The Agenda

Credit: Right: © Ron Bergeron" /> Credit: Right: © Ron Bergeron ENDANGERED SPECIES>> For the first time in almost a decade, the US Supreme Court will hear and decide an Endangered Species Act case, EPA v. Defenders of Wildlife, according to the organizers of CLE International's conference on the subject on June 25 in San Diego. Travel with Ivan Oransky to Washington and Oregon to find out what scientists and veterinarians are doing to protect one endang

The Scientist Staff
May 31, 2007
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Credit: Right: © Ron Bergeron

ENDANGERED SPECIES>> For the first time in almost a decade, the US Supreme Court will hear and decide an Endangered Species Act case, EPA v. Defenders of Wildlife, according to the organizers of CLE International's conference on the subject on June 25 in San Diego. Travel with Ivan Oransky to Washington and Oregon to find out what scientists and veterinarians are doing to protect one endangered species, the pygmy rabbit. For more on the conference see http://tinyurl.com/ypsadf.

ALZHEIMER'S BIRTHDAY>> Alois Alzheimer was born on the 14th of this month in 1864. You can read about the German psychiatrist's research on neurodegenerative diseases, and whether he would have drawn the distinction between Alzheimer's disease and late-onset dementia, here.

GREEN GATHERING>> Environmentally-friendlier laboratories are sprouting up around the United States, writes Bob Grant. Get an international perspective on sustainable building design in Sydney...