Tag: "international" at biology news
Study supports use of aspirin in treating pregnancy disorder
...nk. The study results are published on-line in the international
Journal of Clinical Investigation. Recently appointed as Canada Research Chair in Molecular, Cellular and Physiological Medicine, Dr. Funk is an expert in the study of molecules that function in almost every bodily system. The production of prostagl...
Leaders in sickle cell research meet in Cincinnati
... years since 1972, represents a major national and international
forum for researchers in sickle cell disease. It has become an important venue for basic science investigators, clinicians, service providers and advocacy groups to interact and collaborate with one another," he said. Sickle cell disease is a genetic...
Winners of Tyler Environmental prize announced
...red by the Tyler Prize executive committee and the international
environmental community during a banquet and ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles in Beverly Hills. The day before, Thursday, April 7, at 2 p.m., the recipients will give public lectures at the Davidson Conference Center at the University o...
Scientists collaborate to assess health of global environment
...ocus on the implications for the United States and international
business institutions. Funded by the Global Enviro...hosen because the organizations that oversee major international
treaties dealing with biological systems requested the information. The lack of adequate data to uph...
Essential mangrove forest threatened by cryptic ecological degradation
...-economic interviews, and 18th-century history, an international
team led by Dr. Farid Dahdouh-Guebas has demonstrated that in the recent past an increase in human-environment interactions that affect the hydrology of rivers has turned coastal mangrove lagoons into freshwater bodies. Such elucidation of past ecosy...
DFG awards 2005 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize
...med stars resembling the sun. Working with several international
research teams, Wolf has analysed debris discs, which play an important role in the final stages of planetary formation. Together with his Emmy Noether Independent Junior Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, he is now working on ...
Ecologist plays critical role in first global ecosystem study
...ed to assist global policy-makers, MA is the first international
study to appraise the status of Earth's diverse ec...s helm is a board that includes representatives of international
conventions, UN agencies, scientific organizations and leaders from the private sector, civil societ...
'Free-for-all' illegal logging of mahogany in Peruvian parks, says Duke-based monitoring group
... the highest-valued tropical timber species on the international
market, the Alto Purs has become a hotspot for ill...iced goods for a mature mahogany tree which on the international
market could be worth thousands." According to the ParksWatch report, trade of illegal mahogany viol...
Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950s pandemic, study suggests
...more widespread than previously expected, warns an international
team of researchers who have been studying the bacteria. First isolated in Australia and Canada in 1953, type 80/81 penicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria caused skin lesions, sepsis and pneumonia in children and young adults around the ...
Gladstone building honored with San Francisco Business Times award
...construction acquisitions, along with national and international
trade and marketing information....
Inexpensive treatment stops multi-drug resistant TB in its tracks
...des Garca Garca, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute international
research scholar who led the Mexican study. To l...ere given individualized, supervised therapy. "The international
research community still needs to come to an agreement about what extra care should be provided to s...
New hope for Chagas disease treatment
...owever, two Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) international
research scholars have now found that in mice, a compound called TAK-187 is significantly more effective than the current standard of care the drug benznidazole in preventing T. cruzi-induced cardiac damage. Julio Urbina from theVenezuelan Institut...
Legendary Siberian tiger, Olga, killed by poachers
...e around the world, having been filmed for several international
television documentaries, including National Geographic's award winning "Tigers in the Snow," and appearing in magazine and newspaper articles. Locally, she was also a type of celebrity, with news of her activities often appearing in the local newsp...
Shirley Malcom of AAAS named to election reform commission
...mission's executive director and vice president of international
affairs at American University. "Among the many issues that the commission will address are those that deal with electronic voting machines and those that deal with civic education. A scientist like Dr. Malcom, with such vast experience in education,...
Institute for OneWorld Health CEO speaks at 2005 World Life Sciences Forum, BioVision
...le will participate in the following events at the international
meeting: A roundtable discussion on Nobel Laureates' Day, marking the 50th anniversary of the Salk polio vaccine, including a dozen Nobel Laureates, and representatives from leading global health, research and pharmaceutical companies involved in v...
NJIT math professor helps navy detect subs; Explains global warming
...is the study of climatic trends and the continuing international
dialogue on global warming. Detecting and localizing sound from any oceanic source requires a comprehensive understanding of the medium through which the sound travels. This includes the influence of temperature on sound propagation. In general, the...
Scientists making advances receive international awards
... two AACR members and memorializes Dr. Goodman, an international
leader in the field of nutrition and cancer, and cancer prevention. Giovannucci is being honored for his outstanding contributions to cancer epidemiology and prevention, especially in the role of diet as it relates to colorectal and prostate cancers....
Lewis C. Cantley, Ph.D., receives Pezcoller-AACR International Award for Cancer Research
...honored to have received this award, indicating an international
recognition of the importance of PI 3-kinase in human cancer. Over the past 20 years our understanding of PI 3-kinase has progressed from an unusual lipid kinase activity that we found associated with oncogene products, to the central player in a net...
HGM2005 (HUGO's 10th International Human Genome Meeting) will be held in Kyoto
...1, 2005. HUGO's annual HGM meeting is the flagship international
conference of HUGO and is held in various cities a...man Genome Organisation (HUGO), is an independent, international
organization of scientists involved in human genetics. HGM2005 is an opportunity for academic and i...
UB conference to gather leaders in 'computational anatomy'
...eographic and Information and Analysis (NCGIA), an international
leader in the field of qualitative spatial reasoning and spatial ontology. Co-presenters are the Department of Philosophy and the newly established National Center for Ontological Research, which brings together individuals and groups from UB and Sta...
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