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Weizmann Women & Science Award to be presented to Dr. Carla J. Shatz; Millennial Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Mildred S. Dresselhaus

...but they are women who personify the importance of inspiring other women to enter the scientific research and medical fields."...

Fogarty International Center establishes Sheldon M. Wolff, MD Fellowship On International Health

...al in Boston, Massachusetts. "Shelly Wolff was an inspiring leader who strongly believed in nurturing the careers of others and in the role science can play in improving global health," said FIC Director Gerald T. Keusch, M.D. "Since these are the goals of the FIC at Dr. Wolff's beloved NIH, we are thrilled ...

World's largest scientific society convenes regional meeting May 30 - June 2 in Chicago

...ng: the importance of both roles in supporting and inspiring aspiring chemical scientists Presenter will provide examples of his career as a mentor and as a role model. (James Shoffner, Columbia College in Chicago, Science Institute, 312-344-7181, 312-344-7180, 847-439-7254, jshoff@msn.com ) Promoting dive...

Exercise for elders: It's never too late

... basic health benefits to focus on encouraging and inspiring audience members to get moving, while being careful not to alienate or turn them off," say Marcia Ory, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the Texas A&M University System School of Rural Public Health and colleagues. Ignoring clichs about older people and exercise mig...

New endowed chair established at Vanderbilt to promote brain resesarch

...fect on the lives of people; he is a committed and inspiring teacher of undergraduates, who actively participate in his research; and he is deeply committed to being part of a community engaged in serious and civil debate on basic questions of science, research and higher education. We are fortunate that Robi...

Images of thin models boost dieters' self-image: Study

...Herman. "The idea that these thin media ideals are inspiring rather than depressing is almost necessary to account for the fact that young women- and just about everybody else - spend a lot of time voluntarily exposing themselves to these images," says Herman, noting the study confirms similar findings from ot...

Envisat Symposium day one: Steady symphony of Europe's largest satellite

...ES, as the spacecraft's individual instruments are inspiring the design of the new generation of operational satellites at the centre of the space segment of GMES known as the Sentinels. With tried-and-tested sensors required to ensure operational readiness, the first Sentinel is planned a carry Synthetic Ap...

Plastic surgeons honor 'Patients of Courage' overcoming difficult obstacles, inspiring others

...Convention Center in Philadelphia. "It's extremely inspiring when ordinary people accomplish extraordinary things, particularly as they overcome physical and emotional trauma," said ASPS President Rod Rohrich, MD. "The Patients of Courage honorees have gone through great trials to sustain their lives and demo...

Northwestern Memorial chosen to be featured in first-ever mini-med school TV airing on PBS

...ions and they continue to grow in popularity thus inspiring producers at PBS to create Mini-Med School TV. "The fact that Mini-Med Schools are flourishing and thousands of people across the country are registering, demonstrated to us the public's hunger for medical knowledge. By producing a television versio...

Why North America is not a rhythm nation

... has a communal quality in virtually all cultures, inspiring dancing, clapping, instrument playing, marching, and chanting. Despite what seems to be a universal to coordinate movement, listeners are frequently challenged by the rhythmic patterns of other cultures. North American adults, for example, have diffi...

Euroscience Open Forum 2006 launches call for proposals

...bmitted online at www.esof2006.org . To stimulate inspiring submissions, 18 broad themes have been selected. These themes highlight current developments in research and science policy and set the framework for an outstanding conference. ESOF is a pan-European scientific meeting staged to provide an interdisci...

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