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AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium

...work Operations program, will not only enhance the resiliency of the Air Force network but increase its efficiency. This substantial investment by the Air Force is one of many which have been approved to move the Air Force forward in fielding world class Cyber warfighting capabilities, General Elder said. G...

Tipping points

...he way it did before. In other words, it loses its resiliency which ultimately can lead to land that is rendered useless for growing crops. Elena Bennett (McGill University), organizer of the symposium, says that we need to better understand large scale regime shifts in order to develop policies that sustain,...

UD scientist wins NSF career award for tissue engineering research

...ral tissues, she hopes to also capture the natural resiliency of human tissues. "If someone hits you in the arm, titin--the protein molecules in your muscle--unfolds or becomes stretched out," Jia noted. "As the energy from the force dissipates, the protein molecules recover and fold back up." Jia is workin...

Environments resilient in the face of hurricanes, but questions remain, says journal special issue

...alteration of the shoreline determines the coast's resiliency to storms."...

Learning global solutions to local problems

...ncy. "They were so receptive," said Wiley. "Family resiliency was something they had never heard of." Wiley is already looking for ways she can use what she learned and hopes to plan a sabbatical to learn Spanish and pursue research projects borne out of the experience. Wiley said one university already had a...

Alaska study offers strategies to mitigate climate warming

...ce. The second strategy focuses on enhancing the resiliency of people and the environment to significant social and ecological change. By increasing biological, cultural, and economic diversity the authors argue that humans will have more options for adapting to changes and that such diversity can act as a bu...

NASA satellite data helps assess the health of Florida's coral reef

...ject was the first comprehensive assessment of the resiliency of reefs along the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The sanctuary is administered by NOAA in partnership with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. The Sanctuary stretches ...

USGS Science at Ecological Society of America

...nd effects of an epidemic that is troubling to the resiliency of the buffalo and lion populations, park revenue, and conservation efforts. Thursday, Aug. 10 The National Fire and Fire Surrogate Study: effects of alternative fuel reduction methods on overstory and understory vegetation, 9:50 a.m. Dylan...

Healthy coral reefs of Madagascar resisting damage from climate change

...offset the warming effects of climate change. "The resiliency and health of the coral reefs with their biodiversity and endemism makes the reefs of Madagascar a high conservation priority," said Gerald R. Allen, a leading ichthyologist who conducted underwater fish surveys on the expedition. Jean Maharavo of Ma...

Coral reef resilience: Better feeders survive bleaching

...re report identifies a new trait critical to coral resiliency the ability to kick feeding rates into overdrive....d shapes made corals resilient. But we found a new resiliency factor feeding. In evolutionary terms, corals that eat more may win."...

Georgia Tech accelerates drug discovery with new IBM supercomputing cluster

... Tech to seamlessly expand its cluster. "Network resiliency is key to ensuring computing cycles are not interrupted and that researchers gain the reliable computing power they need to efficiently analyze massive amounts of data," said Marc Randall, president and CEO at Force10 Networks. "IBM has taken its le...

Fundamental discovery -- bone fracture

... mechanisms give young healthy bone its tremendous resiliency and resistance to fracture, and actually help heal small microcracks soon after they're formed. "We're especially interested in learning how these molecules change and become depleted with age as well as in certain diseases," said Morse. "A potential...

Researchers find evidence of photosynthesis deep within the ocean

...ast of Mexico has significant implications for the resiliency of life on Earth and possibly on other planets, said Robert Blankenship, a member of the research team and professor and chair of ASU's chemistry and biochemistry department. "Life finds a way," Blankenship said of the plucky bacteria that were foun...

Scientists find both damage and promise for renewal in devastated Iraqi marshlands

...esearch is to show that the marshes have much more resiliency than we thought, and that the potential for them to be restored is much higher." Richardson is a professor of resource ecology at Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences. Other authors are anthropologist Peter Reiss of Developmen...

New science sheds light on rebuilding fisheries

...t hope for the success of future generations - the resiliency that can compensate for overfishing." "Rockfish can live to be 100 years old," says Berkeley. "People understand that you can cut down a 100 year old tree in five minutes, but that it takes 100 years to grow a new one. Old fish are the same way, ...

New source for heart bypass replacement blood vessels: Fibrin-based TEVs

...weeks in culture, the TEVs showed the strength and resiliency necessary for implantation. Even more exciting, 15 weeks after implantation, the fibrin-based TEVs "exhibited remarkable remodeling with considerable production of collagen and elastin, and significantly increased mechanical strength (and) physiolog...

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(Date:8/19/2014)... Research and Network-Level Science, , Imagine if we had ... ecosystems was responding to global changes in real time. ... coupled multiple decades of information about ecological responses to ... dozens of different ecosystem types. , In fact, ... (LTER) Network, which will soon celebrate its 35th anniversary. ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... engineers have devised a new implantable tissue scaffold coated ... a few weeks. When applied to bone injuries or ... form new bone that looks and behaves just like ... could offer a dramatic improvement over the current standard ... another part of the patient,s body a painful ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... today,s crocodiles colonised the seas during warm phases and ... Anglo-French study which establishes a link between marine crocodilian ... period of more than 140 million years. , ... Universit de Lyon, France and formerly from the University ... Nature Communications ., Today, crocodiles are ,cold-blooded, animals that ...
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