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August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - GEOLOGY studies include some curious associations: air hockey and plate tectonics; calcite and Earth's orbit; Columbia River Flood Basalts and the Congo Fan; and rock hyrax middens and global climate change. Also in Geology: briny eruptions on Mars; the only basin known to have ...

InVitria to Unveil Powerful Cell Culture Media Component ZAP-CHO

InVitria’s BioProcess Theater presentation, “New Strategies for Optimizing CHO Performance,” to feature new supplement for CHO cell culture optimization called ZAP-CHO during BIO 2009 International Convention in Atlanta, GA.  Fort Collins, CO May 19, 2009 / b3c newswire ...

2009 AIBS Media Award

Chip Rowe, a senior editor of Playboy magazine, has won the 2009 Media Award of the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), given to a journalist for outstanding reporting on biological research in either print or broadcast journalism. Rowe's story, "Sexual Male: The Hard Facts," is part...

April 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - GEOLOGY covers multiple aspects of life on Earth, including extinctions and diversifications, "tool" use by the first creatures to walk on land, sirenians (manatees) in the Tethys-Mediterranean, the last refuge of the woolly mammoth, and Edwards Aquifer development as seen throu...

Mass media often failing in its coverage of global warming, says climate researcher

"Business managers of media organizations, you are screwing up your responsibility by firing science and environment reporters who are frankly the only ones competent to do this," said climate researcher and policy analyst Stephen Schneider, in assessing the current state of media coverage of glob...

February 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - GEOLOGY includes three papers about Mars; continuation of the "jelly sandwich" versus "crme brle" debate; support for the Snowball Earth hypothesis; what nine-million-year-old tooth enamel says about vegetation in an ancient sub-Himalayan ecosystem; anthropogenic lead in the T...

BIO-key(R) Fingerprint Biometrics Media Spotlights

Successful Deployments in U.S. and Abroad Reported WALL, N.J., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety solutions, today highlights recent successes that were reported...

January-February GSA Bulletin media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - BULLETIN papers examine carbon-14 dating of marine mud fossils in Ireland that suggests high ice-sheet sensitivity to small climate changes; formation of Valles Marineris, Mars; a buried fossil forest in the Gold Hill Loess, Alaska; a 20-meter-high salt pillar near the Dead Se...

January GEOLOGY media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - GEOLOGY topics include "the best submarine record of displacement," geophysical data from the Black Sea, hazardous volcanic ice-slurry flows, the controversy over riverbank erosion rates, surface cracks in the Atacama Desert, CO 2 sequestration, ultradeep Australian diamonds,...

December Geosphere media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA The December Geosphere , The Geological Society of America's e-journal, is now online. Topics include detailed data integration from multiple fields, including tectonics, oceanography, sedimentology, and paleontology, to study the southwestern U.S. climate 17 million years ago t...

December 2008 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - GEOLOGY articles cover the minute to the grand, from calcite-producing earthworms, skeletal metazoans, and mineral discoveries, to Earth's highest coastal mountain range, a newly discovered extension of the Nile deep-sea fan, and a Canadian impact crater, and mark important ev...

October 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - GEOLOGY topics include the fossil conservation of organic tissues, including guts, gills, muscles, and eyes, as carbon; an habitable zone model for recovery after major extinction; the complex response of biodiversity to both climate and tectonics; the "celebrated weirdness of...

September Geology and GSA Today media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - GEOLOGY topics reach deep into Earth and far into spacefrom magma and plate tectonics to cosmic dust and asteroidsand touch on the intricate details of our planet, including a 1200-year record of corals and coral reef health and the wealth of climate change information found in ...

August LabBits: A media tip sheet from the MBL in Woods Hole

MBL, WOODS HOLE, MASummer on Cape Cod is synonymous with a surge of tourists, but also a surge of scientists at the MBL (Marine Biological Laboratory). For more than a century, researchers have come to the MBL each summer from around the world to immerse themselves in biological discovery. Researc...

