Tag: "resources" at biology news
AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium
...er warfighting domain and is investing substantial resources
to ensure the survivability and reliability of the network by standing up AFCYBER command. One key to the Cyber effort, the Air Force Network Operations program, will not only enhance the resiliency of the Air Force network but increase its efficie...
Pollution causes 40 percent of deaths worldwide, study finds
...on policies and more conservation of environmental resources
that support human life. "Relying on increasing diseases and malnutrition to limit human numbers in the world diminishes the quality of life for all humans and is a high-risk policy," the researchers conclude....
UK scientists working to help cut ID theft
...systems. There is a need for a European network of resources
for testing systems and products. This network wou...tment is made, there is a need for an audit of the resources
currently available and the needs of customers. NPL is uniquely qualified to play a part in this ...
Circadian clock controls plant growth hormone
... plants can time their growth to take advantage of resources
such as light and water, and suggests that many other processes may be influenced by circadian rhythms. Auxin tells shoots to grow away from the ground and toward light and water. Charles Darwin conducted early experiments that showed how auxin aff...
UC experts detail new standard for cleaner transportation fuels
...fornia Air Resources Board will require additional resources
to develop and enforce the new standard. It is imperative that neither the state administration nor the Legislature expect LCFS administration to be a peripheral set of duties shoehorned into current operations without explicit funding. The Californi...
High rates of HIV infection documented among young Nepalese girls sex-trafficked to India
...an rights violation. The authors assert that few resources
have been devoted to the prevention of sex trafficking, particularly in relation to the large estimated numbers of affected individuals and to the public health consequences. In particular, the authors specify that approaches oriented to male cliente...
Geisinger scientist seeks cure for Lou Gehrig's disease, creating device to find treatment
...treamlined screening process will free up precious resources
in the lab, Gerhard says. The Bucknell students worked throughout the spring semester to improve on their design. In their first three years, Bucknell biomedical engineering students compile an excellent set of technical and design skills throu...
ESA mission highlighted at remote sensing conference
... assuring people of all around the world access to resources
for their subsistence without endangering the frag... assuring people of all around the world access to resources
for their subsistence without endangering the fragile equilibrium of our planet." With their uni...
Research teams uncover risk genes for multiple sclerosis
...h repositories with the intellectual and financial resources
of previously competing research teams that they were able to make the connections represented in these studies. For studying these complex genetic diseases, where were looking at many genes contributing and each one contributing just a little bi...
Wider buffers are better
...storation to have the greatest impact with minimum resources
UCLA's California NanoSystems Institute partners with Abraxis BioScience
...threatening diseases, leveraging the complementary resources
and skills of both organizations. To further support the partnership, visiting scholars from other institutions will also participate in the collaborative research programs. We are eager to collaborate with Abraxis BioScience. Cross-disciplinary co...
FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward
...ronic underfunding. The agency urgently needs more resources
to do what needs to be done on nanotechnologyand do it urgentlyalong with the many other challenges the agency faces....
FDA sees nanotech challenges in every product category it regulates
..., FDA needs to make certain that it has the tools, resources
and information necessary to ensure the safety of novel products before they enter the market, and to detect and move swiftly to correct any problems that may arise. Given the agencys insufficient resourceswhich for two decades have not kept pace wit...
Call for EU to launch major project to map out all our proteins
...kshop, Europe is much better placed to harness its resources
in the field effectively. Each year, ESF supports approximately 50 Exploratory Workshops across all scientific domains. These small, interactive group sessions are aimed at opening up new directions in research to explore new fields with a potential...
Other highlights in the July 24 JNCI
... be hopefully forthcoming from registries and data resources
like those of the [Kaiser Permanente Northwest] group and might allow new insights into how to use menopausal hormone therapy with the lowest risk of negative effects and to the greatest advantage, the editorialists write. Contact: Article: Ter...
NCRR launches national network to connect investigators based at minority institutions
...s. The network will allow investigators to pool resources
and expertise as they conduct high quality, collab...CMI investigators to leverage more effectively the resources
that are in place at their institutions to provide greater opportunities for minority populations to...
Prenatal alcohol exposure alters brain activity in the frontal-striatal areas
...alcohol-exposed youth need to devote more cortical resources
than their typically developing peers to complete the task. Another possibility is that the connectivity - [meaning] how different brain regions cooperate and communicate together - between frontal-striatal regions is altered in brains with prenatal...
Assessing levies for by-catch could fund conservation measures
...ould make users who earn a profit from common-pool resources
pay for the impacts they have on the system. At the same time, they argue, if levy money were given to conservationists to address other threats to seabird or turtle populations, then these conservationists would in turn be made more accountable for ...
Monkeys don't go for easy pickings
...o decide where to feed based on the quality of the resources
available and the effect on their social group, ra...Venezuela, used memory to travel to select feeding resources
during a period of fruit abundance. The study looked at the resources
available to the sakis and co...
Increase in creeping vines signals major shift in southern US forests
... an associate professor of environment and natural resources
at Ohio State, and with Rebecca Sharitz, a senior research ecologist at the University of Georgia 's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory in Aiken, S.C. The researchers collected 12 years' worth of data from six plots that each covered 2.5 acres that...
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