Tag: "management" at biology news
Big, old fish key to restoring groundfish stocks
...k Hixon, an OSU professor of zoology. "Modern fish management
is based on this assumption. But we've also assume...ese older fish may be essential. But with the fish management
systems we now have in place, fish of this age range may represent far less than 5 percent of the to...
Study in Royal Society journal on managing GM crops for environmental benefit
...to conventional systems. These changes to GM crop management
enable farmers to reduce herbicide use and costs, whilst satisfying public demands for increasing benefits to wildlife. Contact: Dr Mike May, Rothamstead Research, Broom's Barn, Higham, SUFFOLK, IP28 6NP, United Kingdom Cellular fine structures an...
University of Arizona receives IBM grant for massive virtual storage system for life sciences data
...t will enable the development of a data life cycle management
system that allows researchers to have data storag... much higher rates from remote sites, and aid data management
by migrating infrequently used files to economical storage locations while retrieving it on demand w...
CMS plan recognizes PET technology for benefit of cancer patients
... patient database created by CMS to track clinical management
decisions of cancer patients. "SNM applauds this move by CMS to recognize the value of PET in the co-management of the nation's cancer patients," said Society of Nuclear Medicine President Mathew L. Thakur, Ph.D. "This action will give thousands of ...
NASA research to aid federal invasive species council efforts
...in applied research projects whose results advance management
of invasive species," said Edwin Sheffner, manager...formation is vital for detection, remediation, and management
of invasive species....
Key trigger of opioid withdrawal symptoms found
...er transporters may prove to be useful targets for management
of opioid dependence," they wrote. The researchers also wrote that, since GABA is a neurotransmitter that inhibits nerve impulses, drugs to inhibit the GABA transporter "could produce their therapeutic effect through altering extracellular GABA conce...
New study in JAMA details trends in diagnosis, treatment of brain tumors
...s a need for new, detailed clinical guidelines for management
of brain tumors. The study is published in the Feb...nts are treated for depression. This isone patient management
tool that could be implement immediately to help a patients' quality of life," Laws said. Few patien...
Finland tops environmental scorecard at World Economic Forum in Davos
...endowments, low population density, and successful management
of environment and development issues. The ESI ran..., past and present pollution levels, environmental management
efforts, contributions to protection of the global commons, and a society's capacity to improve its ...
Florida Tech International Sustainability Forum attracts renowned keynote speakers
...und the world Feb. 21-23, exploring Florida growth management
issues and international sustainability issues. Carroll, vice president of Occidental Chemical Corporation, focuses on public policy issues and communications related to chlorine and PVC. He is also on the Department of Chemistry faculty at Indiana ...
Removing prions that cause mad cow in humans from blood
...rements provide supplemental information to assist management
in analyzing Pall's financial position and results of operations. Pall has chosen to provide this information to facilitate meaningful comparisons of past, present and future operating results and as a means to emphasize the results of ongoing opera...
Report addresses safety problem in preharvest stage of food production
...stablishing implementation guidelines for the best management
practices at the farm. These guidelines will minimize the contamination of livestock that produce pathogens that cause disease in humans. The report also recommends establishing specific criteria to measure the efficiency of preharvest intervention...
New monkey species name to be auctioned
...ark service for better enforcement, protection and management
of Madidi and its wildlife. "As a wildlife biologist, it's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to discover a large mammal species, and an extreme honor to name it," Wallace said. "But it's far more important that the species habitat remains protected,...
APS, PMN launch online soybean rust center
... use to find information on the identification and management
of soybean rust as well as links to university and...idisciplinary science-based plant and agricultural management
information and communication made possible by PMN partners. PMN publishes four science-based applie...
Certain genetic test helps detect mutations that may be missed by conventional DNA test
...repair mutation carriers is essential for clinical management
of colorectal cancer patients and for scientific studies in which the mutation status of participants is an important variable. Currently, most genetic testing is performed by genomic DNA sequence analysis, but certain classes of gene mutations are n...
New DNA studies verify existence of three right whale species
...indings will help to support and inform additional management
efforts to better protect the North Pacific right whale, one the most endangered of all great whale species." Reaching some 50 feet in length and weighing up to 100 tons, right whales were once abundant along all land masses in the world's temperate...
Pall-Aquasafe protects patients from exposure to waterborne contaminated medical equipment
...able healthcare facilities to practice total water management
and tailor their infection control procedures to better protect patients and the equipment used to treat them. They include a 30-day disposable point-of-use, showerhead validated for removal of Legionella; a 14-day disposable filter for use on faucet...
USGS featured at AAAS - Nation's largest science meeting
... being used to better plan and target the types of management
actions that may provide the most rapid water-quality improvement in the Bay ecosystem. Symposium: Top-Down, Bottom-Up Growth of a Global Invasive Species Information Network 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Omni Shoreham Hotel, Lobby Level, Congressional A ...
New findings lead researchers to question basic assumptions of fisheries management
...ndamental assumptions underlying current fisheries management
practices may be wrong, resulting in management
decisions that threaten the future supply of fish and the long-term survival of some fish population...
Scientists urge outcome-based, watershedwide approach to restore the Chesapeake
...lem in the Bay, Howarth reports. In the absence of management
actions, nitrogen flux down the Susqhehanna River, the Bay's largest tributary, could increase as much as 17% by 2030 and up to 65% by 2095 due to predicted warmer, wetter conditions, he finds. So what approach can scientists, managers, and citizens ...
UNH fisheries expert to speak at American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting
... to 21 in Washington, D.C. Rosenberg, a fisheries management
expert from UNH's Institute for the Study of Earth...AAS will be the ocean commission's ecosystem-based management
recommendation. "A lot of what I'll talk about is a natural extension of the research work I do as...
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