Initiative Nurtures Women Pursuing Weed Science Careers

(PRWEB) February 26, 2015 Today less than 15 percent of the members of the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) are women. It’s a sobering statistic, but one that reflects national trends. According to data gathered by the National Academies, roughly equal numbers of women and men earn degrees in the agricultural sciences. However, ...

Citizen Science In The Peruvian Amazon Presentation On January 14 At 6:30 pm In The BioScience Health Center On The Iowa Central Community College Campus In Fort Dodge, IA

Citizen Science In The Peruvian Amazon Presentation On January 14 At 6:30 pm In The BioScience Health Center On The Iowa Central Community College Campus In Fort Dodge, IA
Fort Dodge, IA (PRWEB) January 08, 2015 The Citizen Science in the Peruvian Amazon is a free presentation that will be an eye opening experience for teachers, students and the general public. Everyone is invited to attend the presentation that will be held on the Iowa Central Community College campus in the BioScience Health Center ...

Maharishi University of Management Ranked #4 in Top Environmental Science Universities

Maharishi University of Management Ranked #4 in Top Environmental Science Universities
Fairfield, Iowa (PRWEB) March 07, 2015 EnvironmentalScience.org has released its first annual Top Environmental Science Schools rankings — and we are excited to announce that Maharishi University of Management has been ranked #4 on their list. The rankings are based on published surveys, student data, and other school and career data collected through several ...

Transparency Market Research: The Life Science Microscopy Devices Market Surges Due to Academic Research and Spending

Transparency Market Research: The Life Science Microscopy Devices Market Surges Due to Academic Research and Spending
Albany, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2015 The application of microscopes in the field of life sciences has grown over the years, which is the primary factor propelling the life science microscopy devices market. This increase in application has been largely supported by government funding in research and development activities across the globe. The U.S. National ...

Immune System in a Pill, Science or Science Fiction? The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease Reviews a Report

Immune System in a Pill, Science or Science Fiction? The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease Reviews a Report
Rochester, NY (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 “Infected with a latent virus such as herpes, HPV, EBV, CMV, or HCV? The CBCD, which conducted two separate post-marketing clinical studies on the natural, antiviral formula of Novirin, recommends taking this effective remedy to help the immune system target latent viruses in the body.” – Greg Bennett, CBCD ...

Weed Science Society of America Names 2015 Award Winners

(PRWEB) February 10, 2015 This week the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) presented awards to more than two dozen individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science. The awards were presented during the organization’s annual meeting, held this year in Lexington, Kentucky. “We were delighted to honor scientists who are ...

Park Systems Announces Innovations in Bio Cell Analysis with the Launch of Park NX-Bio, the only 3-in-1 Imaging Nanoscale Tool Available for Life Science Researchers

Park Systems Announces Innovations in Bio Cell Analysis with the Launch of Park NX-Bio, the only 3-in-1 Imaging Nanoscale Tool Available for Life Science Researchers
Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2015 Park Systems, a leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) and nanoscale metrology products, proudly introduces Park NX-Bio, a powerful 3-in-1 bio-research tool that uniquely combines scanning ion conductance microscopy (SICM) with AFM and an inverted optical microscope (IOM) on the same platform. This advanced tool with its ...

CIRTEMO to Showcase Results from National Science Foundation Funded Research at Photonics West 2015

Columbia, SC (PRWEB) February 07, 2015 Dr. Ryan Priore, Chief Technology Officer of Multivariate Optical Element innovator CIRTEMO, will present a poster showcasing National Science Foundation funded research for advancing Multivariate Optical Computing for fluorochrome discrimination during the 5:30pm “Optical Diagnostics and Sensing XV: Toward Point-of-Care Diagnostics” session Monday, February 9, 2015 at Photonics West. ...

LumiGrow and Spectral Science Add Vigor to Tomatoes

LumiGrow and Spectral Science Add Vigor to Tomatoes
Novato, California (PRWEB) February 03, 2015 LumiGrow, Inc., the leader in greenhouse spectrum control systems, expands its relationship with Patterson Greenhouses. The Broadway, North Carolina tomato grower first installed LumiGrow Pro 325™ LED fixtures to help germinate a new crop of 2,100 seedlings in October 2014. This initial foray into the use of LEDs as ...

National Science Foundation Honors SD Mines’ Gadhamshetty with CAREER Award

National Science Foundation Honors SD Mines' Gadhamshetty with CAREER Award
RAPID CITY, S.D. (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Assistant Professor Venkataramana Gadhamshetty, Ph.D., P.E., with the prestigious CAREER award that carries a $ 500,000 research grant. Over the next five years, the award will fund Gadhamshetty’s research that could pave the ...