Tag: "innovative" at biology news
Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...n, Ontario competition for a project that found an innovative
way to deal with the problem of hog waste. They we...the confidence and the experience to think from an innovative
stand point." Before he participated, Barfett thought scientific research was only done ...
DNA lends scientists a hand, revealing new chemical reactions
...eact by zipping together. Their work draws upon an innovative
technique, known as "DNA-templated synthesis," that uses DNA to code not for RNA or proteins but instead for synthetic molecules. The researchers, led by Harvard University chemist David R. Liu, report this week in the journal Nature that their syste...
UT Southwestern biochemist honored with NIH Director's Pioneer Award
...cited, very proud and pleased that this incredibly innovative
scientist has won such a prestigious award." Dr. McKnight is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He sits on the editorial boar...
New Arizona State center brings science to policy on issues of water resources and urban growth
...about priorities related to water use; developing innovative
educational programs organized around water, climate and decision making. Life and growth in the desert "DCDC will be a vital resource to study the rich history and impact of water management on the growth of Phoenix and the Valley, and it will he...
...Professor Duncan said: "The challenge is to design innovative
devices and technologies able to guide the therapeutic to its correct location of action and ensure that pharmacological activity is maintained for an adequate duration once there." Professor Duncan's research (funded by CRC, now Cancer Research UK)...
Groundbreaking research could ignite new solutions to heat transfer in nano-devices
For the first time, an innovative
research technique successfully completed a detailed measurement of how heat energy is created at the molecular level, an approach that could have far reaching implications for developing nano-devices. Research results to be published in the upcoming...
Microbes eat their way to better concrete
...able synthetic sealing materials," Bang said. "Our innovative
approach introduces cutting-edge biotechnology in concrete crack remediation." The microbes seal concrete surface cracks with their metabolic byproducts. That's already been done, so Bang and Ramakrishnan plan to use genetic engineering to create mic...
Scientists discover potential new way to control drug-resistant bacteria
... and become drug-resistant." "This powerful and innovative
research opens up numerous possibilities for developing drugs and vaccines that can control resistant bacteria, which are a growing public health concern," says David L. Klein, Ph.D., who oversees bacterial respiratory disease research at NIAID. "The...
DuPont scientist named one of the world's top young innovators by MIT's 'Technology Review' Magazine
...e 100 individuals (the "TR100") under age 35 whose innovative
work in technology has a profound impact on today'...e than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative
products and services for markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, saf...
Termites could hold the key to self-sufficient buildings
...ructures. Loughborough University is leading this innovative
project, with funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The initiative will include research in Namibia to digitally scan the structure of the termite mounds. This research will be filmed by the BBC Natural History ...
The American Phytopathological Society announces 2004 awards
...de. This award honors individuals who have made an innovative
research contribution that has changed, or has the potential to change, the direction of work in any field of plant pathology. The Noel T. Keen Award for Research in Molecular Plant Pathology went to Brian J. Staskawicz, University of Californi...
NSF announces six 'FIBR' awards to tackle some of biology's most challenging questions
...gical Sciences directorate. "By undertaking highly innovative
and broadly integrative approaches to research in biology, FIBR projects tackle grand challenges and promote the training of a new and fearless generation of scientists willing and able to bridge conventional disciplinary boundaries." Several of t...
Joslin President awarded medal from international diabetes organization
...unich, Germany. This prestigious award recognizes innovative
leadership and superior contributions in the field...f diabetes research. The association works to find innovative
research concepts that will both encourage and support new ideas and put them into practice in resea...
White House to honor UNC School of Medicine scientist for 'early career' achievement
...of the awardees, the awards are designed to foster innovative
and far-reaching developments in science and technology, increase awareness of careers in science and engineering, recognize the scientific missions of participating agencies, enhance connections between fundamental research and national goals, and h...
Berkeley Lab soil scientist Margaret Torn receives Presidential Early Career Award
...Policy. Torn, a biogeochemist, is honored for her innovative
research on climate change and the terrestrial car...d engineers is an excellent example of the kind of innovative
and forward-looking research that our nation needs to meet the challenges of the twenty-first centur...
Joslin Diabetes Center adds first affiliate in California at Irvine Medical Center
...ecome the focal point in California for developing innovative
approaches to the prevention and treatment of diab...he incidence of the disease, they're investigating innovative
ways to increase physical activity and optimize nutrition education programs in schools. Additional...
Ventilation in bars, casinos doesn't control health risk for hospitality workers
...nizes and rewards those who have made substantial, innovative
contributions of national significance in the field of substance abuse. Each award includes a grant of $300,000, which is used to conduct a project over a period of up to three years that advances the field. The program addresses problems related to...
Entrepreneurs to be told how nature's secrets can improve business
...he conference is open to inventors, people running innovative
new businesses, academics, consultants and managers from across the globe'', said Anja-Karina Pahl, one of the organisers. "We not only explore the link between nature and technology, but actually turn biology into creativity. "What we say t...
NHGRI launches Centers for Excellence in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Research
...e of these teams will allow the centers to develop innovative
research approaches focused on specific sets of issues that relate to the numerous applications of genomic research, including the scientific goals and challenges identified by NHGRI in "A Vision for the Future of Genomics Research," which was publis...
Winner of 2004 EMBO Science Writing Prize announced
... to a non-scientific audience. Matthew Bottomley's innovative
text fulfils this criterion on every level. The lively dialogue relates double agent James Pond's mission to combat the deadly 'Pseudo' bacteria currently a leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. Set in Hawaii, the exotic tale tells how Pond...
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