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Gabon establishes national ethics committee

...icipates starting reviewing protocols for clinical trials soon. Negotiations are currently underway to include the committee in UNESCO's Global Ethics observatory Database. Inclusion in this database means that not only the Committee has proven able to assess research, but that is also able to advise on ethical ...

Gambia takes on as National Program UAB project to abolish FGM

...ion but at the same time would continue to be functional and culturally acceptable. One of the project's highlights will be the creation of an FGM observatory which has already published interesting data on this issue. According to data from the Observatory's past survey, out of the 185 sub-Saharan immigrant...

Story tips from the DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Dec. 2008

... CLIMATE -- Spotlight on CO2 . . . Data from NASA's Orbiting Carbon observatory combined with computational power and tools provided by ORNL researchers will result in unprecedented levels of information about atmospheric carbon d...

GRAS Proudly Announces Photometrica Version 2.0. Hailed as a Brilliant Solution for More Productive Astronomical Research by Those Engaged in Photometry Using the Global-Rent-a-scope Telescope Systems

...le to researchers, educators and the public. Photometrica provides observatory members a decided competitive edge over traditionally based photometric ana...etry variable star data to the AAVSO," said Robert Gagliano, M.D., RAS observatory member. Free, an exciting free offer. A carefully kept secret until now...

Go Vertical Chicago 2008 Sears Tower Stair Climb Registration Opens June 10

...tp://www.damonrunyon.org ). Climbers will ascend 2,109 steps and 1,353 vertical feet to the famous Sears Tower Skydeck (http://www.theskydeck.com ) observatory for the best views in Chicago and the satisfaction of having climbed the tallest building in the western hemisphere, all in support of cancer research...

Europe's Columbus laboratory leaves Earth

...sport Carrier. Two more payloads are carried separately in the cargo bay of the Shuttle and will be mounted on Columbuss external platforms: the Solar observatory and the European Technology Exposure Facility. More internal and external payloads will be added at a later stage. As soon as it is connected to t...

Human genetic variation -- Science's 'Breakthrough of the Year'

...s that strike our atmosphere appear to hail from areas of the sky that are populated by Active Galactic Nuclei, report researchers at the Pierre Auger observatory in Argentina. The cosmic rays acceleration may come from passing by the magnetic fields around the black holes. Receptor Visions: Researchers de...

Greeks get space-based help in wake of deadly fires

...mation services to support risk management of hazards such as floods and forest fires. The Risk EOS service network and its Greek partner, National observatory of Athens (NOA), are now working closely with Greek authorities to consolidate further the work done by the Charter on the affected areas. Other s...

Moon, Venus Pair Up, Play Hide-and-seek

...here, assisted by over a dozen amateur astronomers, explained the planetary movement to those gathered at Jantar Mantar, the 18th century astronomical observatory in the heart of the capital. 'Though the lunar occultation is not a rarest of the rare event yet it's beautiful,' said Nehru Planetarium direc...

ISRO Chief Concerned About River Pollution

...l loss in terms of quality and maintenance. The new platform will take up to 15 years to develop and will form a part of an independent space observatory system, he said. Another milestone project will be Chandrayan-1, said Nair, who is leading a team of scientists to give it shape. Und...
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World's largest ocean observatory takes shape

Canada is taking the world on a 25-year non-stop research expeditioninto the deep ocean. Over the next two-and-a-half months, a team of scientists and marine engineers are completing the installation off the British Columbia coast of NEPTUNE Canada, the world's largest and most advanced cabled ...

The Earth Observatory of Singapore devoted to the study of earth sciences officially opens

The Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) which aspires to be a leading world institution for understanding and addressing several of civilisation's most serious environmental threats including earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions and climate change aims to provide invaluable research and da...

New deep-sea observatory goes live

Moss Landing, California--Off the coast of Central California, in the inky darkness of the deep sea, a bright orange metal pyramid about the size of two compact cars sits quietly on the seafloor. Nestled within the metal pyramid is the heart of the Monterey Accelerated Research System (MARS)the fi...

International conference on CO2 sequestration processes

...sson kicks off the formal scientific meeting to explore the status of CarbFix and related projects worldwide. Among the speakers: Lamont-Doherty Earth observatory geochemist Wallace Broecker, a leading pioneer of global-warming studies; Klaus Lackner, director of the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy and one...

Research vessel Polarstern starts 24th Arctic season

...ten and the Hakon-Mosby mud volcano. The Hausgarten is a deep sea long-term observatory consisting nowadays of 16 stations along a depth profile ranging from 1.200... regularly been explored in the past by Polarstern expeditions. A long-term observatory to continually measure geological, physical, chemical and biological parame...

