The Agenda

Credit: Courtesy of GE" /> Credit: Courtesy of GE ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, GE! >> The Summer Olympics, in Beijing will feature world-class athletes and the subject of our profile GE. The company has partnered with the games to be the official supplier of healthcare equipment to treat athletes, as well as provide water filtration systems and other technologies. For more on the compa

The Scientist Staff
Aug 1, 2008
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Credit: Courtesy of GE

ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, GE! >> The Summer Olympics, in Beijing will feature world-class athletes and the subject of our profile GE. The company has partnered with the games to be the official supplier of healthcare equipment to treat athletes, as well as provide water filtration systems and other technologies. For more on the company's role in the Olympics, see http://www.ge.com/olympics/.

GET MORE GPCRS >> If the feature on uniting orphan G protein-coupled receptors with their natural ligands sparks your interest in the field, you can attend the Gordon Research Conference on Growth Factors and Signaling, held August 3-8 at Magdalen College in Oxford, UK. For more, see http://tinyurl.com/5829tt.

GET A TISSUE >> For all those softies who need beach reading, there's Wesley the Owl, in which Stacey O'Brien describes meeting a four-day-old barn owl while working at the owl laboratory at...