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College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work
Akron, Ohio (October 3, 2004)--At a ceremony held
on Saturday, the Collegiate Inventors Competition announced its 2004 winners. This year's winners have found ways to improve existing atomic scale microscopes, employ early detection systems that could help test for diseases such as Alzheimer's, and...
Forum at Virginia Tech to address issues of human cloning
... a day-long series of panels and discussions to be held
on Oct. 28 at Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference...ety at Virginia Tech. A range of sessions will be held
both before and after the main panel, covering topics of bioethics, religious perspectives on clonin...
Society for Psychophysiology Research
...search (SPR) will be 44th SPR Annual Meeting to be held
October 20-24, 2004, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The conference will be held
at the LaFonda on the Plaza. SPR's annual meeting is widely regarded as a leading forum for present...
Workshop on Responsible Stem Cell Research
...Washington, D.C. The second day's sessions will be held
in the Lecture Room of the same building. REPORTERS: Seating is limited, and reporters should register in advance with the Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202 334-2138 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . Reporters who cannot attend may listen to ...
Acoustics meeting in San Diego
...eeting of the Acoustical Society of America, to be held
November 15-19, 2004 in San Diego at The Town and Country Hotel (500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108). Over 750 papers will be presented. The ASA is the largest scientific organization in the United States devoted to acoustics, with over 700...
Health, food, new technologies featured during ACS meeting Oct. 17-20 in Peoria, Ill.
...800 scientists are expected to attend the meeting, held
at the Hotel Pre Marquette and Illinois Central College. Highlights of the meeting, which also features a wide range of topics related to medicine, environment and education, include the following: Honey offers healthy alternative to sweetening age...
Technology award presented to Weizmann Institute scientist
...ony at the closing of the World Technology Summit, held
in the San Francisco City Hall. The summit was held
in San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel on Oct. 7-8. The WTN is supported by, among others, Nasdaq, Ameri...
First-ever Texan/German symposium opens doors
...osium between a Texas research group and the MPI-P held
Oct. 18-19 in Mainz, Germany. "This is a very important collaboration for UH because the MPI-P is the best place in the world to do polymer research," Advincula said. "The institute is recognized by practically everyone in the polymer field, an...
Rutgers is on the 'NIH Roadmap'
...short course focused on gene transcription and was held
at Rutgers this past summer. It involved experts from several universities, including Rutgers, UMDNJ, Princeton, Rockefeller, Cornell, and Wisconsin. More than 60 students participated from about 20 universities, corporations and research institutes....
Peakadilly nv biopharmaceutical firm created
...Ghent and Harvard Universities, and has previously held
management positions in research at Tibotec, Virco and Galapagos. Peakadilly will start out in the VIB bio-incubator, located in the Technology Park of Ghent University in Zwijnaarde. Among others, 4 VIB employees - all with extensive company e...
My favourite aunt is purple
...ome people to see the coloured auras of others has held
an important place in folklore and mysticism throughout the ages. Although many people claiming to have such powers could be charlatans, it is also conceivable that others are born with a gift of synaesthesia. "GW does not believe she has m...
High fiber intake reduces estrogen levels in Latina women, according to researchers
...Antioxidants, Food Extracts and Prevention," being held
on Monday, October 18th. Although there have been several studies that have looked at the relationship between dietary fiber and breast cancer, they are equivocal. Researchers have yet to connect the two, to show a true and unequivocal cause-and-...
Bloodroot alkaloid aids in exterminating sun-damaged skin cells in culture
...ference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research held
here from October 16-20. Sanguinarine is an alkaloid present in the bloodroot plant, and is considered to have anti-bacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Sanguinarine is used widely in toothpastes and mouthwashes for the prevention ...
Leading scientists to discuss research applications for therapeutic cloning
...ation. Responsible clinical trials also need to be held
soon, perhaps by 2008, Dr. Schatten adds....
Large-scale forces shape local ocean life, global study shows
... Micronesia. With a few exceptions, these patterns held
true around the globe. Witman believes that local interactions, such as storms and predators, still exert a strong influence on biodiversity, but the associate professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology now sees that regi...
UC Riverside professor organizes a workshop on vitamin D and cancer treatment and prevention
...r Institute to co-sponsor the event, which will be held
at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus....al organizers of the Vitamin D Workshop, which has held
an international meeting every three years, alternating between Europe and the USA. The Workshop cel...
Neurosurgeons identify growth of new adult brain cells, possible treatment for epilepsy
...s of Neurological Surgeons meeting, which is being held
jointly this year with the Italian Society of Neur...led by world leaders in neurosurgery. It is being held
at the Moscone West Convention Center through Thursday. The annual meeting provides continuing medi...
Neurosurgeons looking at stem cells from skin to fight brain tumors
... Congress of Neurological Surgeons, which is being held
jointly this year with the Italian Society of Neur...ses led by world leaders in neurosurgery, is being held
at the Moscone West Convention Center through Thursday. Researchers found that mice with brain tumor...
Wendell Berry to give 'Renewing Husbandry' lecture during scientific meetings in Seattle
...The Annual Meetings of the three Societies will be held
Oct. 31 to Nov. 4, at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center, Seattle, WA, under the theme, "Science to Secure Food and the Environment." Over 2,000 scientific papers and posters will be presented. More than 4,000 delegates from 100 countrie...
Almost good enough to eat
...ended for consumption for ill people. These taboos held
true for both the Amazonian fishers as well as the Atlantic Forest fishers. According to Begossi, "Fish food taboos may have indigenous roots, or they may have been diffused through Portuguese colonists' contacts." Food chain characteristics may help...
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