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Senators Chuck Hagel and Dianne Feinstein Make Lung Cancer Matter

... Dr. David Jablons, co-Founder of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and Board member of the Lung Cancer Alliance stated, "Today the gauntlet has been thrown down and Lung Cancer will no longer wallow in obscurity, underfunding, and beneath the burden of abysmal survival. I applaud and deepl...

New findings on emerging contaminants

...found that turtles with high concentrations of PFCs showed signs of liver damage and were immunocompromised. Keller says, Endangered sea turtles run a gauntlet of stresses in the oceans, and chronic exposure to contaminants may impair their defenses against disease or their ability to reproduce. Because repti...
Gauntlet in Biological News

Studies shed light on collapse of coral reefs

...orals, researchers say in a new report, helping to explain why coral reefs around the world are collapsing and what it will take for them to survive a gauntlet of climate change and ocean acidification. Corals, it appears, have a genetic complexity that rivals that of humans, have sophisticated systems of ...

Biophysical sciences program receives $2 million training grant

...programs offer a specialization or augmentation to an existing degree program. The Biophysical Sciences program grants its own degrees, having run the gauntlet of approval from the divisions of Physical and Biological sciences. Other institutions offer some form of dual mentorship, but at Chicago both ...

Cost of hatchling turtles' dash for freedom

... A newly hatched sea turtle's first swim is the most critical of its life. Having run the gauntlet of air and land predators to make it to the sea, the tiny voyager must also evade hungry fish patrolling the beaches in its bid for freedom. For young...

Fish farms drive wild salmon populations toward extinction

...from the river to the sea are very small, thin-skinned, and vulnerable. In the Broughton Archipelago, the juvenile salmon must run an 80-kilometer gauntlet of fish farms before they reach the open ocean. Salmon farming breaks a natural law, says co-author Alexandra Morton, director of the Salmon Coast Fi...

Paleontologists learn how not to become a fossil

...of other organisms could be assessed in much the same way, Jablonski said, producing a clearer picture of the biological dynamics of the past. "The gauntlet is down: look at other groups. Look at sea urchins. Look at birds. Look at mammals. Look at flowering plants," he said. "I'd like to think that we've ...
Gauntlet in Biological Technology

MichBio Responds to Governor's Plan to Repeal Tort Reform Laws

...most regulated products around, Rapundalo said, "Less than 1/100 of a percent of potential medications investigated survives the FDA regulatory review gauntlet and become product launches. The contention that lay juries with no medical or science training, or understanding of the new drug application process,...

Not Just Another Gadget - It's the Gauntlet: The Next Step in Wearable Communications

...e communication systems. The one-size-fits-all gauntlet is a wireless system that contains a two-way radio...nd movements or use of fingers. The waterproof gauntlet is ruggedized to withstand bumps and impacts, meas...st movement. The material used in constructing the gauntlet was chosen to provide a snug fit on any adult fore...

Internet Scout Project develops better tools for online research

...tire breadth of Web resources. Bower and others contend that a few reliable resources placed in context are more valuable than many scattered within a gauntlet of blogs and opinion-driven sites. Getting information is not the problem any longer, said Ken Frazier, director of UW-Madison libraries. You can g...

UW compound counters Avian flu

...hange infrastructure. A promising new compound discovered at the University of Wisconsin-Madison might help them beat the clock, but it faces a long gauntlet of tests before it is used in humans. The new antiviral compound, which was described online in a Journal of Virology report, protects against a ...
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