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Addgene Views: 9891
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Addgene is a non-profit organization dedicated to making it easier for scientists to share plasmids. Addgene is reaching this goal by operating a plasmid repository for the research community. We are working with thousands of laboratories to assemble a high-quality library of published plasmids for use in research and discovery. By linking plasmids with articles, scientists can always find data related to the materials they request.

BioCentury Views: 9877
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BioCentury is recognized as a leading provider of business intelligence that regularly affects decisions made by bio-industry leaders and investors in some 30 nations

BioInform Views: 9874
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Global Bioinformatics news service.

biomonitoringinfo.org Views: 9884
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www.biomonitoringinfo.org is a clearinghouse of comprehensive and authoritative information on the nature, uses, potential and limitations of biomonitoring technology. The audience for the site includes U.S. and international government officials, journalists, scientists and interested citizens. Almost all of the materials on the site can be understood by the educated layman; some of the scientific publications that are linked to may require specialized knowledge in toxicology, analytic chemistry or other fields.

Biopeer Views: 9885
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Welcome to Biopeer, a bold new experiment to create the world’s largest independent life sciences community of discovery. Biopeer is targeted at anybody and everybody who is interested in progress in the life sciences. We call it Bio"peer" because we believe two things are essential for innovation in the life sciences: peer interactions; and serendipity.

BIOSIS Previews Views: 9896
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BIOSIS Previews serves your every need for finding life sciences references. No matter where life sciences information is published, BIOSIS Previews gives you the most efficient, reliable way to find it. Researchers, librarians, and students worldwide use BIOSIS Previews to stay current on topics from botany to genetic engineering.

Biosociety Views: 9898
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This website aims primarily at stimulating interactions between biotech researchers and social scientists, economists and ethical experts active in the field of life sciences. It also informs and opens a dialogue with interested citizens on relevant European policies and research activities.

Biotechnology Programme (BIOTECH) Views: 9891
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The aims of Biotechnology Programme (BIOTECH) are to improve our basic biological knowledge of living systems and increase productivity in respect of applications to agriculture, industry, health, nutrition and the environment. Consideration of ethical and socio-economic implications of biotechnology.

BioWorld Views: 9886
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BioWorld is a biotech news and information source.

Center for Molecular Medicine - CMM Views: 9890
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Center for Molecular Medicine, CMM, was founded in 1997 after a number of large, private donations. The vision was to create a center where basic research on the function of genes would be integrated with the experiences and questions collected from the clinical work with patients. Today, the research gathers 350 employees from the largest university hospital and medicial university in Sweden – Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet.

EBI - European Bioinformatics Institute Views: 9873
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The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) is a non-profit academic organisation that forms part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). The EBI is a centre for research and services in bioinformatics. The Institute manages databases of biological data including nucleic acid, protein sequences and macromolecular structures.

EC-US Task Force on Biotechnology Research Views: 9898
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Since 1990, the EC-US Task Force on Biotechnology Research has been coordinating transatlantic efforts to guide and exploit the ongoing revolution in biotechnology and the life sciences. The Task Force was established in June 1990 by the European Commission and the White House Office of Science and Technology. This mandate has been renewed three times. The Task Force has acted as an effective forum for discussion, for coordination and for developing new ideas for the last 15 years. Task Force members are European Commission and US Government science and technology administrators who meet annually to enhance communication across the Atlantic, and to encourage collaborative research. Through sponsoring workshops, and other activities, the Task Force also brings together scientific leaders and early career researchers from both sides of the Atlantic to forecast research challenges and opportunities and to promote better links between researchers. Over the years, by keeping a focus on the future of science, the Task Force has played a key role in establishing a diverse range of emerging scientific fields, including biodiversity research, neuroinformatics, genomics, nanobiotechnology, neonatal immunology, and transkingdom molecular biology.

EMBnet - European Molecular Biology Network Views: 9893
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EMBnet is a science-based group of collaborating nodes throughout Europe and a number of nodes outside Europe. The combined expertise of the nodes allows EMBnet to provide services to the European molecular biology community which encompasses more than can be provided by a single node.

EU - Biotechnology Views: 9909
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In January 2002, the Commission adopted a Strategy for Europe on Life Sciences and Biotechnology (COM(2002)27). This was in response to the importance attached to life sciences by the European Council. It proposes a comprehensive roadmap up to 2010 and puts the sector at the forefront of those frontier technologies which are helping to take the European Union towards its long-term strategic goal established by the: Lisbon European Council in March 2000. This strategy set by the Commission consisted of two parts – policy orientations and a 30 point plan to transform policy into action. It set out what was needed from the Commission and the other European Institutions, but also recommended actions for other public and private stakeholders. The strategy therefore provides a framework and a reference both for action undertaken by the many stakeholders concerned within their own responsibilities and for co-operation between these stakeholders.

EU - European Group on Life Sciences Views: 9895
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The European Group on Life Sciences (EGLS) was established in April 2000 for a four years mandate (2000-2004) by the Research Commissioner Philippe Busquin to meet his need for high-level advice on the life sciences and technologies. One of the group's tasks was to inform the Research Commissioner on the current situation in this field and on imminent or foreseeable developments. Another objective was to contribute to the organisation and animation of a Life Sciences Discussion Platform, enabling scientists to engage in a debate with the various 'stakeholders' interested in the beneficial application and dissemination of the new knowledge.

