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Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...ursue science as a career to create a high-level, real
world experience with access to first class equipm...to introduce hundreds of students each year to the real
world of biotechnology through projects of their own design. Each student (or team) works ...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
... common problem. The Dallas Heart Study gives us a real
snapshot of what the exact prevalence is in Dallas," Dr. Malloy said. "There also are underlying conditions, such as fatty liver, that would never be identified in the population without those people having participated in the study. Fatty liver is a...
Cigarette smoke causes breaks in DNA and defects to a cell's chromosomes, Pitt study finds
...moke condensate they used was derived from burning real
cigarettes and obtained from theR.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Containing mostly particulates, the extracted smoke was liquefied as part of a solvent mixture before it was exposed to the cells. "Double-stranded breaks are considered the most mutagen...
New Arizona State center brings science to policy on issues of water resources and urban growth
...cenarios. Researchers and decision makers will use real
data and scientific grounding to model hypothetical decisions about the growth of the region and play out scenarios to predict the effects those decisions might have in the future on such variables as water usage, economic expansion, demands on the a...
Far more men than women favor routine paternity testing at birth
...e other regarding inducement of labor to mask the real
aim of the survey. The order in which the questions were asked was changed randomly. "It comes out pretty much the same, whether you ask it by itself or ask it in the context of other questions, and no matter what order the questions are in...
Master of antimalarial resistance
..., suggesting their lab data have a parallel in the real
world. The other members of the research team include Stephen Ward,Mathirut Mungthin and Patrick Bray of the Liverpool School of TropicalMedicine and Viswanathan Lakshmanan, David Johnson, and Amar Bir Singh Sidhuof Albert Einstein College of Medicin...
Scientists find nanowires capable of detecting individual viruses
...trically detect the presence of single viruses, in real
time, with near-perfect selectivity. These nanowire detectors can also differentiate among viruses with great precision, suggesting that the technique could be scaled up to create miniature arrays easily capable of sensing thousands of different viru...
Study reveals why eyes in some paintings seem to follow viewers
...icture was viewed from, Todd said. "When observing real
surfaces in the natural environment the visual inf...ll, we interpret this perceptually as if it were a real
object. That is why the eyes appear to follow you as you change your viewing direction." Todd said p...
Genetic modification of linseed produces healthier omega 3 and 6 fatty acids
...ing of agronomically important species can provide real
benefits to human health and nutrition and the env...ing of agronomically important species can provide real
benefits to human health and nutrition and the environment. As demand rises for edible oils that are...
Popular Science announces Third Annual 'Brilliant 10'
...etain their shape, like two billiard balls. In the real
world, things don't always happen so neatly. Superfast bullets crumple on impact, and ceramic-based body armor dents or shatters in a variety of ways. Computing the forces involved is so complex that until 1995, when Walker and his partner published ...
K-State, other universities to study how climate affects plant evolution
...gratifying for us personally, but also should be a real
benefit for both our state and our country," said Ron Trewyn, K-State's vice provost for research. Led by evolutionary ecologist Johanna Schmitt of Brown University, the team includes molecular biologists, evolutionary geneticists, plant modelers a...
Cockroach-like robot leads new research effort
...s and humans. "The robot has to operate in the real
world, like the animal does, so we can use it for ...rolled experiment that's easier to manipulate than real
animals but able to tackle real-world challenges. "This robot, the most mobile one built and ...
K-State's National Agricultural Biosecurity Center receives $1.3 Million from Department of Defense
...shboard technology" based on its "Protect America" real
time content aggregation system; the University of...rs via the Internet. The lessons learned database, real
time content aggregations, and continuing education Web site applications will give veterinarians, c...
Two Virginia Tech energy-related inventions win R&D 100 awards
...Oct. 14. The oil well sensor were monitored in real
time from computers at Virginia Tech, demonstrating the potential for remote monitoring of data from multiple well sites throughout the world from a central location. "This could pave the way for smart oil fields, with sensor highways connected seaml...
New imaging technology at Joslin shown to detect early signs of type 1 diabetes
... in mouse models of type 1 diabetes in vivo and in real
time," Dr. Mathis comments. The researchers say that this new imaging process may prove an invaluable aid in helping researchers and clinicians to spot early insulitis and to monitor how it changes, during the development of disease and after ...
Protein fishing in America: The movie
... making sense of that. "It's not an observation in real
time," Lu said. "You're measuring many proteins at... enables him to construct--in true sequence and in real
time--the position and continuous motion of the single molecules for the millisecond they flip-flop ...
Trojan Horses, xenon imaging and remote controlled genes
...h will be in figuring out how proteins interact in real
time inside living organisms as well as how diseases, especially cancer, progress through the body." Xenon-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging While magnetic resonance imaging has already become a useful tool for research, Penn chemists hope to...
The truth about organic food
... these questions and others: Are pesticide risks real
or imagined? Does food irradiation pose health risks? Is genetically modified food unsafe? Is organic food more nutritious? Are free-range chickens safer? Is organic farming really better for the environment? How do the media portray orga...
Genetic clues found for common congenital brain disorder
...child." "This discovery provides one of the first real
avenues for understanding human birth defects that affect the cerebellum," said study author Kathleen Millen, Ph.D., assistant professor of human genetics at the University of Chicago. "Until now, we have had no understanding of what goes wrong durin...
Why damaged DNA gets a case of the bends
...chemical change to an intact DNA fragment. As with real
DNA, the simulated molecule's backbone became distorted and its base pairs displaced. The structural change corresponded with a change in the molecule's shape, in its energy and how electric charges are distributed throughout the molecule. "All thes...
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