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New hope for fisheries

...unt of fish available, and a consequent increase in fishers' incomes. "These successes are local - but they are inspiring others to follow suit," says tim McClanahan of the Wildlife Conservation Society in Kenya. "We know that more fish can be harvested with less fishing effort and less impact on the ...

Cancer's distinctive pattern of gene expression could aid early screening and prevention

...DNA is wrapped, can leave a gene susceptible to methylation. Additionally, Dr. Shi, who as a postdoctoral fellow 10 years ago worked alongside Dr. tim H.M. Huang at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, to develop some of the first technology to examine genome-scale DNA methylation, is wo...

New nanoparticles could revolutionize therapeutic drug discovery

...r traditional ways to solubilise proteins such as detergents include enhanced stability, activity and spectral quality of the protein membranes. Dr tim Dafforn who jointly ran the study, said: "In the past, studies have concentrated largely on soluble proteins as membrane proteins are so difficult to ...

Gear bans 'can help save reefs'

...irely. But that is not feasible everywhere and is a particularly hard sell among the impoverished fishers in developing countries" says co-author Dr. tim McClanahan of the Wildlife Conservation Society. "In areas where fishery closures are impractical, managers don't have many options and haven't been a...

Help for climate-stressed corals

...irely. But that is not feasible everywhere and is a particularly hard sell among the impoverished fishers in developing countries" says co-author Dr. tim McClanahan of the Wildlife Conservation Society. "In areas where fishery closures are impractical, managers don't have many options and haven't been a...

Lenfest forage fish task force launched

...s, United Kingdom Dr. David Conover, Stony Brook University (New York) Dr. Philippe Cury, IRD - IFREMER & Universit Montpellier II, France Dr. tim Essington, University of Washington Dr. Selina S. Heppell, Oregon State University Dr. Edward Houde, University of Maryland Dr. Marc Mangel...

Tulsa County Sheriff Selects BIO-key(R) Mobile Data System

.../www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050509/BIOKEYLOGO ) "MobileCop will allow us to do more work in the vehicle," according to Sheriff's Office Chief tim Albin. "Being able to run a license plate immediately at a traffic stop, for example, without having to wait for a dispatcher to do it, makes everyone...

Scientists work to plug microorganisms into the energy grid

...en we successfully supply sources of energy to the grid from non-food, cellulosic, parts of plants we will mitigate the food versus fuel debate," says tim Donohue of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, one of two directors of Department of Energy Bioenergy Research Centers who spoke today in a session ...

Tulsa County Sheriff Selects BIO-key(R) Mobile Data System

.../www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050509/BIOKEYLOGO ) "MobileCop will allow us to do more work in the vehicle," according to Sheriff's Office Chief tim Albin. "Being able to run a license plate immediately at a traffic stop, for example, without having to wait for a dispatcher to do it, makes everyone...

Managing Douglas-fir forests for diversity

...cies. "Land managers need effective approaches for creating and modifying forest stand structures to satisfy a broad range of objectives," explains tim Harrington, a research forester at the Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station. "Silvicultural treatments can be used to shift competitive...

MBL director and CEO and cell biology pioneer Gary Borisy elected to National Academy of Sciences

...ity; and the dynamics of microtubules, filaments that help direct cell division. "Gary Borisy is one of the great pioneers of cell biology," said tim Hunt, 2001 Nobel Laureate and principal scientist at Cancer Research UK. "The identification of tubulin was a landmark, a turning point in the field."...

'Super reefs' fend off climate change, study says

...gh priority for future conservation action. Authors of the study include tim McClanahan and Nyawira Muthiga of the Wildlife Conservation Society, Joseph...impacts and overfishing," noted Wildlife Conservation Society scientist Dr. tim McClanahan, the study's lead author. "This gives cause for considerably mo...

Down to Earth carbon science: Briefing April 15 in DC

...roy. "Sequestering carbon dioxide in the soil can provide environmental, as well as economic, benefits for farmers and the nation as a whole." Rep. tim Johnson (R-15th Illinois) stated, "Agriculture is a vital cog of the economy not only in my home of East Central Illinois, but across the heartland. S...

