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Children's Hospital Boston wins $2.5 million in health surveillance grants

...m (CHIP) as part of a first-ever CDC initiative to sponsor innovative research in public health. The grants, aimed at health promotion and public health protection, give Children's an opportunity to pilot two computer-based health surveillance programs. Under the first grant, focusing on health promotion i...

Six reporters reach the 'Pinnacle of Excellence'

...t screening and judging panels, explained Weisman, sponsor of the AAAS Science Journalism Awards. For this reason, winners report that the awards program offers significant career visibility and acknowledgement of achievement: Past winner Natalie Angier of The New York Times , for example, has likened her 1...

Mapping the underwater world in 3-D

...er of CodaOctopus said: "CodaOctopus is pleased to sponsor this geophysical research laboratory and to be associated with Cardiff University. CodaOctopus has a strong tradition of bringing scientific research into commercial applications and with this new partnership, hopes to foster strong links between ac...

Virginia Tech patents advance microprocessors, vaccines, vision, vibration control, more

...r work contracted in the traditional way a single sponsor seeking a solution to a specific problem. One of t...ircuit and, thus, is cost effective." The research sponsor was Matsushita Electric Works, the largest ballast company in Japan. The licensee is Delta Electroni...

World's largest scientific society backs green chemistry bill

...m Marshall (D-Ga.). In a letter to lead sponsor Gingrey, Carroll praised an interagency program set up by the legislation because it would "strengthen the government's role as a true partner in promoting greener technologies," he wrote. Under the bill, the National Institute of Standards and Techn...

AAAS CEO Alan I. Leshner welcomes proposed Washington state legislation on stem cell research

...t to state Rep. Shay Schual-Berke, a physician and sponsor of the bill in the House, and state Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, a co-sponsor in the Senate who has a Ph.D. in sociology. Both are Democrats. The bill includes some specific ethical guidelines, such as the patient's right to full disclosure and civil pen...

21-22 April AAAS forum to discuss Pentagon R&D spending, other policy issues

...s Agency (DARPA), which has long been an important sponsor of fundamental research, has acknowledged, in response to a query from Senate Armed Services Committee staff, that it has been shifting its priorities from basic research at universities on topics such as computer science to more narrowly defined pro...

UCI awarded $40 million to establish regional biodefense and infectious disease research center

...more National Laboratory. Overall, the center will sponsor 30 research projects involving 130 researchers, post-docs, students, and technical and support staff. Center director Barbour, 59, a professor of medicine and microbiology, is a bacteriologist and infectious diseases specialist with research intere...

UCLA awarded more than $6 million for biodefense and infectious disease research

...nce Livermore National Laboratory. The center will sponsor 30 research projects involving 130 researchers, post-docs, students, and technical and support staff. The other Regional Centers of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases are based in the states of Colorado, Washington, Texas, New...

Paul Barber, BU biologist, receives Presidential Early Career Award for research endeavors

... by the eight federal department and agencies that sponsor early-career awards. The pool of potential award candidates is large; in NSF alone, Barber was among 350 and 400 young researchers and faculty whose work the agency sponsored in 2004 and who were eligible for nomination for the 2004 PECASE. Faculty ...

UF researchers test drug that could cut orthodontic treatment time in half

...al, a California-based company. BAS Medical is the sponsor of the UF study, which will establish safety and proof of principle on 40 people before a series of multicenter studies could begin testing the drug on hundreds worldwide. Researchers won't know which of the 40 subjects receive relaxin and which rece...

Hurricane hazard briefing on Capitol Hill

...s, the Congressional Hazards Caucus Coalition will sponsor two one-hour briefings on "Hurricanes: Lessons Learned to Reduce Future Risk," on Capitol Hill, Monday July 11, 2005. Both briefings will cover the same content, including what scientists, engineers and first responders have learned from tracking sto...

Hamill Foundation funds innovation program at Rice

...is funded by a generous gift from the longtime IBB sponsor The Hamill Foundation. "This new program is designed to provide start-up funding for research programs that have enormous potential but which traditional funding agencies too-often reject as risky," said IBB Director Jennifer West, the Isabel C. Came...

University of Chicago to host conference on evolutionary developmental biology

The University of Chicago will sponsor the fourth biennial conference on evolutionary developmental biology bringing together some of the biggest names in the field. The four-day symposium, "Developmental Basis of Evolutionary Change," will be held at various locations on the university c...

Javits Award funds neurology of animal movement study

... Health, the NINDS is the nation's primary federal sponsor of research on the brain and nervous system....

U-M scientists say fused genes trigger the development of prostate cancer

...Research Group at the National Cancer Institute, a sponsor of the research study. "This finding is an important advance, because it suggests that similar mechanisms may be involved in other epithelial cancers, such as breast, lung and colon." The abnormal gene fusion associated with prostate cancer occurs wh...

John Templeton Foundation awards $2.8 million to examine origins of biological complexity

...proaches the issue from many angles, and will also sponsor collaborative work by people from different academic specialties. All of the work will study how biological systems (molecular, cellular, social etc) become more complex as they evolve. "This is clearly an emerging area of science, and we are pleas...

World faces challenge as life expectancies lengthen, scientist says

...nti-aging technology and governments can afford to sponsor scientific research. This disparity complicates the current debate over access to healthcare, as the rich become increasingly distanced from the poor, not only in quality but length of life. Tuljapurkar warned that the distribution of anti-aging tech...

NJIT history prof edits new book focusing on NJ's environmental problems

... Center Atrium. Alfred Dorman Honors College will sponsor the event. ATTENTION REPORTERS: To interview Maher or attend the talk, contact Sheryl Weinstein, 973-596-3436. In the book, historians, policy-makers, and earth scientists use a case study approach to uncover the causes and consequences of decisi...

Wide variety of physical activities may protect teens against risky behavior: Study

...g may get a bad rap, since schools don't generally sponsor it, many public places ban it and not a lot of adults participate in it. "But we found that adolescents who skateboard actually fared well in terms of self-esteem and were less likely to engage in risky behaviors compared to teens who watch a lot of ...

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