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Use science to convince teens a sober prom is better, AAAS says

Washington, D.C. -- This is the time of year when even teens who have never tried a drop of alcohol may be tempted. Middle and high school proms and graduation are big events and there will be multiple parties to attend and a wide array of opportunities for alcohol to be served. Assume that yo...

Male fertility expert Marvin Meistrich elected AAAS Fellow

HOUSTON - Illuminating the molecular details of normal sperm development, demonstrating how chemotherapy or radiation can leave a man or boy sterile, and pursuing ways to restore fertility have earned a major honor for a scientist at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Marvin ...

2008 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize recognizes science paper on limb regeneration in newts

A United Kingdom research team's discovery of a new molecular cue that promotes limb regeneration in newts a finding that could help guide the field of regenerative medicine received the 2008 Newcomb Cleveland Prize of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The Assoc...

FDLI, AAAS Host June 20 Conference on Personalized Medicine

Mark McClellan to Give Keynote Speech WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Better knowledge of the body's genetic and molecular machinery is pointing toward new drugs and treatments that are custom-designed for each individual. But this emerging era of health care, called personali...

Symposium on drug-resistant diseases set for annual AAAS conference

WHAT: Modeling the Dynamics of the Drug-Resistant Killers of the 21st Century WHO: Sally Blower, University of California, Los Angeles Thomas Lietman, University of California, San Francisco Glenn Webb, Vanderbilt University Carlos Castillo-Chavez, Arizona State University Peter...

Penn childhood obesity researchers panelists at AAAS Town Hall Event

BOSTON Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology and Associate Dean for Health Promotion and Health Prevention, at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Virginia A. Stallings, MD, PhD, the Jean A. Cortner Endowed Chair in Pediatric Gastroenterology at Penn and Prof...

GeoVax Co-Founder Dr. Harriet Robinson Named 2007 AAAS Fellow

ATLANTA, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX), an Atlanta based biotechnology company, announces that its Chief Scientific Advisor Harriet Robinson, Ph.D. has been elected "Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)." Elect...

FDA's Current Ability to Regulate Genetic Testing is Problematic, FDLI-AAAS Colloquium Attendees Say

...uia on personalized medicine sponsored by FDLI and aaas took place at aaas headquarters in Washington, D.C., and was attended...m visit the websites of FDLI ( www.fdli.org ) or aaas ( www.aaas.org ). Founded in 1949, FDLI pub...

Verathon(R) Introduces BladderScan(R) BVI 9600 Bladder Volume Instrument with AortaScan(TM) Mode to Help Physicians Identify the Presence of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

...stimated 40,000 surgical procedures are performed every year in the U.S. to repair AAAs, and approximately 15,000 Americans die annually from ruptured aaas (3). The new BVI 9600 with AortaScan(TM) Mode offers health care providers a quick, accurate, and reliable instrument for their practice. The dev...

Cambridge Healthtech Institute Announces Its Premiere Collaborative Innovation in Biomedicine Conference

...Executive Officer, The Warren Company, Chairman Emeritus, The Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals, Inc. (ASAP); and Jessica Nadler, Ph.D., aaas Fellow for Policy and Technology Policy, Department of Health and Human Services. Case studies of emerging consortia-based models and best practic...
AAAS in Medical Technology

Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Initiates U.S. Clinical Trial for Anaconda(TM) AAA Stent Graft System

...received CE Mark in Europe in April 2005. According to the Society of Vascular Surgery, physicians diagnose approximately 200,000 people with aaas in the U.S. annually. Treatment options include medical management of co-morbidities such as hypertension or pulmonary disease, open surgical repair ...
AAAS in Biological News

Merck and AAAS announce 2009 winners of outstanding undergraduate research programs

Fourteen colleges and universities have been selected for awards from the Merck/AAAS Undergraduate Science Research Program. Sponsored by the Merck Institute for Science Education (MISE) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the program awards provide up to $60,000, p...

Biologist receives the 2008 AAAS Public Understanding of Science and Technology Award

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named Kenneth R. Miller, professor of biology in the Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry at Brown University as winner of the 2008 AAAS Award for Public Understanding of Science and Technology. Miller ...

Chemistry professor 1 of only 3 at UH to achieve prestigious AAAS status

HOUSTON, Dec. 22, 2008 B. Montgomery "Monte" Pettitt, the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics, Computer Science, Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston, has been awarded the distinction of Fellow from the American Association for the Adv...

University of Oklahoma researcher named 2008 AAAS Fellow

University of Oklahoma Professor Jizhong Zhou has been awarded the distinction of Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science for contributions to the field of microbial genomics and ecology, particularly for pioneering advances in developing genomic technologies for environm...

