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Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015

...ks, according to Genomics and Global Health, being launched Oct. 7 at the 4th World Conference of Science Journalists in Montreal. Prepared for the Science, Technology and Innovation Task Force of the UN Millennium Project, the report calls for a global institute to share and promote the health and environmen...

Electronics recycling made easy

...Division of Onyx Environmental Services officially launched OnyxPak TM today in the face of growing concerns over accumulation of mercury in the environment, regulations pertaining to the disposal of lighting and electronic waste, and concerns over compliance with changing regulations. "The federal governme...

Medical geneticists elected to Institute of Medicine

... the University of Vermont in Burlington, where he launched a series of public health genetics programs. He also had a busy practice in clinical genetics, conducted research and was a tenured associate professor of pediatrics and medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Guttmacher r...

Three years of Proba, the 'smart' satellite that runs itself

...al consortium led by the Belgian company Verhaert, launched from India on 22 October 2001 and operated from ESA's Redu Ground Station in Belgium. Its CHRIS instrument, funded by the British National Space Centre (BNSC), has been built by the UK company SIRA Space. Proba's unique capabilities also makes it a ...

Unique new platform offers European scientific community a common voice

...tiative for Science in Europe (ISE) was officially launched at an ISE conference in Paris, France. The launch marked the coming together of some 35 European scientific organizations to structure and give greater weight to the input of the scientific community into science policy-making and to promote the Euro...

UGA scientist Moran receives $2.6 million from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for marine research

...al elements. The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation launched its 10-year Marine Microbiology initiative last April with the goal of attaining new knowledge regarding the composition, function and ecological role of microbial communities in the world's oceans. Funding strategies include supporting Gordon and B...

Gut microbes can open gates in fat cells

...the new Center for Genome Sciences--the Center was launched as part of BioMed 21, the University's initiative for using the latest knowledge of the human genome to develop new ways to diagnose, treat and ultimately prevent a variety of human diseases. Treatments for obesity that require long-term dietary chan...

Cranfield collaborator receives multi million dollar financing

.... Pelikan's first product, which is expected to be launched in the spring of 2005, is the Pelikan Sun lancing device. Based on the company's "one-step, one-button" approach, this lancing device is the first fully-automated, electronically-controlled, self-contained system that allows a patient to execute the ...

Award will help unlock mysteries of one of Earth's most important organisms

...is genome." The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation launched its 10-year marine microbiology initiative in April, with the goal of attaining new knowledge regarding the composition, function and ecological role of microbial communities in the world's oceans, according to information from the foundation, which ...

Research effort seeks A's to gene expression Q's

...l Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched a new $6.25 million, five-year program to explore and address challenges in measurement, validation and quality control for the rapidly growing field of gene expression profiling. Enormous quantities of gene-sequence data are pouring out of labs than...

New report offers recommendations to spur interdisciplinary research

...ional Academies Keck FUTURES INITIATIVE, which was launched in 2003 to stimulate new modes of scientific inquiry and break down the conceptual and institutional barriers to interdisciplinary research. Additional information on the study may be found at http://national-academies.org/interdisciplinary . A co...

Census of Marine Life - Discoveries and Highlights 2004: Scientists add 4m+ records, 13,000 species

...the dream of a Census a reality, CoML team members launched the educational website Investigating Marine Life at www.coml.org, accompanied by the launch of a television public service commercial. ...

MBL scientists embark on international effort to uncover microbial diversity in world's oceans

...etherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), have launched the International Census of Marine Microbes, the first global effort to focus on the biodiversity of single-celled organisms in the world's oceans. The project is part of the 10-year, $1 billion Census of Marine Life, a massive collaboration to cata...

Yale and Pfizer launch visiting professorship pilot program

...School of Medicine and Pfizer Global Research have launched a pilot program to enhance scientific interactions between Pfizer and Yale. The program also provides Yale faculty with an improved understanding of the drug discovery process in order to counsel its students more effectively on career opportunities ...

NIDCR launches unique initiative on oral biofilm

...use disease, such as periodontitis. In the newly launched NIDCR-supported study, the scientists will employ metagenomics, an investigative strategy first proposed nearly 20 years ago but which has become increasingly popular over the past few years. Metagenomic techniques re-build genomes from small snipp...

International HapMap consortium widens data access

...ere collected. The $130 million project, which was launched in October 2002 and is expected to be completed in September 2005, is a public-private partnership of scientists and funding agencies from Canada, China, Japan, Nigeria, the United Kingdom and the United States. The U.S. component is led by the Natio...

Doctors link common chemotherapy drug to jawbone necrosis

...n only about one to two patients a year. When they launched a study of patients' charts, they found that 63 patients diagnosed with this condition over a three-year period shared only one common clinical feature: they had all received long-term bisphosphonate therapy. Bisphosphonates are commonly used in ta...

TWAS, illycaff launch Trieste Science prize

... one of the world's premier coffee producers, have launched the Trieste Science Prize. The announcement took place last month at the TWAS 15th General Meeting in Trieste, Italy. The prize, which carries a US$50,000 cash award, is designed to honour the most eminent scientists in the developing world. The firs...

DFG loosens eligibility requirements for the Emmy Noether Programme

...he Action Plan in Computer Science. The programme, launched in 2002, aims to counter the current lack of junior scientists to fill future university lecturer positions in computer science by providing particularly qualified young computer scientists with an attractive route to attaining academic independence ...

Chromosome 16 publication fulfills DOE's human genome commitment

...," said Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham. "DOE launched the human genome program and developed the DNA sequencing and computational technologies that made possible the unraveling of the human genetic code. Now we are using these skills and resources as a powerful tool for clean energy and a cleaner envir...

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(Date:10/31/2014)... the war against Ebola one important hurdle has just ... at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ... mice that can be infected with Ebola and display ... published in the current issue of Science , ... vaccines, which are desperately needed to curb the worldwide ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... Adelaide-led project has developed a new test that can ... H5N1 strain of avian influenza virus or "bird flu" ... is a significant step in the fight against this ... in the poultry populations of South East Asia, particularly ... of its possible transmission to humans and the threat ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... 2014  HITLAB SM , a healthcare innovation ... inaugural HITLAB Innovators Summit SM on December ... will partner with the Clinton Foundation,s Health Matters ... Columbia Business School Alumni Club of ... and Operations Research, bringing together leaders in healthcare ...
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