Steelcase Inc. Receives Five Best of NeoCon Awards and Best Overall Showroom for Nurture at NeoCon 2009
- Awards Recognize Outstanding Design Innovation in Casegoods, Seating, Tables and Fabrics -
CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Steelcase Inc. (NYSE: SCS ), a global office environments manufacturer, today announced that the Steelcase family of companies won five Best of NeoCon awa...
Bayer Awards $200,000 to National Science Teachers Association to Nurture Early-Career Science Teachers
Ten Bayer-NSTA Fellows Named to 2008-09 NSTA New Science Teacher Academy
PITTSBURGH, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bayer Corporation's Bayer USA Foundation has awarded the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) a $200,000 grant to create the Bayer-NSTA Fellows program and to expand...
Protein can nurture or devastate brain cells, depending on its 'friends,' researchers find
DALLAS Nov. 11, 2008 Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered new insights into the "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" nature of a protein that stimulates stem-cell maturation in the brain but, paradoxically, can also lead to nerve-cell damage.
In two separate studies in mice sche...
DNA Vaccine Trials Against HIV Virus In Sweden Nurture Hope
Swedish researchers have expressed hope regarding the DNA vaccine trials conducted against the AIDS/HIV virus. The first phase of the clinical trials have already been completed among 40 HIV- negative // volunteers.
DNA vaccines represent the latest innovation in the area of vaccine biology. ...
The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant
...120,000 in total) in Auglaize County, Ohio; Salt Lake Counties, Utah; Tarrant County, Texas; and Westchester County, N.Y., for programs that teach and nurture
healthy eating habits among children. This year, Dannon's parent company, Danone, will celebrate its 90(th) anniversary and its longtime mission to br...
President Obama Presented With Startling Book 'The Art of Conscious Parenting' by the American Foundation for Conscious Parenting
...: November 2009
ABOUT THE FOUNDATION
The Foundation was formed in 2004, a 501(c)3 to provide the latest scientific evidence about birth, nurture
and parental influence on the development of children, from pregnancy through adolescence and its global impact.
The co-directors of the Founda...
URAC Brings Together Leaders in Health Care Management
The theme for this year's Summit, "Enhancing Health Value for Consumers," emphasizes the need to nurture
innovation within health care organizations and aims to inspire participants to pursue higher quality health care for consumers. Health care professio...
Courage Center Welcomes Susan Oswald as Major Gifts Director
...ity of Minnesota's College of Education and Human Development.
Susan believes "the best part of development work is the opportunity to meet and nurture
relationships with so many fascinating people." She is eager to share her passion for Courage Center with those who give generously to make a differen...
aTyr Pharma Raises an Additional $12 Million
... including life sciences, medical devices, and healthcare information technology. Cardinal's management team leverages their decades of experience to nurture
today's enterprises into tomorrow's industry leaders. Together, the Cardinal Partners team has invested in over a hundred growth companies. Cardinal...
Pennsylvania Commission for Women Rallies Against Senate Budget Proposal
...l people in Pennsylvania deserve the opportunity to enjoy a safe and healthy life with access to services that help them to educate, feed, clothe, and nurture
their families, but this budget does none of this for our most vulnerable women and children," said Joanne Tosti-Vasey, President of Pennsylvania NOW,...
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'Freaks' help scientist unravel nature and nurture
In 1940, a Dutch goat born without front legs learned to walk upright.
So did Faith, a two-legged dog in Oklahoma.
Johnny Eck, a "half-man" born without legs, grew naturally into a graceful hand-walker.
And in Minnesota, conjoined twins Abigail and Brittany Hensel live successfully wit...
Phenotype is influenced by nature, nurture and noise
Unscripted biochemical variations, or noise, leads to oscillations in gene regulation that couldn't otherwise be predicted
Geneticists have debated for decades the relative importance of nature versus nurture
in determining how an animal looks and behaves, and now UCSD scientists report that noi...
UK bioscience sparkles with new Diamond fellowship
...hese fellowships from BBSRC will help us maintain our lead and give some of our most outstanding bioscientists an extra boost.
"It is vital that we nurture
scientists throughout their careers, as they will be essential to helping us tackle the major challenges we face."
The Fellowships, lasting from th...
ONR announces 2009 Young Investigator Award recipients
...iversity; and Dr. Joshua Zide, University of Delaware.
"The YIP program is an integral part of the Discovery & Invention portfolio, which seeks to nurture
creativity and balance between risk and opportunity," said Sujata Millick, Ph.D., ONR acting director of research.
ONR's young investigators are c...
Coffee cultivation good for diversity in agrarian settlements but not in forests
...at the coffee bush itself is an important substrate for mosses and flowering plants.
"Coffee cultivation entails not only that growers preserve and nurture
large trees in the cultivated landscape but also that coffee shrubs themselves house a diversity of plants. Coffee cultivation in an agricultural lan...