EUR-Lex Views: 9910
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EUR-Lex provides direct free access to European Union law. The system makes it possible to consult the Official Journal of the European Union and it includes inter alia the treaties, legislation, case-law and legislative proposals. It offers extensive search facilities.

European Commission's Agriculture DG Views: 9887
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The European Commission's Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development is based in Brussels under the authority of Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel. With a staff of about 1000 and led by Director-General José Manuel Silva Rodríguez, it is responsible for the implementation of agriculture and rural development policy, the latter being managed in conjunction with the other DGs which deal with structural policies. It is made up of twelve Directorates dealing with all aspects of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) including market measures, rural development policy, financial matters as well as international relations relating to agriculture.

European Commission's Environment DG Views: 9901
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This website is designed to inform visitors about all relevant issues pertaining to the environment. It provides up-to-date information on the state of our environment, policy initiatives and legislative issues. Environmental legislation and European-wide policies have contributed significantly to progress made in cleaning up the air and rivers and acting to combat climate change among other things.

European Commission's Public Health portal Views: 9889
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In a world where people regularly travel between countries and continents, threats to the health of EU citizens from communicable diseases cannot be quarantined within national borders. Diseases caused by smoking, poor nutrition or pollution are a matter of concern in all EU countries. In a single market, the safety of pharmaceuticals or blood products is a shared responsibility. While the primary responsibility for health care lies with member states, the EU can help address these challenges more effectively.

European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies Views: 9908
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The Group is a neutral, independent, pluralist and multidisciplinary body which advises the European Commission on ethical aspects of science and new technologies in connection with the preparation and implementation of Community legislation or policies.

European Molecular Biology Laboratory - EMBL Views: 9884
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The European Molecular Biology Laboratory [EMBL] is an international research organisation with its main laboratory in Heidelberg [Germany], and four outstations in Hinxton, [UK] [the European Bioinformatics Institute, EBI], Grenoble [France], Hamburg [Germany], and Monterotondo [Italy]. The main laboratory in Heidelberg was inaugurated in 1978 as the first EMBL facility dedicated to basic molecular biology research, technology development, service provision and advanced training. Today more than 750 staff members are working at EMBL Heidelberg in five research units [Cell Biology and Biophysics, Developmental Biology, Gene Expression, Structural and Computational Biology and Directors' Research, covering two independent research groups headed by the Director General of EMBL and the Executive Director of EMBO], service facilities and administration.

International Life Sciences Institute - ILSI Views: 9878
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The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) launched its redesigned website that will serve as an important resource to its members and the scientific community. The site provides improved navigational tools and easier access to the scope of scientific programs, activities, and publications from all ILSI entities.

Life Sciences Group IPTS Views: 9913
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The Life Sciences Group has started in 1998. Over the years, IPTS' s work in the area of Life Sciences has adapted to the changes in the techno-economic and political framework. IPTS is now deeply involved in the issues connected to biotechnology, be it agricultural applications (eg. GMOs) or human health (eg. genetic testing, tissue engineering, ...).

National Science Foundation (NSF) Views: 9894
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NSF International, The Public Health and Safety Company, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, is the world leader in standards development, product certification, education, and risk-management for public health and safety. For 60 years, NSF has been committed to public health, safety, and protection of the environment. While focusing on food, water, indoor air, and the environment, NSF develops national standards, provides learning opportunities through its Center for Public Health Education, and provides third-party conformity assessment services while representing the interests of all stakeholders. The primary stakeholder groups include industry, the regulatory community, and the public at large.

OECD Views: 9875
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The OECD groups 30 member countries sharing a commitment to democratic government and the market economy. With active relationships with some 70 other countries, NGOs and civil society, it has a global reach. Best known for its publications and its statistics, its work covers economic and social issues from macroeconomics, to trade, education, development and science and innovation.

Office of Science and Technology Policy Views: 9892
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OSTP’s continuing mission is set out in the National Science and Technology Policy, Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976 (Public Law 94-282). It calls for OSTP to: Serve as a source of scientific and technological analysis and judgment for the President with respect to major policies, plans, and programs of the Federal Government.

President’s Council on Bioethics Views: 9896
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"Among the most urgent of the Council’s intellectual tasks is the need to provide an adequate moral and ethical lens through which to view particular developments in their proper scope and depth."

US Department of Agriculture Views: 9904
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In 1862, when President Abraham Lincoln founded the U.S. Department of Agriculture, he called it the "people's Department." In Lincoln's day, 58 percent of the people were farmers who needed good seeds and information to grow their crops. Today, USDA continues Lincoln's legacy by serving all Americans. USDA remains committed to helping America's farmers and ranchers.

US National Institutes of Health Views: 9894
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NIH is the nation's medical research agency – making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives. The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Helping to lead the way toward important medical discoveries that improve people’s health and save lives, NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for common and rare diseases.



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