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College students recognized & rewarded for their innovative work
...10,000. The Collegiate Inventors Competition is an international
competition designed to encourage college students to be active in science, engineering, mathematics, technology, and creative invention. This prestigious challenge recognizes and rewards the innovations, discoveries, and research by college and uni...
New biomaterials improve medical devices
...ry systems for treatment of cancer. Twenty-one international
research leaders will address the topic of "Challenges and Opportunities for the Biomaterials Scientist". On the first day, the focus will be on research challenges, with topics such as designing a protein matrix to imitate the natural one that cell...
Plants provide model for new shape-changing materials
...s the George Goodson endowed professorship, has an international
reputation in the smart materials arena....
September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...study addressing the unique challenges inherent in international
primary care research, these papers help develop t...y Larry A. Green, M.D., et al Using the case of an international
study of acute otitis media, the authors illustrate the unique challenges and opportunities inherent...
Bovine genome completed
...ty of Alberta and steering committee member of the international
project. The release of the first draft means that...rize the bovine's genes. Other contributors to the international
project include the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the State of ...
Bovine genome assembled
... announced today. Contributors to the $53 million international
effort to sequence the genome of the cow (Bos taurus) include: the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH); the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service and Coop...
Interactive health information system to detect Japanese encephalitis in Asia
...r PATH's Japanese Encephalitis Project. PATH is an international
nonprofit organization that works to create sustai...aboratively on disease prevention and control with international
experts working on diagnostics, vaccine development and introduction, and clinical treatment. ...
Bovine genome sequence available
...stries is a partner in the U.S. $53 million dollar international
effort to sequence the genome of the cow (Bos taurus). "CSIRO has invested in the research to increase understanding and utilisation of the bovine genome which is a major focus for our livestock portfolio development both now and into the future,...
Society for Psychophysiology Research
...ontact the SPR office. Founded in 1960, SPR is an international
scientific society with worldwide membership. The purpose of the Society is to foster research on the interrelationships between the physiological and psychological aspects of behavior. To promote this purpose, the Society publishes scientific litera...
US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech
...cation," said S.K. De Datta, associate provost for international
affairs and director of the Office of International Research, Education, and Development (OIRED) at Virginia Tech. "Virginia and the United States will benefit through reduced pesticide residues on imported fruits and vegetables, expanded demand for ...
Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015
... majority of humanity lives. With a commitment to international
cooperation and a relatively modest financial inve...acity in biotechnology worldwide by increasing the international
exchange of know-how, and encourage partnerships between countries. Key Actors: Developing Countrie...
Effort to control trade in great white sharks gets teeth from international community
... those voting for approval. "I'm thankful that the international
community recognizes this species for what it really is--a perfectly adapted oceanic predator and a key player in many of the world's marine ecosystems," said Dr. Ramn Bonfil, a specialist on great white shark ecology and a conservation fisheries sci...
Australian expertise helps resurrect Iraq's ancient marshlands
...alian expertise has played a major role in the new international
effort to assess and remediate Iraq's once magnifi...ed in this study, will need to be submitted to the international
bodies. We have discovered new soil types." Dr Fitzpatrick is ecstatic about what he has discovered ...
Research into the sense of touch in worms wins Eppendorf/Science Prize
.... Dr. Miriam B. Goodman has been awarded the 2004 international
Prize in Neurobiology by the journal Science and Eppendorf. She is being recognized for her research using worms to learn how the sense of touch works on a molecular level. The Eppendorf and Science Prize in Neurobiology recognizes outstanding neur...
Delay in cutting the cord helps premature babies
...he October issue of the Cochrane Collaboration, an international
organization that evaluates medical research. Systematic reviews draw evidence-based conclusions about medical practice after considering both the content and quality of existing medical trials on a topic. Medical staff ordinarily clamp the umbilical...
Two UT Southwestern physicians elected to National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine
...are, research and education. Selection is based on international
distinction in science, clinical medicine, public health or medical administration. Inductees are elected by incumbent members. "This is a notable honor for two of UT Southwestern's most distinguished and accomplished faculty members," said Dr. K...
Gene linked to greater risk of heart disease in type 2 diabetes
BOSTON -- New studies by an international
team of scientists led by Joslin Diabetes Center have found variations in a gene that help explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease, the leading cause of death for this group. "We now have potential...
Establishment of an International Council for Science Regional Office for Africa
...n priorities are taken into account in setting the international
agendas. Through collaboration with the international
science community, the Office will assist in scientific capacity building in Africa. Further, it wi...
UC Riverside professor organizes a workshop on vitamin D and cancer treatment and prevention
...izers of the Vitamin D Workshop, which has held an international
meeting every three years, alternating between Europe and the USA. The Workshop celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2003 at the 12th Vitamin D Workshop in Maastricht, The Netherlands. The next Vitamin D Workshop will be held April 7-12, 2006 in Victor...
Genetic data crunching achieves milestone at Stanford
...he Microarray Gene Expression Database Society, an international
group working to implement standards for such work with microarrays. "It's much less scary to be doing microarrays at Stanford than anywhere else," Ball said. "In fact, if you're not, you have to explain why." It's not only a result of Stanford's lon...
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