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Highlights of American Anthropological Assoc. meeting

...of The Fish Market at the Center of the World. How globalization has created a "Command Central" of the world's fish with tales about Maine lobsters, Tokyo sushi and the cell phone. Friday 1 p.m. Author of From Racism to Genocide: Anthropology in the Third Reich. The untold tale of twins, the...

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Many of 2 billion dryland dwellers at risk as land degrades

...Water, Environment and Health. Population growth, globalization and desertification Desertification is not the re...rowth, inappropriate policies, and some aspects of globalization are the main drivers that lead to unsustainable pressure on dryland ecosystems," he says. Adds co-au...

Where China goes, the rest follow in the global neighborhood

...other countries affect China's environment through globalization as well as through their own environmental pollution and resource exploitation." Liu and Diamond itemize a litany of push and pull between China and the rest of the world. The hallmark is environmental damage which places economic, social and health ...

Medical biotechnology

...e of medical and pharmaceutical biotechnology The globalization of regulatory standards and ethical norms: Solidarity with developing nations ISBN 92-808-1114-2; 152 pages; paper; US$28.00...

Global effort needed to anticipate and prevent potential misuse of advances in life sciences

... public health, agriculture, and other areas. The globalization of scientific and technical expertise also means that many scientists and other individuals around the world are generating breakthroughs in the life sciences and related technologies. However, coordinated global efforts are needed to reduce the gro...

Biggest physics meeting of the year

...on and terrorism (B5), US technology in the age of globalization (N5), how to be a referee (N34), the foundations of evolution (R7---see below), the use of complexity theory on Wall Street (A33, B33) and in studying population dynamics (Z28), and issues relating to university physics departments including the stat...

Mother knows best: Plant knowledge key to childhood health in remote Amazon

Waltham, MA In a remote area of the Amazon, globalization is threatening the time-honored transmission of pl...d curing disease, explained Reyes-Garca. "However, globalization threatens this knowledge to the extent that formal schooling and jobs in emerging markets devalue fo...

Evolutionary Medicine Meeting will advance a new scientific discipline

...vant in medicine as human environments change. As globalization improves standards of living, it also elicits medical surprises and disease burdens that can be illuminated by evolutionary insights. In his book Evolution in Health and Disease (Oxford University Press, 1998), meeting co-organizer Dr. Stephen Stea...

Ecology in an era of globalization

...taria, Mexico), the authors discuss the impacts of globalization on environmental degradation. They suggest ecological science must be more rapidly integrated to keep up with the changes, including an ecological knowledge system to facilitate access to new and existing sources of ecological information throughout...

Green Junta

...tion, population growth and the rural-urban shift, globalization and over-consumption, and the detrimental distribution of wealth. The increasing impact of these problems on individuals, regionally and globally, he says, suggest a world almost in freefall. "Drastic, rapid and dramatic change is needed," Wells says...

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(Date:4/23/2014)... a newly coined term for novels and films which focus ... of Copenhagen shows how these fictions serve as a mental ... climate change and imagine other living conditions. , "Global ... the atmosphere; it is also a cultural phenomenon in which ... the films we see. And there are so many of ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... at the University of Houston (UH) is working to ... His work is supported by a $1.8 million grant ... Blood transfusions save millions of lives every year. They ... for instance, routine surgeries would become life threatening. This ... that transfusions of red blood cells stored in a ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... There,s a new secret to get your child to behave ... , A new Cornell study published in Eating Behaviors ... they had to bite with their front teeth such as ... rowdier than when these foods had been cut. ... as aggressive toward other kids," said Brian Wansink, Professor and ...
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