University of Texas at Austin engineer elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
...stin, has been elected a fellow into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (AAAS), along with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela, actor James earl
Jones, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and singer/ humanitarian Bono.
"Dr. Heller is an outstanding scientist who translates his discoveries...
Conference to explore sustainability of biofuels
... both joint programs of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. It will take place at the earl
S. Tupper Conference Center at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama City. For information and to register, call +507 212-8247/8179.
Smithsonian hosts tropical extinction debate in Panama
...t up to half of all species on earth may disappear during our lifetimes. Others dispute this view. Opening with a public symposium at the Institute's earl
S. Tupper Research and Conference Center in Panama City on 21 August, a group of world-class tropical biologists will debate the fate of tropical spec...
Protein transports nutrients believed to protect against eye disease
...stand this mechanism might provide a greater appreciation for how one could intervene to possibly slow macular degeneration," said senior study author earl
Harrison, Dean's Distinguished Professor and chair of human nutrition at Ohio State University.
An estimated 10 million Americans have age-related...
AGU Journal Highlights -- March 19, 2008
..., Hampton, Virginia, U.S.A.;
F. Javier Martin-Torres: Analytical Services and Materials, Inc., Hampton, Virginia, U.S.A.;
B. Thomas Marshall, R. earl
Thompson, and Larry L. Gordley: G & A Technical Software, Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.;
Janet U. Kozyra: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michi...
Brain network related to intelligence identified
...udies they reviewed despite the fact the studies represented a variety of approaches.
In his peer commentary, University of Washington psychologist earl
Hunt writes: The Jung & Haier P-FIT model shows how far we have progressed toward understanding the biological basis of intelligence. Twenty-five year...
Time of day tempers tadpoles' response to predators
...rs, such as biorhythms, temper their responses.
Michael Fraker, a doctoral student in the laboratory of ecology and evolutionary biology professor earl
Werner, will present his results Aug. 10 at a meeting of the Ecological Society of America in Memphis, Tenn.
Fraker studied tadpoles of the green ...
Immune system has evolved to prevent autoimmune disease
...olecular or atomic scale to build up a picture of the behavior at a larger level. In this case, Deem and postdoctoral researchers Jun Sun and David J. earl
studied the physical properties of fragments of DNA to determine the origins, behavior, and generation of antibodies.
Generating antibodies is one ...
Using nanoparticles, in vivo gene therapy activates brain stem cells
...hy neurons," he said.
"In the future, this technology may make it possible to repair neurological damage caused by disease, trauma or stroke," said earl
J. Bergey, Ph.D., co-author and deputy director of biophotonics at the institute.
The group's next step is to conduct similar studies in larger ani...