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

...s for fins, which are highly sought in Asia's fish markets for shark fin soup. There are no exact figures on regional or worldwide populations of great whites. "The great white shark has been wrongly portrayed as an instinctive killing machine by Hollywood and the media for too long," added Bonfil. "Perhaps ...

US DHS sponsored evaluation confirms superior performance of Response Biomedical's RAMP anthrax test

...: Response Biomedical develops, manufactures and markets rapid on-site diagnostic tests for use with its RAMP System for clinical and environmental applications, providing reliable information in minutes, anywhere, every time. RAMP represents a new paradigm in diagnostic testing, with the potential to be a...

MIDI, Inc receives Official Methods(SM) status for the confirmatory ID of the anthrax pathogen

...the Sherlock Microbial Identification System, MIDI markets the Sherlock Mycobacteria Identification System for identification of the tuberculosis pathogen and related bacteria. About USAMRIID USAMRIID, located at Fort Detrick, Maryland, is the lead medical research laboratory for the U.S. Biological Defe...

Declining fish supply linked to wildlife consumption in West Africa, Science study reports

...y dropped. In addition, bushmeat sales in 12 rural markets increased when fish supply in those same markets dropped. Together, these findings suggest that people substitute wildlife for fish in years of fish ...

Reduced fish stocks linked to increased bushmeat trade, wildlife declines in W. Africa

...line in the availability of fish at local Ghanaian markets is linked to heavy overfishing in the Gulf of Guinea. UBC fisheries professor Daniel Pauly and others have identified the Gulf as one of the most overfished areas of the world, and now at risk of collapse. Declines in fish stocks in waters off West ...

New study links low fish supply to increased bushmeat hunting

...les and price information for bushmeat at 12 local markets throughout Ghana in 1999. Over the next four years... they found that the monthly supply of fish in the markets was negatively linked to both the price of fish and the volume of bushmeat sold there. "Th...

Study reveals developing countries with recipe for thriving health biotech industries

...eloping countries is essential, he added. Because markets for drugs in industrialized countries are much more lucrative, the creation of health products for people in the poorer parts of the world has lagged badly behind. Of 1,393 new drugs marketed between 1975 and 1999, only 16 were for tropical and othe...

Leibniz prizewinners 2005

...decision-making patterns. Online auction sites and markets are a focal point of his research. He uses novel e... and has in this way made highly complex real-life markets accessible to scientifically sound investigation. His most recent work has dealt with market archite...

Inexpensive, mass-produced genes at core of synthetic biology advances at UH

... Atactic Technologies, a company that produces and markets products for life sciences research. Atactic Technologies currently holds the license to this breakthrough technology, called picoarray gene synthesis. UH and the University of Michigan are co-holders of the patents to these DNA microchip technolog...

FDA approves ABRAXANE(TM) for metastatic breast cancer

...ialty drug company that develops, manufactures and markets injectable pharmaceutical products, focusing on the oncology, anti-infective and critical care markets. Abraxis Oncology, the proprietary division of APP, is devoted entirely to developing and promoting innovative, next-generation cancer therapies. ...

DuPont's first biologically derived polymer receives global recognition

...wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel....

Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...e last decade, AI viruses circulating in live-bird markets have provided a secondary reservoir from which influenza viruses have crossed over to infect commercial chicken and turkey operations," say the researchers. A vaccine incorporating the inactivated whole-virus has been used in an attempt to prevent AI...

Scientists will discuss remarkable advances in whale research at the annual meeting of AAAS

... used by Palumbi and Baker were obtained from meat markets in Japan, although they were originally slaughtered for ''scientific research.'' The irony, says Palumbi, is that the genetic research could have been conducted without harming a single whale. ''DNA data can very easily be obtained from a harmless sk...

Virginia Tech patents advance microprocessors, vaccines, vision, vibration control, more

...t-for-profit organization that pursues patents and markets Virginia Tech discoveries. "The patents awarded to Virginia Tech faculty members, students, and staff represent a significant resource for economic development," said Mike Martin, VTIP executive vice president. Patents were awarded in 2004 for techno...

Highlights of chemical society national meeting in San Diego, March 13-17

...ble samples were collected from fields and farmers markets in California, New Mexico, Colorado, Michigan, Ohio, New York, Quebec and New Jersey. Most samples were collected from areas with no known contamination from munitions or aerospace related industries. Results show 17 percent of the conventionally pro...

DuPont announces research agreement with India's National Chemical Laboratory

...wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel....

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine gets $4 million to make 'smart nanoparticles'

... in polymers have the potential for opening up new markets for Ohio-grown products." The BRTT Program supports biomedical and biotechnology research intended to lead to job creation and improvements in the health of Ohioans. Awarded projects are collaborations among Ohio higher education institutions, non-pr...

Polymer expert writes text about better, inexpensive ways to create plastic

...s also significant research about identifying new markets and applications for fillers. Xanthos wrote six of the chapters and called upon international experts to supply the rest of the information. Xanthos directed the Polymer Engineering Center at NJIT until 2003. Xanthos studied chemical engineering at ...

Ecosystems, economic choices and human well-being

... if only the operation of imperfect and incomplete markets is relied on," it states. According to the MEA, biodiversity conservation should be part of strategies and programs for meeting the Millennium Development goals. Conservation in the form of protected areas and habitat restoration enhances development...

Applied NeuroSolutions biomarker may predict Alzheimer's disease progression

...patients by 2010 in the seven major pharmaceutical markets (USA, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, U.K. and Japan) according to BioPortfolio, Ltd....

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