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Deep sea explorer and marine conservationist wins MacArthur Fellowship

...ation's focus on helping us find critically needed solutions to some of the most pressing conservation challeng...entists and resource managers so better management solutions can be implemented against threats to healthy marine ecosystems. The Ocean Research & Conservation A...

UCLA neuroscience research leads to a possible treatment for type 1 diabetes

...research colleges." As is often true in science, solutions to important problems come from unexpected places, and basic research provides the foundation for future applications. "Type 1 diabetes never occurred to me," Tobin said. "I was interested in how cells in the brain signal one another. We were tryin...

Genomatix wins BioChance grant worth $1.6 million

...s another milestone in the development of complete solutions for which Genomatix is known for. "Regulatory RNAs represent a very important but yet underestimated part of gene regulation. As Genomatix is especially emphasizing the network aspects, this project will directly enhance many parts of the Genomatix p...

Replacing insulin is top-ranked breakthrough foreseen for health in developing world

...e for Molecular Medicine. "While there are no easy solutions to the complex challenges facing developing countries, these technologies offer real promise in the field of health. It is a young field and there's great opportunity to shape it now while it is developing." says Heather Greenwood of the Canadian Pr...

Compounds in cranberry juice show promise as alternatives to antibiotics

... researchers grew E. coli over extended periods in solutions containing various concentrations of either cranberry juice or tannins. Over time, the normally rod-shaped bacteria became spherical--a transformation that has never before been observed in E. coli. Remarkably, the E. coli bacteria, all of which fal...

Study confirms ammunition as main source of lead poisoning in condors

... the problem of lead exposure in condors. Possible solutions range from legislation limiting the use of lead ammunition to voluntary programs to encourage the use of alternative ammunition in areas where condors are known to scavenge for food, he said. "There are different ways to get at this problem, but n...

Powell River Project Symposium highlights coal mine reclamation efforts

...ms focused on developing practical, cost-effective solutions to natural resource problems in central Appalachian coal mining areas and education programs operated through Virginia Cooperative Extension that put completed research into practice. The Powell River Project works collaboratively with other educat...

Virus has 'catastrophic' affect on red squirrels, research shows

... the onus is very much on us to look for practical solutions to control the disease and protect red squirrels from this fatal disease. Our work concludes that targeted control is the most viable way forward." ...

Global Environmental Change: Regional Challenges

... interdisciplinary approach to finding sustainable solutions to global environmental change. Journalists, editors and producers can register for the conference free of charge via the conference home page: www.essp.org/ESSP2006 (proof of media affiliation will be required at the conference venue). Journalist...

Draft environmental impact statement prepared for USAMRIID facilities at Fort Detrick

...on involves conducting research to develop medical solutions -- vaccines, drugs, therapies, and diagnostics -- ..., development, testing, and evaluation for medical solutions to protect our armed forces from biological threats they may encounter on the battlefield. In additi...

Wildlife Conservation Society joins Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance

...n and sustainable development. The CCBA promotes solutions for tackling one of the most significant drivers of climate change--tropical forest loss, which accounts for as much as 25 percent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions. "The world is facing two simultaneous crises--the mass extinction of sp...

At an underwater volcano, evidence of man's environmental impact

...seamount's relatively low-temperature hydrothermal solutions were not powerful enough to dissolve a lot of native lead from the underlying volcanic rocks. Pollution from lead originating in Australia is a well-known fact in Europe, but this is the first time anyone has seen it in a hydrothermal formation, Ka...

Institute of Ecosystem Studies director and scientist honored by the Botanical Society of America

... Ecosystems Studies and a guiding force in finding solutions to complex environmental problems, such as pollution and deforestation. He is best known for his pioneering research on acid rain, conducted as part of the Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study. A recipient of the 2002 National Medal of Science, his findings...

Texas A&M system agencies join forces to hasten bioenergy revolution

...marketplace, which means providing the public real solutions that are economical, sustainable and environmentally friendly." "There are two key components required to unlock the possibilities of biofuels: agriculture and engineering. The A&M System will utilize capabilities that no other program can match. T...

Order by motion

...veral experimental studies indicate that also bulk solutions of filaments and motor proteins exhibit an orientational ordering of filaments as a result of motor activity. ...

Neandertal genome to be deciphered

...icity of ancient DNA results, as well as technical solutions to the problems of working with short, chemically-modified DNA fragments. Together with 454 Life Sciences they will now combine these methods with a novel high-throughput DNA sequencing that is ideally suited to analyze ancient DNA. Until now, anci...

Carnegie Mellon, Pitt receive $15 million from NSF to found center to improve quality of life

... perfect laboratory, a place to lead in developing solutions to the huge demographic trend that is affecting the United States and other industrialized countries. Carnegie Mellon's great strength in information technology and growing strength in life sciences, coupled with Pitt's renowned expertise in medicine...

Witonsky honored with Pfizer award for work with EPM disease in horses

...d clinical scientists and seeks to rapidly develop solutions for pressing animal and human disease problems. The discoveries that are being made in Witonsky's laboratory are easily transferable to the examining room. Veterinarians are able to take the knowledge gained from Witonsky's research and use it to di...

Opportunities for structured doctoral research

...ning Group. The group intends to develop packaging solutions for systems with extreme demands. The focus of their research is to utilise materials and technologies for packaging that up to now have not been used in electronics. (Spokesperson: Professor Gerald Gerlach, Technical University of Dresden) The fo...

Science captures the essence of fruit

...tic producers, who have for years sought synthetic solutions to mimic nature's flavours and fragrances in products ranging from ice cream to shampoo. "While manufacturers have largely been successful in copying natural tastes and scents, they generally do so either through a chemical synthesis process or ext...

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