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Pervasive environmental sensing a possibility
Researchers from MIT and two Singaporean universities have launched a bold new international research program called CENSAM. (2008-01-31)
Farm kids have lower risk of asthma, study shows
Farm children appear to have a lower risk of asthma than their urban counterparts or even those living in a nonagricultural rural environment, according to a University of Alberta study. (2007-10-16)
Biochemical Engineering XV
This is the fifteenth conference in a series dedicated to Biochemical Engineering. (2007-01-24)
Research highlights how farmers' agri-environment schemes could do more for wildlife
New research published in Ecology Letters offers an explanation for why numbers of many countryside bird species continue to decline, despite Government financial support for farmers to improve their habitat through agri-environment schemes. (2006-12-08)
Study shows lack of national consensus on teaching K-12 students about human-environmental impacts
Study of 49 state science standards shows more states mandate that science educators teach students about environmental impacts on society than the ways in which society affect environment; few teach about the ways individual actions impact the environment; and there is little consensus of how any should be accomplished. (2006-06-29)
AGI publishes Coal and the Environment
To highlight the importance of coal in our daily lives and the environmental concerns that are associated with its mining and use, the American Geological Institute (AGI) has published Coal and the Environment (ISBN 0-922152-77-2) as part of the Environmental Awareness Series. (2006-06-08)
Yale book offers new paradigm for building design
A new paradigm for the design and development of buildings will restore a positive relationship between people and nature, according to a new Yale book, (2005-10-18)
Virtual reality therapy may ease fear of public speaking
For many people, the mere thought of public speaking makes their palms sweat, heart race and stomach reel. (2005-05-18)
Dean Speth named Lee Kuan Yew Distinguished Fellow
Gus Speth, dean of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Sciences, has been named Lee Kuan Yew Distinguished Fellow for 2005 in Singapore. (2005-02-04)
Bill Moyers to receive 2004 Global Environmental Citizen Award
The Center for Health and the Global Environment ((2004-11-30)
CERN to host EnviroInfo 2004
On 21-23 October 2004, following a proposal from the administration of the Canton of Geneva, CERN will host the EnviroInfo 2004 Conference as part of the programme of events celebrating the Organization's 50th anniversary. (2004-10-06)
Environment influences learning: U of T study
The environment plays an important role in memory retrieval, says a new University of Toronto study. (2004-07-27)
Cellular organelle evolved repeatedly
NWO researchers have discovered that in the course of evolution hydrogenosomes repeatedly evolved from mitochondria. (2001-07-26)
Stimulating environment protects brain against damage from lead exposure
Use it or lose may be a truism when it comes to protecting the brain against lead exposure. (2001-03-29)
AAAS atlas shows human impact on environment
The AAAS announced today the publication of an atlas that graphically illustrates the link between population and the environment. (2001-02-16)
AAAS atlas shows human impact on environment
The AAAS announced today the publication of an atlas that graphically illustrates the link between population and the environment. (2001-02-15)
The horrible impact of war on health
War rivals infectious disease as a global cause of morbidity and mortality, not only during active fighting, but also as a consequence of the destruction of infrastructures and the environment, the displacement of populations and the ongoing presence of radioactivity, weapons and toxins. (2000-10-30)
The environment and cancer
In the fourth article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal series on Environment and Health, Dr. (2000-10-16)
Environmental issues fail to capture national interest, says Temple University professor on eve of 30th Earth Day celebration
While people still care about the environment, the passion of the Earth Days of the early '70s is gone, according to Robert Mason, director of Temple's Environmental Studies program. (2000-04-16)
National Science Board to meet (July 29-30)
Journalists are invited to attend the next open session of the National Science Board (NSB) on Thursday, July 29, and related events on Friday, July 30, at the National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. (1999-07-21)
Health Professionals Should Lead By Example
Hanratty and Patterson report that of 165 delegates who attended a conference on the 'impact of the environment on our health', three quarters drove to the venue! (1998-03-06)
British Association Annual Festival Of Science
Food, sex and religion are just a few of the topics under the spotlight at the British Association Annual Festival of Science, from 7-12 September, at the University of Leeds. (1997-08-01)
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