Tag: "offsets" at biology news
New highways carry pathogens and social change in Ecuador
...y and potency of the microbe population apparently offsets
the improved health care that also comes with new roads," he said. "When you're thinking about a road, you have to also think about these impacts that will take years to unfold." The newly busy towns also seemed to experience a breakdown of traditio...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
... four contacting whiskers. Rats were able to sense offsets
down to 0.24 mm, or about 10% of spacing between whiskers. The authors refer to the active process that allows detection at finer resolution than whisker spacing as "vibrissal hyperacuity." 4. CB 1 Receptors and Drug Seeking in Rats Zheng-Xion...
Economic benefit of NINDS-supported clinical trials estimated at more than $15 billion
...he economic benefit from clinical trials more than offsets
the total expenditures on clinical and basic research," says Story C. Landis, Ph.D., director of the NINDS. The investigators, led by S. Claiborne Johnston, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of California, San Francisco, evaluated the costs and public h...
Mitsubishi offsets carbon footprint through investment in Madagascar's rain forest
...ronmentally responsible. I truly hope that carbon offsets
like these become customary. The project in Madagascar contributes not only to the protection of the rain forest, but also to the sustainable development of the local community. I feel projects like these are worthy of support by our pavilion " said...