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Vanderbilt Medical Students Study Effects Of Vibration On Infant Health
...ndChristine Wang, now third-year students, won the award
for their study on how tomeasure the caloric and nutrition content of human milk. The study also camefrom the Introduction to Biomedical Research class. The class has produced some outstanding researchers, Shenai said. "It introduces every medical st...
UCSF's Elizabeth Blackburn Receives Two Major Science Awards
...burn received the California Scientist of the Year award
from theCalifornia Science Center, a department of...plication in the near future. To date, 20 Passano award
winnershave subsequently received the Nobel Prize, including UCSF's Bishop and Varmus.Blackburn join...
Largest Acoustics Meeting In History Expected
...ence Writing Contest (the deadline for this year's award
is Monday, February 15.) Starting on February 26, we will post lay-language versions of many meeting papers. PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Here are some highlights from among the many papers being given at the meeting. Abstracts of meeting papers can be vie...
NSF-Supported New Scientists And Engineers Receive Presidential Award
This third annual presidential award
is the highest honor bestowed bythe U.S. governmen... There are about1,400 total NSF CAREER and PECASE award
recipients to date. Only 60 hold thepresidential honor. NSF WINNERS OF THE 1998 PRESIDENTIAL EARL...
Whitehead Receives $35 Million Grant From National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
...view additional applications in March and plans to award
additionalfunds for large-scale human DNA sequence production in May. "We are very proud to be part of this international effort," says Dr.Gerald R. Fink, director of the Whitehead Institute. "The complete human genomesequence will be the foundation...
Story Tips: Engineering Students Pursue Cutting-Edge Research
...ior from Bloomfield Hills, Mich., used hisresearch award
to create an advanced two-dimensional computer model depicting acommon heart disease calledmyocardial ischemia. By using a computer to simulate the electrical activity that takes place indiseased heart tissue, the biomedical engineering major hopes t...
Researchers Identify Mechanism That May Regulate Protein Involved In Sex Differentiation, Stress, Hunger
...rded the EndocrineSociety 1999 Merck Senior Fellow award
for this work last week. The researchers conducted their investigation by trying to tease out thesuspected role of phosphorylation. They did so in part by phosphorylating twoversions of SF-1 - one mutated to be nonphosphorylatable, one a naturallyocc...
HHMI To Award $14 Million In New International Program To Support Research On Infectious And Parasitic Diseases
...s Medical Institute (HHMI)today announced plans to award
$14 million in grants through a new internationali... announcement by HHMI on April 29 that it plans to award
$15 million ingrants to support the research of biomedical scientists in This new initiative is th...
Building detailed map of human DNA will take more time and resources than previously thought, says Hutch researcher
...lyak, one of two winners in genetics, accepted his award
in April inWashington, D.C. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is an independent, nonprofit researchinstitution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedicaltechnology to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Rec...
Surface water not always the answer to Bangladesh arsenic pollution problem
... ScienceFoundation Presidential Young Investigator award
to Rojstaczer. Arsenic contamination in Bangladesh ground water has been called perhapsthe most widespread mass poisoning in history, exposing at least 10 millionpeople to arsenic levels that cause eye disorders, skin lesions such asgangrene,...
New process converts municipal waste into commodities and fuel
Local company wins presidential award
Washington, D.C. - Biofine, Incorporated, of Wa...receivedthe Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge award
today for its design of aprocess that converts cellulosic biomass such as paper mill sludge, municip...
USGS scientist awarded prestigious Marine Conservation Fellowship
...stem. Regarded as the world's preeminent award
for marine conservation, Pew fellowships are highly competitive awards targeted primarily to mid-career professionals working in marine ecosystem conservation, fisheries management, marine contamination and coastal conservation. T...
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researcher one of five awarded $1 million distinguished young scholars grant
...nell University 10 years ago isappreciative of the award
that will provide five years of solid support."The great thing about this award
is that they let us pursue new ideas thatremain difficult to pursue under different funding sources,...
Hanson receives one of the first Keck Foundation awards for distinguished young scholars in medical research
...has held a three-year Helen Hay Whitney Foundation award
as apostdoctoral fellow. As a faculty member at the medical school, she also hasreceived a Scholar award
from the McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience, aSearle Scholar Award from the Chicago Community ...
Scientist honored for developing techniques to explore relationships among
members of complex microbial communities
...y Awardrecipient. Dr. Stahl elected to receive his award
at the ASM Conference on MicrobialBiodiversity, which will bring together scientists from disparate backgrounds toaddress issues of microbial diversity, an emerging hot topic in life scienceresearch. The increasing importance of microbial diversity i...
Study at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center investigates possible protective effects of plant compounds on the uterus
...d examinations at no charge, as well as a monetary award
forcompletion of the study. Participants will also receive health maintenanceinformation from physicians and dietitians. For example, certain lifestylefactors, such as diet and exercise for weight management, have been found toreduce estrogen levels...
National Science Board selects leading chemists to establish new Science and Technology Center
...ialand government institutions. "With this award
we can be real leaders in the education of students ina multidisciplinary environment," he said. "This also includes students fromkindergarten through grade 12, who will benefit from development of innovativeteaching modules by center faculty." ...
Mountain Lake Hotel places environmental book in rooms
...eAlexander von Humboldt Foundation and a Fulbright award
to lecture in Egypt andYugoslavia. He was an advisor to the U.S. Delegation at the First Conference onPeaceful Uses of Atomic Energy in Geneva and a member of the World HealthOrganization's Study Group on the Effect of Radiation on Human Heredity inC...
What Paul and Pamela don't know: Medical breakthroughs at risk
...fing occurs just three days before Paulpresents an award
to Pamela at a highly-publicized PETA Hollywood fundraiser. PETA is calling its event a Millennium Gala, but as we approach the Millennium areal reason for celebration is that people are living longer and healthierlives than ever before. Animal res...
INEEL, universities collaborate on subsurface strontium-90 remediation efforts
... UnderSecretary of Energy Ernest Moniz today. The award
was part of a larger $25million grant for 31 projects at 20 universities and eight DOE laboratories. Strontium-90 is a radioactive element produced in nuclear reactors. In the pastdecades, some waste disposal methods have left pockets of low-level ra...
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