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Scientific equipment including the first European student experiment reaches the ISS

...by the Progress M-48 is PROMISS-2. This experiment aims to understand the fundamental processes which unde...to be followed up by more investigations. NEUROCOG aims at understanding how humans perceive space, the role that the sensory information of sight, balance,...

Tourism to Earth's most threatened areas surges by over 100 percent in last decade

...amme. Based upon two years of research, the report aims to help chart a positive way forward for tourism development....

A test for sensitivity of normal tissue to radiation damage?

...h will be fed into the ESTRO project GENEPI, which aims to collect biological specimens and clinical data from European radiotherapy patients with the intention of establishing correlations between genetic markers and clinical outcome. The project should give researchers important information about the i...

Project to make smallpox inoculations safe by 'leashing' current vaccine virus

...esting and then human clinical trials. The project aims to sidestep a problem that has prevented weaker, l...be highly effective against smallpox, Jacobs' team aims to add genes to the virus that will give it a hidden weakness: susceptibility to a common, widely to...

$9.4 million NSF grant backs UCSB-led effort in bio-image informatics

...arch Institute, describes the problem the research aims to solve: "Biological research efforts are generat...s examining cell types and proteins. The project aims at storing and enabling searches of such "image-banks" so that patterns can be revealed. Leslie Wil...

UK science research to beat breast cancer

...t Screening : Oxford University's eDiamond project aims to build a prototype for a national database of br...A 3-year project, led by the University of Exeter, aims to develop novel means for the X-ray imaging of cancer in breast tissues. It is investigating types ...

Advance in developing biological strategies to produce hydrogen and sequester carbon dioxide

... University of Utah. DOE's Genomes to Life program aims to use the department's unique computational capabilities and research facilities to understand the activities of single-cell organisms on three levels: the proteins and multi-molecular machines that perform most of the cell's work; the gene regulat...

Green and sustainable chemistry

...racts of papers. Green and Sustainable Chemistry's aims are defined as innovative chemical technology to minimize the consumption of depletive resources and the discharge of wastes through the life cycle of chemical products and processes, and to secure the health and safety of mankind and the environment...

Max Planck Research awards 2003 presented

...ice President of the Max Planck Society. The award aims to open the door to opportunities to find the best partners in Germany and abroad for joint research projects thereby allowing the necessary "critical mass" to unfold. This is a decisive requirement in bringing about top research results through long...

McGill Centre for Intellectual Property Policy receives $3 million SSHRC Grant

...esota and Texas A&M University". The project aims to also assist the ability of developing countries...structures within developing nations. This project aims to provide better ways of implementing intellectual property regimes within these countries is of ex...

Beetles could prove a hit with the aircraft industry

... combustion and nozzle ejection mechanism. It also aims to identify how combustion engineers could exploit this understanding to practical effect. For example, knowledge gained could aid the development of a device that helps relight aircraft engines at high altitude by squirting plasma into the engine's ...

Microscopes provide new view for tissue engineering

...y for the emerging tissue engineering field, which aims to regenerate form and function in damaged or diseased tissues and organs. Until now, scrutiny of this complicated, three-dimensional process has been limited to the top-most layers of the scaffolds used to coax and sustain cell development. Composed...

DFG to establish seven new Clinical Research Units

...ting a new leader for this group. On the other, it aims to promote innovative research projects at medical faculties. The funding is scheduled to run for six years. It particularly supports young researchers and makes a sustainable contribution to raising the profile of universities. Lung transplants cont...

Call for Entries: The 2004 Wistar Institute Science Journalism Award

...ablished Wistar Institute Science Journalism Award aims to honor the most insightful and enterprising reporting on the basic biomedical sciences in print, broadcast, or online journalism during the award year. Entries for the 2004 award must have appeared between January 1 and December 31, 2003, and the d...

Leibniz Prizewinners 2004

...ific requirements. The programme, set up in 1985, aims to improve the working conditions for outstanding researchers, to extend their research opportunities, to relieve them of administrative work and to make it easier for them to employ particularly qualified young researchers. Scientists and academics ...

Emerging frontiers genomics grant for blue-green bacteria

...oundation to researchers at UC Davis. The project aims to look at the functions of all 7,000 genes in Nostoc punctiforme, said principal investigator John Meeks, professor in the section of microbiology at UC Davis. "We're trying to understand everything that it does, and it does a lot," Meeks said. No...

How are the sexes different?

...tally different ways. This new scientific venture aims to provide a better biological understanding for tailoring medical services and treatments based on one's sex. Under the CSD moniker, a multidisciplinary team of doctors and researchers at Georgetown will conduct collaborative basic and clinical...

European Virtual Institute for Genome Annotation receives 12 million Euro

...twork of Excellence in Bioinformatics. The network aims to address the current fragmentation of European b...the goal of a single European research area, which aims to make the best use of Europe's research resources, the Commission of the European Union has devise...

Successful progress launch paves the way for further scientific utilisation of the ISS by Europe

...e vehicles in future. PROMISS-3 : The experiment aims to analyse the growth of protein crystals in weigh...h the same homogeneity on the ground. SUIT : The aims of this technology demonstration are to improve the orientation capabilities of astronauts and reduc...

UN report: Accelerate global agreement to oversee exploitation of South Pole 'extremophiles'

... some basic conceptual agreement about the overall aims of any regulation and the type of management system that is desirable, feasible, practical, and equitable." The study recommends further analysis and research with the emphasis on: Information about existing and planned bio-prospecting activities i...

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