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Obama administration announces more than $327 million in Recovery Act funding for science research

... $327 million in new funding from the American recovery and Reinvestment Act will go toward scientific ... electricity grid; Of the $327 million in recovery Act funding announced today, $107.5 million is ... announced $1.2 billion in DOE Office of Science recovery Act projects. In July, DOE announced a new ...

Global curbs on overfishing are beginning to work

... models Atlantis and Ecosim to analyse ecosystem recovery in 31 fisheries worldwide, 10 in detail, ... economic recovery. "As a result we are seeing recovery in overall ecosystem structure, even if some ... conducted up to the mid-1990s showed signs of recovery in ecosystem structure in the North West Shelf ...

New advance in revolutionary 'bullet fingerprinting' technique

... of the fingerprint, vastly improving their recovery rate. It has also proven that components of the ... surface of the metal." "Currently, fingerprint recovery from bullets is very low; less than 1 percent. ... then that would be significant. "Previous recovery methods include applying powder to the material ...

New study finds lowfat chocolate milk is effective post-exercise recovery aid for soccer players

... to provide equal or possibly superior muscle recovery compared to a high-carbohydrate recovery beverage with the same amount of calories. In ... lowfat chocolate milk or a high-carbohydrate recovery beverage daily after intense training for four ...

Yale study: Most polluted ecosystems recoverable

... freshwater and brackish, and addresses recovery from major anthropogenic disturbances: ... conducted over the past century that examined the recovery of large ecosystems following the cessation of a ... community. The researchers quantified the recovery of each of the variables in terms of the time it ...

DOE funds bio-inspired solar fuel center at Arizona State

... center is one of 16 EFRCs funded by the American recovery and Reinvestment Act. The criterion for providing an EFRC with recovery Act funding was job creation. The EFRCs chosen for funding under the recovery Act provide the most employment for postdoctoral ...

DOE to establish Energy Frontier Research Center at PNNL

... The criterion for providing an EFRC with recovery Act funding was job creation. The EFRCs chosen for funding under the recovery Act provide the most employment for postdoctoral ... and technical staff, in keeping with the recovery Act's objective to preserve and create jobs and ...

DOE makes largest Danforth Campus research award in history

... The criterion for providing an EFRC with recovery Act funding was job creation. The EFRCs chosen for funding under the recovery Act provide the most employment for postdoctoral ... and technical staff, in keeping with the recovery Act's objective to preserve and create jobs and ...

Reef boom beats doom

... say they are astonished at the spectacular recovery of certain coral reefs in Australia's Great ... Dr Diaz-Pulido explains that the rapid recovery is due to an exceptional combination of ... by rapidly regrowing from surviving tissue. recovery of corals is usually thought to depend on sexual ...

The Prestige oil spill caused changes in the cell structure of mussels

... From 2004 on the situation showed signs of recovery and the size of the lysosomes had returned to ... the mussels had been seriously affected. Signs of recovery were observed in 2004 in the samples from Galicia ... mussels were recorded. In 2004 the first signs of recovery were noted but, on terminating the research in ...

'Undesirable' evolution can be reversed in fish, Stony Brook University scientists show

... fishing may be reversible, the length of the recovery period is sobering," said Dr. Pikitch, who is ... the size-selective fishing period. During the recovery years, body size gradually rebounded. In this ... Dr. Conover's team estimated that full recovery would take about 12 generations, ...

Basic research critical to America's economic recovery

... urged Congress to move swiftly to pass economic recovery legislation that includes strong funding for key ... While the House-passed version of the American recovery and Reinvestment Act included vital investments ... an effective, comprehensive and affordable recovery plan," said Science Coalition President Bill ...

Long-term recovery of reefs from bleaching requires local action to increase resilience

... more than 25 years of data on reef ecosystems recovery from climate change-related episodes of coral ... review of long-term global patterns in reef recovery following bleaching events. Bringing together the ... An ecological assessment of long-term impacts, recovery trends and future outlook" also discusses ...

