Tag: "mathematics" at biology news
Cells in retina found to behave like soap bubbles
...rs. "This experiment illustrates the importance of mathematics
and physics in biology and points to a general principle of patterning found in a wide range of living things." ...
Rutgers is on the 'NIH Roadmap'
...research. Students in quantitative fields, such as mathematics
and physics, will receive an in-depth introduction to a topic in biology that should prepare them for collaborating with researchers in that area and ease their entry into other biological fields. The course also provides material for the BioMaPS We...
Academics find that the finger of destiny points their way
...as found that those men teaching hard science like mathematics
and physics tend to have index fingers as long as their ring fingers, a marker for unusually high oestrogen levels for males. It also found the reverse: those male academics with longer ring fingers than index fingers the usual male pattern tended...
Unique new platform offers European scientific community a common voice
...ntative of all scientific disciplines ranging from mathematics
and chemistry to the social sciences and humanities. ISE membership is open to all European organizations....
UCSD bioinformatics researcher studies tumor genome architectures with career award
...ll circle. The Virginia-bred researcher majored in mathematics
and biology as an undergraduate at MIT. Raphael th... intersection of biological sciences, quantitative mathematics
and computer science," says Raphael. "It is an award for UCSD, not just for me."...
TWAS, illycaff launch Trieste Science prize
...quent years, prizes will be given in the fields of mathematics
and medical sciences (2006), chemical and agricultural sciences (2007), and earth and engineering sciences (2008). "The prize," notes C.N.R. Rao, president of TWAS, "is in many ways a symbol of Trieste's growing reputation as a 'city of science,' esp...
MSI reveals invention for detection and precise quantification of molecules
...r with physics, engineering, computer science, and mathematics
to enable precise, quantitative, prediction of the future behaviors of biological systems....
MSI releases 'moleculizer' - a new approach to simulation of intracellular biochemical networks
... weave physics, engineering, computer science, and mathematics
together with biology and chemistry to enable precise, quantitative, prediction of the future behaviors of biological systems. In keeping with the MSI's support for an open source biology, Moleculizer will be made freely available under the GNU Lesse...
Scientific heavyweights to speak at Jan. 28 Hopkins symposium
...articularly bioinformatics, computational biology, mathematics
and chemistry," says Stephen Desiderio, M.D., Ph.D., professor of molecular biology and genetics and director of Johns Hopkins' Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences. "The point is to bring people with various kinds of expertise together to address...
Richard Zare awarded the 2005 Wolf Prize in chemistry
...Conyers Herring (1985). Joseph Keller received the mathematics
prize in 1997, and Stanley Cohen received the prize in medicine in 1981....
Brain 'avalanches' may help store memories
...ld involving physics, chemistry, computer science, mathematics
and the life sciences. A description of the IU Biocomplexity Institute, headquartered in IU Bloomington's Department of Physics, is available at http://www.indiana.edu/~iufcs/issue7/solving.shtml . To find out the possible benefits of brain avalanc...
New system can measure productivity of oceans
...idual phytoplankton are, all from outer space. The mathematics
behind this approach, the researchers say, is conceptually similar to technology that's used in a home supply or paint store when someone brings in a color chip and wants to "match" the paint color. A computer analysis is done that determines the fin...
Educators in Pennsylvania and North Carolina earn top 2004 Mentoring Awards from AAAS
...ion to improving the advancement of young women in mathematics
and science," explained Yolanda S. George, deputy ...pired many young women with the courage to take up mathematics
seriously, but she has followed closely the fortune of every one of her students through their gradu...
Advocate for gender equity in the sciences honored by the Association for Women in Science
...omote women's activities in all fields of science, mathematics
and engineering, giving its more than 5,000 members a resource, network and voice. Recognizing the particular needs and issues of women in science, the association provides information about science policy, funding, careers and mentoring, and how the...
Bugs, even 'bad' ones, can be educationally beneficial, new book says
...Waterstraat, a former Illinois graduate student in mathematics
education, also illustrated "What Good are Bugs." Waldbauer and Waterstraat began working together after he saw and was intrigued by her paintings of beetles at the Anita Purves Nature Center in Busey Woods in Urbana....
DFG awards 2005 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize
...Valentin Blomer has held a junior professorship in mathematics
at the University of Gttingen. Dr. Jiri Friml (31), Center for Plant Molecular Biology, University of Tbingen How does a plant know where it needs roots and where it needs leaves? Researchers have discovered that the hormone auxin regulates which p...
NJIT math professor helps navy detect subs; Explains global warming
...ou, PhD, associate professor in the department of mathematics
at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Her...work illustrates another of the many ways in which mathematics
defends the nation. As a mathematician, Michalopoulou devises algorithms to help U.S. Navy engineer...
21-22 April AAAS forum to discuss Pentagon R&D spending, other policy issues
...lped nurture such disciplines as computer science, mathematics
and oceanography. For all agencies, the total federal R&D portfolio of $132.3 billion would grow just 0.1 percent or $84 million, far short of the 2.0 percent increases needed to keep up with inflation, according to the AAAS analysis.. NASA would con...
New NSF-AAAS report highlights 'learning communities,' other STEM educational strategies
...cently within science, technology, engineering and mathematics
(STEM) fields. The learning-community approach is...ing to retain science, technology, engineering and mathematics
students," said Rosemary R. Haggett, director of the NSF's Division of Undergraduate Education withi...
Science, AAAS select two for new minority internship
...dents pursuing an education and career in science, mathematics
and engineering; the Mass Media Science and Engin...e and post-graduate level science, engineering and mathematics
students at media organizations nationwide; and the AAAS Science Journalism Awards , which recogniz...
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