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2011-08-29 08:43:40

  Preserving just 4 percent of the ocean could protect crucial habitat for the vast majority of marine mammal species, from sea otters to blue whales, according to researchers at Stanford University and the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Their findings were published in the Aug. 16 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Of the 129 species of marine mammals on Earth, including seals, dolphins and polar bears, approximately one-quarter are...

2010-11-11 13:24:44

Professor Paul Ehrlich, senior statesman of the environmental movement, and currently visiting Australia, today joined with Australian researchers to warn of the danger of man-made chemicals accumulating in the environment and the tissues of living organisms, including people. Speaking at a public meeting organised by the University of Adelaide's Environment Institute, Professor Ehrlich said the continuing contamination by artificial and other toxic compounds released into the environment by...

2009-08-24 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Just in time for back-to-school season, Procter & Gamble's (NYSE: PG) Swiffer brand has partnered with Dr. Paul Ehrlich, doctor for Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, NY, to create a campaign to educate parents on indoor allergens from cats, dogs and dust mites that are lurking in their child's classroom - and in their homes - this fall season. "Understanding that children spend more than six hours a day in their classrooms, it is...

2009-02-11 13:59:04

A U.S. scientist who co-authored an analysis of the 408 new mammalian species discovered since 1993 says he finds little cause for joy in the discoveries. Professor Paul Ehrlich of Stanford University said that in the era of global warming, when many scientists say we are experiencing a human-caused mass extinction to rival the one that killed the dinosaurs, one might think discovery of new species would be cause for joy. Not entirely so, said Ehrlich. What this paper really talks about is...

2009-02-11 08:21:37

In the era of global warming, when many scientists say we are experiencing a human-caused mass extinction to rival the one that killed off the dinosaurs, one might think that the discovery of a host of new species would be cause for joy. Not entirely so, says Paul Ehrlich, co-author of an analysis of the 408 new mammalian species discovered since 1993."What this paper really talks about is how little we actually know about our natural capital and how little we know about the services that...

2008-10-01 09:00:49

ViroStatics, srl today announced the Company's President and CEO, Dr. Franco Lori, will be speaking at the prestigious 2nd World Conference on Magic Bullets (Ehrlich II) in Nurnberg, Germany on Saturday, October 4th 2008. Dr. Lori will address the international conference on the subject of "Virostatics: a new class of immunomodulators with dual antiviral and cytostatic properties to inhibit viruses and protect the immune system from hyperactivation during chronic infections." Dr. Lori will...

2008-09-15 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty years after his seminal book The Population Bomb, Paul Ehrlich is again stirring debate over the connections between population growth and environmental degradation. His latest book, The Dominant Animal, coauthored by Anne Ehrlich, traces the interplay between environmental change and evolution. Human beings have developed vibrant cultures and vast scientific knowledge, but at the same time, they have cleared forests, changed Earth's...

2008-09-05 09:00:38

Inhibiton Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: IHBT) announced today that the principal researcher for its ICA-1 compound, Dr. Mildred Acevedo-Duncan, will present the work for ICA-1 entitled "PKC-i inhibition by ICA-1 reduces the cell proliferation of Neuroblastoma" at the Ehrlich II, World Conference on Magic Bullets in Nurnberg, Germany on October 3-5, 2008. The ICA-1 compound has demonstrated more exacting specificity of protein kinase C-iota and not of proteins that are closely related to...

2007-05-10 06:00:00

By Ehrlich, Paul; Feldman, Marcus W Our large brains are surely at the center of our humanity. But it is equally certain that few organs are the subject of more misinformation in scientific and public discourse - especially in the widespread notion that most behaviors controlled by our marvelous brain are somehow programmed into it genetically. A typical treatment in the popular press is this overexcited claim by columnist Nicholas Wade in the New York Times : "When... [the human genome].....


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