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ComCam Selected by ePortation on New Maritime Domain Awareness Project

..., Inc. to provide critical hardware, software and systems integration for a Maritime Domain Awareness and Seaport security project. ComCam CEO don Gilbreath stated, "Our two companies have worked informally for about a year supporting Transportation Worker Identity Credential (TWIC) initiatives w...

Isolated forest patches lose species, diversity

...imes of trees and other plants have masked many of the ecological changes already under way in the patches of forest that remain, says study co-author don Waller, a professor in the Department of Botany and Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at UW-Madison. "Things may look healthy, but over time ...

Toward cheap underwater sensor nets

...noise amplifier. "The amplifier works, but it is not yet as efficient as don Kimball's original design or the early simulations," said electrical engine...ergraduate Brian Faunce, referring to Calit2 principal development engineer don Kimball. "There is some sort of an optimization issue we still have to figu...

Dolphins maintain round-the-clock visual vigilance

...tening to the sounds for 5 days without a break. Their auditory vigilance remained as sharp as it had been 5 days earlier. Next Allen Goldblatt and don Carder designed a visual stimulus to test the dolphins' vigilance while they continued listening to the repetitive beeps. Knowing that the dolphins' b...

UC Davis launches 'One Health' care for wild mountain gorillas and human neighbors

...erinary Project has truly made a difference for the gorillas and for their continued existence, while spreading important conservation messages," said don Hutchinson, interim president/CEO of The Maryland Zoo. "UC Davis now has the opportunity to expand the reach of MGVP and showcase the interconnectedne...

Researchers report 'moderately large' potential for red tide outbreak in Gulf of Maine region

...centrations of Alexandrium cysts are one of the indicators of the magnitude of a potential bloom in spring. In October 2008, a survey team led by don Anderson, a senior scientist in the WHOI Biology Department and the lead investigator of the Gulf of Maine Toxicity (GOMTOX) study, spent 10 days coll...

Marine scientists warn of potential for spring, summer red tide outbreak in Gulf of Maine

...oncentrations of Alexandrium cysts are one of the indicators of the magnitude of a potential bloom in spring. In October 2008, a survey team led by don Anderson, a biologist at WHOI and principal investigator of the Gulf of Maine Toxicity (GOMTOX) study, spent 10 days collecting seafloor sediment samp...

Autopilot guides proteins in brain

...on has eluded biologists: How do the proteins know where to go? "There's no little man sitting there, putting the protein in the right place," said don Arnold, molecular and computational biologist at the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. "Proteins have to have in them encoded information ...

LabRoots Launches Social Networking Site for Scientists & Engineers

...eam of experienced sales professionals presenting LabRoots products to potential advertisers. LabRoots management team includes Greg Cruikshank (CEO), don Cruikshank (COO), JP Wang (Director), and Alfred Herzing (Director of Sales and Marketing).   More information can be found at www.LabRoo...

Science returns to the Capitol Hill spotlight at March 24 exhibition

... from sponsoring organization): American Astronomical Society, LSST: The Widest, Fastest, Deepest Eye of the New Digital Age, Sidney Wolff and don Sweeney, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope American Educational Research Association, Changing the Game: Curriculum, Teachers and Parents Working To...

World's top minds to celebrate 'the birth and life of beginnings'

... renowned scholars visiting Tallahassee include world-famous anthropologist don Johanson, a co-discoverer of "Lucy," the 3.2-million-year-old skeleton that...s will speak on "The Evolution of Creationism in America" on March 26. don Johanson, a professor of anthropology at Arizona State University and one o...

Internationally acclaimed researcher joins UH faculty thanks to $5.5 million grant

...rtments but also the region, by partnering with institutions within the Texas Medical Center and rapidly establishing international prominence," said don Birx, vice chancellor for research for the UH System and vice president for research at UH. UH and TMHRI applied this summer for a superiority gran...

Carnegie's Donald Brown receives lifetime achievement award from Society for Developmental Biology

...n for understanding how hormones control the development of organ and tissue development, growth, and death. "Doing genetics by gene isolation gave don Brown a firm grip on fundamental mechanisms that were beyond the classical genetics of that era," remarked Allan Spradling, director of Embryology. "L...

