In honor of Nurses Week, May 6-12, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation is proud to launch Lessons in Leadership: The Betty Irene Moore Speaker Series. Lessons in Leadership is a collection of 13 short videos featuring nationally-recognized leaders in nursing or health care who share the strategies that ...
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution researchers have discovered a new way to "pump up" plankton that trap carbon dioxide and drag it to the depths of the ocean.
Understanding the mechanism behind this so-called biological pump could provide a clearer understanding of CO2 absorption in the ocean. This work was funded by grant ...
Grantees at the University of California, San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography have developed new, efficient synthetic biology routes to manipulate diatoms, a type of microalgae.
Their findings, published today in Nature Communications, enable better understanding of diatom genetics and could help produce algae-based products such as biofuels.
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Congratulations to the Tech Museum of Innovation, a San Francisco Bay Area Program grantee, for having just won the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service!
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Washington, D.C. – The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) released an updated report assessing the status of global tuna stocks according to the methodology developed by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), one of the world’s most widely recognized certification schemes for sustainable seafood.
The report, An Evaluation of the Sustainability ...
Improving the experience of a patient and their family, an aspect of care that too often is overlooked, is given top priority thanks to foundation grantees at Johns Hopkins Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco. Their efforts are part ...
Foundation grantee Thomas Heaton, professor of geophysics and civil engineering at Caltech, recently gave a demo of the California Integrated Seismic Network to PC Magazine. The real-time visualization showed what might happen when a 7.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Southern California.
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Fish is one of the healthiest foods—high in protein and vitamin D. Cold, deep-water fish like Pacific salmon have omega 3 fatty acids, the same compounds that keep fish blood circulating, which keep our own blood flowing too, lowering the risk of heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure. Unfortunately, ...
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