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Deeply held values fuel debate over offshore wind power

...upporters and opponents expected an opportunity to vote on it. In fact, the project would be in federal waters and local hearings are required, but no votes will be taken. Those in favor of the offshore wind power project pointed to the non-polluting benefits of wind power compared to coal-burning and n...

Undesirable expatriates: Preventing the spread of invasive animals

...w interesting they might look in the pictures. And vote for politicians that encourage sound port inspection. Because, according to recent Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences article by Drs. Jonathan M. Jeschke and David L. Strayer, our best defense in combating invasive animals is ensuring th...

Shirley Malcom of AAAS named to election reform commission

...continuation of a struggle to make sure that every vote counts. We have to make universal access a reality." Malcom has built a broad record of accomplishment and advocacy in her career. She is regarded globally as a leader in efforts to improve science and engineering education and diversity in those fi...

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

... leadership reportedly has agreed to allow a floor vote this session on a proposal to ease the federal restrictions and allow study of newer stem cell lines derived from embryos discarded by fertility clinics. [For more information, read the full letter . ]...

Passage of Marin County GMO ban would encourage widespread use of harsh pesticides

...urge you and your fellow voters in Marin County to vote "No" on Measure B. Founded in 1924, ASPB is a non-profit society of nearly 6,000 plant scientists, including 450 scientists in California, based primarily at universities. Sincerely, Roger Hangarter Professor, Indiana University President, ASPB Pam...

Passage of GMO ban in San Luis Obispo would encourage use of harsh pesticides

...the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) to vote "No" on November Ballot Measure Q. By banning the...nd your fellow voters in San Luis Obispo County to vote "No" on Measure Q. Founded in 1924, ASPB is a non-profit society of nearly 6,000 ...

Leading scientists to discuss research applications for therapeutic cloning

...of the United Nations General Assembly are soon to vote on the future of cloning research, possibly within days, leading scientists will be conducting a symposium discussion on the status of current work in cloning and its potential for the emerging field of regenerative medicine. Gerald Schatten, Ph.D., ...

ASPB opposes proposed ban of GMOs in Humboldt county ballot measure M

...e you and your fellow voters in Humboldt County to vote "No" on Measure M, a badly flawed proposed ordinance that will harm future study and farming using modern applications of biotechnology to crops.Founded in 1924, ASPB is a non-profit society of nearly 6,000 plant scientists, including 450 scientists ...

ASPB opposes ban of GE crops in Butte County Ballot Measure D

...B), today urged Butte County, California voters to vote "no" on Measure D on the November ballot. Passage ...rges you and your fellow voters in Butte County to vote "no" on proposed Butte County ordinance Measure D in November. Passage of Measure D would mark a his...

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(Date:7/30/2014)... is a subject of major interest in neuroscience. ... during the distinct stages of Wallerian degeneration: transcription ... dedifferentiation. Although gene expression responses in the distal ... injury are known, differences in gene expression between ... Dengbing Yao and co-workers from Nantong University, China ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... cells can develop into a multitude of cells types. Researchers ... the specific types of mature cells that make up the ... key seems to be long chains of sugars that dangle ... at the University of California, San Diego, has created synthetic ... can be more easily manipulated to direct the process, they ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... high-resolution map of the carbon stocks stored on ... new and improved methodology used to make the ... carbon economies. The new carbon map also ... provides the critical input to studies of deforestation ... enforcement purposes. The technique includes the determination of ...
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