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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
... and into the hands of the average consumer. In a world
that fears terrorists, contaminated food, and airb...,000 scientific reports from scientists around the world
each year. The reports include discoveries in medicine, health, nutrition, energy, the environment a...
Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...or individual investigators and centers around the world
and a student scholarship program will be launc...fic and technological advancement by bringing the world
to Saudi Arabia and Saudi Arabia to the world. We are excited to embark on this new collabor...
Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
...t, she said. But I am not trained to go out in the world
and see what effect those actions are having on the wildlife or the forest. Funds will come from a science foundation program called Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship which helps U.S. doctoral students become leaders in their ...
AFCYBER holds science and technology symposium
...approved to move the Air Force forward in fielding world
class Cyber warfighting capabilities, General Elder said. General Elder believes that the symposium is just the first of many meetings that will help prepare the Air Force to develop better systems, supported by science and technology. Improved t...
Pollution causes 40 percent of deaths worldwide, study finds
...ironmental degradation, coupled with the growth in world
population, are major causes behind the rapid incr... the incidence of diseases," said Pimentel. Of the world
population of about 6.5 billion, 57 percent is malnourished, compared with 20 percent of a world
Swarming starlings help probe plasma, crowds and stock market
...rying to overcome meant there was no accurate real world
date set to check their new technique against. The solution came from the work of Hungarian researcher Tams Vicsek, Professor of Physics in the Department of Biological Physics of Eotvos University, Budapest. An expert in the flocking behaviour o...
No evidence that widely prescribed statins protect against prostate cancer
... study, according to Hall, is that we capture real world
use of medications in the community, which might be a more realistic representation of their impact on the body, compared to outcomes seen in a clinical trial. Halls team studied the medical histories of 1,812 men, including 237 statin users, and ...
Rain forest protection works in Peru
... another study from the Carnegie group showing the world
how tropical forests can be systematically monitored amazingly quickly and at a reasonable cost. said Michael Wright of The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, which helped support the research. I foresee that CLAS-like satellite analysis ...
Conventional plowing is 'skinning our agricultural fields'
...ral methods and the need to feed a rapidly growing world
population are combining to deplete the Earth's so...ind rich enough soil to sustain them. But with the world
population now exceeding 6.6 billion people, Montgomery argues that there are few, if any, places le...
What we can learn from the biggest extinction in the history of Earth
...evidence that underwater limestone beds around the world
eroded at the time of the end-Permian extinction. ...tinction is beginning to look a whole lot like the world
we live in right now," Payne said. "The good news, if there is good news, is that we have not yet re...
New technology reveals seal behavior
...ys, The Southern Ocean is the hardest place in the world
to obtain oceanographic data, especially during the wintertime. The seals acted as samplers to collect data from deep seas that we couldnt ordinarily access due to their remoteness and harsh environments. Understanding how these animals respond to th...
Argonne wins three R&D 100 awards for innovative technologies
...e has attracted thousands of users from around the world
and has encouraged numerous commercial and research institutions to adopt the software for their purposes. Access Grid has been used by college professors to teach students in distant locations, by international communities of scientists and experi...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 1, 2007
...,000 scientific reports from scientists around the world
each year. The reports include discoveries in medicine, health, nutrition, energy, the environment and other fields that span sciences horizons from astronomy to zoology. Podcaster for Science Elements is Steve Showalter, Ph.D., a chemist at the U. S...
Genetic analysis finds greater threat in frog-killing fungus
... unwittingly transferring this pathogen around the world
from dirt on our shoes or car tires. But spores could also hitchhike on the feathers of birds for quick transport across mountain ranges." Moreover, if resistant spores remain in lakes where previous populations of frogs have succumbed to chytridio...
See what you're spewing as you speed along
...stness required to apply this approach in the real world
are only now becoming available, added Dr Martin. We have already constructed a battery-powered roadside unit using the same technology, employing rugged and robust telecommunications components. The next steps will be to fully quantify the techniq...
Human knowledge is based upon directed connectivity between brain areas
...miliar humans are used to classify objects in the world
around them and group them into categories that have been formed and shaped constantly through every day's experience. Categorization during visual perception is exceptionally fast. Within just a fraction of a second we effortlessly access object-bas...
Universe's stringy birth revealed by young Czech scientist in EURYI winning project
...outstanding young researchers from anywhere in the world
to work in Europe for the further development of E...Physics. He has established himself as one of the world
experts on string field theory, a particularly promising approach to string theory. He will be condu...
Synchrotron could help save the Tassie devil
...alian facility is one of relatively few around the world
where it is available. If a diagnostic test for the facial tumour disease using the synchrotron does look possible, only having a machine nearby would make it viable. Having to queue-up for time on a synchrotron at least nine hours flying time from...
U-M researchers find family of 'on switches' that cause prostate cancer
...nter whose goal is to translate research into real world
practice. The gene fusion research is the centerpiece project of the new center. In the current study, researchers found one of several abnormal gene fusions in the prostate cancer tissue samples they tested. In 2005, the researchers identified a p...
2007 EURYI: 20 young researchers to receive Nobel Prize-sized awards for breakthrough ideas
...tract outstanding young scientists from around the world
to create their own research teams at European res...outstanding young researchers from anywhere in the world
to work in Europe for the further development of European science, contributing to building up the n...
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