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Biosensor Is A Model For Widespread Testing Of Chemicals, Molecules

...ng adjusted to aparticular sound level. With completion of this milestone, the team predicts they can create"a suite" of different sensors within three years. "We wantto create chemosensitive surfaces that respond in a very specific mannerto whatever it is we are interested in, whether checking PCBs in th...

Epic Of Evolution Conference Brings Science And Religion Together November 12-14

...will be developed forclassroom use. Scheduled for completion by June 1998, the video materials willprovide an unprecedented educational resource in the area of evolution andreligion. Also planned are an academic book, a secondary school text, and a college coursesyllabus on Evolution and Religion that will...

Researchers Construct Genetic Map For Dogs

...nine genome and represents a major step toward the completion of a more comprehensive canine genetic map. It was constructed from 150 highly informative markers, known as microsatellite markers, developed by the Ostrander group and typed on informative pedigrees developed by the Cornell team. The linkage panel ...

Mystery Of Vital Cell Protein Solved After 30 Years

...rkeley Lab's Life Sciences Division, announced the completion of their modelin the January 8, 1998 issue of the scientific journal Nature. At a resolutionof 3.7 angstroms, the model provides the first highly-detailed three-dimensionallook at tubulin, including the site where the protein interacts with thepromis...

Major Wolf Die-Off Recorded On Isle Royale

...es in the park,including three pups born since the completion of the 1997 survey. Biologistsaren't certain what caused the decline, but suspect it may be tied to a sharpdrop in the available food supply, since the island's moose population suffereda major die-off in 1996 due to a severe winter and a very late s...

Nitrate Reductase: A Magical Enzyme?

...ll make it useful to industry. Successful completion of the Michigan Tech studies will lead to acomplete and detailed picture of nitrate reductase structure and function andwill guide future studies of the enzyme, according to Campbell. Overall, hefeels his research program is a good example of how bas...

One Year Follow-Up Of Non-Invasive Angina Treatment Suggests A Lasting Benefit

...0 patients were tracked for ayear on average after completion of the treatment. Forty randomly selectedstudy participants who received the active counterpulsation used in EECPwere compared to 40 patients who received sham counterpulsation.Fifty-seven percent had previous coronary artery bypass surgery orangiop...

Perkin-Elmer To Introduce New Instrument Based On Breakthrough DNA Analysis Technology

...e requirements of very large projects such as the completion of the sequencing phase of the human genome The Perkin-Elmer Corporation is a leading supplier of systems for lifescience research and related applications. It develops, manufactures, andmarkets life science systems and analytical instruments used i...

Cell Pathways Reports Extension Study Results Showing Ability Of FGN-1 To Prevent Formation Of Precancerous Colon Polyps

...ing on FGN-1for as long as 18 months following the completion of a six month Phase I/IIdose-ranging, safety and efficacy trial tolerated drug treatment well. Theprogressive increase in precancerous polyps that normally occurs in this patientpopulation appeared to be arrested by the treatment. In addition, exist...

Raymond Receives $113,000 NIH Grant To Support Cell Cycle Regulation Research

...DC-14, a cell division cycle gene required for the completion of telophase, plays in exit from mitosis. Raymond feels that teaching and research are related in more than the very direct student contribution mentioned above. "I am truly convinced that the best teachers are doing research and vice-versa," R...

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Trains Displaced Fishermen And Women In New Careers As Aquafarmers

...ery, field-based nursery and growout systems. Upon completion of their training, equipment and seed was transferred to theparticipant's lease. Graduates received a state-owned submerged land lease ofup to two acres in size, for a ten-year term. Since 1994, Harbor Branch has trained nearly 300 fishermen and hel...

Computer Simulation To Predict Forest Fires

...ted if the policy of letting smaller fires burn to completion had been in place before 1972. The smaller fires would have eliminated the underbrush and dead wood earlier, thus reducing the likelihood of a large fire, they say. In analyzing how forest fires start and propagate, the researchers found that the...

DOE Joint Human Genome Effort Exceeds Sequencing Goal

... to publicdatabases, and signals great promise for completion of the entire project infive years." The JGI, est... in the journalScience. The new plan calls for the completion of the first high-quality set ofhuman genome sequences by 2003, two years ahead of the original sche...

West Coast Measurements Confirm Asian Air Pollution Can Travel To U.S.

... of Wyoming. A year ago, Jaffe's team reported the completion of a model to study the flow ofpollutants from Asia. With one notable exception, actual measurements areconfirming predictions from the model. Jaffe said the team has not seensignificant ozone increases from Asia as expected, but he's not certain whe...

Old Growth Forests May Shed Light On Worldwide Greenhouse Effect

...the Wind River site," he said. "Successful completion of this study will lead to a better understandingof climate change and its effects on ecosystem composition, structure, andfunction; and eventually will prepare us better for the future management of theecosystem," Chen said. The project is c...

Staring And Squirming Help Babies Explore

...ow to workthrough a research project from start to completion and to become a much morecritical thinker. I have learned to think with a healthy scientificskepticism." Scott Weiss, a junior and a human development and pre-med major, says, "Thisexperience gives me a chance to apply the material I study in my cl...

Science Announces Top Ten Research Advances Of 1998

...robial genomes and the genome of C.elegans reached completion this year. The tiny C. elegans worm has long been aworkhorse for a wide variety of biological research topics, and its genome isthe first from a multi-cellular animal to be sequenced. The genetic informationwill allow researchers to break new ground ...

University Of Georgia Awarded $2.5 Million Grant For Drug Discovery And Biodiversity Among The Maya Of Mexico

...mmer, though they could start as early as March if completion of Mexican collecting permits and agreements relating to intellectual property rights can be finalized by that date. Though not directly related to the current project, the Seventh International Congress of the International Society of Ethno...

Aldo Leopold Leadership Program Selects First Cohort

...ities in which scientificinformation is used. Upon completion of their training, ALLP Fellows will haveenhanced their ability to share scientific knowledge about environmental issuesamong the media, policy makers, and the private sector. "Fellows within the Aldo Leopold Leadership Program are committed to the...

Whitehead Receives $35 Million Grant From National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

...nternational consortium today announced successful completion of the pilotphase of sequencing the human genome a...ng work done in the private sector. This may allow completion of thefinal sequence far sooner than 2003. "The Human Genome Project looks forwardenthusiastically ...

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(Date:4/23/2014)... National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases ... Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine, conferred by the Feinstein ... award will be given on June 9 at the ... scientific presentations by Dr. O,Shea and other prominent researchers. ... , The award, which includes a $50,000 prize from ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University researchers have developed a ... living cell by using tiny gold particles with tails ... professor of agricultural and biological engineering, used gold nanoparticles ... known as BRCA1 messenger RNA splice variants, which can ... number of these mRNA splice variants in a cell ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... testosterone falls below normal levels are more likely to ... heart disease and type 2 diabetes. A new simple ... testing and possible treatment is described in an article ... publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article ... Health website at http://www.liebertpub.com/jmh . ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... As evidence mounts showing the potential health benefits of ... people are taking supplements. And the chemical industry is ... supplements, health effects could deter growth, so the industry ... claims, according to the cover story in Chemical ... of the American Chemical Society. , Melody M. Bomgardner, ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... scientists led by a researcher from the Cancer Science ... of Singapore has identified the cancer specific stem cell ... possibility of developing new drugs for the treatment of ... research group, led by Dr Chan Shing Leng, Research ... time that a cancer-specific variant of a cell surface ...
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