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Nanotechnology key to China's future economic success
...hnology research and commercialization will confer economic
superpower status on the country that attains firs...y to their strategy for future commercial success, economic
competitiveness, and continued economic
growth." Dr. Appelbaum made his remarks today at an event...
Powerful ally in life sciences: UH research head to give keynote
...mercialization and technology transfer to generate economic
wealth for the area. With nearly $75 million in annual research expenditures, researchers at UH collaborate with other Texas Medical Center institutions and regional biotechnology companies. Birx, vice chancellor for the UH System and vice presi...
Remicade therapy shown to improve productivity in patients treated for chronic plaque psoriasis
...We look forward to further studies to identify the economic
implications of such productivity analyses in a real-world setting." In the Evaluation of Infliximab for Psoriasis in a [REMICADE] Efficacy and Safety Study (EXPRESS II), REMICADE-treated patients demonstrated a statistically significant productivi...
Energy institute will put Illinois at forefront of farm bioenergy production
...o work with its partners in the EBI to explore the economic
and environmental impact of the process from farm...pheric carbon), socio-economic systems (social and economic
issues related to these new technologies) and biofuels production. Discovery and development researc...
Genes behind animal growth discovered
...ont know why plants have hybrid vigor, despite the economic
and evolutionary importance of this phenomenon," Hedgecock explained. Knowing the genes for hybrid vigor may enable companies to develop the best cross of corn strains, or oyster types, without guesswork. The lines would not be genetically modif...
ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting
...ases that hold the potential for serious human and economic
harm, such as H5N1 influenza. In 2006 the federal government budgeted approximately $4 billion for biodefense research and preparedness and just last month officially created the Biodefense Advanced Research and Development Agency, designed to help ...
Aerosol pollution slows down winds and reduces rainfall
...rgy Commission. But slower gusts may reduce wind's economic
competitiveness compared to other energy sources, such as fossil fuels. ''The more pollution, the greater the reduction of wind speed,'' Jacobson says. Aerosol particles may be responsible for the slowing down of winds worldwide. Wind supplies abou...
Canada's new government invests $200M in the fight against the mountain pine beetle
...ith the Province of British Columbia to ensure the economic
and environmental well-being of our communities an... slowing the spread of the beetle; recovering economic
value from trees killed by the beetles; and protecting communities and forest resources in areas af...
Donald H. Sebastian receives award from SMART
...and productivity building the nation's defense and economic
base," said Sebastian. "That's why we have been supporters of SMART since it started." Sebastian is responsible for the solicitation, development and implementation of large-scale technology research and development projects at NJIT. He develops p...
ORNL researchers, supercomputer have large roles in DOE projects
...a stability. This is of significant scientific and economic
importance with a direct benefit to the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor project. In a project awarded 1 million processor hours on Jaguar, Patrick Worleyof the Computer Science and Mathematics Division leads a team focusingon under...
Physicians face significant new liability risks with advent of personalized medicine era
...out the potential uses of genetic information, and economic
concerns about the costs and benefits of pharmacogenomics. These concerns are likely to slow the pace at which it becomes a part of medicine, but the authors assert, the risk of liability for not employing pharmacogenomic testing may speed the pace...
In-shell vaccine for chick disease
... IBV is the worst infectious disease in terms of economic
loss to the UK poultry industry. Infection can lead to severe respiratory disease, dramatically reduce egg production and affect the quality and hatchability of eggs. The researchers, funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Cou...
European Union outpaces United States on chemical safety
... some discrepancy between the European Union's own economic
policies and environmental ones, the article says....and implementing a coherent strategy for promoting economic
growth that is socially and environmentally sustainable." As it does, the authors conclude, the rest...
Recurrence of a flu pandemic similar to infamous 1918 flu could kill 62 million
... and cross-community variation would be related to economic
status." The researchers caution that per capita income only explains about half of the wide mortality range seen among--and in many cases within--particular countries. Other unique community attributes that influenced mortality are still unknown. ...
Experts advise world policies to cope with causes, rising consequences of creeping desertification
...rowing concern worldwide due to its global health, economic
and migration impacts. Convened by the United Nat...rbating salinization. New land tenure systems and economic
development in marginal dryland areas have created demographic changes and increased population pres...
'Lessons learned' highlighted as global politics of HIV/AIDS examined in new research
...in the impact of the disease on social structures, economic
potential, and political stability." Despite this urgent challenge, its costs, and direct implications for political institutions and societies across the globe, political scientists have largely been silent on this topic. This symposium breaks that...
Breakthrough for future exploration unrecoverable gas reserves
...s companies. It is almost impossible to convey the economic
value of 16% of the worlds reserves. They represent more that 360 times the annual natural gas production of Shell, Exxon, and BP put together. Relatively clean gas mixture These unrecoverable gas reserves are contaminated with CO2 and H2S (hydro...
Project to intensify agricultural production in Great Lakes -- Africa's most impoverished region
...uild terraces and roads. The goal is to accelerate economic
growth, reduce poverty, and promote peace and stability, partly by establishing or strengthening the capacities of farmer and agri-input dealer organizations. IFDC will work through farmers' organizations, several national and international NGOs, the...
Researchers in Montral and the US create model of key immune-system component
...o invest in innovation, in this case, genomics, an economic
priority for the coming years." Martin Godbout, President and CEO of Genome Canada expressed his satisfaction to see this proteomics research be widely released. "Peers recognition is very important to scientists and I congratulate Dr. Desjardins a...
Ancient climate change may portend toasty future
...elop the clean energy sources that can provide for economic
growth and development without risking the natural world that is our endowment."...
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