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Duke Researchers Show "Editing" Can Fix Faulty Genes In New Approach To Gene Therapy

...of-conceptstage, Sullenger's twist on gene therapy addresses many of the problemsthat have complicated early gene therapy efforts....

Researchers Find How Disease-resistant Plants Recognize Bacteria

...e of Science contains a second research paper that addresses different aspects of the recognition mechanism, which was written by researchers from the laboratory of Brian Staskawicz, professor of plant biology at the University of California, Berkeley. The papers represent major breakthroughs in the understand...

Ten Years of Progress For Superfund Basic Research Program

...al,university-based and peer-reviewed program that addresses thisimportant need at this level." The University of Cincinnati program consists of severalprojects, but focuses primarily on risk assessment andbioremediation of compounds that don't degrade very readily inthe environment. One of the success stories...

Spinach Enzymes Neutralize Explosives

...lved with demilitarization. This digestion process addresses a dire need of the U.S. military to eliminate, in a costeffectiveand secure manner, its nearly 500,000 tons of explosives stockpiled around the country. "The primary risk of storing explosives at any site is explosions because they createpanic,can ca...

New Strategy Discerns Early Stages Of HIV Infection, Paving Way For Targeted Study And Therapy

...ght public and private institutions.The new tactic addresses what has been a major obstacle in the study andtreatment of patients with HIV infection: the inability to determine how long aperson has been infected with the virus, particularly in the early stages ofinfection. Diagnosis is made when blood tests in...

New Long-Term Ecological Research Site Funded For Plum Island Sound Ecosystems Study

...ical oceanography program,"The Plum Island project addresses the question of how ecosystems in a regionrespond to large-scale disturbances, such as long-term sea level rise. In thiscase, the region is the U.S. East Coast." Scientists working on the projectalso hope to discover how the biota of different biog...

Adirondack Wolf Conference

...g at 8:00 a.m. The conference will feature keynote addresses by the Museum's Deparment ofInvertebrates Curator Niles Eldredge, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne's MaryMidgley, and Joseph Sax of University of California at Berkeley. Paneldiscussions will focus on: the long-term biological implications of wolfr...

Sex-Specific Behavior Controlled By Peripheral Nervous System

...ng in Los Angeles. Though Weissburg's work addresses questions regarding the organizationof sex-specific nervous systems and the generation of sex-specific behavior, it hasimplications beyond gender differences. If he can determine how invertebratesregenerate neural tissue that functions successfully, ...

University Of California Researchers Call For Changes In Management Of Agricultural And Environmental Resources In 21st Century

...terviews, contact Jill Goetz or PamKan-Rice at the addresses above or in the AAAS conference newsroom. Food and Agriculture: "Accelerating Crop Evolution for Greater Productivity and Better BiodiversityConservation" Saturday, 1/23, 9 a.m. "This symposium demonstrates the extreme power of biotechnology to loc...

NSF's Highest Honor For New Faculty Fosters Integration Of Research And Education

... Vibro-acoustic Control Thomas Royston's research addresses the complex problem of modeling, analysis,and experimental investigation of nonlinear characteristics of smart materials,such as piezo-ceramic composites, and investigates their application invibro-acoustic energy conduction, transduction, dissipatio...

Wood-Based Composites Center Established At Virginia Tech

...inia Tech and several corporations, thenew program addresses emerging educational and research needs of the wood-basedcomposites industry. "The center will involve a concentration of resources andfaculty members with one focus being to attract talented young people to thiscareer path," Kamke explained. ...

GenRISK Genetic Testing Program At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Offers Patients New Hope In Confronting Disease

...and vitamins, and he has embarked on aprogram that addresses his "total health picture." The knowledge supplied by hisgenetic screening has left him "cautiously optimistic" about the future. Withthe recommended regimen, he has already seen changes in his lab results. "When I look at my lab results and EKG toda...

Center For Ion Mobility Spectrometry Established At INEEL

... national laboratories and government agenciesthat addresses challenges in the application of process analytical chemistry. This relationship allows CPAC to exploit the analytical chemistry expertise inthe IMS Center and allows the center to take advantage of CPAC's successfulworking relationships with industr...

Quarterly News Tipsheet -- Research Highlights From Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

...ge land. Manual monitoring, the current practice, addresses only a fractionof acres of public lands across the western United States. But new satellite imagery, sensor technology and advanced geographic informationsystems can quickly provide data on any plot of land to help determine trends inrange quality. ...

Scientists Discover Important Molecular Link That Allows Cells To Form Blood Vessels

...ooking for a specificaddress. The driver reads the addresses one by one, recognizes the targetedaddress and sto...s system appears to work something like the street addresses we use totarget our destinations," Daniel said. "Vascular endothelial cells appear to useEphB1 to id...

UF Anthropologists Study Techniques To Solve Mysteries Of Dead Bodies

...t may show that they tried to hide the body, which addresses theissue of intent," said Falsetti, who directed the study and presented someof the findings at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting inMarch. Compounding a detective's problems caused by wandering critters are theSunshine State's muggy c...

National Laboratory, National Parks And Forests Leaders Seek To Share Resources

...ing first-hand about the issues and concerns INEEL addresses in theirrole as DOE's environmental laboratory....

Building detailed map of human DNA will take more time and resources than previously thought, says Hutch researcher

...says.Also in the Nature Genetics article, Kruglyak addresses the inherent limitationsof mining so-called "isolated" human populations, such as that of Iceland, fordisease genes. Since Iceland essentially has had no immigration since the Vikings landed in theninth century, geneticists widely presumed the DNA of...

Molecular biologists prune branches from the animal family tree

...-limbed animal tree,explains Carroll, "but it also addresses the question of how sophisticated lifewas some 600 million years ago." The findings indicate that ancestors of thesegroups had more Hox genes than previously believed. "This potential tocontrol development implies that the common ancestor may well ...

DFG releases statement on possibilities and limitations of genetic diagnosis

...d into thisaspect of human genome research and now addresses the public with the statement "HumanGenome Research and Predictive Genetic Diagnosis: Possibilities - Limitations -Consequences." In this statement, the commission deals with a variety of ethical, legal, andsocial questions arising from handling this...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... synthetic biology team has created a new technology ... that could travel the body and selectively target ... cell-based, biological devices that monitor and modify human ... biology. However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers to ... state and respond in a customized fashion. , ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson,s disease ... neurons may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed ... way autoimmune diseases like type I diabetes, celiac disease, ... was published April 16, 2014, in Nature Communications ... idea in Parkinson,s disease; but if true, it could ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014 EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization ... published a comprehensive review today examining the current state ... The review calls for improved global surveillance strategies to ... recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that has ... of Guinea and Liberia. According to the World ...
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