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August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... both a marine and terrestrial P-T boundary; a major Silurian fish die-off; and mapping naturally ... history within the past 25 million years, saw a major shift in climate from global warming to cooling. ... may shed light on the events preceding the major cooling at 14 million years ago. The results of ...

Humans 'damaging the oceans'

... species can inhabit, invasions, extinctions and major shifts in marine ecosystems. "In the past, the ... human-caused factors such as fishing are the major threats for the oceans and their life," Andrew ... oxygen to grow by at least 50 per cent. This has major implications for the world's most productive ...

Wolf reintroduction proposed in Scottish Highland test case

... Researchers are proposing in a new report that a major experiment be conducted to reintroduce wolves to ... any organism or ecosystem from a region can be a major barrier to restoration," the scientists wrote in ... substantial test case on a Scottish island or a major fenced area that would allow the reintroduction ...

Avoiding hysterectomy: Major interventional radiology E-collection info available

... of Interventional Radiology has assembled a major electronic collection of professional articles ... of having all the recent articles from a major journal in one place. While it is not a ... uterine artery embolization articles, many of the major studies are included, particularly those that ...

Gene expression findings a step toward better classification and treatment of juvenile arthritis

... classify patients into one of four or five major subtypes of JIA, which helps them predict a ... is more variability in JIA than the four or five major subtypes we currently recognize," Dr. Colbert ... of children newly diagnosed with one of four major subtypes of JIA persistent oligoarthritis ...

Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

... The authors' research shows that disruptions at major terminals could be significant under CSI. If ... port terminals for inspection could lead to major congestion. The current CSI protocol relies on ... limited throughput. Consequently, there would be major delays associated with attempting to scan more ...

Coral face 'a stormy future'

... of young corals drops sharply in the wake of a major bleaching event or a hurricane," says lead author ... coral colonies formed, but also far fewer of the major reef building coral species recruited ... Nevertheless its corals are disrupted by a major storm or bleaching every three or four years and ...

McGill University receives almost $63 million under CFI program to support five research projects

... is an ambitious project designed to respond to a major public health problem. The researchers will work ... and Cancer: from Obesity to Cachexia, is a major collaborative project teaming researchers doing ... Funding for these projects is part of a major $666,128,376 investment announced today by the ...

Canadian-based UN coral reef expert honored at world meeting in Australia

... May 31-June 5. Dr. Sale was recognized for major contributions to world knowledge of fish ... edited three books, and continues to lead major projects in the Caribbean and Middle East. ... well as a foremost coral reef ecologist with many major contributions of his own to the science. ...

Study shows CGM devices also benefit people with type 1 diabetes

... (CGM) devices, according to results of a major multi-center clinical trial by the Juvenile ... favored the CGM over the control group. major eligibility criteria for the study included ... as the CGM group. The study is the second major publication resulting from JDRF's groundbreaking ...

Human role in Indonesian polluting forest fires -- Guido van der Werf in Nature Geoscience

... fires is essential for improved predictions of major fire years. Where there's smoke.. The ... data. Climate change In addition to the major human influences, the researchers also analysed ... known, but the Indian Ocean Dipole, that exerts a major influence on the water surface temperature, ...

George M. Whitesides receives inaugural Dreyfus prize in the chemical sciences

... area of chemistry that has advanced the field in major ways. Conferred this year in materials chemistry, ... by George Whitesides. Whitesides has had a major and sustained impact in the chemical sciences and ... affordable medical diagnostics expected to have a major impact on health in the third world as well as ...

DNA blueprint for healthier and more efficient cows

... blocks, encoding a minimum of 22,000 genes. Of major interest to scientists are the differences in the ... been so successful as a species. One of the major findings was that the cow has significant ... (BCM-HGSC) in Houston, Texas is an example of major achievements that can only be realised by ...

Innerscope Research(R) Receives Three Great Minds Innovation Awards from the Advertising Research Foundation

... with Olson Zaltman Associates (OZA). To help a major food manufacturer optimize creative executions ... Innovation Award for research that helped a major cable television network maximize the impact of ... recognition for a study conducted on behalf of a major television network that evaluated how audiences ...

Innerscope Research(R) Receives Three Great Minds Innovation Awards from the Advertising Research Foundation

... with Olson Zaltman Associates (OZA). To help a major food manufacturer optimize creative executions ... Innovation Award for research that helped a major cable television network maximize the impact of ... recognition for a study conducted on behalf of a major television network that evaluated how audiences ...

Researchers examine bacterial rice diseases, search for genetic solutions

... AMES, Iowa -- As a major food source for much of the world, rice is one of ... susceptibility altogether." Rice is the major food staple for more than half the world's ... eaten in this country and the United States is a major exporter as well, according to Bogdanove. In ...

Health choices predict cancer survival, U-M study finds

... health habits a person has at diagnosis play a major role in his or her survival," says study author ... addressed in busy oncology clinics where the major focus is on surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. ... to a smoking cessation program if alcohol is a major underlying problem. In addition, previous ...

April 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... over the past 50 million years are coeval with major fluctuations in global climate. Hundreds of ... conditions did not necessarily coincide with major changes in dietary preferences. Declines in ... interactions could therefore have a major role in global CO 2 emissions from volcanoes, ...

Magnetic nano-'shepherds' organize cells

... N.C. -- The power of magnetism may address a major problem facing bioengineers as they try to create ... harmful effects from the process is one of the major advances of the new approach over other ... dimensions will promote vascular formation. A major hurdle in tissue engineering has been ...

New high-throughput screening technique makes probing puzzling proteins possible

... and research efforts to date have already enabled major advances in drug discovery and understanding ... advancing potential drug treatments. One major hurdle in protein research, though, is that ... author of the new study, "and that presents major challenges." To nudge proteomics research ...

