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Secretary

secretary 1. One who keeps, or is intrusted with, secrets. 2. A person employed to write orders, letters, dispatches, public... Read More

Half Of US Coral Reefs In ‘Poor’ Or ‘Fair’ Condition, NOAA Report States

July 9, 2008 — Nearly half of U.S. coral reef ecosystems are considered to be in "poor" or "fair"... Read More

Soybean Genome Sequenced

December 9, 2008 — The U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) has released a complete draft... Read More

Conservation International and Toyota partner to protect Philippines’ rain forests

Initiative demonstrates strong tie between conservation and community development Manila, Philippines - Conservation... Read More

Human clones: New U.N. analysis lays out world’s choices

Report says ban on human reproductive cloning, coupled with restricted therapeutic research, is global compromise most... Read More

Quarter

quarter 1. One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as,... Read More

Chinese Medicine Societies Reject Tiger Bones Ahead of CITES Conference

WWF and TRAFFIC welcome a World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS) statement urging its members not to use... Read More

Rethinking Who Should Be Considered ‘Essential’ During A Pandemic Flu Outbreak

Not only are doctors, nurses, and firefighters essential during a severe pandemic influenza outbreak.  So, too, are truck... Read More

The history of biochemistry in India

UD Deshmukh, GV Phatarphekar, SP DandekarDepartment of Biochemistry, Seth G. S. Medical College and K. E. M. Hospital,... Read More

The Fossils of the Burgess Shale

The Fossils of the Burgess Shale     ... Read More

Foundations of Biogeography: Classic Papers with Commentaries

Foundations of Biogeography: Classic Papers with Commentaries     ... Read More

Italy now faces worldwide storm of protest over fertility proposals

Italian legislators now face worldwide condemnation by fertility experts for IVF proposals that could encourage multiple... Read More

As Many As 30 Percent Of Travelers Don’t Wash Hands After Using Public Restrooms At Airports

CHICAGO - September 15, 2003 - Does it take an outbreak of a frightening, potentially fatal infectious disease like severe... Read More

Global Wetlands Surveyed From Space

Dotted across varied regions of our planet are the waterlogged landscapes known as wetlands. Often inaccessible, these... Read More

Define ‘precautionary principle’ to avoid clashes over biotechnology under World Trade rules

Need for common approach to assessing risk of biotech-derived products, authors sayBiotechnology-altered foods are the... Read More

Experts: Expanding biotechnology research in developing countries key to countering bioterrorism

Call for world scientists' network to keep vigil on biotechnology misuseExperts at the Canadian Program on Genomics and... Read More

Scientists should adopt codes of ethics, scientist-bioethicist says

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The time is ripe for scientific organizations to adopt codes of ethics, according to a scientist... Read More

Scientist-astronaut Sends T-cells Into Space

A former astronaut and researcher at the San Francisco VA Medical Center will be traveling to the Cosmodrome space-launch... Read More

Smithsonian scientists help lead effort to ‘barcode’ world’s species

Smithsonian researchers are among the leaders in a worldwide effort to revolutionize the way scientists identify species in... Read More