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New Jersey Institute of Technology environmentalist receives Fulbright Chair award
...Rutgers University. Established in 1946 under legislation
introduced by the late Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, the Fulbright program's purpose is to build mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and other countries. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau ...
Leading scientists to discuss research applications for therapeutic cloning
... lines in existence prior to Aug. 9, 2001. Related legislation
varies from state to state, with Pennsylvania bein...rated," said Dr. Schatten, calling for responsible legislation
in the United States and warning that a ban on all cloning research could simply move the science of...
Shots fired at Bayonne range prove smart gun technology works
...xt year, Lautenberg and Pascrell plan to introduce legislation
modeled after New Jersey's law, so families across...ed. Pascrell said he looked forward to introducing legislation
in the 108th Congress similar to the legislation
in New Jersey. Since 1999, NJIT has spearheaded e...
Parents' attitudes to sperm donation still some concerns about being open
...d the impact and reactions they may face. "The new legislation
could mean a greater proportion of parents will be encouraged to be open, as has been the case in Sweden since anonymity was barred, but it remains to be seen how the new laws will affect parental attitudes towards disclosure in the future."...
Researchers investigate 'whole farm' approach to reduce dairy pollution
...assumption on top of supposition, you wind up with legislation
and litigation based on very little data," said Mu...nd Central Texas dairies are caught in between the legislation
and suits, he said. Muir, Lambert and the rest of the research project team believe the answer lies ...
World's largest scientific society backs green chemistry bill
...m R&D in this area is badly needed," he adds. The legislation
"calls for research and innovation to encourage po...rroll praised an interagency program set up by the legislation
because it would "strengthen the government's role as a true partner in promoting greener technologi...
New study documents the detrimental impact of teen beverage choices
...nks. Additionally, several states have introduced legislation
to limit the availability of soft drinks in schools.Barr said it's going to take a concerted effort in schools, at home and in communities to reverse the current trend in beverage consumption among today's teenagers....
Sensorial evaluation of the freshness of fish
..., the first classification as required by European legislation
In the area of reception of raw material at the processing plants At different junctures during distribution-sales from wholesale to retail In specific cases such as quality control in companies involved in processing/canning of fish products. T...
Clear rules needed to govern deep sea bioprospecting: UNU
...search in their waters and seabed, only a few have legislation
regulating access to and exploitation of their marine and other genetic resources. Many of the world's unique seabed ecosystems lie in international waters beyond national jurisdiction with no international rules. And no state has yet adopted measur...
Increasing reproductive tourism in Europe is a 'safety valve' that promotes peaceful coexistence
...it may be a siren song leading to more restrictive legislation
on reproductive technology if the European Convent...refer is that individual countries adopt a liberal legislation
that does not exclude too many people from infertility treatment. The main argument is that legislat...
The Future of Chemical Plant Security one-day symposium, Monday, Aug. 29
...rity (DHS). She also will discuss ACCs support for legislation
to give DHS regulatory authority over chemical facility security and other recommendations to secure and protect the U.S. chemical infrastructure. ( PRES 15 , 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29) The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization, chart...
American Dietetic Association 2005 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo
...ings to developments in national health policy and legislation
from children's weight to the role of foods in preventing disease from innovative ways to reach consumers with healthful-eating messages to reasons for dietary supplement use in this country In each of these critical areas and more, the top author...
Center releases new public survey on stem cells
...ryos currently is in effect, and various pieces of legislation
pending in Congress would either extend this ban or relax it. A survey of 2,212 Americans conducted September 9-19, reveals a public opinion landscape that bears little resemblance to the polarized, deep moral divide expressed on the floor of the Co...
New European legislation impacts on both cancer trials and drug approval
New European legislation
impacts on both cancer trials and drug approvalPar..., France, Wednesday 2 November 2005 - New European legislation
looks set to expedite patient access to important oncology products, according to discussions at the...
Wild birds help to create human flu vaccine
...th agencies, congressional leaders have introduced legislation
aimed at filling existing gaps in US pandemic preparedness by establishing a global network to monitor wild bird diseases and distributing real-time surveillance results to combat the spread of avian influenza. "Just as we track hurricanes when they...
Seal rookeries could provide a reliable food source for endangered California condors, study finds
...nate lead from the ammunition, which would require legislation
or a major change in hunting practices. Third, and this is what we're suggesting, you could train them on another food source that reduces their chances of lead contamination, and that would be the marine mammals." At least one group of condors appea...
Taxpayer advocacy group says Cures Bill is the right medicine
...ns, today praised the research access provision of legislation
introduced to establish the American Center for Cures within the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Introduced on December 7th by Senators Joe Lieberman (D-CT) and Thad Cochran (R-MS), the bipartisan Cures Bill would expedite development of new the...
Tsunami + 1 year: Reviving exhausted fisheries should trump replacing boats, gear, experts say
...rce, through fisheries co-management, the existing legislation
which bans the introduction and use of certain types of fishing gear types....
Wisconsin scientists grow two new stem cell lines in animal cell-free culture
...to take up the issue early in 2006 when it debates legislation
that would expand funding to lines derived after August 2001, when President Bush imposed a compromise enabling federal funds to be used for the first time to study a limited number of established stem cell lines. "Derivation and culture in serum-fre...
Report shows deforestation threatens Brazil's Pantanal
...municipal, state and federal); a review of current legislation
regarding protected areas and legal reserves for the region; and implementation of a broad environmental restoration program in devastated areas....
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