Clarke clarifies pattern recognition theory

... recognition theory of humour. "There are two major misconceptions that have arisen," says Clarke. ... is valuable to the individual. "This is a major departure from prior theories and turns the whole ... makes a scrap book of other theories." "All major interpretations of the last hundred years are ...

Seven recommendations from Aarhus to COP15

... effort Climate change (CC) constitutes a major threat to Earth's biodiversity Currently, ... Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) constitute a major and cost-effective CC mitigation opportunity ... and in particular forests also constitute a major part of the solution to the CC problem. Emissions ...

Geologists map rocks to soak CO2 from air

... strips along the east and west coasts--some near major cities including New York, Baltimore and San ... done through Idaho State University. The major drawback to natural mineral carbonation is its ... Matter is about to participate in the first major pilot study on CO 2 sequestration in a basalt ...

Cellulosic biofuel technology will generate low-cost green fuel, says major study

... biomass refining scenarios, will make a major contribution to the ongoing debate on the future ... the driving force behind the RBAEF project and a major contributor to the special issue, explains the ... researchers and policy makers. They include a major paper in which Laser et al carry out a ...

Live webcasting of global engineering summit

... A national summit on engineering solutions to major challenges facing the world today will be webcast ... has and will play a critical part in resolving major societal issues. Participants will include ... survey on the public's perceptions of the major technological challenges ahead, and how they feel ...

Study finds most wars occur in Earth's richest biological regions

... found that more than 80 percent of the world's major armed conflicts from 1950-2000 occurred in ... international conservation scientists compared major conflict zones with the Earth's 34 biodiversity ... The study found that more than 90 percent of major armed conflicts defined as those resulting in ...

Iowa Power Fund advances researcher’s long quest for efficient solar power

... said Dalal. "We want to help Iowa become a major producer of solar products that can be sold all ... very clear that organic semiconductors will be a major player in photovoltaic technology," he said. "The ... the continued growth of solar energy, making it a major energy option for the future. "Our whole ...

Duke forum to address global engineering problems

... March 2-3 to discuss engineering solutions to major challenges facing the world today, ranging from ... has and will play a critical part in resolving major societal issues. Topics to be addressed at ... survey on the public's perceptions of the major technological challenges ahead, and how they feel ...

GEN reports on strategies to overcome blood-brain barrier

... 5, 2009The blood-brain barrier (BBB) remains a major obstacle to the successful delivery of drugs to ... mechanisms of CMT were known) is L-DOPA, the major current drug for Parkinson's disease. L-DOPA is ... in the substantia nigra of the brain. Another major system that is used in normal mammalian ...

Engineering technology pinpoints earliest signs of animal life

... the Marinoan glaciations, the second of the two major glacial episodes of the Neoproterozoic which ... It appears that the climatic shock of the two major glacial episodes of the Neoproterozoic caused a major reorganisation of marine ecosystems including the ...

Ocean research officials hail completion of modernization for US scientific ocean drilling vessel

... scientists around the globe will be enhanced in a major way by the future work of JR." "We are ... in the successful refit and modernization of this major research platform." Steven Bohlen of Texas A&M ... of methane gas that show potential to be a major factor in climate change; and future rising sea ...

Genetic testing not cost-effective in guiding initial dosing of common blood thinner

... but may be for patients at higher risk for major bleeding. This study is being published in the ... accurate dosing will translate into decreased major bleeds during the initiation phase of warfarin ... dosing decreases the risk of major bleeds when compared with standard induction of ...

January-February GSA Bulletin media highlights

... the eastern New Zealand continental margin. Two major processes influencing the deposition were ... The Oligocene-Miocene represents a period of major change. Bottom current activity then took over as ... fractures associated with the Hurricane Fault, a major active structure near the western margin of the ...

'Smart scaffolds' may help heal broken hearts

... The FASEB Journal ( http://www.fasebj.org ) is a major step toward treatments that allow people to more ... rats only had minimal improvement. "This is a major development toward radically new treatments for ... the potential to save more lives than any other major advance in the field since the stent." ...

January GEOLOGY media highlights

... record of displacement rate yet documented on a major submarine plate boundary strike-slip fault. It ... the tectonic geomorphology associated with major submarine faults, at a precision now comparable ... km of the Earth from a magma reservoir beneath a major volcano. The results of Keir et al. suggest that ...

Human genomics in China

... is of the primary concern and rice is the major staple food for Chinese people. Second, rice, a ... recommended the NSFC committee to initiate some major projects for human genome research. His efforts ... research of human and rice, the two national major scientific projects, together with a series of ...

NYU scientists discover dangerous new method for bacterial toxin transfer

... Staph aureus strains, in particular, have become major public health concerns after gaining antibiotic ... species to cause toxic shock, which could have a major impact on human pathogenicity." In other words, ... attachment at more DNA sites, thus removing a major barrier for integrating new genetic elements like ...

New genetic markers for ulcerative colitis identified, researchers report in Nature Genetics

... inflammatory disorder, are the two major forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). ... factors for Crohn's disease has been one of the major success stories in this new era of research. ... receptor (IL23R) gene on chromosome 1p31 and the major histocompatibility complex on chromosome 6p21. ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 17, 2008

... and Narasimharao Kondamudi note that the major barrier to wider use of biodiesel fuel is lack of ... fuel which actually smells like java had a major advantage in being more stable than traditional ... note that the growth of ice crystals is a major cause of damage to cells, tissues and organs ...

Oregon's Rogue River Basin to face climate-change hurdles

... Three major global climate-change projections scaled down to ... and water quality, the report concludes. Another major issue will be public health and emergency ... directly in the transition between these two major global bands, rendering future forecasts of ...
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