Researchers discover primer to plant defense system

...tory and the University of Chicago may be on a path to developing disease-resistant plants. In a paper published in Science , a team that includes tim Tschaplinski of the Department of Energy's ORNL reports that azelaic acid has a role in priming the immunity response in Arabidopsis, a small flowerin...

Female mammals follow their noses to the right mates

... feathers. Female mammals, on the other hand, may be more likely to follow their noses to the right mate. That's one conclusion of Cambridge zoologist tim Clutton-Brock and Harvard researcher Katherine McAuliffe, whose review of evidence for female mate choice is published in the March 2009 issue of The ...

Science returns to the Capitol Hill spotlight at March 24 exhibition

...r Autistic Children, Greg Abowd, Georgia Institute of Technology Consortium for Ocean Leadership, Ocean Observatories & Scientific Ocean Drilling, tim Cowles, Jim Channell and Roy Wilkens, Ocean Leadership's Ocean Observing Program, University of Florida and Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planeto...

American carnivores evolved to avoid each other, new study suggests

...er animals -- which includes each other," said Jennifer Hunter, who conducted the study for her Ph.D. dissertation in ecology. Hunter and co-author tim Caro, professor of wildlife, fish and conservation biology, first plotted the known ranges of all of the American carnivores on one big digital map. A...

Montana State team finds Yellowstone alga that detoxifies arsenic

...algae called Cyanidioschyzon -- thrives in extremely toxic conditions and chemically modifies arsenic that occurs naturally around hot springs, said tim McDermott, professor in the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences at Montana State University. Cyanidioschyzon could someday he...

Study says 'middle class' coral reef fish feel the economic squeeze

... is by Josh Cinner of James Cook University (JCU), tim McClanahan of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), tim Daw of the University of East Anglia, Nick Graham ...uence reef fisheries in surprising ways," said Dr. tim McClanahan, a WCS coral researcher and co-author o...

Ocean research officials hail completion of modernization for US scientific ocean drilling vessel

...ed capability for performing cutting-edge research into the secrets of Earth's past climate, past ocean conditions, deep biosphere and interior," says tim Killeen, NSF assistant director for geosciences. "NSF congratulates all involved in the successful refit and modernization of this major research plat...

High numbers of right whales seen in Gulf of Maine

...4 right whales together in the Gulf of Maine is a record for the winter months, when daily observations of 3 or 5 animals are much more common," said tim Cole, who heads the team. "Right whales are baleen whales, and in the winter spend a lot of time diving for food deep in the water column. Seeing so m...

Case Western Reserve finds mechanism underlying alt. splicing of premessenger RNA into messenger RNA

... CLEVELAND December 24, 2008 An international research team led by tim Nilsen, Ph.D., a professor of medicine and biochemistry and the director of the School of Medicine's Center for RNA Molecular Biology, has discovered ...

Call Stephen Michnick a gene grammarian

...now where life began. In a recent study published in the journal PLoS Biology , led by Harvard University's Fred Winston, the University of Toronto's tim Hughes, Dr. Michnick and the Universit de Montral's Christian Landry helped identify genes that code for proteins that in turn control the reading of ...

Foretelling a major meltdown

... BINGHAMTON, NY -- By discovering the meaning of a rare mineral that can be used to track ancient climates, Binghamton University geologist tim Lowenstein is helping climatologists and others better understand what we're probably in for over the next century or two as global warming begins to ...

New papers offer insights into process of malarial drug resistance

... to conquering drug resistant malarial genes. One paper from the Ferdig lab appeared in the journal PLoS Biology. The second, in collaboration with tim Anderson at Southwest Biomedical Research Foundation, appeared in PLoS Genetics . ...

Disability Rights Legal Center honors Ossur

...trusted and leading global innovator and provider of non-invasive orthopaedic products and services, with the Charles D. Siegal President's Award. tim McCarthy, vice president of Prosthetics for Ossur Americas, accepted the award on Thursday before 500 local and national leaders in the legal, enterta...

Dolphin population stunted by fishing activities, Scripps/NOAA study finds

...emain. Instead of reducing numbers through direct mortalities, the study by Katie Cramer of Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Wayne Perryman and tim Gerrodette of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Southwest Fisheries Science Center shows that fishing activities have dis...

