Researchers achieve major breakthrough with water desalination system
... in a recent field study in the San Joaquin valley
in which it desalted agricultural drainage water ... water. So to actually go back to the San Joaquin valley
with new advanced technology and be successful is ... drainage wastewater in the San Joaquin valley
is one of the most difficult source waters to ...
UTSA infectious disease researchers advancing vaccine against Valley fever
... advanced the fight against San Joaquin valley
Fever, a respiratory infection of humans, commonly called valley
Fever, which is caused by the Coccidioides ... vaccine that successfully protects mice against valley
Fever, known in scientific circles as ...
Regional partnership to develop algal biofuels gets backing of San Diego leaders
... Timothy Kelley, President and CEO of the Imperial valley
Economic Development Corporation. "We feel that the addition of Imperial valley
will allow the algae industry to attain full ... resources and available land, the Imperial valley
is the ideal location for algae as an industry." ...
Researchers examine role of climate change in disease spread
... years: West Nile virus, Chikungunya virus, Rift valley
fever virus and Bluetongue virus.
"There's no ... by mosquitoes (West Nile, Chikungunya, Rift valley
fever) or midges (Bluetongue), creatures whose ... trade between Africa and southern Arabia (Rift valley
fever virus); and modern air transport, the ...
January GEOLOGY media highlights
Uplift and magma intrusion at Long valley
caldera from InSAR and gravity measurements
... compelling evidence that magma is forcing Long valley
caldera, located in the east side of the Sierra ... contributing to the two decades of Long valley
caldera unrest from 1980 through early 2000.
AGU journal highlights -- Dec. 31, 2008
... and known as lobate debris aprons and lineated valley
fill are believed to have formed either as debris ... which are abundant on debris aprons and lineated valley
fill but not seen in surrounding terrain. Ring ... hypothesis that lobate debris aprons and lineated valley
fill are debris-covered glaciers and that many ...
Hatchery fish outnumber wild chinook salmon in troubled fall run
... of adults returning to rivers in the Central valley
were from hatcheries. The other number floating ... the Sacramento River and the rest of the Central valley
drainage system, he said. "There is no question ... use.
"Most of the hatcheries in the Central valley
put the fish in tanker trucks and release them ...
Warming climate threatens California fruit and nut production
... chill had already declined to the point that only 4 percent of the Central valley
was still suitable for growing apples, cherries and pears all of which ... The researchers project that by the end of the 21st century, the Central valley
might no longer be suitable for growing walnuts, pistachios, peaches, ...
Society for Prevention Research Meeting in Washington, D.C., May 27-29, 2009
... after 32. May 29 2009 2:45PM - 4:15 PM
Hyatt Regency, Rooms: Washington / valley
The European Drinking Model: Do European youth really drink ... after 32. May 29 2009 2:45PM - 4:15 PM
Hyatt Regency, Rooms: Washington / valley
There is a good understanding of the risk factors associated ...
Geoscientists meet to discuss Rocky Mountain geology
... Society of America, being held 11-13 May 2009 in Orem, Utah. Utah valley
University (UVU) is hosting the meeting in their new library building on ...
FIELD TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
is located on the eastern edge of the Basin and Range and close to both ...
Pest management specialist Charles Summers wins prestigious Woodworth Award
... California agriculture. He has conducted field studies in the Central valley
from Chico to Bakersfield, working with 15 different field and vegetable ... He proved that the corn leafhopper can overwinter in the San Joaquin valley
and that the pathogen, Spiroplasma kunkelii overwinters in it.
Keeping golf courses green when fresh water is limited
... water into rivers and lakes.
The use of reuse water in the Las Vegas valley
is expanding through the use of satellite treatment plants into areas in ... conducted a monitoring program on nine golf courses in the Las Vegas valley
for 4.5 years to assess the impact of reuse water on soilturfgrass ...
Northwest climate change is target of $3.2M in grants to University of Oregon
... Conservancy in the Puget Trough near Olympia, Wash., the Rogue River valley
outside Medford, Ore., and the Willamette valley
west of Eugene. The three sites form a natural climate gradient of ...
