Tag: "inspire" at biology news

Census of Marine Life historians detail collapse of bluefin tuna population off northern Europe

...roughout the last century. We hope our work will inspire a more precautionary approach to the management of bluefin tuna in the Atlantic, with more concern about re-establishing and maintaining the historical range of the species. Tuna Present Another new study suggests that the bluefin tuna that his...

Universe's stringy birth revealed by young Czech scientist in EURYI winning project

...nducting experiments that test predictions or help inspire new theoretical developments. The theory predicts that the universe has 10 dimensions, of which four are the ones we observe in spacetime. Yet in 40 years no better candidate has emerged to explain the properties of the universe, or all universes, at...

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that (modern) swing

...is research and found that a 1979 recording didn't inspire them nearly as well as a 2003 recording of the ver... the recorded trespasser. The 1979 intruder didn't inspire the level of machismo in these males that the 2003 intruder did. Derryberry's work, which was sup...

DOE Joint Genome Institute secures long-term lease on production genomics facility

.... In addition, DOE JGI researchers are serving to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers through the thousands of local high school students who have toured the facility over the years. We look forward to building on this productive community partnership for at least the next decade. Foun...

When lava flows and glaciers recede, predicting how species take over

...tes of succession. My hope is that this study will inspire and inform future research on succession rate." ...

Ronald Cape to receive 2007 Biotechnology Heritage Award

...Industry Organization seek to encourage emulation, inspire achievement, and promote public understanding of modern science, industry, and economics in this rapid-growth area. The award complements the mission of both organizations by advancing their mutual goals of educating the public, nourishing a sense ...

World's leading scientists announce creation of 'Encyclopedia of Life'

...gether to help create the key tool that we need to inspire preservation of Earths biodiversity: the Encyclopedia of Life," Wilson said at TED. "What excites me is that since I first put forward this idea, science has advanced, technology has moved forward. Today, the practicalities of making this encyclope...

Study to probe how healthy younger adults make use of genetic tests

...begin to evaluate how these tests might be used to inspire healthy people to stay healthy." In addition to McBride and Lawrence Brody, Ph.D., a senior investigator in the NHGRI Genome Technology Branch, the team includes researchers from the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit and the Group Health Coopera...

Forest elephants at risk from the illegal ivory trade

...ke of its tusk, one can only hope that it can also inspire the human capacity for wisdomand the understanding that the world would be a poorer place without every incarnation of what Donne called "nature's great master-peece." For more information on African elephants, visit http://www.wcs.org/international...

New Cell titles further ScienceDirect offering

...er important new developments, they will also help inspire new findings by enabling scientists to work together and share ideas."...

Exploring polar regions, understanding climate

...e polar regions are for our climate, but will also inspire a whole new generation of scientists. From journeys of discovery to international research campaigns. Internationally coordinated polar research began 125 years ago, with the first International Polar Year 1882/83, an initiative from Carl Weyprec...

European launch of International Polar Year 2007-2008

...through dozens of education and outreach projects inspire a new generation of young scientists and engage the public in genuine dialogue about polar science, climate change and the future of the planet Other speakers at the European launch event include: Dr David Carlson, Director of the IPY International...

'Dilbert of academia' brings humor to talk at UH

... The first lecture in a new UH series designed to inspire college students to attend graduate school, the event is free and open to the public. Chams humor has long struck a chord with frazzled graduate students, and his talk will draw upon his own experiences to inject humor into the lives of stressed ...

UI researcher cites need for a 'small view' of the environment

... sustainability were intended as a wake-up call to inspire scientific and technological innovations. Her talk, titled "A Molecular Understanding of the Natural and Human-Impacted Environment: Laboratory Studies of Mineral Dust Aerosol Chemistry and Climate," was delivered during a AAAS session on the "Cont...

Authors, illustrator win AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books

...r uses the life and inventions of Thomas Edison to inspire a new generation of curious minds. Young readers will find an excellent introduction to the relations among science, technology, and society. That perspective on the history and nature of science provides the backdrop for descriptions of Edison's cur...

EO Lawrence Award goes to 8 scientists and engineers

...scientists and their varied and important research inspire us," Secretary Bodman said. "Their work reminds us of the importance of continued investment in science and the need for increased emphasis on basic research and math and science education programs." The Lawrence Award was established in 1959 to h...

A laser uncovers the logic of the stomata function

...uch as process. It also provides the background to inspire readers outside their own immediate field to consider the cellular autonomy and cell signalling of many other light-induced processes....

Study: Living coral reefs provide better protection from tsunami waves

...them." Kunkel said that she hoped the study would inspire other scientists to continue the research by obtaining more observational data. Incorporating such data into the team's theoretical model, she said, would then allow scientists to plan better for future tsunami strikes along local coastlines. "We n...

BG Group and Conservation International launch Conservation through Photography Alliance

...ct our planet's biodiversity. Nothing does more to inspire people to protect and conserve like a vivid photo image." The Alliance will focus its efforts on documenting the people, places and animals within the world's biodiversity hotspots, wilderness and marine areas. The biodiversity hotspots are 34 regio...

Researchers publish largest genome-wide study of prostate cancer in African American men

...iscoveries we expect to make in future years--will inspire the worldwide research community to view this study as a model for many other genetic studies of common diseases," said Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), which is part of the National Insti...

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