Tag: "students" at biology news
Incentives for US farmers reduce water waste
...ment. Other authors of the BioScience report were students
in Pimentel's graduate-level class, Environmental Policy: Bonnie Berger, David Filiberto, Michelle Newton, Benjamin Wolfe, Elizabeth Karabinakis, Steven Clark, Elaine Poon, Elizabeth Abbett and Sudha Nandagopal....
DFG research training groups become increasingly international
... Groups for particularly highly qualified doctoral students
from all scientific disciplines since 1990. Betwee...eaching. Approximately six percent of all doctoral students
in Germany complete their doctorates within a Research Training Group. Graduates of Research Trainin...
For inferring the biological tree of life, simple is better
...ience Foundation grant to the UO to train graduate students
like Kolaczkowski in interdisciplinary research in evolution, development and genomics. Thornton, who joined the UO faculty in 2002, is an assistant professor of biological sciences in the UO Department of Biology s Center for Ecology and Evolutionar...
Academics find that the finger of destiny points their way
...achievement levels. In a survey of male and female students
on a JAVA programming course at the University, the researchers found a link between finger length ratio and test score. The smaller the difference between index and ring finger - the higher the test score at the end of the year. "The results are a f...
Arthur Galston to receive distinguished alumni award from University of Illinois
...s. During his career at Yale, he mentored 24 Ph.D. students
and 67 postdoctoral fellows from 16 countries and in 1994 received the William Clyde De Vane Medal for lifelong teaching and scholarship. He served as President of both the Botanical Society of America and the American Society of Plant Physiologis...
Munching microbes could cleanse arsenic-contaminated groundwater
...Fouke, research scientist Robert Sanford, graduate students
Jungho Park and Gusheng Jin, and Illinois State Water Survey project scientist Thomas Holm. The U.S. Department of Energy funded the work....
Evidence that learning is consolidated during sleep
...fic evidence to support the time-honored advice to students
cramming for exams to get themselves a good night's sleep after studying. Researchers who analyzed brain activity in sleeping volunteers who had learned to navigate through a computer-generated virtual town have discovered evidence that spatial memor...
Reed biology professor receives $227,500 for E. coli research
...he resources provided by these grants have allowed students
to do top notch research at a small liberal arts c...ting combined with state of the art equipment puts students
in a highly competitive position for admission to graduate and medical schools, and for employment i...
Researchers tracking sources of arsenic contamination in water
...room 205 of the Colorado Convention Center. Three students
are working on the research project now. Two students
have graduated, so two undergraduates are being added, thanks to a supplement NSF grant to support u...
Prominent physicist Freeman Dyson to speak at NJIT: Promises and perils of genetic engineering
...nnections between the technological expertise that students
study in the classroom and the real-world geo-political issues that affect the quality of human life. Each talk is designed to open further conversation between the experts and the audience about the social implications of cutting-edge technologies. ...
Stanford environmental molecular science institute will study pollutants, one molecule at a time
...'We'll also be training graduate and undergraduate students
to work on these complex problems, and we'll have outreach to K-12 students
as well.'' Bryan Brown, an assistant professor of education at Stanford, will be a partner in the ou...
Scientists pioneer biotech techniques to halt infestation of history, art treasures in tropics
...as attracted more than 100 registered curators and students
and may lead to the creation of a post-graduate university program to help foster the application of biotechnology preservation techniques in museums and archives....
Virginia Tech, TIGR sign memorandum for new alliance
...djunct faculty appointments, and opportunities for students
to participate in research. Building on the streng...p with TIGR also greatly expands opportunities for students
to work on critical research applications in the life sciences. The success of graduate education pr...
Look at past sea-level rise points to troubling future
...he U.S. Gulf Coast about 15 years ago. Four of his students
-- Alex Simms, Kristy Milliken, Jessie Maddox and Patrick Taha -- are presenting new research Nov. 7-10 at the GSA's annual meeting in Denver. Much of the new research was done in collaboration with one of Anderson's former students, University of Al...
UK scientist and children's author wins EMBO Award for Communications 2004
...rst book and incorporates revisions from teachers, students
and community workers who have been working with the book. You, Me and HIV will be available from January 2005 and thanks to funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will reach 100,000 more children and educators in sub-Saharan Africa. ...
Award will help unlock mysteries of one of Earth's most important organisms
...ncredible range of expertise of the colleagues and students
that surround me," Armbrust says. "I have received tremendous support from the School of Oceanography in my efforts to conduct interdisciplinary research." Earlier this year she became co-director of the new Pacific Northwest Center for Human Healt...
Ancient creature fossilized by the bacteria that ate it
... Lara Ford and Katharine Polak, both undergraduate students
at Ohio State; and Luann Becker, a research scientist in crustal studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. ...
Molecular technique shows promise in destroying drug resistance in bacteria
...s eliminated." With the help of chemistry graduate students
Johna C.B. DeNap, Jason R. Thomas and Dinty J. Musk, Hergenrother developed a technique that mimicked plasmid incompatibility by incubating bacteria containing plasmids with a specific compound -- in this case an aminoglycoside called apramycin that ...
Clemson professor receives award
...ion Program, which educates middle and high school students
and teachers about the South Carolina environment. The SETAC/Menzie-Cura Education Award recognizes an individual, group, organization or corporation that has made a major contribution in improving environmental science education. An individual m...
Ubiquitination in real-time: A world first at the Universit de Montral
...te interesting intellectual exchanges, and attract students
to join our research laboratory." The close timing between the appearance of the article and the Nobel Prize announcements will also generate interest in the results of this study, he added. "This will help specialists and general publi...
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