Stanford's Woods Institute awards new round of Environmental Venture Projects

...entists will need a better understanding of how biophysical processes operate at small scales in marine protected areas. By establishing a kelp forest observatory in the marine protected area adjacent to Stanford's Hopkins Marine Station, the EVP team will be able to monitor small-scale physical, chemical and bi...

A glimpse of future GMES Sentinel-1 radar images

... A newly initiated campaign marks an important step in preparing for how data from the Sentinel-1 European Radar observatory will be used for applications such as land-cover mapping and crop management. Sentinel-1 is the first of the five missions that ESA is developing for ...

Field stations foster serendipitous discoveries in environmental, biological sciences

...with research opportunities, while fostering the regional and continental scale sampling provided through the LTER Network and the National Ecological observatory Network [NEON]." The paper, "Biological Field Stations: Research Legacies and Sites for Serendipity," cites three examples in which major serendipi...

Research to secure a safe water supply

...ea The principal goal of the large-scale project COSYNA (Coastal Observation System for Northern and Arctic Seas) is the construction of a long-term observatory for the German parts of the North Sea to monitor, forecast and support scientific research of the present state and development of the coastal waters....

DEIMOS joins MARS and its satellite of instruments on seafloor

...t Mars has a moon named Deimos, so it seems only appropriate that the ocean observatory MARS in Monterey Bay have its own DEIMOS. This DEIMOS, however, is an under...hington-designed DEIMOS, which stands for Deepwater Echo Integrating Marine observatory System. DEIMOS uses an echo sounder to transmit and receive an acoustic sig...
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Historic observatory becomes hot property on Lake Geneva

The University of Chicago has put its Yerkes Observatory, an ornate building on Wisconsin's Lake Geneva, up for sale to fund "making this century's discoveries," the Chicago Tribune reported. Historic, beautiful and obsolete, the observatory sits on 77 lakeside acres in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, ...

Polar neutrino observatory construction leaps ahead

Robert Paulos, associate director for the IceCube project, holds one of the digital optical modules that power the IceCube neutrino telescope. Photo courtesy of the Ice Cube Project. Madison, Wis. An international team of scientists and engineers has taken a major step toward completion of what...

ATS Medical Announces Participation in the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgeons

...tentially more durable solution to aortic valve replacement. In addition, ATS is sponsoring a symposium on Sunday, May 10th at 7:00 pm at the Skywalk observatory in the Prudential Tower entitled, "The ATS 3f Revolution," which will be hosted by several preeminent cardiac surgeons including Richard Shemin, MD, f...

Detecting dangerous chemicals with lasers, exploring the brain's circuitry with light and more

...shing quantum communications in space by exchanging single photons from an orbiting satellite to Earth. They demonstrated how the Matera Laser Ranging observatory in Matera, Italy, used for satellite laser ranging with ultimate precision, can be adapted as a quantum communication receiver to detect single quanta...

James Webb Space Telescope marks successful completion

...arlier this year and currently the backplane, which supports the primary mirror, is being fabricated. The Webb Telescope will be the premier space observatory of the next decade, serving thousands of astronomers worldwide. It will study every phase in the history of our universe, from the first galaxies asse...

Greeks get space-based help in wake of deadly fires

...mation services to support risk management of hazards such as floods and forest fires. The Risk EOS service network and its Greek partner, National observatory of Athens (NOA), are now working closely with Greek authorities to consolidate further the work done by the Charter on the affected areas. Other s...

Journey Leads Astronomer to New Galactic Structure

...ng his readings of the galaxy. What Reynolds was probing in those early days, and later at specially designed facilities at UW-Madison's Pine Bluff observatory west of Madison and atop Kitt Peak near Tucson, Ariz., were the mysteries of interstellar space, the gaps between the stars occupied by what Reynolds ...

Milky Way churning out new stars at a furious pace

...pitzer Space Telescope is the last of NASA's Great observatory Program. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasad...alif., manages the telescope project. The Great observatory program, which also includes the Hubble Space Telescope, the Compton Gamma Ray observatory and the Chandra X-ray Observatory, is designed to ...

Tech Digest: what's moving in the Midwest

...he quake, hopes to quickly deploy research equipment there, according to a university release. The observatory, named SAFOD , or San Andreas Fault observatory at Depth, includes a hole four kilometers deep, drilled directly into the San Andreas fault....

First pieces of Antarctic deep-space particle detector are in place

...te safety reviews could be completed and the factors contributing to it could be addressed." Yeck added that undertakings like the IceCube neutrino observatory and other polar science projects by U.S. researchers would not be possible without the strong logistics and science support provided by Raytheon Polar...
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