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Pack-MULEs are toting a new look at plant evolution

... my article," says Jiang, who one month ago left a post doc at the University of Georgia to take a faculty...nterests and approaches. In this way, students and post docs can explore their maximum potential. So Jiang allowed herself to get a little sentimental. The ...

Tufts University establishes $4 million dollar tissue engineering resource center

... stem cells. In 2003, Kaplan and a former post doctoral student discovered that spiders and silkworms are able to spin webs and cocoons made of incredibly strong fibers because of the way they control water content and thus silk protein solubility and structural organization in their glands. This...

Natural mineral locks up carbon dioxide

... Coal (CPCPC), the Energy Institute; Yinzhi Zhang, post doctoral fellow, the Energy Institute; Matthew E. Kuchta, graduate student in geo-environmental engineering, all at Penn State; and Dan J. Fauth, U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Laboratory in Pittsburgh, dissolved the crushed serpentine i...

Disease diagnosis, drug development focus of UH prof's biochip research

...ll provide Internet participants an opportunity to post questions and discussion items. Nanoscience is strongly multidisciplinary, and the conference will reflect this diversity with contributions from physics, chemistry, biology and engineering. The conference will provide a forum for jumpstarting in...

Muscling their way into the food chain: Zebra mussels alter fish populations in the Hudson River

...he zebra mussel introduction, allowing for pre and post invasion assessment. Hudson River food web data has been collected by IES since the 1980s. Through analysis of this data, Strayer and colleagues have discovered that open-water fish, such as American shad and striped bass, have decreased in growth an...

American Chemical Society media registration

...he ACS web site -- www.chemistry.org/news --will post the releases once the embargo is lifted. Housing and Travel Arrangement information is available on the ACS national meetings website at: http://pubs3.acs.org/philadelphia04/index.html . The ACS Office of Communications cannot make housing or trave...

Next best thing: wood chip bedding for cattle

...eal straw. Wood chip bedding is a mixture of bark, post peelings, and sawdust. Compared to straw bedding, wood chip bedding requires less frequent additions, keeps animals cleaner, and can be cheaper in drought years when straw is scarce. However, the effect of different bedding materials on greenhouse ga...

Study probes ecosystem of tree holes

...Kneitel, Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis post doctoral researcher in biology in Arts & Sciences, and Jonathan Chase, Ph.D.,Washington University assistant professor of biology, found that tinkering with any of those factors changes the make up of the community. Kneitel uses the Richard ...

Earth, sky tapped in unique global climate change study

...otective umbrellas to shelter 80 plots of juniper, post oak and little bluestem grass. But while the awnin...e impact on plant growth. The researchers chose post oak, bluestem grass and junipers because those species are predominant in the 7.4 million-acre post ...

New research outlines public health consequences

...t studies, we have ruled out the potential role of post traumatic stress disorder in these adverse pregnancy outcomes." Researchers are also concerned about long-term health consequences of asbestos exposure in the wake of the disaster. Asbestos, principally chrysotile, was used in the construction of ...

New research finds summer-born women have fewer children

...ed during fetal and neonatal life on early pre and post natal development. In temperate zones the external environment varies with the seasons, so the conditions experienced early in life are the result of a variety of seasonally and socially varying environmental and maternal factors that may all affect ...

Ocean dye to help Rutgers scientists trace Hudson River's path miles into the Atlantic

... will take aerial photos of the dye patch and then post and later archive the images online. The five-year study, called the Lagrangian Transport and Transformation Experiment (LaTTE), also involves the ongoing use of unmanned submarines, satellites, coastal radar and other technologies. It is funded thro...

OHSU researchers discover possible connection between infant hormone exposure, obesity

...therapies are tested in humans. In addition to his post at ONPRC, Simerly is a researcher in the new OHSU Center for Weight Regulation and Associated Disorders. The center conducts research into causes of and treatments for obesity. Prior to the creation of this center, OHSU has been involved in a number ...

Heinz Maier-Leibnitz prizes 2004

... of galaxies. After a one-year visiting researcher post at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics at Harvard University he first worked as a business consultant before returning to the MPI in Garching in 2001 to take a postdoctoral post. Dr. Boris Worm (34), Marine Ecology/Marine Science, Unive...

Rimonbant shows promise in addressing multiple risk factors

...se patients and reduces tobacco dependence without post cessation weight gain in people who smoke. ABOUT ...o quit, enabled them to achieve abstinence without post cessation weight gain at double the rate obtained in patients treated with placebo. ABOUT LAVAL UNI...

Naropin now approved for intrathecal (spinal) administration in the European Union (EU)

...ques and for continuous peripheral nerve block for post operative pain relief. The Netherlands acted as the Reference Member State in the Mutual Recognition procedure for European approval and Naropin has already received approval for this new route of administration in Finland, New Zealand, Switzerland, ...

New Web site for biogeoscience community announced

...e will also feature a place for science writers to post articles that may be of interest to the biogeoscience community or the public. "We're delighted that NSF is supporting this project," says Jack Hess, Executive Director of the Geological Society of America. "The collaboration of scientific societies ...

Scientists report first sequencing of environmental genome

...f the journal Nature . Banfield and her students, post docs and colleagues are primarily interested in how the microbes, obtained from the Richmond Mine in Iron Mountain, Calif., one of the largest Superfund sites in the country, interact with minerals to produce acid mine drainage. "Acid mine drainage i...

New antioxidants are 100 times more effective than vitamin E

...versity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to begin a post doctoral fellowship. He is continuing to work with Porter's group on the new antioxidants. By attaching a chemical group that makes pyridinols "greasy" gives them a chemical affinity for fatty acids the chemists have combined their antioxidants wit...

Something got me started

...rch database inviting all interested scientists to post their research profile. The participation and contribution of users is welcomed. Submissions of experience reports on mobility are collected under a section called 'Submit your story' and will be presented under each country, respectively. Moreover, ...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014 EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit ... issues, published a comprehensive review today examining the current ... virus. The review calls for improved global surveillance strategies ... the recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that ... countries of Guinea and Liberia. According to the ...
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(Date:4/16/2014)... Calif. Consider the marvel of the embryo. It begins ... function as they multiply to become the cells of our ... the body. , Now, in a feat of reverse tissue ... genetic coding that allows embryonic cells to proliferate and transform ...
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