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Research on Understanding DNA Transfer Earns Top Award for Young Life Scientists

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Research on Understanding DNA Transfer Earns Top Award for Young Life Scientists

For his research of DNA segregation, assembly and regulation of bacterial actin-like proteins, and cytoskeleton, Ethan Clark Garner, a regional winner from North America, has been named the Grand Prize winner for the GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists.The competition, which includes a grand-prize award of $25,000, is supported by GE Healthcare and the journal Science.


By AAAS, USA.


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Speaker Sees New Collider as a Cooperative Effort to Solve Nature's Mysteries

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Speaker Sees New Collider as a Cooperative Effort to Solve Nature's Mysteries

The Large Hadron Collider, the world's newest and largest particle accelerator, is poised to expand knowledge of the unseen 96% of the universe. When fully operational in 2009, the collider will focus on several primary missions: the search for the elusive—and unproven—Higgs boson particle, along with dark matter and dark energy.


By AAAS, USA.


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In Shanghai Visit, Neureiter Extols Science Diplomacy as a Key to Discovery and Understanding

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In Shanghai Visit, Neureiter Extols Science Diplomacy as a Key to Discovery and Understanding

Norman P. Neureiter, who played a key role in the scientific aspects of President Richard Nixon's overtures to China in the 1970s and now a leader in AAAS science diplomacy efforts, visited Shanghai last month in connection with the 50th anniversary of the Shanghai Association of Science and Technology (SAST).


By AAAS, USA.


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Influential Diplomats, Lawmakers and S&T Leaders Explore Promise—and Challenge—of Science Diplomacy

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Influential Diplomats, Lawmakers and S&T Leaders Explore Promise—and Challenge—of Science Diplomacy

At a time of world financial crisis and geopolitical tension, and with the United States deeply unpopular in many parts of the world, some of the nation's top science leaders, diplomats, legislators, and educators met at AAAS to explore the benefits and challenges of expanded U.S. science diplomacy efforts.


By AAAS, USA.


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