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AACR Annual Meeting showcases significant developments in understanding and targeting cancers

...e information on current and emerging discoveries, forge new collaborations and identify future opportunities in virtually all areas of modern cancer research and patient care," said Ronald A. DePinho, M.D., scientific chairperson of the 2007 AACR Program Committee. "In our Centennial year, this deeply ref...

Nation's first veterinary student receives prestigious NIH Fogarty Fellowship

...ll give me the skills, mindset, and credibility to forge new paths in that direction. Garbers one-year fellowship will enable him to do a combination of field and laboratory work in Vellore, India, studying the epidemiology of cryptosporidium and rotavirus in livestock, wildlife, and humans. Both of thes...

Nanotechnology's past, present and future: A Congressional perspective

...Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) in 2000. He helped forge bipartisan support for the first U.S. government funds$422 milliondedicated to nanoscale science and engineering research. And in his last year in Congress, Boehlert chaired several hearings on nanotechnology safety, particularly on the need to creat...

AAAS honors defenders of evolution with Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award

...hich he serves as vice-chair. McCoy also sought to forge bonds with the religious community regarding the evolution issue. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Presbyterian Association on Science, Technology and the Christian Faith and served on the editorial advisory committee for The Evolution...

AAAS applauds nationwide science and math standards based on existing guidelines

...ildren with the educational edge they will need to forge a positive path toward solving the global problems of the future, and the SPEAK Act is an important step towards this goal," Leshner wrote in a January 8 letter to Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) and Rep. Vernon Ehlers (R-MI), co-authors of The Standards to P...

Rewiring the mammalian brain -- neurons make fickle friends

...ng brain has a high level of plasticity as neurons forge connections with other neurons. This new research, published in the August 7, 2006 early online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, goes further, investigating how neurons choose their connections with neighboring neurons....

Creative economy grows despite large population growth of creative people

...e advantage lies in our ability to solve problems, forge new frontiers, and quickly adjust to changing economic forces. Creative occupations include engineers, educators and scientists as well as those involved in the creative arts, entertainment and professions such as architecture. Florida's data show...

Alarming decline in Nepal's rhinos and tigers in former Maoist stronghold

...and revamp strategies for antipoaching operations, forge new partnerships, and translate commitments into action." The May 2006 assessment, done by a 40-member team on elephant back that included Bardia National Park staff, IUCN (the World Conservation Union) and WWF, also apprehended two poachers armed w...

'Harmless' bacterium found to cause 10 percent of COPD flare-ups

...m in adults with COPD, we have even more reason to forge ahead with developing a vaccine to prevent M. catarrhalis infections."...

Evidence of 600-million-year old fungi-algae symbiosis discovered in marine fossils

...over to land, or did each organism invade land and forge a new relationship independent of the marine relationship? If the latter, then the 600-million-year-old relationship may not be the direct ancestor of the 400-million-year-old relationship," Xiao said. Fungi and algae in modern lichens can easily mar...

Study reveals new technique for fingerprinting environmental samples

...These information-rich data allowed researchers to forge ahead with studying genes important in disease processes, long before the completion of the entire human genome. "EGT fingerprints may be able to offer fundamental insights into the factors impacting on various environments," said DOE JGI Director, ...

EU researchers in US want more contact with Europe

...haps returning in the future. It will also help to forge closer links between the European and US research communities, which can only be positive." The survey of European researchers in 49 of the 50 American states, and working in both the public and private sector showed that their greatest interest was ...

USGS featured at AAAS - Nation's largest science meeting

... new corridors for trade and cultural exchange and forge new alliances in the region, or open transit routes for militants and for military action. This symposium includes USGS scientist Jeff Kargel, who will discuss Global Land Ice Measurements from Space, a USGS/NASA funded project, and its alliance with...

EB and IUPS - Where cures of tomorrow can be seen in the science of today

...ternational forum to disseminate new knowledge and forge and renew relationships among physiologists from distant lands. The IUPS meeting begins Thursday, March 31, and ends Tuesday, April 5. In addition, a number of IUPS satellite symposia will be held within a 150-mile radius of San Diego immediately bef...

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