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Could alcohol be damaging to your DNA? - International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 211

2018-01-22 11:19:00| Daily beverage news and comment - from just-drinks.com

The latest research to go under The ISFAR's microscope concerns an extensive basic scientific experiment in mice. The authors of the paper describe the features and mutational landscape of DNA damage caused by acetaldehyde, an endogenous and alcohol-derived metabolite.

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Which alcohol category carries a lower risk of gastric cancer? - International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 210

2018-01-08 13:22:00| Daily beverage news and comment - from just-drinks.com

While heavy alcohol intake has regularly been found to increase the risk of upper aero-digestive tract cancers (mouth, tongue, pharynx, larynx, etc), results are less clear for gastric cancer.

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Dating website eHarmony's 'scientific' match ad banned

2018-01-03 02:01:51| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Dating firm eHarmony must change advert claiming science backed up its algorithm that matches couples.

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Scientific Communication Officer

2017-12-22 10:16:23| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Serco is a specialist at delivering vital services on behalf of European, National and Local Governments. Serco Europe employs a large workforce in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Spain, Italy and the UK. Our European operations have ca. 2,000 employees delivering critical services to public institutions throughout Europe. Package description Full details on application. Relocation assistance provided if applicable. Main responsibilities For our activities in ESA Headquarters Paris, we are currently looking for a Scientific Communication Officer. The key persons activity will cover the following Coordination of the ECSITE Space Group under the authority of ESA Head of Exhibitions and Corporate Events Office Follow up contacts, with museums and science centres, for the updating by ECSITE of the existing database of the Space Group that will be present at the ECSITE Annual conference, that takes place yearly in June the ECSITE Annual meeting that takes place yearly in October November Followup and coordination of the regular tasks teleconferences, email exchanges amongst the cochairs of the ECSITE Space Group, ie. ESA, Cit de lEspace and Ciencia Viva Support for the organisation of the ECSITE Space Group Annual Conference and Annual meeting in coordination with ESA, ECSITE, the Chairs of the Space group and the local organiser representative preparatory meetings and teleconferences proposal of agenda Interface with the keynote speakers representatives of national delegations and national space industries and Academia. Content provider for ESA for ECSITE Space Group Newsletters to be distributed to the ECSITE Space Group more than 100 members ECSITEs website Space Group, articles to be published by ECSITE Before and after the ECSITE annual Conference Before and after the ECSITE annual meeting. Support the creation of new collaborative projects Followup of the evolution of new collaborative projects discussed during the preconference workshops and during the ECSITE Annual Conferences Preparation of ESA content around the themes selected during the ECSITE Annual Meetings of the Space Group Coordination with ECSITE for the distribution of the content through the Space Group Network, and for the implementation and promotion of the new collaborative projects on ECSITEs website. Followup of the existing Space Group collaborative projects e.g. Hookup with Rosetta Followup of the evolution of the existing collaborative project, Hookup with Rosetta Coordination with ECSITE for the distribution of the Hookup with Rosetta content through the Space Group Network, and for the implementation and promotion of the Rosetta project on ECSITEs website. ESA ECSITE communication tools Analysis of ECSITE communication tools in order to promote ESA programmatic and communication activities ESA corporate content provider for the ECSITE spokes magazine the Enews, the ECSITE newsletter published monthly by ECSITE the ECSITE Annual report, that are distributed to the entire ECSITE network about 400 members. Content provider for ESA Exhibitions and the ESA Exhibitions website Under the authority of the Exhibitions Officer in charge of content for ESA corporate Exhibitions, and in coordination with the ESA Exhibitions and Events Office and the ESA web team the key person shall ensure production, update and promotion of printed material interactive material audiovisuals Coordination with the exhibition web site manager for the publication of the mentioned content on the ESA exhibition website Updating the content of existing exhibition material Updating the content of the web minigalleries of images or photos. Ideal candidate The candidate should bring a Science PhD or Masters Degree from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent minimum of 4 years of relevant experience handson experience with tasks as the ones listed below. Please note that the closing date for the applications is on 12012018. Important Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law. Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process. Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. For positions located within the Darmstadt Support Office please note that only applicants with no family affiliation within the Company will be considered. Data Protection When creating a profile on the Serco Career Centre you agreed to the Data Protection policy, a copy is available upon request. You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time. About the company Serco Services GmbH, part of the Serco group, A FTSE250, Multinational Service Provider with over 60,000 employees worldwide. Sercos space heritage over the last 40 years has placed us in the Space News Top 50 Space Industry Manufacturing and Services Companies We work alongside EUMETSAT and the European Space Agency, where we are the largest onsite service provider with ca. 300 staff. What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here. Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action. If you share our values then join with over 60,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you

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Two new scientific reviews examine meats role in a healthy diet

2017-12-21 12:00:00| National Hog Farmer

Lean meats in controlled portions consumed within limits for sodium, saturated fats and total calories can be a part of a healthy eating pattern.

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