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Grid expectations for networked computing: From global Earth monitoring to black hole detection
...st as a subject but also a means of enabling staff education
across Agency directorates and establishments. As an illustration of what is possible, interested groups remotely attended the Workshop from ESA's European Space and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in the Netherlands, and European Space Operations Centre (...
Heroes of the sea, Pew Fellows' fifteenth class tackle sharks, reefs, mangroves and more
... in the western Pacific's Solomon Islands. Through education
and collaboration, he aims to establish a network of Marine Protected Areas designed to preserve resources and vulnerable species such as coconut crabs, sea turtles, and sea cows. Dr. Miriam Fernandez, an Associate Professor at the Pontifica Cathol...
Dartmouth Medical School lab blends DNA and technology to aid in crime-solving
...nstructional model for computer-based professional education
that is applied toward producing 'virtual clinics'...nstructional model for computer-based professional education
that is applied toward producing 'virtual clinics' on a range of topics. The interactive distance l...
Physicians recommend screening for toxoplasmosis for all pregnant women, newborns
...omic status," McLeod said. In France and Austria, education
about toxoplasmosis and screening for T. gondii is part of routine obstetrical care. Infection rates have been reduced by about 50 percent as a result of education. But this shows that other measures, such as blood tests during each month of pregnanc...
Report addresses safety problem in preharvest stage of food production
...research needs in the field, and communication and education
priorities. "No matter how meticulously food is handled, prepared, or cooked, pathogens acquired during preharvest cannot always be inactivated," according to Colloquium Co-Chair, Richard E. Isaacson, Ph.D., of the University of Minnesota. Many fo...
HHMI professor, 138 undergraduates identify essential genes in eye formation
...lison Milchanowski, and Gerald Call at UCLA, melds education
and professional research in functional genomics. ...ative undergraduate courses such as this, bringing education
and research closer together, are the kind of transformation of the undergraduate science curriculum...
APS, PMN launch online soybean rust center
...d a monthly newsletter. PMN also offers continuing education
units to Certified Crop Advisers through its education
and training center....
Charles Yanofsky named National Medal of Science winner
...emia and the biotechnology industry. A scientific education
Born in New York City in 1925, Yanofsky was one o...42, he entered the City College of New York for an education
interrupted by service in the Army in World War II, including active combat in the Battle of the Bul...
Merck CEO Raymond Gilmartin to lecture at NJIT
...aboratory, will discuss the crisis in U.S. science education
and science literacy. The forums for the spring semester will conclude on April 27 with a concert featuring the Newark Arts High School Chorus. All of the lectures are free and open to the public....
Educators in Pennsylvania and North Carolina earn top 2004 Mentoring Awards from AAAS
...ing a high-profile advanced materials research and education
program at North Carolina A&T State University," Yolanda S. George of AAAS reported. "This was an uphill task, given that he had to start from an almost non-existent materials research infrastructure." After establishing the National Science Foundati...
Methodist, UH system joining forces for biomedical research, clinical care
...ar agreement to jointly develop health service and education
programs and to participate in research efforts an...t both institutions for research, training and the education
of health professionals, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and interns/residents. Faculty mem...
Merck / AAAS announce 2005 winners for outstanding undergraduate research programs
...The program goals are to: enhance undergraduate education
through research experiences that emphasize the in...nd biology; encourage students to pursue graduate education
in chemistry and life sciences; and foster undergraduate programs and activities that bridge chemi...
Missing micronutrients - How best to nourish a child?
...ly absorbed by humans. Experts say major nutrition education
programs will have to be mounted to encourage consumers to switch to certain varieties of biofortified crops, particularly if there are changes in color, appearance or texture as a result. Some field studies already have been done on the efficacy of ...
The thrill of discovery: Pitt professor reveals how he gets students interested in science
...ches to teaching that infuse undergraduate science education
with the excitement and rigor of scientific research. HHMI's program is becoming a model for fundamental reform of the way undergraduate science is taught at research universities. Hatfull and other HHMI professors will chronicle their educational ex...
Undergrads hooked on research
...d procedures. Convinced that undergraduate science education
needed transformation, as recommended in the Natio...ropic grants program that is strengthening science education
and training, from elementary school through graduate and medical school. It also supports the work ...
UAlbany CNSE enters NanoBio alliance with Albert Einstein College of Medicine
...rsity today announced a new partnership to advance education
and research in the cross-disciplinary fields of n...y as we ramp up our nanobiotechnology research and education
initiatives," said Alain Kaloyeros, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of CNSE a...
2005's highest engineering honors awarded
...ecognizes innovation in engineering and technology education
-- "for innovations in the education
of tomorrow's engineering leaders by developing and disseminating the Engineering Projects in Commun...
One year after groundbreaking, desert research center takes shape on the Israeli-Jordanian border
...Israel and Jordan have designated the site a "free education
zone," so that project affiliates will eventually be able to enter from either country using specially coded magnetic cards, avoiding the need for passports or visas. Phase one of the facility could be completed by the end of the year. Field survey ...
Report highlights diseases from the environment
...fectious diseases, research needs in the field and education
and communication issues....
Brain Awareness Week teaches kids how their brains work
...l Brain Awareness Week (BAW), a science and health education
fair to teach 5th8th grade students about the brai...pre-eminent neuroscientists dedicated to advancing education
about the brain. "Brain Awareness Week is an outstanding opportunity not only to teach kids about th...
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