Stanford, CA-- A team, led by researchers at the Carnegie Institution,* has found a key biochemical cycle that suppresses the immune response, thereby allowing cancer cells to multiply unabated. The...
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Washington, D.C. In the first experiments able to mimic the crushing, searing conditions found in Earth’s lower mantle, and simultaneously probe tell-tale properties of iron, scientists* have...
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The Carnegie Institution’s new look, featured on this new Web site, helps identify who we are clearly and concisely. By closely associating “Carnegie” and “science” in...
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Stanford, CA. In a commentary in the September 25, 2007, issue of the Geophysical Research Letters (GRL), a large team of scientists state that human-induced carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will...
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Washington DC*-- Key components of a new approach to discover life on Mars were successfully launched into space Friday as part of a twelve-day, low-Earth orbit experiment to assess their...
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Plant Biology's Winslow R. Briggs, was awarded the 2007 Adolph E. Gude, Jr., Award. The award was established by the American Society of Plant Biologists and first given in 1983. It is made...
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Carnegie Contact: Dr. Winslow Briggs; (650) 325-1521 x207 or briggs@stanford.edu For a copy of the paper, please contact: AAAS Office of Public Programs; (202) 326-6440 or scipak@aaas.org Stanford,...
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August 15, 2007 Contact Dr. Mark Seibert (626) 304-0273 or mseibert@ociw.edu For a copy of the paper, please contact Helen Jamison at Nature: h.jamison@nature.com Graphics and additional information...
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Contact Gregory Asner at gpa@stanford.edu 650-380-2828, http://asnerlab.stanford.edu/ For images see http://www.carnegieinstitution.org/asner_peru/ For a copy of the paper contactAAAS Office of...
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Carnegie Institution Observatories researchers are featured in Astronomy Magazine discussing dark matter and what supernovae may tell us about the fate of the universe.
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Contact Ho-kwang (Dave) Mao at 202-478- 8960, or h.mao@gl.ciw.edu Contact Russell Hemley at 202-478-8951,or rhemley@ciw.edu Image at http://www.carnegieinstitution.org/dave_mao/ Washington, D.C. –...
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Former Embryology scientist Nina Fedoroff has won the National Medal of Science and has been named science advisor to Condoleezza Rice.
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Carnegie Contact: Dr. Mark Phillips 011-56-51-207301 or (mmp@lco.cl)   La Serena, Chile – Carnegie astronomer Mark Phillips will share the 2007 Cosmology Prize of the Peter and Patricia Gruber...
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The skies over Hawaii buzz with the propellers of small aircraft. Most of them ferry people among the islands, or give tourists a glimpse of inaccessible locales. But there is one among the swarm...
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Kenneth L. Franklin, who from 1954 to 1956 was a research fellow in radio astronomy at the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, has died at 84 following heart surgery.
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Carnegie Contact: Dr. Isamu Matsuyama(202) 478-8863 or (matsuyama@dtm.ciw.edu) For a copy of the paper, please contact Helen Jamison at Nature: h.jamison@nature.com Washington, DC – Scientists have...
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Contact Tina McDowell@ 202-939-1120, or tmcdowell@ciw.edu For image see http://www.carnegieinstitution.org/meserve/   Washington, D.C. – President of the Carnegie Institution, Richard A....
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Dr. Greg Asner of Carnegie's Department of Global Ecology discusses laser-generated topographic images in on-demand video.
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Carnegie Contact: Dr. Seth Newsome; (202) 478-8987 or snewsome@ciw.edu For a copy of the paper, contact PNAS at PNASNews@nas.edu For an image, see http://www.carnegieinstitution.org/furseals/image...
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Contact: Russell Hemley at (202) 478-8951 or r.hemley@gl.ciw.edu; or Ho-kwang (Dave) Mao at (202) 478-8960, or h.mao@gl.ciw.edu For more information about the workshop see http://cdac.gl.ciw.edu/...
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Contact Chris Field at cfield@globalecology.stanford.edu, (650) 462 1047 x 201 http://www.global-ecology.org/ For a copy of the paper “Global and regional drivers of accelerating CO2 emissions,...
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Contact Wendy Freedman @ Wendy@ociw.edu or 626-304-0204 For more information about Wendy Freedman see http://www.ociw.edu/research/wfreedman/ See the Carnegie Observatories at http://www.ociw.edu/...
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Carnegie Contact: Dr. Christopher Field (650) 462-1047 x201 or cfield@globalecology.stanford.edu For a copy of the paper, please contact:AAAS Office of Public Programs; (202) 326-6440 or scipak@aaas....
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According to ISI's Web of Science, two of Joe Berry's papers passed extremely high, rarefied citation milestones last week. The following 1980 paper just passed its 1,500th citation: Farquhar...
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Stanford, CA – Tropical plants are able to adapt to environmental change by extracting nitrogen from a variety of sources, according to a new study that appears in the May 7 early online edition of...
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