Researchers identify potential new weapon in battle against HIV infection

...much more susceptible to the virus. "This study is not suggesting that your blood type alone determines if you will get HIV," says lead author Dr. don Branch of Canadian Blood Services. "However, it does suggest that individuals who are exposed to the virus, may be helped or hindered by their blood s...

UAF researchers to present at AGU press briefing

...ir Tumskoy; University of Manchester: Bart van Dongen; Lule University of Technology: Johan Ingri, Fredrik Nordblad, Johan Gelting; Oxford University: don Porcelli. CONTACT: Igor Semiletov, associate research professor, at 907-474-6286 or via e-mail at igorsm@iarc.uaf.edu . Marmian Grimes, UAF public...

Research conference at UH to focus on US troops' needs, homeland security

...epartment of Defense Research Conference. "UH researchers are in pursuit of new, cutting-edge technologies that will benefit American troops," said don Birx, vice chancellor for research for the UH System and vice president for research for UH. "This conference gives our researchers access to the mili...

Soil Science Society of America presents awards in Houston

... Harry Vereecken, Forschungszentrum Jlich -- don & Betty Kirkham Soil Physics Award. Harry Vereecke...ce Society, and American Geophysical Union. The don and Betty Kirkham Soil Physics Award recognizes mi...d by the Lena and Maria Van der Ploeg Fund and the don and Betty Kirkham Fund, both of the Agronomic Scie...

Collegiate Inventors Competition recognizes top student inventors

...nal Inventors Hall of Fame: Robert Bower (self-aligned gate MOSFET), Edith Flanigen (molecular sieves), Thomas Fogarty (balloon embolectomy catheter), don Keck (optical fiber), William Murphy, Jr. (disposable medical trays and sealed blood bags), Rangaswamy Srinivasan (excimer laser surgery), and James W...

ESA to feature wide range of UW-Madison presentations

...Madison botany and environmental studies professor don Waller and Wright State University biology profess...book will be available at the meeting. Contact: don Waller, dmwaller@wisc.edu , (608) 263-2042 TU...e difficult to track. UW-Madison botany professor don Waller and his research group are studying ecologi...

UCSF researchers identify virus behind mysterious parrot disease

...infectious disease that has been killing parrots and exotic birds for more than 30 years. The team, led by UCSF professors Joseph DeRisi, PhD, and don Ganem, MD, also has developed a diagnostic test for the virus linked to Proventricular Dilation Disease, or PDD, which will enable veterinarians world...

Sorry, Charlie, you and Nemo aren't the only fish that talk

... Talking fish are no strangers to Americans. From the comedic portrayal of "Mr. Limpet" by don Knotts, to the children's Disney favorite, "Nemo," fish can talk, laugh and tell jokes--at least on television and the silver screen. But can real fis...

UC San Diego researchers identify potential new drug candidates to combat 'bird flu'

...cal Systems and the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology at UC San Diego, including Lily S. Cheng, co-first author; don Xu; Wilfred Li; and Peter W. Arzberger. The study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry , builds on prior work that captured the nanose...

Dinosaur diggers bring mobile lab, new techniques to Eastern Montana

..., and Liz Johnson and Tim Cleland, both Schweitzer's students. Almost half of the semi-truck contains a clean laboratory that will require users to don lab coats, lab shoes, gloves and hairnets before entering, Schweitzer said. The rest of the truck contains microscopes, work stations and a computer. ...

Arable land can have a negative impact on air quality

...ation in agriculture and the resultant large field areas. In particular, this has affected the regions north of the Caucasus, the lower reaches of the don river and eastern and southern Ukraine. It is possible that the process is also accelerated by climate change. In particular, previously unaffected se...

In computer models and observations, researchers see potential for significant 'red tide' season

...r the next few weeks will determine whether this years algal growth approaches the troubles of 2005. The research teamled by WHOI senior scientists don Anderson and Dennis McGillicuddy and physical oceanographer Ruoying He of NC Stateis several years into the development of a computer model to predict...

Inaugural Kirkham Gold Medal presented to expert on soil physics

... The first don and Betty Kirkham Soil Physics Gold Medal was awar... and is held every four years in honor of the late don Kirkham, Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agricu... Medal from the American Geophysical Union. The don and Betty Kirkham Soil Physics Gold Medal is prese...