Scripps research team solves structure of 'beneficial' virus
... The 3-D structure of the virus, known as Seneca valley
Virus-001, reveals that it is unlike any other known member of the ... contains details of 253 viruses to date.
Once the structure of Seneca valley
Virus-001 was solved, researchers went on to identify several areas on the ...
Climate change could severely impact California's unique native plants
... California will migrate north into the San Diego mountains. The Central valley
will become preferred habitat for plants of the Sonoran desert.
"Across ... California's Central Coast, the Transverse Ranges separating the Central valley
from Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Mountains east of Los Angeles. Many ...
Phoenix mission to Mars will search for climate clues
... onto the northern Mars terrain called Green Valley.
Of course, no valley
is actually green on the Red Planet. The place got its name after analysis ... the first week of surface operations.
Phoenix will touch down in Green valley
with the aid of a parachute, retro rockets and three strong legs with ...
Archaeologist uses satellite imagery to explore ancient Mexico
... practices. Middleton will focus on two sites in the Chichicapam valley
located in between two of the major arms of the central valleys of ... Today its classified as semi-arid, and the dominant vegetation in the valley
is thorn-scrub forest. Ten thousand years ago, it was a grassland and ...
Citizen Science -- a celebration of partnership between academia and local people
... in water use, ecology and conservation of the lakes in the Kenyan Rift valley
which are unique on the planet - can be integrated with the sustainable ... is with the limnology (lake ecology) of the soda lakes of the Rift valley
and the flocks of flamingos who depend on them. This is an interest ...
Evolution tied to Earth movement
... of Earths crust, forming the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden and the Great Rift valley
that stretches from Syria to southern Africa.
As part of this process, Africa is being split apart along the East African Rift, a valley
bounded by elevated shoulders a few tens of miles wide and sitting atop ...
November GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY Media Highlights
... Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK, and Midland valley
Exploration Ltd., 144 West George Street, Glasgow G2 2HG, UK.
If you ask ... Glasgow University and colleagues Alan Gibbs and Serena Jones at Midland valley
Exploration. They focus on the scientific contradiction of unbiased ...
New paper examines dams' effects on California salmon
... Chinook salmon and other fish in the rivers of Californias Central valley
could be harmed by more water-storage dams, according to researchers at ... the relative importance of individual populations of salmon within the valley
and examined how the addition of large water-storage dams blocked access ...
Biologists rediscover endangered frog population
... searching for all species of vertebrates animals with a backbone in a study of biological change in the region. The biologists were in the Tahquitz valley
area the week of June 21 when Drew Stokes, a field biologist with the museum, found and photographed a single mountain yellow-legged frog in Willow ...
DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009
... and effectively reroute power distribution during emergency or natural disasters. (Jointly with Electric Power Research Institute, Tennessee valley
Authority and PBS&J)
PulseForge 3100 - uses rapid pulses of light for high-speed drying, curing, sintering or annealing high temperature ...
Research network wins approximately £5.7 million to target human and animal diseases in Africa
... Deadly diseases including plague, Ebola and Rift valley
Fever are being targeted as part of a new multi-million pound international partnership involving African researchers and the London International ...
'Honey bee health' of concern at Western Apicultural Society conference
... and fitness and member of the UC Davis Department of Nutrition faculty, will speak on "Honey and Exercise Physiology."
Randy Oliver, a Grass valley
beekeeper and also a part-time researcher, teacher and author, will offer "Beekeeping Tips Based on Experimental Trial and Error."
Fossil bone bed helps reconstruct life along California's ancient coastline
When the bone bed formed between 15,900,000 and 15,200,000 years ago, the climate was warming, sea level was at a peak, California's Central valley
was an inland sea dubbed the Temblor Sea and the emerging Sierra Nevada was shoreline. By closely studying the geology of the Sharktooth Hill area, ...
Diuscovery in amber reveals ancient biology of termites
... existed millions of years ago.
The amber that contained the termite used in this study came from a mine first excavated in 2001 in the Hukawng valley
in Myanmar, in a formation that was between 97 and 110 million years old.
