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ICSU and WMO launch the largest polar research program in 50 years

...nd other regular environmental in-situ observation facilities at the poles are few and it is essential to install more and increase satellite coverage to gain a better overall picture of how rapidly these areas are changing, and of the global impact of these changes. Dr David Carlson, Director of the IPY Inte...

Is it ethical for scientists to do research abroad that would be forbidden at home?

... including gaining access to more diverse research facilities and participants in research, or acquiring kudos, academic advancement, or commercial benefits from an enhanced international reputation. And they may also be able to undertake activities in another country that would not be permitted in their own co...

Granthams to fund Institute for Climate Change at Imperial College London

... for scientific study. It not only has world-class facilities and brilliant people but also an unmatched reputation for innovation. It is a great privilege for my wife and me to be associated with such a wonderful and dedicated organization." Mr. Grantham will sit on the management board of the Grantham Insti...

Monochloramine treatment not as effective in protecting drinking water

...ue in treatment plants, as water in monochloramine facilities can be held longer. "In the event of contamination of the water supply after it leaves the treatment plant, though, monochloramine has the potential as being not as effective as chlorine, since there is little control over the contact time," says Kr...

Failure to meet United Nations sanitation target could affect millions of the world's poorest

...n and the economy, Davis added. "Having sanitation facilities in schools has a differential impact on girls' attendance at school," she said, noting that school attendance among girls goes up when there are separate sanitation facilities, especially after they reach puberty. Better water and sanitation also c...

Study identifies risk factors for spread of respiratory infections in hospitals

...erapy and positive pressure ventilation in medical facilities and effective ways of ventilating hospitals and cl...k. Providing hand-washing, showering, and changing facilities decreased the risk. The risk was greater when high flow oxygen therapy and positive airway ...

$7.9M awarded to UCI stem cell scientists

...em cell researchers, the core laboratory, training facilities and research space. It would accommodate evolving ...em cell research. UCI plans to apply to CIRM for a facilities grant to build the structure. ...

CSHL scientists confirm genetic distinction between heritable and sporadic cases of autism

...ign that will include construction of new research facilities dedicated to the study of autism. ...

PNNL becomes DOE flagship for incentive-based waste management practices

...based waste management program for high performing facilities under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencys Na...partment of Energy facility, and one of only a few facilities nationwide, to implement extended waste accumulation practices. As a prerequisite to joining Perfo...

American Society for Microbiology to host 107th General Meeting in Toronto

...accommodations on their own. Comprehensive media facilities will be available and meeting registration is complimentary for the media. The ASM General Meeting Press Center will be located in the Metro Toronto Convention Center and will be open starting at 12:00 noon on Monday, May 21. Programs, abstracts...

OneWorld Health selects Odyssey Research for phase 4 study in India

...of a progressively extending network of treatment facilities and related logistics systems throughout rural Bihar. The results of the Phase 4 study are intended to provide a model for administering Paromomycin IM Injection safely and effectively in an outpatient setting in remote areas where the disease is end...

UAF researchers garner $6.5 million in NSF grants

... as carbon, water and energy balance from research facilities in Alaska, Russia, Sweden, Greenland and Canada. The $1.94 million National Science Foundation grant will enable the interdisciplinary and multinational AON group to establish two landscape-level observatories, link the data from these and other p...

India's biotech industry emerging as world innovator, collaborator, competitor

...acture such drugs as insulin and interferon, their facilities refurbished or built in accordance with the standa...Novartis, have recently created their own research facilities in India. Indian biotech at crossroads Indian biotech is at a crossroads, the authors say, an...

World's top engineers in San Antonio for system of systems conference

...include tours and demonstrations from the research facilities at UTSA and Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). System of systems technology involves organizational and industrial sectors working together efficiently to solve problems by integrating independent operational resources. The aerospace and defense ...

Yale biophysicist Thomas Steitz receives Gairdner Award for medical research

...le every year get infections from them in hospital facilities and 90,000 per year die from them," said Steitz. His close collaboration with Yale faculty colleague, Peter Moore and interactions with William Jorgenson led to the establishment of a company, Rib-X Pharmaceutical, Inc. , which is using this...

Plants do not emit methane

...ngs together a unique combination of expertise and facilities enabling the design and execution of a novel experiment. Plants were grown in a facility containing atmospheric carbon dioxide almost exclusively with a heavy form of carbon (13C). This makes the carbon released from the plants relatively easy to det...

Use of wind energy in US growing, but planning and guidelines are lacking

...vely steady winds. Effects on Wildlife Wind facilities can have certain adverse environmental effects on ...saw no evidence that fatalities from existing wind facilities are causing measurable changes in bird populations in the United States. A possible exception is de...

Heritage Day 2007

...e Foundation hosts this celebration at its stately facilities in Philadelphia, just two blocks from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall in Independence National Historical Park. The first annual Heritage Day was held in 2002. The cornerstone of Heritage Day is the awarding of the Othmer Gold Medal to an o...

Genetic roots of bipolar disorder revealed by first genome-wide study of illness

...sities of Heidelberg and Bonn and a number of U.S. facilities collaborating in a major project called the NIMH Genetics Initiative. The study is the first to scan virtually all of the variations in human genes to find those associated with bipolar disorder. Results were published online May 8 in Molecular Ps...

Spreading viruses as we breathe

...the global effect of dried droplets in health care facilities to see how viruses were spread around the world. ...

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(Date:10/15/2014)... increased resistance to bacterial pneumonia in female mice to ... , Females are naturally more resistant to respiratory infections ... shown that increased resistance to bacterial pneumonia in female ... 3 (NOS3). They also show that this enzyme is ... hormone estrogen. , The team, lead by Professor Lester ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... Cancer Research shows SIRT6—a protein known to inhibit ... development of skin cancers by turning on an enzyme ... cells. , Previously considered protective, SIRT6 is part of ... regulate genomic stability and prevent some of the genetic ... which can lead to cancer. This study, in the ...
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