Tufts University Prof. Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos named as AAAS Fellow

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos of Tufts University's School of Engineering has been selected as an AAAS Fellow for distinguished contributions to the field of catalysis, particularly for new insights in oxidation reactions on nanoscale metal oxides in fuel conversion and ...

Eight ASU faculty elected as AAAS Fellows

TEMPE, Ariz. Eight Arizona State University faculty members are among the 486 newly elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a prestigious international scientific society. AAAS is the world's largest general scientific society. Brad Allenby, Richard C...

Carnegie's Field and Koshland Elected AAAS Fellows

Washington D.C.Christopher B. Field, director of Carnegie's Department of Global Ecology, and Douglas E. Koshland, staff scientist at the Department of Embryology, have been elected AAAS Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The announcement appears in the News & Note...

May 14 AAAS Lecture and videoteleconference on artworks by Siberian schoolchildren

A group of young schoolchildren from a remote Siberian village will discuss their artworks, which are on display at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Gallery, 1200 New York Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. The children, who are 9-14 years old, will describe their works an...

Iowa Staters talk biofuels, healthy oils and 'pharma crops' at AAAS meeting

AMES, Iowa Theres more to biofuels than the food vs. fuel debate and talk of the various technologies associated with biofuels production. And so Steven Fales, a professor of agronomy and a member of the Science and Engineering Board of Iowa States Bioeconomy Institute, organized and moderate...

NOAA science story tips -- AAAS 2008 edition

How Marine Mammals React to Underwater Sound Connie Barclay, NOAA Fisheries, (301) 713-2370 x 144 NOAA Fisheries Service is looking at how marine mammals react to underwater sound. Increasing evidence suggests that exposure to intense underwater sound in some settings may cause certain mari...
AAAS in Biological Technology

Science Magazine to Host Webinar on Advances in Cancer Genomics

...s, science and research news, and more. About aaas The American Association for the Advancement of S...er of the journal, Science ( www.sciencemag.org ). aaas was founded in 1848, and includes some 262 affilia...nce, serving 10 million individuals. The nonprofit aaas ( www.aaas.org ) is open to all and fulfills its m...

Arizona Heart Institute First to Implant Powerlink XL in Phoenix, Arizona Since FDA Approval

...ical procedure," said Dr. Diethrich. About AAA aaas are often caused by atherosclerosis, or hardening and weakening of the arteries. Left untreated, aaas can burst or rupture, leading to severe internal b...eeding, shock and death. Approximately half of all aaas go undetected because patients do not experience s...

Merck Serono Named as a Top Employer by Science Magazine

...rection, Work/Culture Environment, Location and Academic and Intellectual Challenge. The methodology used for the survey included email invitations to aaas members, Science Careers registrants, and Science website visitors. The ranking is a result of a survey conducted by Science magazine, along with th...

EMD Serono Named as a Top Employer by Science Magazine

...rection, Work/Culture Environment, Location and Academic and Intellectual Challenge. The methodology used for the survey included email invitations to aaas members, Science Careers registrants, and Science website visitors. The ranking is a result of a survey conducted by Science magazine, along with th...

Mission critical for carbon management

...utions. Scientists from around the globe will discuss the role of science, technology and policy in developing solutions to manage carbon during the aaas symposium The Carbon Journey: Understanding Global Climate Effects and Advancing Solutions. Davis will moderate the symposium with presentations fro...

MIT researcher addresses biomedical engineering challenges

...e results that could dramatically improve life on Earth. The report will be unveiled at a press conference at 2 p.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 15, at the aaas meeting. In addition to Langer, two other MIT scientists were members of the panel and will participate in the press conference: Wesley L. Harris, the...

Genzyme Recognized by Scientists as a Top Employer

... the lives of people with serious diseases." About the Survey Science and aaas commissioned a web-based survey to determine the Biotechnology and Pharmace...s used. The first part of this methodology included e-mailed invitations to aaas members, ScienceCareers.org registrants, and Science website visitors regis...

Boehringer Ingelheim Receives Top Honor as World's Most Respected Biopharmaceutical Employer in Science 2007 Top Employers Survey

...ciety, and publisher of the journal, Science (http://www.sciencemag.org ). aaas was founded in 1848, and includes some 262 affiliated societies and academi...he world, with an estimated total readership of one million. The non-profit aaas (http://www.aaas.org ) is open to all and fulfills its mission to "advance...
AAAS in Biological Products

Mouse Anti-Human AAAS Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, Clone 5A1 from Abnova Corporation

Description: Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant AAAS. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = AAAS...
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