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Diatom genome reveals key role in biosphere's carbon cycle

...e into environmental changes and the global carbon management picture." "These organisms are incredibly important in the global carbon cycle," says Virginia Armbrust, a University of Washington associate professor of oceanography and lead author of the Science paper. Together, the single-celled organisms genera...

NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute

... a secure database integrated with a suite of data management and analytic tools for analysis of correlations among variants and with disease phenotypes. Because investigators use different technologies based on the scales and configurations needed, a menu of services will be offered using three different techn...

September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...the nature of the presenting problem and suggested management of it. Patient-Physician Shared Experiences and Value Patients Place on Continuity of Care By Arch G. Mainous III, Ph.D., et al Analyzing data from the Direct Observation of Primary Care Study, researchers found that patients are more likely to ...

Bovine genome assembled

...researchers striving to improve health and disease management of cattle and enhance the nutritional value of beef and dairy products. Sequencing of the bovine genome began in December 2003. The breed of cattle selected for the bulk of the sequencing project was Hereford, which is used in beef production. A hig...

CERN to host EnviroInfo 2004

...rs the Organization has developed an environmental management system, set up official communication channels on environmental matters with local authorities, and communicated with the general public via an environment website : http://www.cern.ch/environment . Information technology is a fundamental tool in m...

Is more better: Counting birds may only tell part of the story

...al in birds. This information has been vital in management decisions involving animal conservation. A large population of birds in a region could indicate a suitable habitat, or it could, in fact, could be the only place the animals could find, wrong for feeding, mating, and rearing young, in other words, a...

US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech

... Virginia Tech will be the lead university and the management entity for significant agricultural research and a...ities through competitive grants for regional pest management programs, as well as for pest management problems of global concern. The second $17-million awar...

Electronics recycling made easy

...es have enacted regulations that govern the proper management of lighting and electronic waste such as fluorescent lamps, batteries and thermostats, stated John McShane, Regional General Manager at Onyx. "These items may contain hazardous waste, such as mercury and can contaminate our environment if improperly ...

Effort to control trade in great white sharks gets teeth from international community

...ra and Fauna (CITES) adopted a proposal to improve management and monitoring of trade in jaws, teeth and fins fr...ch will provide key data on trade and allow better management of the species--was approved by a wide margin, with 87 in favor of listing, 34 opposed, with 9 abste...

Northeastern University and Massachusetts Biotechnology Council to host drug discovery day

...he oversight of the pipeline portfolio and project management activities at MPI. Prior to joining MPI, Dr. Celniker was the Assistant Vice President of Biotherapeutic Research Technologies at the Genetics Institute division of Wyeth Ayerst Research and prior to that was a Senior Scientist/Associate Director in ...

New Jersey Institute of Technology environmentalist receives Fulbright Chair award

...son will conduct research on coastal and ecosystem management and lecture on International Environmental Policy at the Polytechnic Institute of Turin, Italy during the 2004-2005 academic year, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Awards in t...

Peakadilly nv biopharmaceutical firm created

... and Harvard Universities, and has previously held management positions in research at Tibotec, Virco and Galapagos. Peakadilly will start out in the VIB bio-incubator, located in the Technology Park of Ghent University in Zwijnaarde. Among others, 4 VIB employees - all with extensive company experience -...

Two UT Southwestern physicians elected to National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine

...n prostate disease, is responsible for the overall management of university outpatient clinics, Zale Lipshy and St. Paul University Hospitals, and the UT Southwestern integrated health system. He served as chairman of urology at UT Southwestern from 1993-2001 and led the development of the 1994 national clinica...

To save dolphin's dorsal fin experts combine medical technology and teamwork

...Therapy; and George Biedenbach, director of animal management at Dolphin Quest Hawaii. Liko's LED therapy treatments began in September with equipment donated by Dr. Worth. LED wavelengths are longer than laser light and penetrate deeper to increase energy metabolism at the cellular level. Though LED light is t...

Incentives for US farmers reduce water waste

... withdrawal levels . . . Integrated water resource management programs offer many opportunities to conserve water resources for everyone, farmers and the public," they write in their report in BioScience , a publication of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. Their report concludes with a six-point p...

Citizen environmental monitoring in Appalachia

... educating communities, and influencing policy and management practices. Summit Objectives: We aim to bring together people from across Appalachia to learn about the usefulness of citizen environmental monitoring (CEM) to promote environmental awareness in communities and achieve various stakeholders' goal...

Study at Joslin shows ease of introducing technology to kids with diabetes

...digital assistant (PDA), linked with blood glucose management software and DiaBetNet, could assist in diabetes management among youth. "Research has shown that more frequent monitoring of blood glucose levels improves dia...

Government development policies, not communities, main threat to forest conservation projects

...sh against collaborative conservation and wildlife management schemes is unjustified, according to new ESRC-spon...ian reserves a prominent example of collaborative management which was profiled at the 2003 World Parks Congress. It dismisses claims that such approaches to con...

Solutions to stop fishermen returning dead and dying marine animals back into sea - study

...y research team examined the political conditions, management strategies, behavioural attitudes and economic inc...illion seabirds. The team is calling for fisheries management authorities to restrict access to certain areas of the sea where the unwanted fish are likely to gat...

Global climate change threatens reindeer, caribou

...finas, CARMA organizer and professor of policy and management at IAB. "Everyone is observing unprecedented changes in the Arctic such as an overall increase in temperature, changes in the variability of weather, changes effecting hunters' access to animals because of changes in snowpack and timing of snowpac...

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