Tag: "goods" at biology news
FDA sees nanotech challenges in every product category it regulates
...estimated to grow to $2.6 trillion in manufactured goods
globally by 2014. As the Task Force report highlights, nanotechnology impacts every area of FDA responsibility—drugs, drug delivery systems, cosmetics, medical devices, and food products. Overall, the agency regulates products that are worth nearly $...
Iowa State scientists demonstrate first use of nanotechnology to enter plant cells
... unique "capping" strategy that seals the chemical goods
inside. In previous studies, his group successfully demonstrated that the caps can be chemically activated to pop open and release the cargo inside of animal cells. This unique feature provides total control for timing the delivery The team’s fir...
Human's ecological footprint in 2015 and Amazonia revealed
...aled: forest degradation and the loss of ecosystem goods
and services in the Amazon Basin Also appearing... plant and animal species and offering a wealth of goods
and services to society. For years, ecological science has shown how large scale forest clearings c...
ESA launches new project to protect biodiversity
...atural ecosystems, the survival of species and the goods
and services they offer to humankind," the UNCBD's Höft said. "It also demonstrates the responsible role of the private sector in offering tools and services for the benefit of the global community." ...
Cancer tip -- Nanoparticles can damage DNA, increase cancer risk
...ommercially ?in electronics, textiles and sporting goods
?and easy to work with in the laboratory setting. "We observed both dose-dependent and time-dependent increases in DNA damage in breast cancer cells exposed to either aqueous colloidal silica or C60 fullerenes," Pacheco said. "The DNA damage co...
Mother knows best: Plant knowledge key to childhood health in remote Amazon
...lf of their household consumption, while purchased goods
account for a tiny fraction of consumption. "Like other remote rural populations around the world, the Tsimane' must rely on their ability to exploit natural resources to maintain the health of their children," said Victoria Reyes-García, PhD, co...
By 2048 all current fish, seafood species projected to collapse
...in maintaining ecosystem services, which are those goods
and functions that are essential for the growing human population. "Worm and colleagues have provided the first comprehensive assessment of thestate of ecosystem services provided by the biodiversity of the world's oceans to humanity," said Scien...
Researchers barcode DNA of Venice museum's vast fungi collection
...new areas of the world through the global trade of goods
and movement of people. In addition, some species ...philosophy, natural science collections are public goods
that everybody belonging to the scientific community should be able to take advantage of." ...
Attention shoppers: Researchers find neurons that encode the value of different goods
...ntal cortex (OFC) that assigns values to different goods
on a common value scale. Assigning values on a com...eflects the value subjects assign to the available goods
when they make choices," says Padoa-Schioppa. "A concrete possibility is that various choice defic...
Protecting endangered species helps reduce poverty
... who depend on these areas have more access to the goods
and services they provide. Incomes increase and access to freshwater, health, education and women's rights often also improve. According to the report, some ecotourism projects based on the observation of species in the wild--such as marine turtles...
South America's vast pantanal wetland may become next everglades, UNU experts warn
...e of wetlands in their current state, and thus the goods
and services they provide and the species they support, is crucially linked to averting serious changes in land use and climate change," the analysis says. Local threats to the Pantanal "Traditional Pantanal commodities ?mainly cattle and fishing ?...
Scientists collaborate to assess health of global environment
... assessment's science oversight panel. "It relates goods
and services that ecosystems provide to human well-being. And surprisingly enough, that's never been done before." Mooney will participate in the March 30 press conference in Washington, D.C., which will focus on the implications for the United Stat...