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Abstract poster contest finalists announced
...the poster competition at the annual Environmental and
Subsurface Science Symposium, hosted by the Inland...y, Idaho State University, the University of Idaho and
the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Students from both INRA and
non-INRA universities participated i...
Milk genome symposium
Nov. 11-12, Thursday and
Friday -- UC Davis researchers from fields including food science, nutrition, animal science and
applied science will be among the invited speakers at the International Symposium on the Milk Genome...
$2.7 million grant to support creation of virtual zebrafish atlas
...oanatomy at magnifications determined by the user, and
will provide three-dimensional images of body stru...ebrafish's compelling experimental characteristics and
its capacity to model human disease," said Cheng, who is working with co-investigator Stephen Moorma...
Experimental drug shown to block mutant protein causing blood disease
BOSTON--Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and
Women's Hospital have prolonged the lives of mice with a rare blood disorder by using an experimenta...
Health of world's sea lions the focus of Wakefield Symposium
...es Symposium. Sea Lions of the World: Conservation and
Research in the 21st Century, is the theme of the ...lege Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and
a host of Alaska state and
federal agencies. Researchers from Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, E...
UAF scientists discover new marine habitat in Alaska
... in Alaska this summer used high-tech submersibles and
huge ships to plumb the deep-ocean depths in searc...sity of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) School of Fisheries and
Ocean Sciences (SFOS). Rhodolith beds have been found throughout the world's oceans, including in th...
Key cell-death step found
...th has been decoded by cell biologists at UC Davis and
Johns Hopkins University. The work could provide i...ach cell's power supply) continually fuse together and
split in two. When mitochondrial fusion goes awry, cells are targeted for programmed cell death, or ...
AIBS tapped to coordinate design of ecological observatories
...e American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) and
the National Science Foundation now in place, the NEON Design Consortium and
Project Office will be set up to develop a blueprint for the network and
a plan for its implementati...
Environmental decontamination, greenhouse gases, and the genome of a methane-loving bacterium
Mention greenhouse gases to most people and
they're apt to think of carbon dioxide, fossil fuels, and
big cars. Though carbon dioxide emissions are the major source of greenhouse gases, methane is far m...
Economy of movement
A man in a suit and
bowler hat walks awkwardly down the street, each c...s a nearly infinite number of silly walks, throws, and
lifts, but somehow people tend to settle on one best way of doing these things. However, scientists ...
Binocular rivalry: Fulfilling visual expectations
...vidence suggests that we are right to be sceptical and
that what we see depends in no small part on what ... A recent study by graduate students Tamara Watson and
Joel Pearson and
their supervisor Dr. Colin Clifford at the University of Sydney suggests that these...
Study reveals why eyes in some paintings seem to follow viewers
...ople have described the effect as creepy or eerie, and
some have thought it supernatural. But now researc...ght ahead, said James Todd, co-author of the study and
a professor of psychology at Ohio State University. Our visual perception takes care of the rest. "T...
'Fossil genes' reveal how life sheds form and function
... paleontologist can peer into evolutionary history and
see the surface features that plants and
animals and, occasionally, microbes have left behind. Now, scouring the genome of a Japanese yeast, ...
DuPont introduces in-home personal protection from dangers of hurricanes
...n top more than 150 miles per hour, toppling trees and
power lines, and
sending debris flying through the air making many common items and
building materials dangerous wea...
Green, leafy spinach may soon power cellphones and laptops
...ch sandwich" device that may one day power laptops and
cell phones. At the heart of the device is a pro...ldo, assistant professor of electronic engineering and
computer science at MIT. Baldo and
other researchers from MIT, the University of Tennessee and
ORNL's Delmau joins Technology Review's list of top young innovators
...s in studies of the physical properties of ligands and
separation science with an emphasis on thermodynamics, radiochemistry and
physical chemistry. "Laetitia's selection by Technology Review is a timely recognition of her remar...
Wastewater could treat itself, power city
...uld be harnessed to run water treatment facilities and
contribute power to the city grid, says new U of T... the Ashbridges Bay, North Toronto, Highland Creek and
Humber plants. The research revealed that the wastewater contained enough organic material to potent...
Scientists explore genome of methane-breathing microbe
...eria commonly found in soils, landfills, sediments and
peat bogs includes a full and
at times redundant toolkit of genes for using methane as an energy and
carbon source. Such methane-c...
Yale digital diagnostic technology is basis of new company, HistoRx Inc.
...titative Analysis) enables researchers to localize and
quantify proteins in tissue while maintaining spat...le with conventional methods of pathology analysis and
which vastly increases the quality and
amount of information for analysis. The company p...
Key stimulator of colorectal cancer identified
... promotes one of the most deadly cancers in humans and
reveals the molecular mechanisms underlying the pr...ts for future therapeutics aimed at the prevention and
treatment of cancer of the colon and
rectum. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most common cause...
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