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

... Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), urges 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 historic step backwards for science and agriculture for Butte County and for the state. As you know, Measure D o...

MIT: Recycling of scrapped electronics studied

...nies will tell their customers, 'Virtually none of your material is going to landfill.' While we recognize that that's important, we also know that not all end uses are equal," said Randolph E. Kirchain Jr., an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Engineering ...

New Jersey Institute of Technology professor to develop supersized virtual library

... Such an indepth reference option will be coming your way soon thanks to a professor at New Jersey Insti...s to related documents and services, customized to your current task." Funding, which extends through September of 2007, includes $498,000 from the Institut...

Acoustics meeting in San Diego

... you to cover the meeting, even if you can't leave your desk. PRESS LUNCHEON AT MEETING On Tuesday, November 16, ASA will hold a press luncheon, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., featuring speakers on numerous topics that will be presented at the meeting. The speakers and location will be announced in a s...

Touching research: How white blood cells navigate

...een the cells and the lining is crucial. "This is your first line of defense against disease," says Richard Waugh, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and leader of the team of engineers and scientists who received the grant. "Some of the biggest health problems that people face resu...

Northeastern University and Massachusetts Biotechnology Council to host drug discovery day

... Keynote - Abbie Celniker TO ATTEND: E-mail your name, title and company to register@massbio.org .Include 10/18 Drug Discovery in the subject line. Contact Lisa Woods at the MBC with questions at 617-577-8198 x207. ...

Identifying genes that contribute to a low level of response to alcohol

...a low response to alcohol absolutely does increase your risk for future alcohol-related problems, at least in part by changing your expectations of what it is that you expect during drinking," said Marc A. Schuckit, director of the ...

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

...n Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) urges you and your fellow voters in Humboldt County to oppose Measure...ventional methods fail. We urge you and your fellow voters in Humboldt County to vote "No" on Measure M, a badly flawed proposed ordinance that w...

Study in Royal Society journal on how relationship status influences sex ratios

...mation); second, to be perfectly decorrelated from your enemy, the eavesdropper. Neither of these conditions implies the other, as easy examples show. But only in a classical world: quantum mechanical correlations, if they achieve maximal strength (what is called entanglement), are secret automatically. T...

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

...n Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) urges you and your fellow voters in San Luis Obispo County to oppose ... of other residents of the county, we urge you and your fellow voters in San Luis Obispo County to vote "No" on Measure Q. Founded in 192...

UF scientist: 'Brain' in a dish acts as autopilot, living computer

...eering who designed the study. "If you think about your brain, and learning and the memory process, I can ask you questions about when you were 5 years old and you can retrieve information. That's a tremendous capacity for memory. In fact, you perform fairly simple tasks that you would think a computer wo...

Are yeast cells bringing us a step closer in treating obesity?

... patients, we ask you to please refer questions in your report or article to the email address that VIB makes available for this purpose: patienteninfo@vib.be . Everyone can submit questions concerning this and other medically-oriented research directly to VIB via this address....

Wendell Berry to give 'Renewing Husbandry' lecture during scientific meetings in Seattle

...entations and the Press Room. Please e-mail or fax your name, company, address, phone, and e-mail address ...onomy.org , or by fax at 608-273-2021. Or, present your press credentials (a business card or other documentation) during the meetings to the Registration D...

Psychologist finds instance where 'two wrongs do make a right'

EUGENE, Ore. -- A trusted mental map of your surroundings turns out to be slightly misaligned, skewing your orientation. Your ability to control the direction in which you move is similarly compromised, altho...

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

... of other residents of the county, we 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, ...

Research to explore revolutionary gene sequencing: Threading the molecular needle

...t doesn't mean current science can accurately read your personal genetic code. The sequencing of the DNA comprising the code is still far too slow, costly and inaccurate to allow the kind of accurate sequencing of specific tissues that is necessary to understand many of particular genetic problems of indi...

Findings challenge Darwinian theory

Did that lobster on your dinner plate inherit its big crusher clawor did it evolve through need, without the help of genes? Genetics aren't the only triggers for the traits a species develops, according to findings from a University of Alberta professor. The research chall...

Sleeping, waking, ... and glucose homeostasis

...ssibility that when you eat may be as important to your health as what you are eating....

Scientists raise concerns about second wave of 'mad cow' prion infection

...tries are our risks. You may not feel global, but your microbes are." She explained that we cannot rely on the developing world or even countries such as China, as evidenced by SARS, to stop infections before they are on everyone's doorstep. "Fortunately, SARS is not transfusion-transmitted, but our own ...

Powerful 'toolkit' developed for functional profiling of yeast genes

...he new toolkit. "Much like barcodes identify your purchases at the grocery store, these genetic barcodes identify each of the yeast mutants," says Boeke. "So we can mix the mutants together, challenge them to survive removal of a particular gene, nurture the ones that make it and use microarrays to ...

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