Tag: "society" at biology news
Screening for fragile skin
...enetically smarter breeding programs." The breed society
is taking advantage of reduced rate testing by being responsible for administering samples, invoicing and reporting results. It will also note all results on its stud book registration records, to enable public scrutiny of both positive and negativ...
Conservation Leadership Program announces 2007 awardees
...he Society for Conservation Biology is the premier society
for conservation biologists, bringing together experts from around the world....
Changing climate will challenge Northeast agriculture, CU expert warns
...n the future, he said, depends "on whether we as a society
follow the business as usual [higher] emissions scenario or begin taking action now to reduce greenhouse gas emissions." For example, he added, "Our analysis found that under the higher emissions scenario, parts of New York are projected to reach tem...
Revolutionary global environment fund announces $50M expansion
... for nongovernmental organizations and other civil society
groups to help conserve the hotspots. The first st... teams. CEPF has supported more than 1,000 civil society
groups in biodiversity hotspots to date, while contributing to the creation of protected areas in 15...
Wiley extends publishing partnership with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
... that would have been difficult for us, as a small society
publisher, to accomplish on our own. We have enhanced online features and a complete digital archiveall accompanied by stronger financial performance. Were thrilled to be able to extend a partnership that has been and continues to be successful on ...
SNM initiatives supported by inclusions in NAS Report on competitiveness of US chemistry research
...t relations initiatives of SNM, the worlds largest society
for molecular imaging and nuclear medicine profess...physician, technologist and scientist members. The society
can refer to this documentauthored by some of the most prominent chemists in the countryas it contin...
Journal of Nuclear Medicine's impact grows, remains consistently high over past 5 years
...hat research is now provided even faster since the society
initiated publish ahead of printpublishing articles online in advance of the print versionand free, open access to full-text online articles 12 months after publication, he added. I applaud the efforts of our editorial board members who identify thos...
University of Arizona launches major scientific research initiative at Biosphere 2
... to gather and to tackle problems that science and society
will face now and in the future. "At Biosphere 2, we will address not only the problems of our current condition, but also those of the 22nd century that are still below the horizon." UA President Robert Shelton is excited by the potential that B...
Scientists call for global push to advance research in synthetic biology
...nal organization that will engage with the broader society
to maximize the benefits, minimize the risks, and ...rules we set down to govern the field will impact society
for decades to come. The symposium was sponsored by The Kavli Foundation and co-hosted and organiz...
WPI professor to represent American Mathematical Society at exhibition on science funding
...rent chair of CNSF, selected Tang to represent the society
because of the significant federal research funding his research has garnered, including more than $2 million in NSF and National Institutes of Health awards over the past five years. "The CNSF exhibition seeks to demonstrate that NSF-funded basic ...
Recycling is not enough -- we need to consume less
...es to influence their behaviour for the benefit of society
as a whole. Ken Peattie explains that social marketing can be successful because it focuses on the target audiences point of view, taking account of any emotional or physical barriers that may prevent people from changing their behaviour. 'Guilt m...
5.9 million award gives UK aging research a new lease on life
...ake a very significant contribution to science and society
as a whole....
Research without borders: Head of Santa Fe Institute to address NSF
...exciting and profound questions facing science and society
lie at the boundaries between traditional disciplines. Among these are the dynamics, growth, evolution and robustness of complex adaptive systems whether organisms, ecosystems, or societies; network dynamics from quantum field theory to social organi...
Undergraduate research shows leaderless honeybee organizing
...om a human perspective, this is unusual. Our human society
is very dominance hierarchy structured --we have centralized systems of control. But bee colony systems of control are very different they are totally de-centralized. Schneiders lab studies the honeybee and its behavioral ecology. Like humans, ho...
Cell Press announces new partnership with the American Society of Human Genetics
...s of AJHG papers, readers of the journal, and ASHG society
members will benefit from the partnership through the continued publication of high-quality content and expanded online access. This notable partnership with ASHG marks the first society-owned publishing agreement for Cell Press. Emilie Marcus,...
Competition, loss of selfishness mark shift to supersociety
...at mark the evolutionary transition from primitive society
to superorganism and which may bring some order to...n that might exist between individuals in the same society
diminishes as the incipient colonial society
becomes larger, better organized and contains better di...
Who needs environmental monitoring?
...nd acid rain. Long-term monitoring programs help society
understand environmental issues including acid rain deposition, clean air, ozone, global warming, and invasive species. According to Lovett et al., the absence of monitoring can greatly hinder evaluation of the effectiveness of environmental polici...
Conference to examine role technology can play in managing health care costs
...tcome of this conference will benefit patients and society
by improving the quality and convenience of care, managing health care costs and increasing access to affordable and effective health care throughout the world, Biotechnology Council Chair Dick Doyle said. The all-day conference will bring together...
SNM presents awards on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON, D.C.SNM, the worlds largest society
for molecular imaging and nuclear medicine profess...t 50 people attended the reception, which provided society
members and corporate representatives with the opportunity to meet with congressional representative...
2007 Image of the Year: Molecular imaging relates human brain chemistry to aggressive behavior
... Annual Meeting, hosted by SNM, the worlds largest society
for molecular imaging and nuclear medicine professionals. One of the major scientific contributions of molecular imaging is its ability to relate human brain chemistry and behavior, said Henry N. Wagner Jr., SNM past president and historian, who an...
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