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Sander Bohté, professor by special appointment of Cognitive Neurobiology at UvA - Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)


Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Sander Bohté (1974) has been named professor by special appointment of Cognitive Neurobiology, specialising in Computational Neuroscience, at the University of Amsterdam (UvA)'s Faculty of Science. The chair was designated on behalf of the Science Plus ...

The Biology Of Humans At Our Best And Worst - WAMC


WAMC
Robert Sapolsky, celebrated Stanford primatologist and neurobiologist and recipient of a MacArthur Foundation genius grant, tackles this age-old question in his investigation into the science of human behavior, "Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our ...

Washington Research Foundation grant brings on four new biology faculty just in time for new Life Sciences Building - UW Today


UW Today
That was the idea behind a $3 million Washington Research Foundation (WRF) grant to hire four biology professors. It's called a cluster hire and will help maintain the University of Washington's leading reputation in primary research and life sciences.

Dead Zones - National Science Foundation Special Report

Arlington - United States

Examining the causes of the blooms of organic matter that ultimately rob the ocean of life-sustaining oxygen.

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Red Tides and Dead Zones
United States

Article from WHOI's Coastal Ocean Institute about how the most widespread, chronic environmental problem in the coastal ocean is caused by an excess of chemical nutrients.

New Scientist Special Report on Evolution
United Kingdom

Article about evolution, the unifying force in modern biology that ties together fields as disparate as genetics, microbiology and palaeontology.

Special Report on Stem Cells - New Scientist
United Kingdom

Articles covering the promise and controversies surrounding stem cell research.

National Science Foundation (NSF)
United States

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense..." With an annual budget of about $6.9 billion (FY 2010), we are the funding source for approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America's colleges and universities. In many fields such

Use of Pesticides, Report of the President's Science Advisory Committee
United States

Full text of the 1963 report which exonerated Rachel Carson's Silent Spring of scientific error, and suggested federal policies for the regulation of pesticides -- out of print an unavailable for the past two decades.

Ocean Science Foundation
United States

Facilitates research on endangered tropical marine ecosystems and coral reef ecology.

National Heart Foundation of Australia
Australia

For more than fifty years, the Heart Foundation has been dedicated to saving lives by making a difference to the heart health of all Australians. Donations from the community help us to fund vital research, develop guidelines for health professionals, support patient care and help Australians to live healthier lifestyles. There is much more to do, and we are determined to save as many lives as we can in our quest to beat cardiovascular disease

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
United States

Dedicated to the conservation of natural resources, fish, wildlife, and plants.

Ostego Bay Foundation and Marine Science Center
United States

Fort Myers Beach. Offers information on the marine science experience, manatee and dolphin conservation projects, dolphin behavior and the oil spill co-operative. Includes details of a summer camp for children.

National Foundation Quarter Horse Association
United States

Promotes the versatility of the Foundation bred Quarter Horse, through encouraging this working breed to work.