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natural resource

[′nach·rəl ′rē‚sȯrs]
(materials)
A deposit of minerals, water, or other materials furnished by nature.
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Political Dynamics of Influenza Virus Samples and Sovereignty over Biological Resources
ATCC, the premier biological materials resource, services, and standards organization, has been awarded the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Biological Resource Repository ("MID-BRR") contract, ATCC announced today.
So while government should regulate fetal-tissue research to ensure ethical practices, they say, there is no reason to waste such a potentially beneficial biological resource obtained from a perfectly legal procedure.
CAMBRIDGE, England -- The Automation Partnership (TAP), world leader in the design and development of innovative automation for life science applications announced its Fill-It[TM], benchtop automated dispensing system, is being used at one of the world's largest biological resource centres to improve the precision of filling and to significantly reduce the time required to dispense cells into large numbers of cryovials.
ATCC is a private, nonprofit biological resource center (BRC) and research organization whose mission focuses on the acquisition, authentication, production, preservation, development and distribution of standard reference microorganisms, cell lines and other materials for research in the life sciences.
ATCC, also known as American Type Culture Collection, is the world's largest biological resource center and the most comprehensive source of reference cultures and reagents used by researchers in academic, government and industrial laboratories.
Procurement, installation and commissioning of a dna extraction plc and associated reagents and consumables for the biological resource center of the university of lille 2.
Ted Prociv, President and CEO of Versar, said, "We are pleased to be part of an outstanding biological resources support team that will be providing important ecological and natural resource services to such an important client.
A biological resources study will be conducted in spring, Wood said.
Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, at Makawao, Maui, Hawaii.
The CBC provides a framework for cooperation among the countries of the Caribbean for protecting and reducing the loss of biodiversity, by rehabilitating the environment, developing livelihood alternatives - particularly in Haiti - and alleviating poverty as a means to reduce the pressure on biological resources.
To promote application of improved land and natural resources management techniques, involvement communities in sustainable resources conservation, management and use by protecting, rehabilitating, and sustainably managing land, forest around Tororo and Osukuru rocks, including the wildlife resources therein and to increase the income of rural communities who own these resources in order to restore the ecological security of the threatened significant biological resources within Tororo and Osukuru rock ecosystems.

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