Iowa Power Fund advances researchers long quest for efficient solar power
...very clear that organic semiconductors will be a major player in photovoltaic technology," he said. "The technology is in its infancy. And if we don't nurture
a technology in its infancy, how do we grow a mature technology? I'm hoping Iowa State can become a leader in this field and help make a smooth transi...
Understanding extinct microbes may influence the state of modern human health
... harboring microbes from around the world. This is much more complicated than just the cells that make up the body. We have more than just our body to nurture
to be in good health," says Lewis.
Lewis says that science needs to be better prepared for the moral and ethical consequences of microbiome resear...
Shade coffee benefits more than birds
...e of the journal Current Biology .
Jha, a graduate student whose main interest is insects, initially wanted to find out whether shade coffee farms nurture
native pollinators such as stingless bees. When she began her fieldwork in Chiapas, Mexico, she focused on a particular tree, Miconia affinis , whi...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 27, 2008
...omatically analyze the health of embryos intended for transplant by measuring how the embryo alters key nutrients in the tissue culture medium used to nurture
embryos. In laboratory studies, the researchers collected fluids surrounding 10 mouse embryos and added the fluids to the computer-controlled chip for...
Genes and nutrition influence caste in unusual species of harvester ant
... Researchers trying to determine whether nature or nurture
determines an ant's status in the colony have found a surprising answer.
Nature (that is, the ant's genetic makeup) and nurture
(what it eats, for example) play a role in determining the fate of the Flor...
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Sir Ken Robinson: Companies, kids "get" innovation, but K-12 doesn't nurture it
Waukesha, Wis. - Sir Ken Robinson has many stories to tell, but perhaps nothing is more illustrative of his point about creativity than the story of a little girl drawing in the back of a classroom.
Robinson, a senior advisor to the J. Paul Getty Trust in Los Angeles and an internationall...
Corporate venturing can nurture software success
Milwaukee, Wis. - You may have missed this: Web-software services provider Zywave Inc. recently announced it would be the anchor tenant in a new 165,000-square-foot building being constructed in the Milwaukee County Research Park .
The announcement was little noticed outside of commercia...
Changes to U.S. patent law must nurture our culture of innovation
Madison, Wis. - Be very afraid when a member of Congress announces that a major reason to reform the U.S. patent system is that no one else in the world does it like us.
Even during an era when America-bashing is back in vogue, there are certain things this country does well - and has always...
UCLA welcomes startup to new incubator space at California NanoSystems Institute
... develops and manufactures personal body-monitoring systems for medical and health applications.
The incubator program was established in March to nurture
early-stage research and accelerate the commercial translation of technologies developed at UCLA.
MediSens Wireless has licensed patented technolog...
Vistaar and the Professional Pricing Society Partner to Present Premier Symposium for Pricing Practitioners
...in 1984, the Professional Pricing Society serves thousands of members, representing leading industries all over the world. The Society's mission is to nurture
a growing community of professionals committed to disseminating pricing expertise throughout the business world. PPS produces three annual conferences...
Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Rod McKinley (U.S. Air Force Retired) Joins MicroTech as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
...try partners in delivering best value, best practice solutions.
As an integral member of the MicroTech Team, McKinley will actively develop and nurture
strategic alliances and assist in integrating technical capabilities to support opportunities in emerging markets. He will lead by identifying winning...
Blazing Trails: Dr. Ellery Knake Remembered for His Contributions to Weed Science
...e weed problems they faced, and he shared his results broadly through newsletters, farm journals, workshops, conferences, radio and TV."
the emerging field of weed science, Knake became active in both the North Central Weed Science Society and the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA),...
ChanTest Awarded $4.8 Million Through the Ohio Third Frontier Research and Commercialization Program
...ological strengths and promoting commercialization that leads to economic prosperity throughout Ohio. Designed to build world-class research programs, nurture
early stage companies, and foster technology development that make existing industries more productive, Ohio Third Frontier creates opportunity throug...
U.S. Risks Losing Highly Skilled Immigrants
...Global Market , Hira argues that policymakers will need to learn more about these developments so that they can make the critical choices about how to nurture
a sector that is a key to the nation's future economic health.
Also in the Spring 2009 Issues : Biomedical Enhancements: Entering a New Era . M...
Roche Intends to Commence Tender Offer to Acquire All Shares of Genentech for US$ 86.50 Per Share in Cash
...we combine the two companies and operate the new entity. We have great respect for our colleagues at Genentech and we will take the necessary steps to nurture
Genentech's innovative and unique science-driven culture."
Following the proposed combination, Genentech's research and early development activit...
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...related). That this capacity for symbolic thinking and social learning is a product of human evolution confounds older arguments about nature versus nurture
. Thus, Clifford Geertz (1973: 33 ff.) has argued that human physiology and neurology developed in conjunction with the first cultural activities, ...
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...eserved fossil of a ... Carnegie Museum of Natural History ... They're all placental mammals . ... Placental mammals , however, are able to nurture
their developing young within ... ... to the infraclass Eutheria, a division of mammals to which all the placental mammals belong ... often...