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College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work
...e technology than in the inventions of this year's finalists
and winners of the Collegiate Inventors Competition. These students are outstanding innovators. Young men and women like this will provide the kind of creativity needed to make the world a better place for future generations, and this competition ...
Research into the sense of touch in worms wins Eppendorf/Science Prize
... ( http://www.scienceonline.org ). The awardee and finalists
will be recognized at the annual meeting of the So...r events that give rise to the sense of touch. The finalists
are: Kang Shen, for his essay "Synaptic Matchmakers: Molecular Mechanisms of Synaptic Specificity." ...
Wolfgang Heckl awarded Descartes Prize for Science Communication
...out Europe. Nineteen of these were short-listed as finalists
to give presentations in Prague. To qualify for nomination for the Communication Prize organized by the EU, candidates must have already been awarded a prize or comparable distinction at national level. Professor Wolfgang Heckl was awarded the 2002 C...
From butterflies to freshwater supplies
...nd programs on campus reviewed each letter, and 10 finalists
were then selected for submission as full proposals. ''Although we were not able to fund all the ideas generated through the formal grant proposal process, the institute continues to welcome ideas for innovative, interdisciplinary researc...
W. M. Keck Foundation announces 2005 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in Medical Research
... Committee carefully evaluated each of the program finalists
and recommended them to the Foundation's Board of Directors. The Board unanimously approved the recommendations made by the Scientific Advisory Committee. Based in Los Angeles, the W.M. Keck Foundation was established in 1954 by the late W.M. Keck, ...
Finalists in young scholars competition announced
...en young physics researchers have been selected as finalists
from a field of 89 applicants in a global competit...ovative research in physics and astronomy. The 18 finalists
will present research papers at a special session on October 7, 2005. The talks will be scheduled i...
Researcher finds new use for botox
...he molecular level. Dr Meunier is one of seven UQ finalists
in the 2005 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards to be announced on September 22 as a highlight of UQ Research Week 2005. As one research strategy, he is taking advantage of the exquisite selectivity of powerful nerve toxins such as botox or gly...
'The Great Influenza' wins 2005 Best Book Award from The National Academies
...eatively about the world we live in." A list of finalists
for the awards follows. BOOK FINALISTS: David Goodstein, author of "OUT OF GAS: THE END OF THE AGE OF OIL" (W.W. Norton & Co.) Brian Greene, author of "THE FABRIC OF THE COSMOS: SPACE, TIME, AND TEXTURE OF REALITY" (Alfred A. Knopf) NEWSPAPER/MA...
Insect pheromone research wins Eppendorf/Science prize
...www.scienceonline.org ). The winner as well as the finalists
will be recognized at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in November in Washington, DC. Pingxi Xu left a career as a pediatrician to study basic science. Although his focus has moved from babies to bugs, his goal remains essentially ...
Gene variants predict heart muscle damage after cardiac surgery
...ing reperfusion. Podgoreanu's paper is one of five finalists
for the AHA's annual Vivien Thomas Young Investigator award. The winner will be announced at the meeting. Earlier this year, members of the same research team found that patients with a different set of polymorphisms were at a two to four times more ...
AGI announces winners of Earth Science Week 2005 contests
...nner receives $300 cash. Winning entries and other finalists
are posted on the Earth Science Week Web site at www.earthsciweek.org . The contests represent an important part of Earth Science Week, which took place October 9-15, 2005. With active participation in all 50 states and around the world, Earth Scie...
Max Planck researchers win part of Descartes Research Prize 2005
...first time, in addition to the prize winners, five finalists
also were awarded prize money. Max Planck researchers took part in one of the those projects: HESS - The HESS Experiment: Revolutionizing the Understanding of the Extreme Universe Research area: Physics High-energy gamma-ray astronomy is a very new...
Undergrads compete for American Physiological Society Bruce awards at Experimental Biology
... all over the world. APS pared down to 12 talented finalists
who will present their research at the Experimenta...cisco. Four students will be chosen from among the finalists
to receive the Bruce awards, which carry a $500 award. The finalists
for the 2006 David S. Bruce awa...
Richard Zare named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
...e professorships. Of 150 applications received, 20 finalists
were chosen based on the potential impact of their proposals on undergraduate science education and on the quality of their research and educational accomplishments. "Teaching often takes a back seat to research at leading American universities," the...
Carbon monoxide inhibitor controls traumatic bleeding, Tulane University researchers show
...hy surgery, among other uses. McCarty is one of 12 finalists
for a David S. Bruce Undergraduate Research Award from The American Physiological Society (APS). She will present the study at an APS-sponsored session at Experimental Biology 2006. *Paper presentation: "Inhibitors of endogenously-formed CO arrest bl...
APS research awards go to undergrads at Colorado State, Michigan State, Oberlin, Williams
...earch. Judges chose the four winners from among 12 finalists
who presented their research at the Experimental Biology 2006 (EB) conference earlier this month in San Francisco. The winners receive $500 and a certificate. The 2006 Bruce award winners are as follows: Manasi Bhate - Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH....
Creating new insight into HIV-AIDS virus wins Canada's top student biotech prize
... 11 student James McLeod bested 12 fellow regional finalists
from across Canada with a study into how the HIV/A...man Szumski, who served as one of the judges, said finalists
in this competition "represent some of the brightest young scientists in Canada and I congratulate t...
NIH director announces 2006 Pioneer Award recipients
...d group of outside experts then interviewed the 25 finalists
at NIH in August 2006. The Advisory Committee to the Director, NIH, performed the final review and made recommendations to Zerhouni based on the evaluations by the first two groups of outside experts and programmatic considerations. "In addition to...
'1491' wins 2006 Best Book Award from the National Academies
...eatively about the world we live in." A list of finalists
for the awards follows. Book finalists: Sean Carroll, author of Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo and the Making of the Animal Kingdom (W.W. Norton & Co.) Marla Cone, author of Silent Snow: The Slow Poisoning of the Ar...
Weather forecasting technique wins top prize in 2006 Collegiate Inventors Competition
...ir cutting edge achievements, along with the other finalists
in the competition, in front of an audience of Nat... students for their innovative work." Eleven finalists
endured rigorous scrutiny during an initial evaluation process that judged their entries on the orig...