Tag: "acceptance" at biology news
Palatin Technologies' PT-141 increases sexual behavior in female animals
...siness plan, successful development and commercial acceptance
of its products, ability to fund development of technology, the risk that products may not result from development activities, protection of its intellectual property, ability to establish and successfully complete clinical trials for product approva...
Virginia Tech leads global effort to sort out social, economic impacts of agricultural biotechnology
...ial and economic effects may be critical to public acceptance
of biotechnology. Without that acceptance, he fears, many potential benefits may be lost. Norton is heading an effort centered at Virginia Tech and including scientists worldwide that will investigate the social and economic effects of biotechnologie...
Biocomposites put the plant into the auto plant - and more
...erials and Structures Center. "There is a growing acceptance
that there have to be more environmentally friendl...e, plant-based plastic. Biocomposites are gaining acceptance
in everything from automotive manufacturing to bridge building because they can be made stronger and...
New system developed for removing contaminants from storm run-off
...ology its non-toxic, cheap, available, and public acceptance
of these filters is likely very good since no one is concerned about putting wood in water." His next step is to test pine the cheapest wood available -- and other types of wood to see if one is more effective than another. He will also evaluate ho...
Putting randomness to work: unique form of nanoscale random motion may drive key cellular functions
...portant." The switching operation that involves acceptance
or removal of a phosphate controls a protein's affinity for binding to other proteins it encounters as Brownian motion moves it through cells. "What Ron has provided here is the physical reasoning behind how these collisions can work and ...
Language can fuel, or abate, public fears about bioengineered foods
...ffect on the public's reception, understanding and acceptance
of communication concerning biotechnology," he said. Sacrificing accuracy for general comprehension though necessary can also complicate matters if the communication about the benefits and risks of science, such as biotechnology, is not built on t...
Researchers craft model that provides reasons for climate-change observations
...sed on observations of other species and a growing acceptance
of climate change, the researchers were pleased be...e about climate change. While he expects a mix of acceptance
and skepticism for the model, he looks forward to seeing the results of its application with other s...
Agricultural biotechnology hot topic at ASTA corn & sorghum and soybean seed research conferences
...ation, will discuss new survey results on consumer acceptance
of biotechnology, U.S. legislative activities on biotechnology next year, the effect of international policies on biotech food labeling on the domestic marketplace, and the impact on the food industry of the accidental presence of Starlink corn, unap...
Alleviating and managing pain in animals is focus of new guidebook
...emptive and multi-modal analgesia have gained wide acceptance
among responsible physicians charged with the responsibility of treating pain in humans," Tranquilli said. "These techniques appear to be equally valuable in the management of pain in companion animals."...
Ag Biotech and E-Commerce hot topics at ASTA Annual Convention
...otechnology industry initiatives to enhance public acceptance
of modern biotechnology and ways that seed professionals can be proactive in promoting these initiatives. For registration (complimentary for journalists), contact Angela Dansby at 202-638-3128. Founded in 1883, the American Seed Trade Association, ...
EPA, OSHA and CPSC accept non-animal system for screening chemicals' skin corrosiveness
...nt to which the ICCVAM criteria for validation and acceptance
of new test methods was addressed. This is the s...AM panel review. The first review resulted in the acceptance
by regulatory agencies of a test called the Murine Local Lymph Node Assay that uses fewer animals to...
Experts to study informed consent in national gene transfer research
...ick people feel influences their understanding and acceptance
of what is likely to happen to them and how the complex roles of physicians who are also investigators affect their views of what research participation offers to patient-subjects. "It's encouraging to know that the ELSI program reviewers of our...
Smells may trigger alcohol craving, and relapse, among alcoholics
...eans. Still, one area of agreement seems to be an acceptance
of the relationship between environmental stimuli -- cues like smell or sound -- and relapse. "This is one of the first preclinical studies to look at the neurochemical mechanisms involved in alcohol craving and relapse," said Katner. "If we can und...
Harvard and Alexion researchers report successful transplantation of immuneprotected neurons in primate model of Parkinson's disease
... Society forNeuroscience, the study shows that the acceptance
of the engrafted cells wasenhanced through the use of Alexion's proprietary C5 Complement Inhibitor.5G1.1, an anti-inflammatory C5 Inhibitor drug, is currently being tested inPhase II clinical trials for the treatment of various chronic inflammatoryd...
New rices may help address vitamin A and iron deficiency, major causes of death in the developing world
... any, on the environment andhuman health and after acceptance
by national biosafety authorities, the novelvarieties of rice will be distributed free of charge by IRRI and variousnational agricultural research centers in developing countries. Local ricebreeders, using traditional breeding techniques, would then...
Science panel endorses new non-animal test to see if chemicals will burn, corrode skin and eyes
...hich each of the ICCVAM criteria forvalidation and acceptance
of new test methods was addressed. Panel chair Robert Scala, Ph.D., said, "We concluded that Corrositex maybe used as part of a tiered testing strategy for assessing the dermal corrosivepotential of chemicals, or as a stand-alone alternative ...
Clues To Transplant Tolerance Linked To Infectious Disease Immunity Cell Traffic Key, Say Authors In New England Journal of Medicine
...oselyresemble the mechanisms that confer permanent acceptance
of a transplantedorgan. That antigens-fore...in nonlymphoid tissues. Successful long-termorgan acceptance
could be achieved under the same immunological conditions. "In time, a stable allograft [org...
Pet Therapy Programs Help Patients In Rehab, Physical Therapy And More
... that theuncomplicated affection and unconditional acceptance
a companion animal offersseem to act as a sort of lightning rod, reducing anxiety and relievingdepression, both of which inhibit healing. They can also serve as an active partof the healing process, says Rickann Clapp, the Recreation Therapist whosup...
Science-Based Decision Guide May Be Answer To EPA's Controversial Rule
...cchemical pesticides as well as worldwide consumer acceptance
of safe geneticallymodified foods. EPA's proposed rule fails to provide for and in fact,stigmatizes, current developments in plant breeding that permit precise,multiple gene transfers. Further, it is the product, not the process, thatmatters in ter...
Angry Biotech Firms Are Blaming The Industry Leader For Bringing Modified Crops
...d food in Europe. Polls show that consumer acceptance
of engineered food has collapsed inEurope since 19...mood in Europe. Monsanto was convinced that smooth acceptance
of transgenic soyain the US would be mirrored in Europe. The entire industry is now having t...
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