Tag: "foresight" at biology news
European Science Foundation's Forward Look reaches out beyond the endless frontiers
...st interest in mind, has initiated and nurtured 13 foresight
exercises that help develop medium- to long-term p...t within the European Research Area (ERA). This foresight
format is eminent by its double nature: on the one hand it allows scientists in search for a vision ...
New report explores nanotechnology's future
...ging Nanotechnologies at the Wilson Center. "These foresight
exercises are critical to understanding the long-term advantages and challenges posed by the applications of nanotechnology." Nanotechnology is still very much a work in progress, with the potential to deliver a range of benefits today and for man...
New dwarf buffalo discovered by chance in the Philippines
...to The Field Museum. If not for the attention and foresight
of these two individuals, science might never have documented what has turned out to be an extremely unusual species of dwarf water buffalo, now extinct. The new species, described in the October issue of the Journal of Mammalogy, has been named Buba...
American College of Physicians: The healthcare response to pandemic influenza/avian flu
...sicians (ACP), that supports the U.S. Government's foresight
in developing a national strategic response plan, will be presented at the American College of Physicians (ACP) Annual Session, April 6-8, in Philadelphia. The paper critiques the national preparedness plan and aims to boost the efforts of state and ...
'Australian-first' cancer research facility opens at UQ
...the $1.2 million grant was testament to the ACRF's foresight
and commitment to invest in leading-edge cancer research facilities, and would improve Queensland's capacity to perform internationally competitive research. "The uniqueness of the ACRF Dynamic Imaging Facility lies in the capacity of the microscope ...
'From the Sidelines' describes the making of a scientific revolution
...ects. The complex was completed in 1990, and their foresight
has contributed to a robust sense of community among UO scientists and to the natural evolution of new interdisciplinary areas of inquiry at the university such as nanoscience. Lotte Streisinger's sure, imaginative touch is visible throughout the UO ...