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Bayou blues: Working to save the US from the worst potential oil, gas and fishing crisis

...ntists in the field are linked with classrooms and educational institutions to allow students to interact with the JASON Expedition team in real time and receive a first-hand look at how real wetlands research is collected. Participating JASON schools around the world are playing an active role in the research ...

Methodist, UH system joining forces for biomedical research, clinical care

...ing a vital and necessary step forward to meet the educational and health care needs of our community," said Jay Gogue, chancellor of UHS and president of UH. The agreement calls for TMH and UHS to share facilities at both institutions for research, training and the education of health professionals, graduate s...

The thrill of discovery: Pitt professor reveals how he gets students interested in science

...ull and other HHMI professors will chronicle their educational experiments as part of the AAAS topic track "Teaching and Learning in Science."...

Undergrads hooked on research

...ologist, and 14 other HHMI professors describe the educational revolution they're leading at research universitie...ograms, to develop institutional support for their educational innovations after HHMI support ends, and to disseminate their curriculum or materials to other unive...

UAlbany CNSE enters NanoBio alliance with Albert Einstein College of Medicine

...lbert Einstein, the two institutions will focus on educational and research programs designed "to advance medical science and the treatment of persons suffering from injury and disease by understanding the pathophysiology of specific diseases at the molecular scale." In particular, the programs will focus on dev...

2005's highest engineering honors awarded

...oved the quality of life for millions, and created educational experiences that have transformed hundreds of engineers into community leaders. MINORU S. "SAM" ARAKI, FRANCIS J. MADDEN, EDWARD A. MILLER, JAMES W. PLUMMER , and DON H. SCHOESSLER will share the prestigious Charles Stark Draper Prize -- a $500,00...

Linking brain to mind in a common genetic disease

Certain genetic diseases affect children's educational abilities in a distinctive pattern: impairing their numerical abilities more than their verbal skills. New research sheds light on this split in abilities by investigating how differences in brain structures may influence how the mind works. Researc...

Disease diagnosis, biodefense among UH chemical research projects

...ed in 1876, the ACS is a nonprofit, scientific and educational organization and the largest scientific society in the world with an international membership of more than 159,000 chemists and chemical engineers. Chartered by the U.S. Congress, ACS is a world leader in fostering chemical education and research. ...

Students to chat online with leading genome researchers for National DNA Day

...onal DNA Day, NHGRI is offering a variety of free, educational tools on genetics and genomics, which are available at www.genome.gov/DNAday . In addition to the online resources, dozens of researchers and staff from NHGRI will serve as "DNA Day Ambassadors" visiting high schools in rural and urban communities ...

The latest news and issues in cancer detection, prevention & treatment

...lementing an outstanding program of scientific and educational events already scheduled. When: April 16 20, 2005 Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA Press Conference Schedule: Monday, April 18th COX2/NSAIDS for Chemoprevention (10:15 11:00 a.m. PDT) Drugs and Supplements that Lower Risk ...

American Association for Cancer Research hosts 96th Annual Meeting

...lementing an outstanding program of scientific and educational events. The AACR Annual Meeting attracts clinical oncologists, basic scientists, epidemiologists and translational researchers from around the world, working toward the eradication of cancer and, in the meantime, to improve prevention and patient ca...

International gathering of scientists looks toward future of cancer research

...lementing an outstanding program of scientific and educational events already scheduled. Other meeting highlights include: Press conferences: overcoming Gleevec resistance; COX2/NSAIDs for chemoprevention; targets for diagnostics and therapies; predicting risk, treatment and outcome based on genetic variables;...

New findings in taste and smell research

...ril 13th, at 10:00 A.M., the meeting opens with an educational outreach program for local elementary and high school students at the GWIZ Science Center and then transitions to the annual Givaudan Lecture, which will focus on a weight control. The guest lecture by Dr. Jeffrey M. Friedman, from Rockefeller Unive...

Experts on iron-sulfur proteins to meet in Madison, Wisconsin

... and Molecular Biology, a nonprofit scientific and educational organization with 12,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1906, the Society is based in Bethesda, Maryland, on the campus of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. The Society's primary purpose is to advance the sciences of bioch...

Society of Nuclear Medicine to offer first $25,000 Mallinckrodt Seed Grant

...cants must hold a full-time faculty position in an educational institution when the award starts and must have co... program provides research grants and fellowships, educational scholarships and recognition awards to researchers, young investigators and students in nuclear medi...

Water research initiatives at UW-Madison

...ining workshops starting this month to disseminate educational information on water quality, aquatic insects, stream biology and basic data analysis. By helping volunteers understand the science behind gathered data, project leaders hope citizen scientists will be better positioned to contribute to the developme...

Brown wins major award to improve environment, protect RI health

...and quickly translate findings into policy briefs, educational materials or marketable technologies that benefit ...res, a waterfront hotel, a manufacturing plant and educational and recreational facilities. "Creating opportunities for the safe reuse of lands in Rhode Island wil...

Environmental technologies earn award for PNNL

...nging from tall ships to sea kayaks, plus a future educational center. The dock also received the international Waterfront Center's 2004 Urban Waterfront Projects Award for environmental protection and enhancement. The jury chair called the dock "a $1.5-million experiment - a relatively small undertaking that h...

Society of Nuclear Medicine to offer $10,000 William L. Ashburn, M.D., Pilot Research Grant for 2006

... program provides research grants and fellowships, educational scholarships and recognition awards to researchers, young investigators and students in nuclear medicine, molecular imaging and nuclear medicine technology. The Education and Research Foundation for SNM has been supporting the molecular imaging/nucle...

New NSF-AAAS report highlights 'learning communities,' other STEM educational strategies

...eering program, director Ronald Ulseth said, is an educational strategy called a "learning community." Now common...lume on what's happening in terms of undergraduate educational reform efforts across all the STEM fields," Yolanda George of AAAS said. "We hope that it will serve...

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