Wellmune WGP supplementation alleviates

...r study subjects to miss work or school due to the cold-like symptoms, researchers reported today at the 2008 Experimental Biology annual meeting. don Cox, Ph.D., Vice President of Research & Development for Biotheras Healthcare Group, said, This studys results are exciting because they show the pote...

Ancient reptile rises from Alberta oil sands

...ons and exhibit and studied by Druckenmiller and Russell. We owe a lot to the excellent work Syncrude does of salvaging the fossils they find, says don Brinkman, assistant director of research and collections at the Royal Tyrrell Museum. Because of this kind of partnership we are able to learn a lot m...

Clovis-age overkill didn't take out California's flightless sea duck

...on are based on the first radiocarbon dating of Chendytes bones from six coastal archaeological sites. Erlandson and colleagues, along with UO alum don Grayson, now a University of Washington archaeologist, suggest that the drawn-out road to the ducks' extinction raises serious questions about the "Pl...

Plant Physiology and TAIR partnership will provide genetic information to public database

...he Journal were captured in TAIR. In May 2007 Sue Rhee, Principal Investigator; Eva Huala, Director of TAIR; and Plant Physiology Editor-in-Chief don Ort conceived the idea of Plant Physiology partnering with TAIR to increase the curation of Arabidopsis gene function data from the Journal to as clos...

New dinosaur from Mexico offers insights into ancient life on West America

... are just around the corner. Dinosaurs from this particular period are important because this is a time that is relatively poorly understood, said don Brinkman, a project researcher from Canadas Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology, who along with Aguillon, is studying the non-dinosaur vertebrates fo...

Nanowires hold promise for more affordable solar cells

...forward-thinking companies like Cleanfield and research centres like McMaster is what will help propel Ontario into an alternative energy leader, said don Wilford, managing director of OCEs Centre of Excellence for Photonics. This initiative shows strong promise in addressing the cost effectiveness of s...

An 'attractive' man-machine interface

...hich could lead to finely-tuned but noninvasive treatments for disease, in the January issue of Nature Nanotechnology (published online January 3). don Ingber, MD, PhD, and Robert Mannix, PhD, of Childrens program in Vascular Biology, in collaboration with Mara Prentiss, PhD, a physicist at Harvard Un...

New book reveals an evolutionary journey of the human body

...ently unique about humans is built from parts that are shared with other creatures. I was hooked from the first chapter, writes paleoanthropologist don Johanson, Ph.D., director of the Institute of Human Origins at Arizona State University, and co-discoverer of Lucy. Creationists will want this book b...

Don't judge a brook by its color -- brown waters are more natural

...emonstrates that the colour change is indicative of a return to a more natural, pre-industrial state following a decline in the level of acid rain. don Monteith, Senior Research Fellow at the UCL Environmental Change Research Centre, says: A huge amount of carbon is stored in the form of organic depos...

Testosterone turns male juncos into blustery hunks -- and bad dads

...parental behavior. The latter needs much more study." Diversity in the behavior of male dark-eyed junco is more of a continuum than a dichotomy of don Juans and Mr. Moms. "One of the interesting things is that all males stick around and help," Ketterson said. "If they have higher testosterone the...

Nutrient pollution drives frog deformities by ramping up infections, says CU-Boulder study

...aniel Sutherland and Stephen Carpenter from the University of Wisconsin, Jackson Gross from the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project and don Larson from University of Alaska. The National Science Foundation funded the work. Deformed frogs first gained international attention in the mid-...

To maximize biofuel potential, researchers look for sorghum's 'sweet spot'

...searching crops that may contribute to the biofuel revolution. In Beaumont, Dr. Lee Tarpley, plant physiologist, and College Station colleague, Dr. don Vietor, professor of crop physiology, have focused their research on sweet sorghum. While sweet sorghum and sugarcane are close relatives, the rese...

The American Society of Plant Biologists announces 2007 awards

...her Leaver, University of Oxford; Sharon Long, Stanford University; William Lucas, University of California Davis; William Ogren, Professor Emeritus; don Ort, University of Illinois; Bernard Phinney, University of California Los Angeles; Ralph Quatrano, Washington University; Robert Rabson, Retired fro...

Healthy coral reefs hit hard by warmer temperatures

...peculation about the impacts of global warming on the spread of infectious diseases among susceptible marine species has been brought to an end," said don Rice, director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Chemical Oceanography Program, which funded the research through the joint NSF-National Instit...
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