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Online Climate Data Directory. Home. National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) Home. National Geographic - Inspiring People to Care About the Planet Since 1888. Michigan Sea Grant: Enhancing the sustainability of Michigan’s coastal communities, residents, and businesses through research, outreach and education.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA) Human Genome Project Information. Completed in 2003, the Human Genome Project (HGP) was a 13-year project coordinated by the U.S.

Human Genome Project Information

Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Institutes of Health. During the early years of the HGP, the Wellcome Trust (U.K.) became a major partner; additional contributions came from Japan, France, Germany, China, and others. Project goals were to identify all the approximately 20,500 genes in human DNA,determine the sequences of the 3 billion chemical base pairs that make up human DNA,store this information in databases,improve tools for data analysis,transfer related technologies to the private sector, andaddress the ethical, legal, and social issues (ELSI) that may arise from the project. Though the HGP is finished, analyses of the data will continue for many years. Explore the Project's History Starting points include Human Genome News: This 13-year publication facilitated HGP communication, helped prevent duplication of research effort, and informed persons interested in genome research. 1720 feet-tall - Lituya Bay, Alaska.

(As reported by Don J. Miller in United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 354-C, Giant Waves in Lituya Bay, Alaska, 1960) Account of Howard G. Ulrich Mr. Ulrich and his 7-year-old son, on the Edrie, entered Lituya Bay about 8:00 p.m. and anchored in about 5 fathoms of water in a small cove on the south shore. "The wave definitely started in Gilbert Inlet, just before the end of the quake. Ulrich continued to watch the progress of the wave until it reached his boat about 2 1/2 to 3 minutes after it was first sighted. After the giant wave passed the water surface returned to about normal level, but was very turbulent, with much sloshing back and forth from shore to shore and with steep, sharp waves up to 20 feet high.

Account of William A. Encyclopedia of Life. Applied Cognitive Science: How Cognitive Science Can Improve Your ... Comment on How Cognitive Science Can Improve Your PowerPoint Presentations I'd like to address some of the visibility issues brought up.

Applied Cognitive Science: How Cognitive Science Can Improve Your ...

I go back to the days of using 35mm slides (and before). The best rule for those was to make sure that you could read the slide held at arms length without any magnification. If you couldn't, the font was too small. Powerpoint on a normal monitor screen- if you can't read them in that format, the font may be too small) This also applies to data lines on charts. To tell one line from another, especially if (for whatever reason) the figure is in black and white. Complimentary color wheel to help make each line stand out - try yellow, cyan and magenta, they really pop. Appropriate, use that instead. Read/comprehend, unless your data precludes that type. Again, overcrowding a 'slide' is the biggest no-no. And white chart with 40 (!!!)

Black and white, using dots, dashes etc. to show each. Took up almost one third of the slide, and even then it was impossible. Reaction Time. Human egg makes accidental debut on camera - being-human - 11 June 2008. Look closely: this is history in the making.

Human egg makes accidental debut on camera - being-human - 11 June 2008

These are the clearest pictures ever taken of what is the starting point of every human life: ovulation occurring inside a woman's body. See the photos "The release of the oocyte from the ovary is a crucial event in human reproduction," says Jacques Donnez at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) in Brussels, Belgium. "These pictures are clearly important to better understand the mechanism. " Observing ovulation in humans is extremely rare, and previous images have been fuzzy. Shortly before the egg is released, ...