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Women rising to the challenge of weightlessness

...om an important guest, Claudie Haigner, the French minister for European Affairs, who had previously been an ESA astronaut, taking part in two missions and spending a total of 25 days in space. This also brought home the extent to which knowledge of how the female body reacts to weightless conditions is limit...

Oslo press event launches 46664 Arctic and spearheads a four-day spotlight on Africa

...joined in a common goal," says Graa Machel, former minister of education in Mozambique and Chair of The Vaccine Fund, the financing arm of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization. "We seek an end to the apartheid of health-more funding for prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS, the implementation of ...

Kenneth Clarke's tobacco industry links make him unfit for party leadership

...y and campaigner for tobacco control. While he was minister for health in the eighties his Government was crit... Disraeli wrote that "the first consideration of a minister should be the health of the people", says Professor Daube. As deputy chairman of BAT, a company whi...

BMJ Editor calls for independence for the NHS

...ence to set interest rates. His first act as prime minister should be to give independence to the NHS," she concludes....

UPMC joins Italian government to create $398 million biomedical research center in Sicily

...iterranean Basin," said Gianfranco Miccich, deputy minister for economic affairs and finance for Southern Italy, at a press conference today in Rome. For their part, UPMC and the School of Medicine, which comprise one of the leading biomedical research and academic medical centers in the United States, will o...

St. Jude, El Salvador create research ethics committee

...our country," said Jos Ernesto Navarro Marin, vice minister of health in the Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance in El Salvador. "We concluded that we must ensure the proper use of ethics in research; and such a law is now being formulated by a committee set up for that purpose." Building on the s...

UK government is failing sex workers

...ael Goodyear and Dr Linda Cusick call on the prime minister to protect women by decriminalising all aspects of... unacceptable moral cowardice, they add. The prime minister has opposed reform and stalled demands for the protection of women; he must show leadership and rest...

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(Date:4/16/2014)... the Physical Biosciences Division of Lawrence Berkeley National ... recognized as a leading authority on the evolutionary ... their application to systems and synthetic biology, has ... 2013 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award by U.S. Energy ... Department of Energy (DOE),s highest scientific honor, is ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... To reproduce or to conquer the world? Surprisingly, ... Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have now shown how ... their species. , The bacterium Bacillus subtilis ... liquids and on agar surfaces by means of ... substrate. Actually, the bacteria proliferate most effectively in ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... Dr. Martin Prechtl, Leo Heim and their colleagues at ... a new method of generating hydrogen using water and ... particular interest when it comes to fuel cell technologies. ... hydrogen production using water and formaldehyde", have recently been ... Among other applications, the new approach can be used ...
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