Tag: "biomolecular" at biology news
Researchers measure effects of flow regulation and diking on salmon habitat loss
...y, Ph.D., associate professor of environmental and biomolecular
systems in the OGI School of Science & Engineering...ta, Ph.D., professor and head of environmental and biomolecular
systems in the OGI School of Science & Engineering. The OGI School of Science & Engineering (former...
Genetic differences revealed by SNPS play a role in risk, prevention and outcome for cancer
...e feverishly hunting through this tiny fraction of biomolecular
material to find out what separates one individual from the next, including why some or more susceptible to specific diseases or conditions than their neighbors. The quarry for this chase is collectively known as single nucleotide polymorphisms, SNPs...
New chemical process can separate, manipulate carbon nanotubes
..." said Michael Strano, a professor of chemical and biomolecular
engineering at Illinois and lead author of a paper to appear in the Sept. 12 issue of the journal Science. "In addition to presenting a broad class of materials, nanotubes tend to stick together and form bundles, making it even more difficult to sep...
Army awards up to $50 million to establish Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies
...ic materials. Said Morse, "Our research shows that biomolecular
recognition and enzymatic catalysis, which evolved...l investigate the use of biological mechanisms and biomolecular
mechanisms to control nanofabrication of new materials for electronic, optical, and optoelectronic a...
UCF brain cell research spawns hope for longer life
...gly unrelated disciplines. Combining the fields of biomolecular
science with engineering offers a significant step...using increasingly in building its presence in the biomolecular
sciences. "We are concentrating on building interfaces between areas in which we have strengths," Ko...
OHSU researcher publishes first measurements of 'free-base' nicotine in cigarette smoke
...s F. Pankow, Ph.D., professor of environmental and biomolecular
systems at OHSU's OGI School of Science & Engineering in Hillsboro, Ore., and a member of the OHSU Cancer Institute. "We found big differences in the percentages of free-base nicotine among 11 commercial cigarette brands." Nicotine enters a smoker's ...
Emory University researchers uncover novel self-assembly of Alzheimer's amyloid fibrils
...or of Chemistry and Biology, works in the areas of biomolecular
chemistry, molecular evolution and chemical biology. Lynn's research in biological chemistry focuses on the spontaneous self-assembly of biological structures, including protein folding, nucleic acid assembly and the organogenesis of multicellular or...
Study of nature's machinery takes center stage at UH
...ary. On May 16 and 17, top experts in the field of biomolecular
NMR will gather at UH to dedicate the machine and ...tutes of Health and one of the foremost experts in biomolecular
NMR, will speak at 8:45 a.m. on new opportunities in NMR studies. The May 17 symposium is free and o...
Biomedical engineer constructs illuminating nanoparticles for medical imaging and gene detection
...rties, these nanobeacons open new opportunities in biomolecular
sensing and bioengineering. "We expect that the integration of nanotechnology with biology and medicine will soon produce major advances in molecular diagnostics, therapeutics, molecular biology, and bioengineering," said Dr. Nie. "This new method o...
Rice University announces nanotechnology research agreement with IBM
... a major step forward in theoretical molecular and biomolecular
science. Subsequently, chemical scientific software applications will be modified to incorporate these new algorithms, and IBM plans to take the lead in incorporating this knowledge into its technology and products....
Get your blood moving: Increased blood flow could lead to healthier blood vessels
...technology Program and a professor of chemical and biomolecular
engineering at Penn's School of Engineering and Applied Science. "Conceivably, exercise provides the localized benefits of glucocorticoids just as potent as high doses of steroids, yet without all the systemic side effects of taking the drugs them...
Promising biomarker for melanoma is identified
...f Medicine researchers have identified a potential biomolecular
marker for melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer. In a new study, they report that the marker, a kind of molecular signature, may help identify people with melanoma who have a better prognosis and longer life-expectancy after the cancer is r...
Rutgers-led consortium awarded $6.5 million by NIH for genomic research
...doctoral studies. The Rutgers campus is a hub for biomolecular
NMR. Montelione and his colleagues have even developed and introduced specialized software to automate NMR data analysis a prime example of the streamlining effort. They are also working on an NMR fund-raising initiative to acquire additional NMR ...
Bloodworm's way with copper likely provides paradigm for new materials
...s an example of biomimetics, whereby an organism's biomolecular
strategies for adaptation are studied and then emp...ep of determining and understanding the organism's biomolecular
structures and raises even more tantalizing questions about them than it answers. A skilled x-ray...
Molecular machine could develop drugs for bioweapons victims
...lamos model, the largest atomic-level asymmetrical biomolecular
complex ever modeled - identifying the position of approximately 90,000 individual atoms - was developed by Chang-Shung Tung and Kevin Sanbonmatsu of the Lab's Theoretical Biology and Biophysics group and Simpson Joseph of the University of Californi...
Rice building Texas' fastest academic supercomputer
...rch already slated for RTC includes simulations of biomolecular
interactions, the physics of heavy ion collisions, simulations of Internet-based computer applications running on hundreds of computers, and simulations that aim to better understand and predict international conflicts. RTC is slated to begin operati...
New x-ray resource for examining biomolecular structures
...y them to the study of protein complexes and other biomolecular
structures. Detailed understanding of molecular sh...adiation, which is an unsurpassed tool for probing biomolecular
structures" says NCRR Director Dr. Judith L. Vaitukaitis. "Information from detailed structural stud...
Scientists document water molecule movement across cell walls
...n 100,000 atoms. This was one of the most advanced biomolecular
simulations ever done, Schulten said, made possible through support from computer scientists to run our programs on thousands of processors. We were able to see that water conducts very quickly, where exactly the water is located, and how the conduc...
Spinach protein could offer new hope for the blind
...impact on people in terms of energy production and biomolecular
electronics. Now, hes especially excited that it could also restore vision to some blind people....
...ly, the Cornell researchers would like to engineer biomolecular
motors powered by photons instead of ATP. They also plan to add computational and sensing capabilities to the nanodevices, which ideally would be able to self-assemble inside human cells. The Navy funds this research for its potential applications in...
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