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UC San Diego's $3 million NSF grant to fund science festivals

... Diego Vice Chancellor Penny Rue. "The San Diego community warmly embraced this inaugural initiative ... technology." With the support of many local community members and national coalition partners, UC San ... UC San Diego is working diligently, with community partners, as the lead organizer of the 2010 San ...

$20 million NIH grant to transform clinical research at UIC

... in the health sciences, from basic science to community engagement, bringing in virtually all the ... and clinical researchers on campus, our local community partners, and our national peers to move basic ... findings more quickly into clinical trial and community settings." The center provides a Web-based as ...

2 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists receive Presidential Early Career Award

... of the sponsoring organization or agency, and community service demonstrated through scientific leadership, education or community outreach. An evolutionary biologist, Malik is ... at the UW School of Public Health and community Medicine. A nutritional and genetic ...

New e-science service could accelerate cancer research

... monitored by automated mechanisms and by the user community for their availability and reliability. A simple ... by third party applications. The life science community is among the first adopters of Web Services. ... workbench that is popular within the life science community and which was jointly developed by computer ...

U of Minnesota research reveals critical role of evolutionary processes in species coexistence

... has provided key directions for the future of community ecology. The team comprehensively synthesized ... a comprehensive overview of the forces driving community organization, and the role evolution plays in the ... how we are beginning to accumulate evidence that community structure and interactions through time can ...

Scientists urge world leaders to respond cooperatively to Pacific Ocean threats

... "This is first time the scientific community has come together in a single voice to express ... Conference in Manado, Indonesia. "The scientific community urges governments to respond now, cooperatively, ... resources on our economy, our environment and our community can no longer be ignored," said Gov. Sinyo Harry ...

Winners announced in the Elsevier Grand Challenge

... very open with their ideas, and a real sense of community has developed around the Elsevier Grand ... want, and by partnering with members of the community to co-develop tools to improve scientific ... can stimulate the formation of a budding community to work on new ways of publishing science." ...

UC and partners awarded $23 million to transform discoveries into real-world health solutions

... discoveries to application or engage the broader community in clinical and translational research efforts. ... Health Center, though, we plan to involve the community in clinical and translational research. Not only ... clinical studies, but we will also turn to the community for research topics. We envision a bi-directional ...

3 Woods Hole scientific institutions forge alliance to address societal issues

... their efforts will make the Woods Hole scientific community a powerhouse for research and providing solutions ... academic resources of the Woods Hole scientific community in battling tough and timely issues, such as ... here in Woods Hole -- a very vibrant scientific community bringing its unique intellectual resources to ...

LabRoots Launches Social Networking Site for Scientists & Engineers

... months ago, to get an idea of what the scientific community would think of a social networking platform ... see it all come together. We hope the scientific community appreciates the website and utilizes its features ... designed to network the professional scientific community based on individual scientific experience, ...

Patience pays off with methanol for uranium bioremediation

... to stimulate microbial activity. The microbial community utilizes the electron donors as 'food', consuming ... to understand the coupling between the microbial community and the biogeochemical processes that occur to ... suggest the need for understanding the microbial community system. ...

Little Salt Spring underwater archeological site in Florida receives new funding

... COUNTY, FL (February 19, 2009)The Gulf Coast community Foundation of Venice has awarded the University ... Teri A. Hansen, president and CEO of Gulf Coast community Foundation of Venice. "Little Salt Spring is ... this goal including $250,000 from the Gulf Coast community Foundation of Venice and $100,000 from the Selby ...

10 new amphibian species discovered in Colombia

... Foundation, with the support of the local Ember community of Eyakera. Over a period of three weeks, the ... the land rights for the indigenous Ember community of Eyakera through the creation of an Indigenous ... found species will be presented to the scientific community and the environmental authorities to evaluate ...

Polarstern expedition 'LOHAFEX' can be conducted

... important signal to the international scientific community that Germany remains a reliable partner even in ... will be monitored for 40 days. The plankton community biomass is expected to increase substantially ... LOHAFEX known, not only to the scientific community but also to authorities and environmental ...

University of Oklahoma researcher named 2008 AAAS Fellow

... functional genomics, microbial ecology and community dynamics, and microbial detection and ... functional genes and processes within a microbial community with many applications. This is the first ... study where it was used to monitor a microbial community as it reduced uranium levels in contaminated ...

Children's National convenes first childhood obesity symposium

... , executive director of the Goldberg Center for community Pediatric Health at Children's National. ... the laboratories that study the genetics to the community interventions impacting family lifestyles. ... Program at Children's National. A successful community intervention program for inner-city Latino youth ...

A spoonful of sugar?

... including GPs, hospital paediatricians, community paediatricians and pharmacists, nurses and GP ... younger patients. Dr Monica Lakhanpaul, community Paediatrician and Senior Lecturer in Child Health ... who are seen in the hospital and Dr Lakhanpaul, a community Paediatrician, works with children who are ...

Singapore opens Fusionopolis, its second major R&D hub in 5 years

... society today. Added Lim, "An emblem of community and collaboration, Fusionopolis' physical ... capabilities. This way, it builds a sense of community among the people here, and creates opportunities ... is ready. The Fusionopolis research community can draw on the biomedical research expertise at ...

Forest peoples' rights key to reducing emissions from deforestation

... are gathering in Oslo with policymakers and community leaders for a conference on rights, forests and ... direct cost to legally recognize traditional community tenure rights is around $3 per hectare an ... data from 325 sites in 12 countries to show that community ownership of forests provides the best ...

Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital expand national children's study to Bristol County

... hoping to establish satellite offices at Bristol community College campuses to make it more convenient to ... these projects is Stephen L. Buka, professor of community health at Brown and director of the Center for ... professor of obstetrics and gynecology and community health at The Warren Alpert Medical School of ...

Biocontrol insect exacerbates invasive weed

... in Montana have found that through complex community interactions among deer mice, native plants and ... eat itself out of house and home, and the community interactions become less of an issue," Pearson ... do not prevent them from drastically altering the community food web, which can have far-reaching ...

UC Davis researchers define characteristics, treatment options for XXYY syndrome

... XXYY for the purposes of informing the medical community and improving treatment approaches. "Until ... for them. And they weren't receiving the types of community services that can help them live independent ... array of behavioral therapies and more intensive community support than those with Klinefelter syndrome," ...

September Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... 1200 year paleoecological record of coral community development from the terrigenous inner shelf of ... 1200 year) record of reef accretion and coral community composition from a turbid-zone, nearshore reef on ... Perry et al.'s long-term records of coral community composition from Paluma Shoals reef demonstrate ...

Mangroves key to saving lives

... to many replanting initiatives ranging from small community projects to large scale international development ... Primavera and Esteban point out that the community involved had a shared interest in the survival of ... sites, the involvement and commitment of the community and grant of tenure. Funding appears to be of ...

Global warming experts recommend drastic measures to save species

... I'm seeing a new willingness in the conservation community to at least talk about the possibility of helping ... if nothing is done versus risk of harm to the new community if the species is moved there. In addition ... high in its historic range, but the risk to the community into which the species will be imported is low. ...

AVAC comments on NIAID decision not to move forward with PAVE 100 Trial

... that there was no substitute for extended community education and consultation to ensure that diverse ... process around the trial had insufficient community input, it did feature frank and challenging ... will not be the last time that the scientific community is asked to weigh in on whether or not an AIDS ...

New roadside beautification concept studied

... small, manicured beds of flowers maintained by community volunteers to extensive landscaping projects ... while providing teaching gardens for students and community members. Dr. Sandra Wilson, Associate ... to the garden also include students from local community colleges and garden club members. The garden also ...

Tips on how to build a better home for biological parts

... very interested in providing the wider research community with design automation tools that will facilitate ... constructs, should interface with this important community resource. In this process, we came to understand ... a pioneering experiment for the synthetic biology community and lessons should be learned to improve this ...

Ecological Society of America announces 2008 award recipients

... Cooper Award for his paper, "Phylogenetics and community ecology," published in the Annual Review of ... "Drought mediates the importance of stochastic community assembly," published in Proceedings of the ... Station and is renowned in the ecological community for both her scientific contributions to plant ...

New studies predict record land grab as demand soars for new sources of food, energy and wood fiber

... nations put into place policies that strengthen community rights, leading in many cases to new market ... Make it a priority to support the initiatives of community organisations and other community networks, helping them to build capacity and to ...

UCSB researcher leads worldwide study on marine fossil diversity

... diversity of the fossil record. "This is a big community project," he added. "The only reason we're able ... (the Paleobiology Database) that is built by a community of people over the Web. We record exactly what ... in the fossil record. "For many years, our community has been saying that there have been five major ...

Can microorganisms be a solution to the world's energy problems?

... in microbial bioenergy is managing the microbial community so that that the community delivers the desired bioenergy product reliably ... on what microorganisms are present in the community and what metabolic reactions they are carrying ...

Extended cyclone relief efforts aided from space

... maps. These maps were provided to the UN community in Myanmar and Bangkok for the emergency response ... encountered by the international humanitarian community to access the country. To provide aid workers ... of EO mapping services to the humanitarian aid community called on RESPOND providers SERTIT of France and ...

US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute announces new genome sequencing projects

... from nearly 150 proposals received through the community Sequencing Program (CSP), represent over 60 ... to ethanol. Analysis of the shipworm symbiont community metagenome will provide important insights into ... of this unique lignocellulose degrading bacterial community and will allow valuable comparisons to the ...

Queen's University launches UK's first Center of Excellence for Public Health

... our own institutions and with voluntary and community groups, so that together we can make a real ... the Office of the Chief Medical Officer, the community Development and Health Network, the DHSSPSNI ... to the public. Barbary Cook, Chair of the community Development and Health Network, said: "We are ...

World-class environment vision to 'bring back the species'

... will embark on a major research, education and community engagement program centred on Glenthorne called ... on and contribute to existing government and community plans and initiatives aimed at conserving the ... Lofty Ranges; provide opportunities for the community such as school groups and residents to engage ...

Coastal management cooperation, enforcement key to avoid pending crisis for millions: UN experts

... programs frequently are not adopted by the local community that depends on the coastal environment for both ... As well, the authors say, successful local community level actions are seldom replicated or scaled up, ... and local populations. The international community can help build greater success by: ...

Coastal management cooperation, enforcement key to avoid pending crisis for millions: U.N. experts

... programs frequently are not adopted by the local community that depends on the coastal environment for both ... As well, the authors say, successful local community level actions are seldom replicated or scaled up, ... and local populations. The international community can help build greater success by: ...

Screw worm outbreak in Yemen

... in Vienna, Austria, to turn to the international community for emergency assistance to fight the deadly ... introduced. And at that time, the international community also initiated an emergency response because it ... endangered and so forth. The international community responded very quickly and within four years, in ...

Community-intervention study links successful town makeover focused on boosting calcium and exercise

... obesity in this country could be tackled one community at a time, according to a newly published study ... the effectiveness of changing behaviors at a community level, suggesting that community-based ... overhaul. In this innovative Calcium Weighs In community intervention, researchers overhauled the health ...
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