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2007 Wistar Institute Science Journalism Award winner announced
...f Health Care Journalists. Peter taught courses in science
news writing for the Nature Publishing Group and i...urer in the University of California at Santa Cruz science
writing program. The six members of the 2007 judging committee were: Deborah Blum (co-chair), prof...
Drylands are not the same as badlands
...s,' " added Reynolds, a professor of environmental science
and biology at Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences. The report calls on managers to recognize that maintaining vulnerable and delicately balanced dryland systems involves a changeable mix of ecological factors and human one...
MU researchers examine the environmental effects of silver nanoparticles
...y everyday consumer items now utilize the emerging science
of nanotechnology, and so, researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia will examine whether the technology poses future problems for the environment. "Silver nanoparticles are emerging as one of the fastest growing nanomaterials with wide a...
InfoSNM highlights advances in computer, information sciences for molecular imaging
... offering both educational programs on information science
and technology and novel uses of computers in rese...a processing, image data management, education and science
for molecular imaging and nuclear medicinewill be featured at InfoSNM," said SNMs Scientific Program...
World's leading scientists announce creation of 'Encyclopedia of Life'
... T. MacArthur Foundation. "Technology is allowing science
to grasp the immense complexity of life on this pl...es me is that since I first put forward this idea, science
has advanced, technology has moved forward. Today, the practicalities of making this encyclopedia r...
New knowledge improves rice quality
...d be an outstanding example of using the latest in science
to improve the lives of the poor, while satisfying the desires of the affluent," he added....
Argonne's Joachimiak and Rosenbaum honored with the 2007 Compton Award
...ward will be presented Monday, May 7, at the first science
session of 2007 Users Week at Argonne. The Arthur H. Compton award was established in 1995 by the APS Users Organization to recognize an important scientific or technical accomplishment at, or beneficial to, the Advanced Photon Source. Compton ...
March of Dimes awards $250K prize to stem cell research, reproductive biology pioneers
...igators whose research has profoundly advanced the science
that underlies the understanding of birth defects. The March of Dimes Foundation created the Prize as a tribute to Dr. Jonas Salk, who received Foundation support for his work to create a polio vaccine. The March of Dimes Prize will be awarded t...
Osborn named Guyton Teacher of the Year by APS
...e of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology, and science
outreach professor of the Appalachian Math Science...n (NSF) grant of nearly $2 million to evaluate the science
skills of more than 10,000 seventh and eighth grade Appalachian students. The Guyton Award is give...
$4.4 million NIH grant renews Echinacea and St John's wort research at Iowa State
... of the center and distinguished professor of food science
and human nutrition at Iowa State. "In studying the nine different species of Echinacea, we found some species work better than others," Birt said. "This suggests that it will be possible to get an improved preparation that will enhance the supplem...
5 Stanford professors elected to National Academy of Sciences
...e 2,025 active members are dedicated to furthering science
and using it for the general welfare. Upon request...ademy advises the federal government on matters of science
and technology. Election to NAS is one of the highest honors that can be accorded a U.S. scientist...
New Arizona alliance aims to boost technologies for medical diagnostics and human health
...onsortium, has been formed to advance the emergent science
of proteomics, a science
whose broad vision is to understand the biological role of the complete set of proteins in the human...
Ecology in an era of globalization
...nvironmental degradation. They suggest ecological science
must be more rapidly integrated to keep up with the changes, including an ecological knowledge system to facilitate access to new and existing sources of ecological information throughout the world. Frederick Meyerson (University of Rhode Island, U...
Lab-on-a-chip device from Berkeley Lab to speed proteomics research
BERKELEY, CA -- In recent years, the science
of biology has been dominated by genomics the study of genes and their functions. The genomics era is now making way for the era of proteomics the study of the proteins that genes encode. Future proteomics research should see a substantial accelera...
National Academy of Sciences elects 2 Rutgers professors
...wfound colleagues in the NAS to serve our national science
needs. On a personal level, I will continue to wor...iogeochemical cycles. He joined the Rutgers marine science
and geology faculties in 1998 after 23 years at the Brookhaven National Laboratory. The co-inventor ...
72 new members chosen by academy
...a, Berkeley FRAKER, Pamela J.; professor of food science
and human nutrition and distinguished professor of... IIJIMA, Sumio; professor, department of materials science
and engineering, Meijo University, Nagoya (Japan) ITO, Masao; director, RIKEN Brain Science Inst...
How does soy promote weight loss? University of Illinois scientist finds another clue
...ira de Mejia, a U of I assistant professor of food science
and human nutrition. The researchers wanted to see if soy protein hydrolysates could affect these regulatory hormones and their receptors. "And we found that soy did have an effect on these mechanisms and hormones that are induced in the body to ...
Climate change a threat to Indonesian agriculture, study says
...g-term change in climate? "In the short run, the science
of El Nio prediction has advanced to the point that reasonably high-confidence forecasts are available at least two seasons in advance," said study co-author Marshall Burke, manager of the Program on Food Security and the Environment. "We have develo...
Craig Venter, leading scientist and innovator, to get honorary degree
... ceremony. An entrepreneur and maverick in both science
and business, Venter was named Scientist of the Ye...for-profit research organization that advances the science
of genomics and seeks understanding of the field's implications for society. The Institute recent...
Corals -- More complex than you?
...spite all they mean to Australia and have to offer science
and medicine, our corals remain genetically largel...mendous benefits to medicine and other branches of science
such a project would offer. "There has never been a "home grown" genome project. The genomes of se...
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