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UCSF scientist Joe Derisi named MaCarthur Fellow
...ned new tools for exploring the activity of genes, and
used them to make major advances in understanding ...seases as SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) and
malaria. He is an associate professor of biochemistry and
Gordon M. Tomkins Chair at ...
16 APS exercise research highlights, from reduced flu mortality to proteomics & obesity
...s Oct. 6-9, weaves together a lifetime of learning and
research experience that bridges the 1920 Nobel Pr...ology, the 1935 High Altitude Expedition to Chile, and
the latest in international exercise physiology. Dr. Saltin, director of the Copenhagen Muscle Rese...
Newly identified master gene key in baby's first breath
...ld have implications for treating premature babies and
adults with lung disease or lung injury. While other genes have been identified as having roles in l...
A test case for DNA barcodes to identify species
...ion since the dinosaurs died," the need for a fast and
easy way to identify species has never been greate...looking for high-throughput tools that can rapidly and
accurately identify individuals from known species and
from an entirely new species. In the open acc...
Evidence builds for potential new cancer drug target
...w cancer drugs," said Prem Reddy, Ph.D., professor and
director of the Fels Institute for Cancer Research and
Molecular Biology at Temple University School of Medicine. Knowing that the c-myb gene played a rol...
HHMI, NIBIB/NIH to invest up to $35 million in interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs
...om life scientists who are familiar with the tools and
ideas of the physical and
computational sciences and
engineering. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and
the National ...
Wildlife Conservation Society hosts public symposium on human-wildlife diseases
"With headlines that make mad cow, monkey pox and
West Nile household words, it has become clear that the health of people and
that of domestic animals are inextricably linked--there is truly only 'one health,'" said Dr. Robert...
USAID, Conservation International & Starbucks launch Conservation Coffee Alliance in Central America
...joined forces with Conservation International (CI) and
Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq: SBUX) to create ...Coffee Alliance. With a focus on Central America and
Mexico, the Alliance promotes private sector approaches within the coffee industry that are environm...
Agronomy, crop, and soil science societies to meet Oct. 31 to Nov. 4 in Seattle
...nomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) and
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) will hold t...ttle, WA, under the theme, "Science to Secure Food and
the Environment." Over 300 scientific sessions, 75 symposia, and
2,800+ research papers/posters wi...
Atacama rover helps NASA learn to search for life on Mars
.... The project, part of NASA's Astrobiology Science and
Technology Program for Exploring Planets, involves...o test robotic capabilities for mobility, autonomy and
science. "Identifying living microorganisms and/or fossils in environments where life's density is...
Hidden diversity: DNA 'barcoding' reveals a common butterfly is actually 10 different species
...r butterfly, is a routine visitor to urban gardens and
tropical rainforests. While the "species" has been...ce since 1775, only now has examination of a small and
standardized signature piece of the genome a technique called DNA barcoding shown that this "speci...
Conference at UH opens doors for new scientists, engineers
...7, 2004 A new generation of scientists, engineers and
mathematicians will converge on campus as the Univ...s earn degrees in science, technology, mathematics and
engineering (STEM) disciplines, as well as prepare them for graduate study, the Houston-area consort...
Wisconsin scientists develop quick botox test
...d underpin new technologies to thwart bioterrorism and
spur the development of agents to blunt the toxic ... real-time assay, which could be deployed in a kit and
used in the field, the Wisconsin team also developed a cell-based assay that helps provide a glimpse...
Veterans with Gulf War syndrome have damage in specific, primitive portion of nervous system
...ng sleep, depression, joint pain, chronic diarrhea and
sexual dysfunction that afflict those with Gulf W... October issue of the American Journal of Medicine and
are currently available online. "The high rate of gallbladder disease in these men, reported in...
Preclinical safety study shows adipose-derived stem cells improve heart function after heart attack
... previous preclinical work by MacroPore Biosurgery and
others suggesting that the Company's proprietary, patented technology is safe and
may be clinically useful in treating heart disease. The goal of the study was to determine the safet...
DNA barcode finds four new bird species
...A barcoding, researchers at Rockefeller University and
two Canadian institutions have uncovered four new ... can be used genetically to identify known species and
to find new ones. "A uniform system to use DNA to identify all plants and
animals would allow many...
Researchers devise potent new tools to curb ivory poaching
...d prove a potent tool in slowing elephant poaching and
the illegal ivory trade by identifying hot spots w...flights over the open savannas of eastern, central and
southern Africa, but it is much harder to do the same in the dense forests of central and
Punching the timeclock of life
...sor in the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and
the USC College of Letters, Arts and
Sciences, Longo's ideas were questioned by peers and
students alike as he explored a new way to loo...
Indiana University, EPA to study airborne PCBs
...TON, Ind. -- The elevated PCB levels in U.S. lakes and
rivers that led to hundreds of U.S. Environmental ... Bloomington environmental scientists Ronald Hites and
Ilora Basu to study the toxin's circulation between the air and
the Great Lakes. What the scientists...
Tracing genes, biologists show lizard migration is traced to Florida
...hat Florida is an exporter of more than just fruit and
star athletes. Studying genetic variation in the...orida but also in Hawaii, Taiwan, Jamaica, Grenada and
Grand Cayman. The researchers were able to identify Florida as the source of new population...
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