Tag: "international" at biology news
Reduced fish stocks linked to increased bushmeat trade, wildlife declines in W. Africa
...ations may be part of the problem, says a group of international
researchers that includes UBC forestry sciences pr... harvest. But, he adds, until the larger issue of international
fish export agreements, increased populations and increased demand for food is addressed, local-leve...
Yale environmental journal translated into Chinese
The Journal of Industrial Ecology (JIE), an international
peer-reviewed English-language quarterly, owned by...e as part of an ongoing effort to foster increased international
dialogue. The translations are available at the Journal's website, http://mitpress.mit.edu/jie/tran...
Seeking better cancer treatments
...rther convince our government of the importance of international
co operation." "EUREKA has provided us with a fantastic opportunity. It has enabled us to build up an excellent partnership with a leading company and to be involved from a very early stage of the research."...
2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species reveals 15,589 species at risk of extinction
...any people's livelihoods depend. The importance of international
support in safeguarding biodiversity is highlighte...plement the required conservation measures without international
assistance. Despite the ominous outlook and the many gaps in knowledge, the GSA points out that spec...
Ubiquitination in real-time: A world first at the Universit de Montral
...ier and his team is part of the leading edge of an international
research movement, which includes the 2004 winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Aaron Ciechanover, Avram Hershko and Irwin Rose, for their work on the role of ubiquitin in protein degradation. The three researchers will receive their prize on Dec...
Novel biotoxin being studied for use in opioid withdrawal
...he study, and is a member of numerous national and international
editorial boards, governmental advisory committees, and international
organizations including the World Health Organization Expert Advisory Committee on Drug Dependence. ...
Good news about vitamin E
...ts, who have the 2-2 form of haptoglobin, took 400 international
units of vitamin E daily, they reduced their risk of heart attack by 43 percent, and their risk of dying of heart disease by 55 percent. About 40% of diabetics have the 2-2 form of haptoglobin; the rest have the 1 -1 or 2-1 forms. When they took ...
MBL scientists embark on international effort to uncover microbial diversity in world's oceans
...em of this magnitude requires careful planning and international
cooperation." Over the next two years, ICoMM organizers will focus on building a framework for the mammoth undertaking. Led by Sogin and de Leeuw, a core group of investigators from the MBL, the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, and t...
International Polar Year preparations
...Geophysical Year (IGY) of 1957. IGY helped spur an international
reputation for the university through the deep inv...pes the IPY of 2007--2008 will once again turn the international
spotlight in UAF's direction....
Russia- wide tiger count begins
...iger survey represents a milestone in cooperative, international
conservation efforts, with full political support ...s well as financial and technical support from the international
conservation community." Tiger surveys in Russia are conducted in winter, when a complete blanket of...
UT Southwestern initiating trials in humans for ricin vaccine
...e effects." Dr. Vitetta's work with ricin received international
attention when she and a team of UT Southwestern researchers developed an experimental vaccine for the deadly toxin as an outgrowth of their cancer-therapy work. The translation from discovery to clinical testing has moved rapidly with support from t...
Global assessments of biodiversity argue for expansion of protected areas in key regions
...rrent spending but is well within the reach of the international
community." The findings indicate "the need for rapid action to mobilize significant new resources for the developing world's protected areas." ...
Argo robotic instrument network now covers most of the globe
...ientists have crossed an important threshold in an international
effort to deploy a global network of robotic instr...hanges in the world's oceans. Researchers with the international
Argo program announced they have reached the point where 1,500 ocean-traveling float instruments--ha...
Study gives US a 'C' for lagging support of international reproductive health and population efforts
...rding to their financial and political support for international
reproductive health and population programs. Leadi...lth and Population, details recent developments in international
policy and funding, profiles 21 donor countries, and grades each of them on their contributions towa...
USC-led team of scientists recreates DNA-mending pathway in test-tube
...ly analyzed and reconstituted in a test tube by an international
collaboration of researchers led by scientists from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. The team is the first ever to reconstitute this pathway, known as the nonhomologous end joining pathway, or NHEJ, and NHEJ is on...
Northwestern and Chicago Botanic Garden join forces to train botanists
... being trained to address the growing national and international
threats to biodiversity and impending global mass extinctions. In response to this critical shortage, Northwestern University and the Chicago Botanic Garden are joining forces to offer the nation's first master of science degree in plant biology and ...
Science to restore the nation's ecosystems
...olicy experiment of local, regional, national, and international
importance." Fenn will discuss lessons learned from eight years of adaptive management. Three Dams and Three Different Solutions to Restoring Salmon Populations , Noah S. Adams, USGS, Columbia River Research Laboratory, Cook, WA, 11:45-12:00, Loc...
INEEL honors five scientists as Laboratory Fellows
...fic and engineering achievements, and national and international
technical leadership. "Scientific discovery, ...s and vapors. His work has established INEEL as an international
leader in this area. Apel led an INEEL team that earned an R&D 100 award for development of the Bioc...
Chicken genome will help our understanding of humans and improve agriculture
... worked on the annotation of the genome within the international
chicken genome project. "The chicken has also been...ortant poultry diseases." The full draft from the international
consortium working on the International Chicken Sequencing Project and details of all the scientists...
Draft sequence of chicken genome completed
...eviously were believed to be unique to humans." An international
consortium of over 170 people from 49 different institutes across the globe assembled and analysed this genome. All of the data has been deposited into freely available public databases (see notes). "Having the chicken genome sequence is like being a...
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