August 2008 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA GEOLOGY topics include confirmation that East Java's "Lusi" mud volcano was most likely triggered by a blowout in the Banjar Panji-1 well; evidence of the oldest human presence yet discovered along Egypt's northern Nile delta; analysis of Yellowstone's hotspot; and GPS measurem...

July 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA Today media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - GEOLOGY topics span the globe and beyond, covering southern Africa's diamond kimberlites, sandstones and shales of Scotland, a "Greenhouse World" in the Wyoming badlands, glacial erosion in East Greenland, oxidation of methane in southern Namibia, preservation of woolly rhinoc...

June GEOSPHERE media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA The June issue of GEOSPHERE, published by the Geological Society of America, is now available online. Topics of interest include common ground in the disagreement between mantle plume and lithospheric mantlelower crust delamination models; a USGS Great Basin Paleontological Datab...

2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting -- media advisory 2

1. Press Conference Schedule The following schedule of press conferences is subject to change, before or during the Ocean Sciences Meeting. Press conferences may be added or dropped, their titles and emphases may change, and participants may change. All updates to this schedule will be announc...

March GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - Topics include: imaging of impact strata on Mars' Holden Crater; Eocene-Oligocene conditions leading to the freezing of Antarctica; evidence that liquid water is not responsible for recent changes observed in Martian gullies; new insights into Cretaceous early Albian greenhouse ...

Priming scientists for successful media interviews

WASHINGTON, DCEvolution, climate change, stem cell researchScientists are frequently called upon to provide expert information on hot button issues that pervade the daily news headlines, yet most find themselves woefully unprepared for the bright lights of the television studio or leading question...

February Geology and GSA Today media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - Topics include: tree ring-based reconstruction of an extinct polar forest's seasonal environment; geological vs. seismological views of paleo-earthquakes; impact of Lake St. Martin bolide on groundwater quality; analysis of earthquakes at the Cascadia plate boundary; radar image...

December GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - Topics include: onset of plate tectonics on Earth; Arctic Ocean's role in the global climate system; cause of the end-Permian mass extinction; Olduvai Basin lake cycles and survival of early hominins; an ancient mantle plume and the break-up of Rodinia; relationship between eart...

November GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY Media Highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - Topics include: continental deformation and the San Andreas fault; interior heating of Mars; correlation of 200-million-year-old rocks between Britain and America; environmental stress and the end-Permian and end-Triassic mass extinctions; rock weathering in Canada's Mackenzie R...

October Geology and GSA Today media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA -- Topics include: discovery of exceptionally preserved soft-bodied biotas in Ontario and Manitoba, Canada; discovery of an arctic lake containing sediments 200,000 years old; effects of ancient Mayan deforestation and agriculture on soil erosion in northern Guatemala; a new cata...

Last chance for media to register for ECCO 14 -- the European Cancer Conference

If you have any questions (media only), contact: Emma Mason, ECCO 14 media consultant, tel: +44 (0)1376 563090, mobile: +44 (0)7711 296 986, email: wordmason@mac.com or Mary Rice, FECS media consultant, tel: +32 (0)2 770 0407, mobile: +44 (0)780 304 8897, email: mary@mrcommunication.org Any...

September Geology and GSA Today media highlights

Boulder, CO, USA - Topics include: discovery of Sudbury impact event debris in Michigan; climate change and dispersal of early modern humans out of Africa; relationship of mantle plumes and supercontinent cycles; relationship of San Andreas fault system activity and the eastern California shear z...

'Heart' of Herschel to be presented to media

By the end of 2007, the assembly of the ESA's Herschel far-infrared space observatory - the latest mission to study the formation and evolution of stars and galaxies - will be completed. ESA and Astrium are jointly inviting the media to a press conference in Friedrichshafen, Germany, on 19 Sept...

