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Marmots, microbes and geopolitical uses of disease

...sity of Alaska Fairbanks campus. The free seminar, hosted by the Alaska Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, is part of the Institute of Arctic Biology Life Sciences Seminar Series and is sponsored by the Waksman Foundation for Microbiology. In the early 1900s railroads brought people from sout...

2006 annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction

...uly 29 through August 1, 2006, in Omaha, Nebraska, hosted by the University of Nebraska Medical Center. One focus of the meeting's scientific program will be on functional nutrients and environmental factors and their roles in critical reproductive events in animals and humans. The keynote address on "Nucl...

Identity theft, cancer detection among interactive demos at UH event

...at Entrance 14, off Cullen Boulevard at UH, and is hosted by the computer science department. To see all available demonstrations will take about two hours. It is being held to educate the public on the future of computing and provide information to high school and community college students interested i...

Highlights of American Chemical Society meeting in Atlanta, March 26-30

... bioterrorism . A special Presidential Symposium, hosted by ACS President E. Ann Nalley, Ph.D., will address how to improve Americas scientific competitiveness. There also will be a symposium on Women Leaders in Chemistry , which coincides with the annual March observance of National Womens History Mon...

Tom Siegfried wins AGU's Cowen Award for Sustained Achievement in Science Journalism

...rage and mentor young science writers. He annually hosted a Mass Media Fellow, as well as interns, at the Morning News, and some of his "alumni," both staff and Fellows, have developed distinguished careers of their own at such publications as Nature, The Los Angeles Times, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. ...

Typical pregnancy is now only 39 weeks

...posium addressing late preterm birth in July 2005, hosted by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health. The scientific meeting focused on definitions, trends and complications faced by late preterm babies. These studies are published in a Seminars in...

World experts gather in New York to discuss the feasibility of sustainable development

...he fourth biennial State of the Planet conference, hosted by The Earth Institute at Columbia University, in New York on March 28 and 29. Bringing years of experience in fields related to development, these hand-selected experts will examine some of the most urgent challenges faced by the world today, ultima...

Disasters, death, and destruction: Accounting for recent calamities

...n recent years? Find out on March 15 at a lecture hosted by The National Academies Ocean Studies Board featuring Dr. Roger Pilke Jr., Director of the Center for Science Technology Policy Research. Dr. Pilke will talk about how recent catastrophes, such as Hurricane Katrina and the Indian Ocean tsunami, hav...

Florida Tech to host 25th Anniversary Indian River Lagoon Symposium

...orida Academy of Sciences symposium, Florida Tech hosted natural resource managers, scientists and environmentalists concerned about the Indian River Lagoon. This was a first-ever lagoon-wide conference to take a comprehensive look at the lagoon ecosystem. Participants asked three general questions during ...

Shining a light on deep-sea vents: Science meets policy

...: Microbes, Mining, Management and More," which is hosted by InterRidge, will bring journalists, policy-makers, other scientists, and the public up to speed on the latest -- and sometimes controversial -- topics related to ocean-ridge exploration. "These groups are looking to scientists to take the lead in...

Georgia Tech accelerates drug discovery with new IBM supercomputing cluster

... in the Southeastern United States. The cluster is hosted by BellSouth's world-class facilities in Midtown Atlanta. "By using IBM technology for our research, we can significantly shorten the time to market for new drugs," said Dr. Skolnick. "Systems biology integrates mathematics, physics, chemistry and bi...

NYAS China Conference reveals latest advances in biomedical sciences

...hanghai Institutes of Biomedical Sciences recently hosted the groundbreaking Frontiers of Biomedical Sciences conference in Shanghai. This unique meeting brought together noted scientists from China, the U.S., Europe and other parts of Asia to discuss the most pressing issues at the cutting edge of biomedi...

Cardiovascular and immunology research alliance announced by Yale and Boehringer Ingelheim

...nt. A meeting of the Joint Steering Committee was hosted by Yale to launch the alliance and review potential projects. The initial projects include studies on the cytokine pathways in heart muscle cells and cells that line blood vessels, the identification of calcium channels in cells that mediate immunity...

Satellite portrait of global plant growth will aid climate research

...products comprise the Global Carbon Project (GCP) hosted in Canberra, Australia, the UK Centre for Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics (CTCD) in Sheffield, the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) in Berlin, Germany and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). GLOBCARBON LAI results are al...

Hi ho silver! FSU physicist helps discover an atomic oddity

...Circus of Physics," an open house and science fair hosted every other year by the physics department to showcase some of the department's cutting-edge research facilities. "'The Flying Circus of Physics' is a way to help generate interest in the sciences, particularly among youngsters, by showing folks that...

Conference to address the challenge of renewable resources

...l Renewable Resources and Biorefineries Conference hosted by the University of Ghent in Belgium on 19-21 September 2005, that attracted 330 delegates from 28 countries including Dr Christian Patermann, EU Director for Biotech, Agriculture and Food Research, representatives from the US Dept of Agriculture an...

'Dating agency' boosts hunt for disease genes

...or research since 2000. They are part of a project hosted by The University of Manchester that will allow more researchers than ever before to study genes in chronic diseases. The project - called the UK DNA Banking Network - was initiated in 1999 as a scientific infrastructure with government funding via t...

Scientists pool information to boost understanding of drug action

...on of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) and hosted by the University of Edinburgh, has drawn together information on human genes that are targets for current and future medicines. The IUPHAR database http://www.iuphar-db.org/ has had a major update, following 12 years' work by 300 contributors. It...

New study weighs impact of open access on scholarly journals

...ociation of American Medical Colleges, 85 journals hosted by HighWire Press and 248 journals from the Directory of Open Access Journals. In the second phase, 22 small and large publishers-responsible for publishing nearly 4,500 journals in all-were interviewed to provide a series of detailed case studies. J...

MERIS/AATSR Workshop looks at twin sensors with many uses

...detailing research were on show. The Workshop also hosted training sessions in utilising the software tools used to process images from both sensors - known as the Basic ERS & Envisat AATSR and MERIS (BEAM) toolbox. Both MERIS and AATSR have a similar history: they were originally designed for operation ov...

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