Research consortium to sequence turkey genome

...ment of future tools, such as high-throughput gene expression arrays and high-density genetic marker maps based on single nucleotide polymorphisms. tim Harkins, marketing manager for genome sequencing at Roche Applied Science, commented: "We are pleased to see that the continuous improvements in seque...

Climate change opens new avenue for spread of invasive plants

...he new range. But, increasingly, the distribution of many species is shifting because of climate change and changes in land use. Led by scientists tim Engelkes, Elly Morrin and Wim van der Putten of The Netherlands Institute of Ecology, with collaborators from the University of Florida, Wageningen Un...

Could genetic research awaken racist attitudes?

...imilar. That's been the thought of scientists for decades now. But with population research becoming more and more common, the University of Alberta's tim Caulfield is concerned that genetic research could awaken racist attitudes. Just last year Nobel Prize winning geneticist James Watson claimed the...

In the war against diseases, nerve cells need their armor

... didn't know why. It is fascinating that netrin-1 has such a vital role in maintaining the structure of myelin in the adult nervous system," says Dr. tim Kennedy, a neuroscientist at the MNI and the senior investigator of this study, "continuing to pursue the implications of that are incredibly exciting...

Cold water corals conference to be held in Woods Hole

...nd production. Once lost, recovery of these ecosystems can take decades to centuries as these corals are among the longest-living species on Earth. tim Shank, Associate Scientist in the WHOI Biology Department, is unraveling how the conservation of these vulnerable deep-water habitats requires an unde...

Counter-terrorism symposium held at NJIT tomorrow

...s Reserve Association, NY Shipping Association and PhibroChem Ltd. http://www.phibrochem.com/ Ridgefield Park. Attorney and West Point graduate tim Connors, a lieutenant colonel in the US Army Reserves, will be the key note speaker. Connors will draw upon anecdotal experiences from his experience...

Researchers discover baldness gene: 1 in 7 men at risk

...e, Dr. Brent Richards of McGill University's Faculty of Medicine and the affiliated Jewish General Hospital (and formerly of King's College), and Dr. tim Spector of King's College. Along with colleagues in Iceland, Switzerland and the Netherlands, the researchers conducted a genome-wide association stud...

Cheskin Added Value EVP Lee Shupp Discusses Evolving Dynamics of Consumers and Imaging Tech at 6Sight

...(R) (AIE(R)), a PMA(R) member association of photo imaging leaders who shape the strategic growth of the global imaging industry. Media Contact: tim Hyer Phone: 650-802-2100 Email: marketing@cheskin.com ...

Send your name around the Earth on NASA'S Glory mission

...nt will help quantify the role of aerosols as natural and human-produced agents of climate change more accurately than existing measurement tools. The tim instrument will continue 30 years of measuring total solar irradiance, the amount of energy radiating from the sun to Earth, with improved accuracy an...

'Home Improvement' Star Debbe Dunning is New smartTOUCH Spokesperson

...080916/NYTU006 ) Debbe Dunning, the stunning actress who played "Heidi -- the Tool Time Girl" on the beloved "Home Improvement" TV series featuring tim Allen and Richard Karn, will host several product online instructional videos, as well as appear at trade shows, and in TV and print ads that feature ...

Old sheep raising the baaa

...ears have similar weather, the dynamics of the population will be very different than if conditions are unrelated from one year to the next. Professor tim Coulson concluded, "A thorough understanding of the likely effects of climate change on the ecology of wild populations requires linking populations t...

Zebra Technologies Enters Into Revolving Credit Agreement to Support Company Growth

...Zebra-brand products can be found at http://www.zebra.com . CONTACT: Investors: Financial Media: Douglas A. Fox, CFA tim Dreyer VP, Investor Relations Manager, Public Relations +1 847 793 6735 +1 847 793 5677 dfox@zebra.com tdreyer@zeb...

Newly discovered monkey is threatened with extinction

...eatened with extinction in the wild if immediate conservation action is not taken. "The kipunji is hanging on by the thinnest of threads," said Dr. tim Davenport, Tanzania Country Director for the Wildlife Conservation Society. "We must do all we can to safeguard this extremely rare and little unders...
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