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A much-needed shot in the arm for HIV vaccine development

... international alliance ofindependent agencies and organizations conducting or supporting HIVvaccine research. In June 2004, the G8 countries endorsed its goals,and will consider the new plan at its forthcoming summit meeting in theUnited Kingdom this July. Thecoordinating committee of the plan reads like a "who'...

Study Links Ebola Outbreaks To Animal Carcasses

...mmunications limited," added Karesh. "Conservation organizations such as WCS are therefore critical to the early detection of the conditions that can lead to deadly health emergencies." ...

Scientists collaborate to assess health of global environment

...ng to Mooney, these topics were chosen because the organizations that oversee major international treaties dealing with biological systems requested the information. The lack of adequate data to uphold such treaties is what helped convince the United Nations to initiate the program, he added. Case studies In Sep...

Agilent Technologies releases automated literature search tool for biology researchers

...ug-in as part of its collaborations with two other organizations on systems biology projects: the Stanford University School of Medicine on auto-immune diabetes; and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) on melanoma, autism and pancreatic cancer. Labs researchers are focusing on proteomics and metab...

World's largest rainforest drying experiment completes first phase

...final two years of this experiment. Collaborating organizations in this effort include IPAM (Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazonia), EMBRAPA (Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria), University of Georgia, Stanford University, Universidade de São Paulo/Centro de Energia Nuclear na Agricultura, Universi...

Applied Biosystems Introduces Advanced Gene Expression Service Provider Program

...eased business opportunities. “Under the program, organizations offering gene expression analysis services can now offer their clients a complete gene expression analysis system backed with technical and promotional support package from the leader in gene expression technologies,?said Catherine M. Burzik, Preside...

Harnessing microbes, one by one, to build a better nanoworld

...eased business opportunities. “Under the program, organizations offering gene expression analysis services can now offer their clients a complete gene expression analysis system backed with technical and promotional support package from the leader in gene expression technologies,?said Catherine M. Burzik, Preside...

New online portal merges vast data on Gulf of Maine ecosystem

... Data Partnership, the alliance of 20 agencies and organizations providing marine data, new portal offers up decades of work by agencies and scientists dedicated to understanding the Gulf of Maine ecosystem and its species. For decades, a vast and growing storehouse of knowledge about the Gulf of Maine has been o...

Biodiversity hotspots identify conservation priorities

... scientific knowledge and the expertise of partner organizations to conserve this region for the benefit of not only its plant and animal species, but also for the millions of people whose well-being is tied to its ecological health." The Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands hotspot is a 178,095-square-mile area encompassi...

Computational Method Speeds Mapping of Cell Signaling Networks

...ellowship award in biological informatics. Several organizations supported the work, including the National Institutes of Health, Bristol-Meyer Squibb and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. ...

Emergence of cancer as major cause of childhood death in developing countries is not being adequately addressed

...tely addressed by national or international health organizations and charities, according to investigators at St. J...ional charities, the researchers say. Health care organizations and charities have traditionally focused on relatively inexpensive strategies for combating infectio...

New strategies to reduce hospital-aquired infections

... addition to public education campaigns by several organizations are also pushing for hospitals to alert the public to their infection rates. ...

Distributed Basic Local Alignment Search Toolkit (W.ND-BLAST)

... addition to public education campaigns by several organizations are also pushing for hospitals to alert the public to their infection rates. ...

UN environmental agency steps up battle against marine pollution

...o prevent coastal and marine pollution and the two organizations will support each other with technical and legal training. The Basel Convention is the world's most comprehensive environmental agreement on hazardous and other wastes. It has over 160 Parties and aims to protect human health and the environment fro...

Insects, viruses could hold key for better human teamwork in disasters

...findings to three major areas: collaboration among organizations involved in disaster-relief efforts; the use of information technology to support preparedness, response and recovery tasks; and the emerging role of civil engineers as key first responders to disasters. The study, "Information Technology-based Coll...

U.N. mulls the protection of Earth's forests

...ete outcomes, such as a fund to help international organizations and countries protect the world's forests. The forum is scheduled to meet May 16 to 27 at U.N. Headquarters in Manhattan. "At the international level, there's been much stalemate and disagreement on the issues of forest protection and management," s...

UN: World in big ecological mess

...rtnership of UN agencies, international scientific organizations and development agencies, with private sector and civil society input, in response to Mr. Annan's call for global support of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which seek to slash a host of socio-economic ills such as extreme poverty and hunger...

Siberian tigers hang tough

...te to the hard work and dedication of conservation organizations and government officials here in Russia. Despite massive poaching pressures in the 1990s, we have been able to turn back the tide, and retain our tiger population." John Seidensticker, of the Save the Tiger Fund, a partnership between Exxon Mobil, U....

Team of international scientists departs today to discover the unknown in China's Himalayan region

...ies, such as the Chinese government, environmental organizations and scientists to develop strategies to protect th...Conservation Fund supports non-profit conservation organizations focused on endangered animals and their habitats. The fund will specifically be involved in this exp...

Leading scientists rank endangered dolphins, porpoises most in need of immediate action

...up. "It's crucial to give guidance to agencies and organizations on how they should invest their resources for bycatch mitigation." Between 1993 and 2003, fisheries in the United States introduced changes that reduced cetacean bycatch to one-third of its previous levels. But so far little of this success has been...

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