New journal article urges use of animal serum-free media for growing live cells

In the March issue of Trends in Biotechnology, scientists and doctors with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) recommend using only animal serum-free media to grow live cells in the laboratory. At issue is the use of fetal calf serum, which is obtained by puncturing the heart o...

Martin Hensen, head of e-strategies, UCB Germany: Making e-marketing more than just an add-on

...rma itself is no better. He says with content needing 100% approval, social media tools like YouTube and Facebook blocked at many companies, more SOPs than w...e-just-add For more information visit www.eyeforpharma.com/marketing media contact Kate Eversole VP Europe eyeforpharma T: +44 (0) 207 375 7594 ext ...

Fujitsu Expands Support for Ethernet Networks With New Additions to XG Switch Product Line

...the right to modify at any time without notice these statements, our services, products, and their warranty and performance specifications. media CONTACTS: Yichun Hsieh Dane Vahey Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. Schwartz Communications ...

Indonesia Now Using MegaMatcher Biometric Technology in Integrated Passport Issuance System

...ion and verification of objects and personal identity. On April 14, 2008 the company announced an official name change to Neurotechnology. media Contact: Jennifer Allen Newton Bluehouse Consulting Group, Inc. +1-503-805-7540 Jennifer (at) bluehousecg.com ...

University has grand designs to build a house of straw

...ologies, Lime Technology, Eurban, the Centre for Window & Cladding Technology and Willmott Dixon. Some of the building has already appeared in the media spotlight. Last year the team helped Kevin McCloud, presenter of Channel 4's Grand Designs programme, to build an eco-friendly house in six days using...

Wolf reintroduction proposed in Scottish Highland test case

...riment demonstrating the whole ecosystem benefits that might result from such an approach, the researchers said, would be well worth the "considerable media attention" and potential controversy such a project might entail. ...

Fujitsu PalmSecure Certified Under International Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2

...e right to modify at any time without notice these statements, our services, products, and their warranty and performance specifications. media CONTACTS: Yichun Hsieh Dan Borgasano Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. Schwartz Communications ...

'Science Under Siege'

...d science and reason and been the leading voice for reliable scientific examination of the paranormal and other questionable claims popularized by the media and mass culture. In this new collection of outstanding recent articles, SCIENCE UNDER SCIEGE: DEFENDING SCIENCE, EXPOSING PSEUDOSCIENCE (Prometheus B...

Innerscope Research Adds to Its Advisory Board Two Pioneers in the Measurement and Application of Emotional Engagement

...ne 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Innerscope Research (R), a revolutionary biometric media research firm, announced today that it has added two new members to its Adv...cts the Human Dynamics Lab and oversees the Next Billion Network at the MIT media Lab. Among the most-cited computer scientists and technologists in the worl...

UK Identity and Passport Service and IBM Sign 7-year National Biometric Identity Service (NBIS) Contract

... Contacts Home Office Philip Skelton, Press Officer, Philip.Skelton@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk , 0207 035 3851 IBM John Galvez, UK media Relations, john.galvez@uk.ibm.com , 07734 104275 ...

Springer launches SpringerImages

... Springer Science+Business media has launched SpringerImages ( www.SpringerImages.com ), a growing collection that now includes over 1.5 million scientific images, tables, charts and...

First riser-drilling research operations undertaken

...the history of scientific ocean drilling began. The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) chronicled the lead-in to this historic activity, the first media organization outside Japan to broadcast live from aboard CHIKYU. The target drilling depth at the first borehole is 1,600 meters below the seafloor...

Innerscope Research Adds to Its Advisory Board Two Pioneers in the Measurement and Application of Emotional Engagement

...ne 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Innerscope Research (R), a revolutionary biometric media research firm, announced today that it has added two new members to its Adv...cts the Human Dynamics Lab and oversees the Next Billion Network at the MIT media Lab. Among the most-cited computer scientists and technologists in the worl...
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