attends pre-IDE meeting with FDA

...route of market clearance based on the preliminary discussions with the agency. The prognostic gene signature was developed entirely from FFPE samples. Designed to help clinicians determine the risk of cancer recurrence in patients diagnosed with stage II CRC, the proposed IDV will be run on a customized mi...

The genome of James Watson

...ay 31, a program at BCM will feature more in-depth discussions on the science, clinical significance and ethical implications of the project. Representatives from 454 Life Sciences, the company that did the sequencing, and BCM, which verified and annotated the data, will speak, along with James Watson, who will ...

2007 National Soybean Rust Symposium to be held in Louisville, KY

...tion, the symposium will feature presentations and discussions on such topics as molecular biology and genetics, development of disease resistant varieties, use of fungicides, disease management strategies and tactics, computer simulations, and other areas of importance. New this year will be a session devoted t...

Fly and worm models to teach researchers about human biology and medicine

...ams will worktogether to maximize the intellectual discussions and quality of dataanalysis. The modENCODE grant recipients, the focus of their researchand their approximate funding levels are: SUSAN CELNIKER, PH.D., LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY, UNIVERSITYOF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY -- "D. melanogaster". ...

World's leading scientists announce creation of 'Encyclopedia of Life'

...ri Botanical Garden has become a full partner, and discussions are taking place this week with leaders of the new Atlas of Living Australia. The Encyclopedia today also announced the initial membership of its Institutional Council, which spans the globe, and whose members will play key roles in realizing this i...

XDx to present recent success with AlloMap molecular expression testing

...sion test will be the subject of presentations and discussions at the American Transplant Congress 2007 held here, May 5 to 9. The test, currently used to detect the absence of heart transplant rejection instead of routine invasive heart muscle biopsies, has now been shown to correlate with oxygen saturation l...

Developed/emerging market biotech firms convene at largest-ever meeting with global health focus

...ntial collaborations and partnering. Opening day discussions will center on strategies for developing innovative products to meet health needs in developing countries. Days two and three will serve primarily as a partnering opportunity, to foster networking, information exchange and learning. Conference sess...

New edition of touchstone microbiology reference book now available

...evised virology section, including new or expanded discussions of many viruses such as coronaviruses, metapneumoviruses, Nipah virus, avian influenza virus, and others. Also new to the ninth edition of the Manual of Clinical Microbiology is the availability of an optional CD-ROM containing all illustrations and...

New report explores nanotechnology's future

...sions for the Future of Nanotechnology, summarizes discussions among over 50 scientists, engineers, ethicists, policymakers, and other experts, as well as information gathered in follow-up interviews and from specially prepared background papers, about the long-term potential of nanotechnology. Written by f...

Trips to the NanoFrontier

...on the PEN website. Future podcasts will feature discussions with experts on a variety of topics, including energy and clean water. The second issue of the NanoFrontiers newsletter will discuss how nanotechnology can be used to tackle challenges facing developing nations. "As nanotechnology progresses, scie...

AAAS, National School Boards Asso. join in historic effort to improve science, math & tech education

...ese school leaders have largely been overlooked in discussions of school reform at national and state levels and ...the issue of teaching evolution in schools. But in discussions with NSBA and other experts, the need emerged for a broader initiative, said Peyton West, a senior p...

Investigational cancer drug targets critical proteins

...lock hsp70, Dr. Yang says. MCG researchers are in discussions with Novartis and Kosan Pharmaceuticals about how to make one or the other happen. 17-AAG doesn't seem to care much for normal hsp90 or hsp70 in healthy individuals, he says. Modifications in cancer result from environmental triggers, including str...

Case Western researcher, international team call for better global warming forecasting

...entific fact with public advocacy and wants public discussions to center around sound environmental facts. "Whe...from doing it. It was at Yale that environmental discussions with Botkin started and continued during carpool rides to the New Haven campus during the 1973 oil e...

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