Organic soils continue to acidify despite reduction in acidic deposition

... studying the effects of acidic deposition to the recovery of these aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. ... of these ecosystems are showing signs of chemical recovery (increases in acid neutralizing capacity and pH, decreases in sulfate and aluminum concentrations), recovery is slower than expected based on the magnitude of ...

4 years after tsunami: Corals stage comeback

... Conservation Society (WCS) has reported a rapid recovery of coral reefs in areas of Indonesia, following ... Aceh, Indonesia. The researchers attribute the recovery to natural colonization by resilient coral ... These findings provide new insights into coral recovery processes that can help us manage coral reefs in ...

Flowering plants speed post-surgery recovery

... provide distraction from the pain associated with recovery from surgery. Now, research has confirmed the ... experience more severe pain and a slower recovery period. Some of these problems are treated ... with or without plants during their postoperative recovery periods. Data collected for the study included ...

Timetable for Puget Sound restoration suffers setback

... Northwest National Laboratory warn that this recovery process may take 10 to 30 years longer than first ... process occurs," said Crecelius. Natural recovery competes with urban growth More recently, ... has nearly doubled in the last 50 years. recovery dates bumped out Scientists found that ...

Overfishing threatens European bluefin tuna

... the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas) launched a recovery plan whose main objective is to rebuild the ... "Our calculations show that the present recovery plan has little chance of reaching its goal and ... bluefin tuna population will develop under the recovery plan assuming that the existing quotas are ...

October 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

... and eyes, as carbon; an habitable zone model for recovery after major extinction; the complex response of ... species loss in the marine realm, and biotic recovery was delayed relative to other mass extinctions. A ... Permian extinction levels are reduced and the recovery time is minimized, supporting the interpretation ...

Women do not recover their muscle strength as fast as men

... week after the cast was removed; women's recovery levels were significantly lower, one week after ... below baseline. All the women exhibited a slow recovery of their strength (at least a 15% reduction ... regulating muscle mass, may contribute to slower recovery times in women. According to Dr. Clark, "This ...

Blood pressure response to daily stress provides clues for better hypertension treatment

... a program project leader, has shown a prolonged recovery to normal blood pressure following stress. She's ... stressor, blood pressure doesn't rise as high and recovery is more normal. "We also found out that ... they have higher pressure increases and a delayed recovery unless they are missing an endothelin receptor ...

GKSS membranes reduce air pollution in Beijing

... regulations have been introduced prescribing a recovery of petrol vapour in especially polluted areas ... membranes, modules and the procedure for the recovery of petrol vapour have been used at tank farms in Europe. For the recovery of petrol vapour, the gases are returned to the ...

Ante-partum bed rest moms get active in Case Western Reserve University study

... women will test new interventions in aiding that recovery during a pilot study at Case Western Reserve ... "Rebound: A Self-Management Intervention for recovery from Ante-partum Bed Rest," Maloni will test a ... programs that help women learn to manage their recovery after both bed rest and birth. The study is ...

Database shows effects of acid rain on microorganisms in Adirondack Lakes

... part of what has been a 12-year analysis on the recovery of Adirondack lakes from the effects of acid rain ... lakes, ponds, and reservoirs in various stages of recovery from acidification in the Adirondack mountain ... and might someday be used as indicators of lake recovery from acidification, according to ....

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

... program centred on Glenthorne called the Woodland recovery Initiative. This initiative will: ... the Ranges part of a regional multi-species recovery program the likes of which the world has never ... minimum of $20 million to establish the Woodland recovery Initiative at Glenthorne over the first five ...

Ozone hole recovery may reshape southern hemisphere climate change

... A full recovery of the stratospheric ozone hole could modify ... of ozone-depleting substances allows for a full recovery of the ozone hole over Antarctica, we may finally ... modeling effort also indicated that ozone hole recovery would weaken the intense westerly winds that ...

