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Restoration efforts in Iraq's degraded marshes to be described in D.C. news briefing and symposium
...ime Hussein's regime was deposed, an international panel
estimated that the original 7,700 square mile marshlands area had been reduced by 90 percent, in some cases leaving nothing more than salt-encrusted dustbowls. In June, 2003 and again in February and March of 2004, Richardson and other researchers t...
Bridging gaps to save lives: UH hosts nanotechnology conference
...nd 343, will consist of study groups followed by a panel
discussion with the goal of facilitating collaborative research among the Alliance partners, as well as building momentum to pursue state and national visibility and funding. Comprised of world-class research institutions and innovative scientists ...
Stanford researcher to discuss public confidence in genetic technology
...e Stanford University School of Medicine, during a panel
discussion Feb. 18 at the American Association for...of Science annual meeting in Washington, D.C. This panel
is part of a daylong session on, "The Genetic Age: Science funding, organization, regulation and app...
Scientists urge outcome-based, watershedwide approach to restore the Chesapeake
...percentage than other regions in her analysis. The panel
also addressed the need for a watershedwide approach to limit nitrogen input to Chesapeake Baywhich causes the excessive growth of algae and leads to the depletion of oxygen in the bottom layers as it dies, falls to the bottom, and decomposes. Agricu...
U-M scientist to talk about tissue engineering at AAAS
...tistry. Krebsbach is scheduled to participate in a panel
titled "Tissue Engineering for the Head and Neck,".... 17-21 in Washington, D.C. The tissue engineering panel
is slated for Feb. 20 1:45-3:15 p.m. In the broadest sense, tissue engineering refers to growing hum...
Undergrads hooked on research
...search professors will be chosen after review by a panel
of scientists and educators. Each will receive $1 million over four years to bring research and innovations in teaching into the undergraduate classroom. Current HHMI professors will be eligible to compete for renewal grants to continue the most succ...
Ecological destruction fuels emerging diseases
...nt his latest findings on February 21 as part of a panel
discussion on environmental systematics at the 2005 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington D.C. Dr. Brooks has spent much of the past decade slogging through the dense jungles of Costa Rica tracking down and ...
Rapid, new test develped for inherited immune deficiency
...fore widespread use, could someday be added to the panel
of tests that already screen newborns for a variety of disorders. The test identifies babies born with Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, or SCID, an illness in which the infant fails to develop a normal immune system. SCID babies can be infected by ...
Virginia Tech patents advance microprocessors, vaccines, vision, vibration control, more
... automotive, and other applications with vibrating panel
like structures. It is licensed to ESI/Vibro-Acoustic Sciences and NEVA Associates. An "Apparatus and Method for Volumetric Dilatometry (6,718,281)" was developed by Virginia Tech Chemistry Professor Herve Marand and graduate students Paul Duncan of ...
Seekers of what is lost
...ymposium include an installation of Berwick's art, panel
discussions and a reading of Forbes' radio play "H... Keynote speakers Forbes, Berwick and Novacek in a panel
discussion titled Some Re-Assembly Required for a live broadcast of NPR's "Science Friday." Panelist...
Biologist's findings on fertility and status in monkeys generate scientific, media interest
... presented her findings as part of an eight-member panel
titled Comparative Perspectives on Brain and Behavior at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington D.C. On March 10, the BBC aired an interview with Saltzman by Geoff Watts of the BBC 4 radio show "Le...
NIH holds conference to assess evidence on management of menopauserelated symptoms
...sal symptoms research to an independent panel. The panel
will then meet in executive session to weigh the e... statement assessing the state of the science. The panel
will present its draft statement for public comment at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23. The press ...
NIH skate choice follows MDI Bio Lab white paper
...cted non-mammalian organisms determined by a NHGRI panel
to have the greatest potential to fill crucial gaps in human biomedical knowledge. According to Dr. Mark S. Guyer, Director of NHGRI's Division of Extramural Research, "The most effective approach we currently have to identify the essential functiona...
Ecologist plays critical role in first global ecosystem study
... human-ecology interactions, served on a 13-member panel
of leading natural and social scientists that managed the execution of the four-year, $24 million project. Involving more than 1,300 scientists from 95 countries, the MA kicked off in 2001 under the auspices of the United Nations (UN), with financial...
Shirley Malcom of AAAS named to election reform commission
...ment of Science (AAAS), has been named to an elite panel
convened by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and...hose issues."Among other members of the bipartisan panel
are: Tom Daschle, a former U.S. senator from South Dakota who served as the Senate minority leader;...
Six week mini-med school to focus on the fascinating science of aging
...udith A. Salerno, M.D., NIA Deputy Director, and a panel
of senior scientists from the Institute will set t..., independent late life. Salerno will moderate the panel
which will feature NIA Director Richard J. Hodes, M.D., Edward G. Lakatta, M.D., Chief of NIA's Labo...
Panel discusses effect of individualized diets on chronic disease risk
...ealth professionals, nutritional scientists, and a panel
of experts discussed how the progression from broad, population-based guidelines to more finely-tuned dietary recommendations and specific food choices will ultimately result in an improvement in health and chronic disease prevention across the popul...
Human chromosomes 2, 4 include gene deserts, signs of chimp chromosome merger
...colleagues sequenced several of these regions in a panel
of 24 ethnically diverse people, and confirmed that these blocks of extreme variation occur regularly rather than randomly and appear to arise from two distinct underlying patterns. They then checked the regions in the chimp genome. "In general, the...
Can money grow on trees? Win-win strategies for 'sustainable bioprospecting'
...d/or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a time. A panel
presentation and book launch will take place on Tu...ll benefits of their genetic endowments. An expert panel
discussion convened by United Nations University and the International Centre for Trade and Sustaina...
Next-era targeted therapy overcoming Gleevec's shortcomings
...otency of the new compound against Gleevec using a panel
of cell lines expressing 16 different Gleevec-resistant, mutant versions of Bcr-Abl. Their results, reported during the AACR Annual Meeting, showed that AMN107 was at least 20 times more potent than Gleevec against most of the resistant mutants. "Our...
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