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Scientists to prototype cyberinfrastructure for research and education access to ocean observatories

...fic Time-series Undersea Networked Experiments), a joint U.S.-Cnadian regional cabled observatory planned for the northeast Pacific, led by LOOKING PI Delaney. NEPTUNE itself is the prototype for the first electro-optically linked, multi-node network of interconnected sensor arrays designed to measure and ...

Veterans with Gulf War syndrome have damage in specific, primitive portion of nervous system

...llbladder disease, unrefreshing sleep, depression, joint pain, chronic diarrhea and sexual dysfunction that afflict those with Gulf War syndrome. Their findings will be published in the October issue of the American Journal of Medicine and are currently available online. "The high rate of gallbladder...

UMaine anthropologist wins Solon T. Kimball Award

...anization. A Bangor, Maine resident, Acheson has a joint appointment in the Anthropology Department and the School of Marine Sciences. He is also cooperating research professor with the university's Lobster Institute.He is an internationally recognized authority on economic anthropology and the social scie...

Researchers ID chlorophyll-regulating gene

...ch director of the Plant Gene Expression Center, a joint research center of the Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the University of California. The researchers targeted the PIF1 gene because it binds to phytochrome, a protein that is triggered by light and that c...

22nd amino acid synthesized and added to genetic code of e. coli bacteria

...anslator protein for pyrrolysine." Following their joint discovery of L-pyrrolysine, Krzycki's colleague Michael Chan, an associate professor of biochemistry and chemistry at Ohio State, began the laborious process of synthesizing the actual chemical compound. After nearly a year's worth of work and a 10-s...

Ecology of infectious diseases grants awarded

...fth year of funding in this multi-year effort. The joint program supports efforts to understand the ecological and biological mechanisms that govern relationships between human -induced environmental changes and the emergence and transmission of infectious diseases. Interdisciplinary projects funded throug...

Lecture on ecology of infectious diseases

...a threat to public health. With funding from the joint National Science Foundation-National Institutes of Health Ecology of Infectious Diseases Program, biologist Sharon Collinge of the University of Colorado at Boulder used records from two decades of plague outbreaks in prairie dogs in Boulder County t...

Sandia experiments may reduce possibility of future water wars

...o serves as an opening wedge for another entity: a joint laboratory with Mexico to work on border-related scientific problems, says Gerry Yonas, Sandia Principal Scientist and director of the Labs' Advanced Concept Group (ACG), "Because the ACG looks to future global security issues, we advanced the idea o...

Maine-based biophysics institute gets funding for first US-based 4Pi nanoscale microscope

...d," says IMB co-director Michael Grunze, who holds joint appointments with the University of Maine, The Jackson Laboratory and the University of Heidelberg in Germany. "Now, imagine being able to see the football itself, in 3D. The 4Pi represents a comparable increase in resolution, only on a nanoscale." ...

Final Alert: 16th EORTC NCI AACR Symposium

There are now only three weeks to go to this joint European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer, US National Cancer Institute and American Association for Cancer Research conference. It offers: First-time public presentations on new cancer drug research and development from experts i...

Smac-ing back at cancer cells

...alpha to trigger apoptosis in the cells that cause joint and tissue damage. Thus, the secondary inflammation from these cells would be prevented." However, he said, further studies in his laboratory will concentrate mainly on using Compound 3 as a prototype treatment for cancers. The researchers are curre...

Second call for proposals for the European Young Investigator Award

... in stage one will be invited to an interview in a joint selection process organised by the participating European organisations, for which the European Science Foundation (ESF) in Strasbourg is responsible....

$18 million bioinformatics center to become weapon against deadly diseases

...ng the effort will be the Computation Institute, a joint effort between the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, and the Fellowship for Interpretation of Genomes, a non-profit organization specializing in bioinformatics tool development and comparative genomics research. They will use th...

Identifying tick genes could halt disease, bioterrorism threat

...he United States. Lyme disease can cause lethargy, joint swelling and facial paralysis. Some of the symptoms can become chronic arthritis and neurological syndromes. In 2002 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recorded approximately 24,000 cases of the often-misdiagnosed and under-diagnosed illn...

Why your knees and quads hurt more after running than walking: You're only human

...ody in terms of the amount of muscle mass used and joint flexion when you compare walking to running. By a ...advantage results from the use of more flexed knee joint during running versus walking [and speculate that this] may reflect the evolution of a unique erect ...

Innovative 'ceramic-on-metal' hip replacements to undergo clinical trials

...r of years. The ceramic part of the new artificial joint is the knuckle head and the cup of the hip is made...ng and more robust. This latest 'ceramic-on-metal' joint further improves on 'metal-on-metal' as it generates ten times less metal wear. The ceramic head rem...

New comprehensive textbook on companion animals fills need

...me from an academic discussion in July 2002 at the joint annual meeting of the American Dairy Science Association, American Society of Animal Science and the Canadian Society of Animal Science held in Quebec City, Canada. "In one of the sessions, teachers from various universities were reviewing all of the...

New OHSU lab will speed drug discovery process

...e lab's first spectrometer was purchased through a joint venture between the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, OHSU's General Clinical Research Center, the OHSU Office of the Vice President for Research, the OHSU Cancer Institute, the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy's Department of Pha...

Newcastle scientists get UK's first stem cell license

... The group was established two years ago, in a joint venture involving theNHS, Newcastle University and the Center for Life with funding from theDepartments of Health and Trade and Industry and from the regional development Agency, One NorthEast. Its remit is to explore the potential offered by stem ce...

EURYI Award given for the first time to 25 young European researchers

...ates who are successful in this stage go on to the joint selection process at the European level, for which the European Science Foundation (ESF) in Strasbourg is responsible. In this first year of the award, a total of 762 proposals were received by the participating organisations, of which 133 were submi...

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