Tag: "service" at biology news
Reify corporation announces Myosight(tm)
...ounces the development of a breakthrough screening service
to test drug candidates for therapeutic and toxic cardiac effects in large, mixed populations of living heart cells. The service, called Myosight(tm), will be formally introduced today in Exhibit Hall booth 1441 at the American Heart Association's an...
Satellites support Kyoto Protocol through forest mapping service
A prototype service
utilising satellites for mapping forests to aid co...ation provided a "goldmine". ESA's Kyoto-Inventory service
has been designed to produce information products on changing land use associated with carbon 'sinks...
Space service for wetlands protection on show at Ramsar COP
...initiative to develop a global wetland information service
using satellites. National delegates along with r...de event are initial results from an ESA-initiated service
that uses Earth Observation technology to make that task easier. The Globwetland project employs sat...
Reflecting on personal values offers protection from effects of stress, UCLA psychologists report
...s about, for example, Abraham Lincoln or community service
work. The other students were randomly assigned to a control group where they answered questions before the stress test about values they had identified as unimportant to them. Those who reflected on values they consider meaningful, regardless of wha...
UK's first optical network gives boost to e-Science
...others will show how UKLight's enhanced quality of service
is enabling researchers to tackle challenging scie...'s important for our simulations is the quality of service
we get with UKLight. There's no loss or re-ordering of data which means that we can steer the simul...
Survey finds family conversation key to organ donation
...13. The group also will launch a nationwide public service
announcement campaign highlighting this crucial st... Links, Inc., the largest African American women's service
organization, and Roche, a pharmaceutical company. The Linkages to Life program, in churches nationw...
ECCO 13 explores issues in cancer patient management
...these gender preferences may have implications for service
RIT partners with leader in remote sensing to enhance homeland security
...to track and map forest fires to assist the forest service
and firefighters in identifying fires earlier and helping to ensure the safety of crews on the ground. The wildfire team recently mapped a series of forest fires for the U.S. Forest Service in Western Montana. "RIT is very proud to be chosen as a Lei...
New Science study: Mangroves shielded communities against tsunami
...-author. "Mangroves provide a valuable ecological service
to the communities they protect." Along with providing a buffer for tsunamis and storms, conserving or replanting mangroves also enhances fisheries and forestry production, benefits that man-made coastal protection structures do not provide. Mangrov...
Valuing biodiversity services, including its insurance against disease
...ase of disease regulation, the costs of ecological service
degradation are the costs of the diseases themselves. Among other presenters, Scientists Matt Thomas, Kevin Lafferty and Carolyn Friedman say increases or decreases in species richness and composition affect the dynamics of infectious disease. In a j...
Institute of Medicine: IOM Honors members for outstanding service
... Riecken, and Torsten Wiesel for their outstanding service
to the Institute at an awards ceremony during its ... which is given to an IOM member for distinguished service
over an extended period of time. She is currently dean of the School of Nursing at the University o...
Seeing the forest and the trees
... large swings in carbon sequestration or any other service
a healthy forest provides such as soil stability or fruit production that might arise from a single extinction scenario. "In general, we found that when you have more species, things are more predictable," said Bunker, who was lead author on the stud...
New approach to ensure challenges to data access and management don't slow scientific progress
...r the long term, ICSU will be providing a valuable service
to the scientific community now and building a lasting foundation for improvements in scientific research and education that will be of benefit to society as a whole."...
USC neuroscientist to receive Prince of Asturias prize
... "Although every university pays some sort of lip service
tointerdisciplinarity, USC actually relishes interdisciplinarity,"Damasio said. "When you look at the College and itsstructures and you think of the schools that surround theCollege right here on the campus - and I am not evenincluding the medical sc...
Preventing fetal exposure to popular acne drug
...ant women who contacted a birth defect information service
seeking information on the effects of isotretinoin...earchers surveyed 34 women who had called a member service
of the Organization of Teratology Information Services (OTIS) between April 2002 and September 2004 ...
Defense center at NJIT draws satisfied customers at annual signing
...lus the training and coaching of executives. As a service
disabled veteran, Doyle has leveraged his status t...ng companies that employ less than 500 workers. A service
company's size is determined by annual gross sales....
UC Davis external funding passes half billion dollars
...ploratory research, training and education, public service
projects, and clinical trials. These figures represent all external grants and contracts awarded to UC Davis, including "indirect" costs that are awarded to the campus to support research programs, but do not include internal awards or gifts. Example...
MERIS monitoring tracks planetary photosynthesis levels
...ine basis through the Earth Science Grid-On-Demand service
available from ESRIN, the European Centre for Eart...ng in processing power, but ESRIN's Grid-On-Demand service
makes it feasible. Grid computing takes its name and organising principle from the electricity gri...
Cellular dumping site is not garbage after all
...condition pre-used mRNA so it can be put back into service
if needed. P-bodies are also involved in determining whether specific mRNAs are used to make proteins, a process called translation. "We were surprised to find that the P-bodies were involved in regulating translation," said research team leader Roy ...
Researcher: Toxic flood lifts lid on common urban pollution problem
...nd in untreated municipal wastewater from the same service
area," according to the study. The findings were based on periodic analysis of runoff that drains off Interstate 10 into Baton Rouge's City Park Lake just below the highway. Based on data first gathered in 1999, they revealed high levels of particula...
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