IAEA helps recover stray radioactive sources in Nigeria

... (NNRA), the IAEA assembled a team of radiation recovery experts to pick up the sources in three locations ... equipment delays, and traffic jams. At one recovery mission in a hospital, an unforeseen equipment ... The IAEA works in a coordinative role in recovery and repatriation cases such as these. In recent ...

Recovering from a mass extinction

... The full recovery of ecological systems, following the most ... shows that after a major ecological crisis, recovery takes a very long time. So although we have not ... recover. Sahney and Benton looked at the recovery of tetrapods animals with a backbone and four ...

Manomet Center awarded major NFWF grant to foster shorebird conservation

... of sites is essential to the ambitious Shorebird recovery Project, led by the Executive Office of WHSRN at ... for endangered Red Knots as part of a larger recovery effort for the species. Strengthening and ... Latin America. Implementing Manomet's Shorebird recovery project (SRP), by coordinating and facilitating ...

ANDRILL's 2nd Antarctic drilling season exceeds all expectations

... sea floor in McMurdo Sound, and with a remarkable recovery rate of more than 98 percent. The end of drilling ... tell an important story when we put together our recovery with the record of last season. This is exciting ... core. The first stop for each core section after recovery is the Crary Science and Engineering Center, ...

Research cautions to catch-and-release in less than 4 minutes

... levels. We also observed that early during the recovery time the fish were acting kind of woozy -- that ... Suski. "Our study indicated that the four-hour recovery for bonefish is sufficient for at least some ... 4) The temperature of the water can also affect recovery time -- warmer water may ...

Thousands of starving children could be restored to health with peanut butter program

... mixture given at home is successfully promoting recovery in large numbers of starving children in Malawi, ... children in Africa," Manary said. "The recovery rates are a remarkable improvement from standard ... of the concentrated RUTF, Manary said. The recovery rate for children given the standard therapy is ...

Survey finds elevated rates of new asthma among WTC rescue and recovery workers

... Registry, show that 3.6% of the 25,000 rescue and recovery workers enrolled in the Registry report ... online at www.ehponline.org. The rescue and recovery workers are a subset of the 71,000 people ... easy answers, even in retrospect. Rescue and recovery workers were a diverse group that included ...

University of Miami receives stimulus funds for study of hurricane impacts on structures, ecosystems

... of Miami (UM) has been awarded a $15 million grant funded by the American recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). These recovery Act dollars will help to create new jobs in Miami-Dade County through the ...

Nursery programs for corals receive TLC from NOAA this Independence Day

... that The Nature Conservancy and its partners' staghorn and elkhorn coral recovery project, including Lirman's nursery in Biscayne National Park, will receive support from the American recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to further develop large-scale, in-water coral ...

Antibiotics take toll on beneficial microbes in gut

... microbial community. However, in the mice given cefoperazone, there was no recovery of normal diversity. In other mice given the amoxicillin-containing ... Young. However, Young's team found that a little socializing sparked recovery in even the most severely affected mice. Some of the mice given ...

Gear bans 'can help save reefs'

... spear guns, fish traps, beach seine nets, and gill nets could aid in the recovery of reefs and fish populations hard hit by coral bleaching events. ... ground, reducing pressure on the reef and its fish while it is in the recovery phase, while also providing fishers with some options for their ...

Help for climate-stressed corals

... - like spear guns, fish traps, and beach seine nets could aid in the recovery of reefs and fish populations hard hit by coral bleaching events. ... ground, reducing pressure on the reef and its fish while it is in the recovery phase, while also providing fishers with some options for their ...

Hatchery fish may hurt efforts to sustain wild salmon runs

... effects could be found. Captive breeding is now a cornerstone of recovery efforts by conservation programs for many threatened or endangered ... in some taxa, and so should not be considered as a panacea for the recovery of all endangered populations." ...

MSU researchers receive $400,000 in first wave of stimulus funding

... The money, from the National Institutes of Health via the American recovery and Reinvestment Act, will help to preserve and create jobs in Michigan ... MSU has about 150 grant applications pending as part of the American recovery and Reinvestment Act and expects to hear on other awards soon. ...
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