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

... Development of a common European road map to invest in Systems Biology in order to achieve breakthroughs in biomedical, pharmaceutical and biotechnological research Setting-up a network of European Reference Laboratories Multi-disciplinary teaching programmes (including regular summer sch...

UK scientists lift lid on genetics of coronary artery disease

...his study demonstrates just how important it is to invest in a healthy lifestyle to help protect your heart, especially if you think your family history might put you at increased risk of heart disease. Our thanks go to this dedicated research team and the thousands of heart patients, who provided samples...

Energy department selects 3 Bioenergy Research Centers for $375 million in federal funding

...ary Samuel W. Bodman today announced that DOE will invest up to $375 million in three new Bioenergy Research Centers that will be located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Madison, Wisconsin; and near Berkeley, California. The Centers are intended to accelerate basic research in the development of cellulosic ethano...

2 MSU professors spearhead international water project

...ally in developing countries. NSFs initiative to invest in international education and research is relatively new, said Tarabara, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering. It was motivated by the recognition that the world is becoming increasingly more global and that for American gradua...

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

...ation and coal-related issues. The university will invest more than $55 million in the initiative, according to Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.A key goal of I-CARES is to foster institutional, regional and international research on the development and production of biofuels from plant and microbial systems and...

Small-scale agricultural changes may help eradicate widespread disease

...e Chinese government also thinks it is too much to invest in a short period of time for all affected villages. But in 10 or 15 years, the use of niclosamide in a village would cost nearly as much as lining a ditch with concrete, Liang continued, adding that a year's worth of niclosamide treatments cost ar...

Evolution of animal personalities

...ts in reproduction, the less resources are left to invest in future opportunities, and vice versa. Using a ...n future reproduction than others. Individuals who invest in future reproductive success evolve to be consistently risk-averse in different behavioral context...

Creation of an international industrial chair in life cycle assessment

..., Total, and Veolia Environnement, which will each invest $450,000. "We are thrilled that this new multidisciplinary Chair has been created and we would like to extend warm thanks to our partners who believed in the importance and relevance of this innovative project," declared Mr. Christophe Guy, Directo...

International risk research strategy and funding needed for nanotech safety

... Maynard proposes that the U.S. federal government invest a minimum of $100 million over the next two years in targeted risk research in order to lay a strong, science-based foundation for safe nanotechnology. According to Maynards analysis, despite investing more than $1 billion annually on nanotechnology ...

Failure to meet United Nations sanitation target could affect millions of the world's poorest

...ack of resources and you have to decide whether to invest in having clean water or in having sanitation facilities, you're going to be going for the water," she said. "It's a rational prioritization in the short term. Everyone can figure out a place to defecate if forced to do so." Politics also has contr...

Carbon dioxide and the ocean

...search is going in the future and where we need to invest more time and energy," Millero said. "With oceanic and atmospheric carbon dioxide being the highest it has ever been in over 600,000 years, scientists are going to be looking at a lot of damage to natural food webs, coral dissolution, and widespread ...

Nanotech promises big things for poor -- but will promises be kept?

...rtionately affect people in developing countriesto invest in the appropriate nanotechnology research targeted at the developing world. Government foreign assistance agencies do not often focus, or focus adequately, on science and technology. With scant public awareness of nanotechnology in any country, ther...

MUHC-led research identifies risk-factor genes for type 2 diabetes

...and co-funding from other partners, allowing it to invest a total of $1.4 billion in 115 innovative research projects and technology platforms. To learn more about Genome Canada, please visit our Web site at www.genomecanada.ca ....

Human's ecological footprint in 2015 and Amazonia revealed

...ly 21st Century: China and India are positioned to invest in more efficient technologies. "China would need to improve its technical efficiency at a rate of about 2.9 percent per year, and India by about 2.2 percent per year to offset the projected growth of their ecological footprints," say the scienti...

Canada's new government launches ecoEnergy technology initiative

...t encourages industry and the provinces to further invest in science and technology to deliver real results for the production of clean energy," said Minister Lunn. The new Initiative is a focused, integrated approach built on key priorities that include carbon dioxide sequestration, clean coal, clean oi...

Nanotech safety needs specific government risk research strategy and funding

.... " Maynard proposes that "The federal government invest a minimum of $100 million over the next two years in targeted risk research in order to lay a strong, science-based foundation for safe nanotechnology." According to Maynard's analysis, despite investing more than $1 billion annually on nanotechnolog...

Squirrels place winning bet in unpredictable world

...very successful stock market strategy. Most of us invest conservatively when the market is down because our... are very clever because they use reliable cues to invest in extra offspring not when they can but when it makes sense evolutionarily."...

It's enough to turn your neighbors green

Developed countries motivation to invest in greenhouse gas emission-reduction projects in d...al greenhouse gas emissions. Sponsoring countries invest in greenhouse gas emission-reduction projects in other countries. However, the investing countries ...

Study finds oysters can take heat and heavy metals, but not both

...alive they dont have anything extra that they can invest in growth. This also means that they dont have anything extra that they can invest in protection against toxins that may be in the water. An increase in seasonal temperatures would be...

Small, smaller, smallest -- The plight of the vaquita

...so vaquitas would be left. Clearly, it is wiser to invest available funds in conservation actions, particularly in ones that offer viable socioeconomic alternatives to fishermen. Mexico has a very good record in helping endangered marine mammals to recover. There are no better examples anywhere in the wor...

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(Date:10/15/2014)... Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) as a full member, ... maintain a significant nationwide standing in the field ... Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz as a full member ... national and international competition for the best minds ... be proud that Mainz University has been recognized ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... in female mice to an enzyme activated by the ... resistant to respiratory infections than males. Now, an international ... bacterial pneumonia in female mice is linked to the ... that this enzyme is ultimately activated by the release ... lead by Professor Lester Kobzik at the Harvard University ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... Fred Alt will be awarded the 44th Rosenstiel Award ... for his pioneering research exploring the mechanisms of genomic ... cancer cells. Alt is the second alumnus to win ... Nobel Prize in 2003. , Alt is the Charles ... at Harvard Medical School and an investigator at the ...
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