UCI awarded $45 million for infectious disease research
... fever), Lyme disease, West Nile encephalitis and Lassa fever.
Improved detection of and vaccine development for coccidioidomycosis (also known as valley
fever), a fungal disease that primarily affects the lungs. It occurs in California and other parts of the southwestern U.S. and in northern Mexico. ...
Breast health center gives TGen new research opportunities
... PHOENIX, Ariz. May 4, 2009 Today's opening of a new breast health center next to John C. Lincoln Deer valley
Hospital will provide significant research opportunities for the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen).
The 9,000-square-foot Breast ...
Scripps studies offer new picture of Lake Tahoe's earthquake potential
... shore of the lake and comes onshore at Baldwin Beach, then passes through the southern third of Fallen Leaf Lake, where it descends into Christmas valley
near Echo Summit.
Vitamin D levels linked to asthma severity
... M.D., Dr. P.H. and Augusto Litonjua, M.D., M.P.H. of Harvard Medical School and colleagues recruited 616 children with asthma living in the Central valley
of Costa Rica, a country known to have a high prevalence of asthma. Each child was assessed for allergic markers, including both allergen-specific ...
... and African-like habitats were separated by no more than 100 metres.
Shmuel Raz and colleagues studied the communities of scorpions in a valley
near Mount Carmel in Israel which has been dubbed "Evolution Canyon." Evolution Canyon" has steep slopes and runs approximately east-west, which ...
Two-day symposium in Baltimore to tackle the promises and perils of proton radiotherapy
... of their energy at the very end of this trek via an effect called the Bragg peak.
The largest session, chaired by Dr. Christopher Rose of the valley
Radiotherapy Associates Medical Group in California, will take a look the latest clinical studies that test these theoretical advantages in the ...
New research reveals the earliest evidence for corn in the New World
... called "teosinte," and genetic studies of modern populations of teosinte and maize suggested this event occurred somewhere in the Central Balsas valley
region of tropical southwest Mexico. However, no research on early prehistoric human settlement and agriculture had been carried out there. Piperno ...
Researchers find the earliest evidence of domesticated maize
... alumna, finding evidence in the form of pollen and charcoal in lake sediments that forests were being cut down and burned in the Central Balsas River valley
to create agricultural plots by 7000 years ago. She also found maize and squash phytoliths -- rigid microscopic bodies found in many plants -- in ...
Communication Intelligence Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2008 Results
... Corporation, Palm Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Sony Ericsson Corp., Snap-on Credit LLC, Travelers Indemnity Company ("Travelers"), Tennessee valley
Authority and Wells Fargo Bank NA.
The Company reported a net loss attributable to common stockholders of $637,000 or $0.01 per share on 129.8 ...
Great Lake's sinkholes host exotic ecosystems
... minerals from the defunct seabed and carrying them into the lake to form these exotic, extreme environments, says Bopaiah A. Biddanda of Grand valley
State University, in Muskegon, Mich., one of the leaders of a scientific team studying the sinkhole ecosystems. Those ecosystems are in a class not ...
Merck and AAAS announce 2009 winners of outstanding undergraduate research programs
... College, Bowdoin College, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Ashland University, Siena College, Kean University, Furman University, Lebanon valley
College, Niagara University, University of West Florida, State University of New York at New Paltz, and Colorado College.
Since 1994, the ...
Success for first outdoor, large-scale algae-to-biofuel research project in Nevada
... partners Enegis, LLC and Bebout and Associates.
The project, using one of two 5,000-gallon ponds at the University's greenhouse complex on valley
Road in Reno, produced several hundred gallons of concentrated algal slurry. The research has demonstrated that, with the proper technology and ...
NAU research ties tree mortality trends to climate warming
... from more than 6,000 trees, mostly ponderosa pines, rooted in the Gus Pearson Natural Area established in 1908 and located within the Fort valley
Experimental Forest 12 miles north of Flagstaff. Trees in the experimental forest can reach beyond 500 years old.
The study, conducted in ...