Noblis and Government Scientists Identify New Genomic Signatures of Ebola Using Whole Genomic Sequencing and Innovative BioVelocity Analytics Tool

Noblis and Government Scientists Identify New Genomic Signatures of Ebola Using Whole Genomic Sequencing and Innovative BioVelocity Analytics Tool
Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2015 Noblis, Inc., a leading provider of science, technology, and strategy services to the federal government, announced in a paper published this week in the scientific journal Viruses (http://www.mdpi.com/1999-4915/7/6/2763), that government and Noblis scientists uncovered a potential problem with the diagnostic techniques currently used to ...

Scientists Advocate a Community-Based Approach to Herbicide Resistance Management

LAWRENCE, Kansas (PRWEB) June 08, 2015 Weeds resistant to glyphosate and other herbicides can become a costly problem – crowding out valuable crops, dramatically reducing yields and increasing weed control expenses. But scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) say growers can regain the upper hand, especially if they are willing to partner ...

Mount Sinai Scientists Find Unprecedented Microbial Diversity in Isolated Amazonian Tribe Previously Unexposed to Antibiotics or Processed Foods

New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine, collaborating with a multicenter team of U.S. and Venezuelan researchers, have discovered the most diverse collection of bacteria yet in humans among an isolated tribe of Yanomami Amerindians in the remote Amazonian jungles of Venezuela. Bacterial diversity in the Yanomami, previously ...

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Scientists and Engineers

Inspiring Tomorrow's Scientists and Engineers
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (PRWEB) February 09, 2015 DuPont, a science company that brings world-class, innovative products, materials and services to the global marketplace, today announced a collaboration with the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, South Africa’s largest science centre and official partner to the Gauteng Department of Education, to extend the Sci-Bono Blended Learning STEM Tutoring Project ...

European Scientists and Scholars Issue Communique Demanding Freedom of Speech on Climate Science and on Global Warming Policies say Friends of Science

European Scientists and Scholars Issue Communique Demanding Freedom of Speech on Climate Science and on Global Warming Policies say Friends of Science
Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Friends of Science are reporting that in Europe, the authors of “Climate: 15 Truths/Climat:15 vérités qui dérangent” issued a communiqué on Jan. 12, 2015, the English Version posted here as reported January 16, 2015 in the Dagelijkse Standaard of the Netherlands regarding their concerns over future candidates for ...

More than LGBT: A Student Scientist’s Journey at Centenary College

More than LGBT: A Student Scientist's Journey at Centenary College
Shreveport, LA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Centenary College of Louisiana’s Eli Capello ’15 is an artist, churchgoer, meditator, friend, brother, son, and most recently the voice of transgender scientists in a Nature science journal article, “Diversity: Pride in Science.” Released in September, the article explores the current climate for scientists in the LGBT community. ...

Scientists Apply Novel Genome-based Method in First Step Toward Controlling the Destructive Stink Bug

Scientists Apply Novel Genome-based Method in First Step Toward Controlling the Destructive Stink Bug
Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Investigators at the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland Department of Entomology have used a new strategy to quickly sequence genes activated throughout the life cycle of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug. Their findings, which could lead ...

Scientists to Stanford: Research Shows Brain Exercises Can Work

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 A group of 127 scientists sent an “open letter” to the Stanford Center for Longevity, today, in reaction to a recent statement by the center that was highly critical of the emerging science of brain training and derogated the efficacy of all brain exercises. Signatories to the ...

Scientists to Discuss a Suitable Post-Materialistic Science of Consciousness in 2015

(PRWEB) December 18, 2014 Modern day’s foremost researchers of post-materialistic consciousness science will convene at the International Academy of Consciousness’ (IAC) research campus, located near Évora, in the Alentejo region in Portugal, for the 1st International Congress of Conscientiology (consciousness science). For over a century, maverick scientists have been venturing where only religion and ...

Livermore Scientists Suggest Ocean Warming in Southern Hemisphere Underestimated

Livermore Scientists Suggest Ocean Warming in Southern Hemisphere Underestimated
Livermore, California (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Using satellite observations and a large suite of climate models, Lawrence Livermore scientists have found that long-term ocean warming in the upper 700 meters of Southern Hemisphere oceans has likely been underestimated. “This underestimation is a result of poor sampling prior to the last decade and limitations of ...