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European Science Foundation's Forward Look reaches out beyond the endless frontiers

...y between the different national and transnational initiatives in Europe (ERANets, SysMO, large scale investments of different countries, EU FP7, ESFRI, etc.) European Food Systems in a Changing World (to be completed in 2008, see also http://www.esf.org/activities/forward-looks/life-earth-and-environme...

AAAS analysis finds Congress would add billions to FY 2008 R&D investment

...The Department of Energys (DOE) energy-related R&D initiatives had received significant increases in 2007, but th...Koizumi found. Total R&D spending on environmental initiatives would rise 9.2% under House measures, compared to a 3% cut proposed by the Bush administration. Nati...

UC experts detail new standard for cleaner transportation fuels

..., is expected to become the foundation for similar initiatives in other states, as well as nationally and internationally. The new standard was commissioned in January by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. He asked the universitys top transportation-energy experts to design a standard that would reduce car...

New proteomics research promises to revolutionize biomedical discovery

...y cellular proteins, numerous large-scale research initiatives have been launched internationally to crack the function of all human proteins. In a research article that will be published in the July 20th issue of the journal Molecular Cell, a research team led by Dr. Benoit Coulombe from the Institut de recherc...

CRESIB coordinates an international consortium to fight malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax

...ia by P. vivax, there has been until now a lack of initiatives to promote the global effort in the research on this disease. With the experience of the CRESIB group in malaria and of the Clnic Foundation for Biomedical Research (FCRB, Fundaci Clnic per a la Recerca Biomdica ) in the management and coordination ...

Bull's-eye -- Programs targeting math, science teacher shortage may get boost

...school setting from the outset is important to the initiatives success and sets it apart from other teacher certification programs, said Jeff Morgan, chair of the department of mathematics in UHs College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NSM). Getting the field-based experience early and often is really key ...

Wiley extends publishing partnership with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

...tions. He added, Working with Wiley, weve launched initiatives that would have been difficult for us, as a small society publisher, to accomplish on our own. We have enhanced online features and a complete digital archiveall accompanied by stronger financial performance. Were thrilled to be able to extend a pa...

Nearly 90 percent of babies receive recommended newborn screening tests

...ines and authorize funding for several new federal initiatives designed to increase educational resources for parents and health care providers, improve follow-up care for infants, provide assistance to states expanding and improving their newborn screening programs and develop new screening tools for additional...

SNM initiatives supported by inclusions in NAS Report on competitiveness of US chemistry research

...ludes statements that support government relations initiatives of SNM, the worlds largest society for molecular imaging and nuclear medicine professionals. Members of the Committee on Benchmarking the Research Competitiveness of the United States in Chemistry included information in their report about the pote...

Desertification: UN experts prescribe global policy overhaul to avoid looming mass migrations

...er relate global conventions, agreements and other initiatives one to another. The analysis says the separate constitutions, priorities and procedures involved in administering the mix of international agreements operating today prevent important synchronization needed to achieve broad social and environmental ...

Recycling is not enough -- we need to consume less

...ys. The report also gives examples of zero waste initiatives which have been tried - from the high-tech, large-...t San Francisco, to the locally based, small-scale initiatives in the Philippines. Ben Shaw says that although there are some inherent problems with zero waste a...

Washington University in St. Louis to invest $55 million for renewable energy research

...shington University. We will actively pursue joint initiatives that enlist key research strengths and internation...he center will facilitate the development of major initiatives relevant to its mission. For instance, Pakrasi has an exceptional track record of achievement and cu...

The Institute of Ecosystem Studies recognized by the Wildlife Society

...at our findings continue to inform deer management initiatives throughout the northeastern U.S. and elsewhere." ...

Salmon tracking program expands to California

...ou can see the immediate results." Two other new initiatives will be part of Project CROOS in 2007, according to Sylvia. The OSU researchers will work with fishery managers to create a trial management simulation model for ocean salmon fishing. "Before the science can realistically lead to new management pro...

Christian Paradis announces $4 million for renewable energies

...oncrete, effective solutions such as the ecoENERGY initiatives and the new national lighting standards, the government is achieving real results to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The project with Les Serres du Saint-Laurent, Inc. advances the Government of Canadas commitment to taking real decisive actions ...

New impetus through networking

...s, which will bring the total number of DFG-funded initiatives to 117 from the start of 2008. The new programmes, which were selected from 47 submitted proposals, will receive approximately 63 million euros during their initial funding period. Priority Programmes facilitate the networking of German and internat...

Creation of an international industrial chair in life cycle assessment

...ou enable us to continue to innovate and spearhead initiatives that will support the sustainable efforts of industries in Canada and abroad." LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT: FROM CRADLE TO GRAVE An increasing number of governments and corporations around the world have turned to life cycle assessment (LCA), a tool en...

Premature births may be linked to seasonal levels of pesticides and nitrates in surface water

...ant basic and clinical research, and public health initiatives of our time. To recognize that what we put into our environment has potential pandemic effects on pregnancy outcome and possibly on child development is a momentous observation, which hopefully will help transform the way humanity cares for its world...

FSU leads botanical research into 21st century: Deep South Plant Specimen Imaging Project

...aging Project and contributions to other major Web initiatives such as MorphBank, FSU has become a recognized player in what I call biodiversity informatics, a way of better producing, organizing, analyzing and presenting information to reveal patterns of diversity in organisms across time and space, Mast said. ...

India's biotech industry emerging as world innovator, collaborator, competitor

...Indian government is ramping up funding and fiscal initiatives significantly to help grow its biotech sector. The...rograms in advanced biotech; Ensure translation of initiatives in the draft Biotech Strategy into policies that increase effective collaborations between public an...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014The development of stem cell therapies to ... to characterize stem cell populations based on cell surface ... a new marker that is highly expressed in a ... blood, which they describe in an article in ... Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... in about one per eight hundred births, Down syndrome ... genetic cause of intellectual disability. It results from a ... third copy of chromosome 21 (1% of the human ... team in the Department of Genetic Medicine and Development ... published in Nature , shed light on how ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... The White House honored Clemson professor Rajendra Singh ... efforts to promote and expand solar deployment in ... the D. Houser Banks Professor of Electrical and ... Silicon Nanoelectronics, is considered a local hero leading ... and economic opportunity in solar power and driving ...
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