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A global model for the origin of species independent of geographical isolation

...rgence as members fill different roles in an ecosystem. In a new study, "Global patterns of speciation and diversity," just published in Nature , les Kaufman, Boston University professor of biology and associate director of the BU Marine Program along with a team of researchers from The New England ...

Duke, Harvard researchers to monitor bonobo reintroduction

...herine Workman will be leading the post-release monitoring this summer in the Congo. The bonobo release will be conducted by Congolese organization les Amis des Bonobos du Congo (Friends of Bonobos in Congo, ABC) which runs Lola ya Bonobo, the world's only bonobo sanctuary in the Democratic Republic o...

Breaking the ties that bind: New hope for biomass fuels

...ss or corn husks into a sweet source of biofuels. Working with researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Centre de Recherches sur les Macromolcules Vgtales in France, Los Alamos researcher Paul Langan used neutrons to probe the crystalline structure of highly crystalline cellulose, m...

The physics of star-forming clouds and the urban environment

...-eddy simulation," or LES. However since the first les was done nearly two decades ago, it has been found...errors, and he will discuss a "framework" in which les can be developed to improve the les process of atmospheric modeling. http://meetings...

Bottom trawling impacts, clearly visible from space

...nclude Dr. Elliott Norse, President of Marine Conservation Biology Institute in Bellevue WA; John Amos, President of SkyTruth in Shepherdstown WV, Dr. les Watling, Professor of Zoology at the University of Hawaii in Manoa HI; and Susanna Fuller, Ph.D. Candidate in Biology at Dalhousie University, Halifax...

Crew oxygen for ISS loaded on Jules Verne

...lding at Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Teams from Astrium sites in Bremen, Lampoldshausen (Germany), Stevenage (United Kingdom) and les Mureaux (France) are in charge of these time-consuming and delicate operations. Wearing special protective suits, the teams work in three shifts. Spec...

Secure Services Corp. Achieves Milestone in United States Identity Protection with the Launch of the SSC SHAPE Card Management Solution

...can be confident that their health care information is secure and available only to those medical providers or others to whom they grant access," said les Keepper, Jr., "We can provide this same security and role-based access to non-health care related applications as well," Keepper continued. Key featu...

October Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...anges in coral-reef structure through the Miocene in the Mediterranean province: Adaptive versus environmental influence Luis Pomar, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Ciencies de la Terra, Ctra. Valldemossa, km 7.5, Palma de Mallorca, Baleares/Espaa E-07122, Spain; and Pamela Hallock, University of So...

2 French scientists win European award for communication

...ople in the inner city of Marseille on infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and STD. Following its success, he established an innovative project named les Apprentis-Chercheurs novice researchers, an action of Larbre des connaissances - the tree of knowledge, an association he founded. This project colla...

Variations in detoxifying genes linked to Lou Gehrig's disease

...cular targets for specific treatments. The study was published in the August 22 online issue (available now) of the journal Neurology. Siddique is les Turner ALS Foundation/Herbert C. Wenske Professor, Davee Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurosciences, professor of cell and molecular biology a...

New Research Shows Artificial Light at Night Stimulates Breast Cancer Growth in Laboratory Mice

... growth.?/p> “The risk of developing breast cancer is about five times higher in industrialized nations than it is in underdeveloped countries,?said les Reinlib, Ph.D., a program administrator with the NIEHS?grants division. “These results suggest that the increasing nighttime use of electric lighting,...

UMaine teams with fishermen to study affects of trawling on seafloor ecology

...ne trawler captain Cameron McLellan and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, UMaine graduate student Emily Knight and UMaine Marine Science professor les Watling recently completed a long-term study that examines the effects of groundfish trawling on the complex ecology of the sea floor in the Gulf of M...

Ebola virus: from wildlife to dogs

...ses Control and Prevention of Atlanta (USA) and the Centre Pasteur of Cameroon. (2) See Scientific news sheet n° 192 ?Jabuary 2004, " Virus Ebola : les populations de grands singes menacées ". reference publication: E.M. Leroy, P. Rouquet, P. Formenty, S. Souquière, A. Kilbourne, J.M. Froment, M. Berm...

Antibodies from plants protect against anthrax

...op cost-effective, highly stable medical countermeasures to enable authorities to treat individuals exposed to bioterror agents such as anthrax," says les Baillie of the Naval Medical Research Center. Dr. Baillie, who is also associated with the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, conducted h...
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