Tag: "future" at biology news
Study begins to reveal clues to the cause and progression of sepsis
...ng a greater understanding of the disease on which future
treatment and prevention strategies can be based. For this analysis, researchers evaluated data from 1,886 of the study participants who were hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), the leading cause of severe sepsis. More than 30 per...
Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...coveries from the Red Sea and enrich the minds of future
scientists from around the world. KAUST will contribute to global scientific and technological advancement by bringing the world to Saudi Arabia and Saudi Arabia to the world. We are excited to embark on this new collaborative research prog...
AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium
To help pave the way for future
combat operations in the cyber domain, Eighth Air ...urrent research projects. Together, they addressed future
possibilities to merge their knowledge and capabilities in accomplishing the Air Force mission to fl...
New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk
...ht this critical issue and put it on the table for future
negotiations." Until now, the Kyoto Protocol and subsequent discussions have focused on carbon credits for new or replanted forests that replace the carbon storage services of destroyed forests. New rules being discussed by the U.N. Framework Conve...
UK scientists working to help cut ID theft
...y the European Union. The project will ensure that future
testing procedures and facilities meet the needs o...ting Europe will provide a clear direction for the future
development of shared resources for biometric testing....
Scientists show that mitochondrial DNA variants are linked to risk factors for type 2 diabetes
...els developed in this study will open the door for future
studies in which the effects of mitochondrial genome variation can be investigated on fixed nuclear genetic backgrounds. ...
New system of wastewater treatment could reduce the size of treatment plants by half
...d completely eliminate secondary decanting. In the future
explains the researcher - we could even suppress the primary decanting stage. In exchange, scientists from Granada have included a biological processes section in their wastewater treatment plant, which could make it possible to separate water from ...
Climate change and permafrost thaw alter greenhouse gas emissions in northern wetlands
...us feedback of carbon exchange that actually fuels future
climate change. The loss of permafrost usually means the loss of terra firma in an otherwise often boggy landscape, Turetsky said. Roads, buildings and whole communities will have to cope with this aspect of climate change. What this means for ecos...
1 of deep ocean's most turbulent areas has big impact on climate
...cting how the ocean will affect the climate in the future
and a better understanding of sea-level rise, weather patterns such as El Nino, and the impact of these events on fisheries. St. Laurent compared the flow of seawater through underwater gullies in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge to the wind, so familiar to ...
European Science Foundation's Forward Look reaches out beyond the endless frontiers
... help develop medium- to long-term perspectives on future
directions of multidisciplinary research in Europe...re Forward Looks In the development process for future
Forward Look topics, the ESF has recognised the scientific community should play a more active role....
Carnegie Mellon's Peter Adams receives EPA research grant
...ional atmospheric chemistry model to determine how future
climate change will affect air pollution in differ... more than if there were no climate change. In our future
research, we will see if the same is true for particulate matter and mercury, Adams said....
Satellite tracking reveals threats to Borneo pygmy elephants
... locations where elephants and farms may come into future
conflict. While pygmy elephants can live in logged and secondary forests, it is crucial that their remaining habitat is managed sustainably and not converted into plantations, WWF says. Logging in elephant habitat should only take place if there ...
Grapes, soy and kudzu blunt some menopausal side effects
...lone therapy for post-menopausal women, but in the future
they may provide effective adjunct therapy that complements the use of lower doses of traditional pharmaceutical compounds. ...
What we can learn from the biggest extinction in the history of Earth
...n learn about how our actions today may affect the future
course of evolution," Payne said. "That's certainl...s or underestimate the magnitude of changes in the future
by using only the past couple thousand years as a baseline." Great Bank of Guizhou Payne has s...
Experiment suggests limitations to carbon dioxide 'tree banking'
...pheric concentration of CO2, the results suggest a future
need to fertilize vast areas," Oren added. "And the impact on water quality of fertilizing large areas will be intolerable to society. Water is already a scarce resource. " In a presentation delivered on Tuesday, Aug. 7 by Heather McCarthy, Oren's ...
Link between sunspots, rain helps predict disease in east Africa
...ep in applying paleoclimate analyses to predicting future
environmental conditions and their impacts on society," said Dave Verardo, director of the National Science Foundation's paleoclimate program, which funded the research. "It's especially important in a region [East Africa] perennially on the knife-ed...
...nvironment Institute, Sweden). He notes that the future
will bring an even greater demand on fresh water for food productionby 2050 global water use for food production alone will need to double. Line Gordon (Stockholm University, Sweden) will examine the redistribution of vapor flows brought about by...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 1, 2007
...flavoring boosts longevity of concrete Bright future
for new drug delivery system intended to minimize ....jo ARTICLE #2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bright future
for new drug delivery system intended to minimize side effects Journal of the American Chemical Soc...
Story tips from the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2007
...rated steel . . . Pulp and paper plants in the future
may operate at lower energy levels as the result of a new joint technology developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Swagelok Company of Solon, Ohio. ORNL researchers Vinod Sikka, Dane Wilson, Jun Qu and Peter Blau of the laboratorys Industrial ...
Gene variant is associated with brain anatomy, clinical course of ADHD
...ical thickness and symptoms occurring in tandem, a future
goal is to refine further our appreciation of cortical thickness by examining the links between this neuroanatomical variable and putative cognitive endophenotypes [invisible but measurable components on a disease pathway] for ADHD, such as response ...
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