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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington join in national effort to study health impact of toxic substances

...f NIEHS. "But perhaps more important, we know that bringing ideas together in science increases the advances we achieve."...

Science: nanoscale 'Trojan Horse' attacks cancer cells from within

...ators could be used to penetrate larger tumors. By bringing the nanogenerator's firepower directly inside the cancer cells, the researchers were able to realize other benefits as well. The trail blazed by an alpha particle is two to three cell diameters wide, so any hit from inside or outside the cancer cell ...

Scientists study how the lobster's nose knows

...allowing water to flow between the aesthetascs and bringing the fluorescent dye directly into contact with the odor-sensitive cells. But when the antennule slowly returned to its original position, it acted more like a ``paddle``; instead of rushing between the aesthetascs, most of the dye-laden water flowed ...

Clean water for Nepal is focus of MIT research

...om Nicaragua and another from India. They are also bringing a chlorine generator to Nepal to set up a microenterprise, creating a geographic information system map of arsenic in Nepal and developing a mathematical model to predict SODIS bottle temperatures in different climates to evaluate temperature disinfe...

Russian universities receive US funding to improve basic scientific research capabilities

... then selected the four universities listed above, bringing the number of established Research and Education Centers in Russia to twelve. The BRHE Governing Council also announced a new BRHE competition. The new program announcement appeared in the November 30, 2001 issue of the Russian Academy of Sciences...

Media Advisory 2 - 2002 Ocean Sciences Meeting: press conferences scheduled

...w technology, as compared to the current method of bringing up a water sample in a bottle, and its utility in gaining a new understanding of a red tide phytoplankton bloom. Participants: Jules Jaffe, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego; La Jolla, California; Peter J.S. ...

Study reveals new information on how viruses enter cells

...time, the whole tail structure shrinks and widens, bringing the internal pin-like tube in contact with the outer membrane of the E. coli cell. As the tail tube punctures the outer and inner membranes of the E. coli cell, the virus' DNA is injected through the tail tube into the host cell. The DNA then ins...

Advances in gene therapy for hemophilia to be addressed at AAAS lecture

...s. Advances in knowledge and technology may now be bringing success closer. Dr. High will review her pioneering work on gene therapy for hemophilia B, including recent and current clinical trials with patients at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia and Stanford University. She will describe hemophilia gen...

New high-tech center aids medicine, energy, environmental research

...Rodney Ellis and Representative Garnet Coleman in bringing this important research center to life. TLC2 was established in September 1999 with funding from the Texas Legislature and nearly $4 million from NASA. Other federal, state and private agencies also support individual projects and the centers infrast...

Go ahead with EMBO restart fellowship

...ibutes the highest percentage at 35%, with Germany bringing up the rear with just 9%. This fact is particularly noteworthy when one considers that the number of female students has for many years been above 50%. To date approximately just 40% of submitted PhD dissertations in Europe are written by women a...

Purdue to help NASA create life-supporting ecosystem in space

...ops hydroponically, because we are not going to be bringing soil with us? How are we going to grow crops in a reduced gravity environment?" The moon's gravity is only one-sixth that of Earth's, while Mars' gravity is slightly more than one-third as strong as Earth's. Sophisticated analytical models will be ne...

The building blocks of erection: Nitric oxide...and more nitric oxide

...nt that allows blood vessels to open up or dilate, bringing increased blood flow and swelling of tissues. The flow of blood also creates a minor stress on the blood vessel wall which activates the release of more nitric oxide. This time it is from cells in the wall of the blood vessel the endothelial cells ...

Sturgeon researcher's vision spawns thriving industry

... UC Davis' animal science department 25 years ago, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge about the ancient, mammoth fish prized worldwide for their eggs -- caviar. With his collaborators, he demonstrated that it was possible to override the fish's slow sexual maturation by changing the rearing environment a...

Report supports sustainable food production

...strial agricultures resource-intensive methods are bringing us closer to the limits of our ability to produce food and fiber for everyone in the future, according to a review of food production methods conducted by the Center for a Livable Future at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The rev...

Stanford sleep experts treat medical condition behind violent 'sleep sex'

...tems from glitches in brain waves during sleep. By bringing attention to the disorder, they hope the health-care community will recognize the problem as medical in origin rather than psychological. "Now doctors might know to ask patients about how they're sleeping," said Christian Guilleminault, MD, professor...

UCLA to host free symposium April 5 on extinctions in Earths history

...symposium on "Extinctions in the History of Life," bringing together internationally renowned scientists, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 5, in UCLAs Schoenberg Auditorium (near the corner of Hilgard and Westholme Avenues). Topics will include "Extinctions in Lifes Earliest History," "The Evolutionary ...

Novel gene therapy approach in 1st human trials

...l research that goes on at The Research Institute, bringing advances from the lab to improvements in health care, commented Huntington F. Willard, Ph.D., President and Director of the Research Institute of University Hospitals of Cleveland. It also illustrates the strength of combining research efforts at th...

Popular weed killer demasculinizes frogs, disrupts their sexual development

... showed a 10-fold decrease in testosterone levels, bringing them below levels found in normal females. This suggests that atrazine acts by disrupting the synthesis of sex hormones, which could also explain the smaller larynges and abnormal gonads. "... the current data raise new concerns for amphibians with r...

President Bush names 15 to receive National Medal of Science

...ity School of Medicine was largely responsible for bringing genetics into the mainstream of clinical medicine, and one of the first to push for the Human Genome Project. Harold Varmus is well-known for his Nobel Prize winning discovery, with J. Michael Bishop, chancellor of the University of California in Sa...

Mice could provide the key to growing human lungs for transplant

...he type of cells needed for gas exchange in lungs, bringing the prospect of being able to regenerate damaged lung tissue, and even the creation of artificially grown lungs one step closer. Dr Anne Bishop, from Imperial College Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Centre at Chelsea and Westminster Hosp...

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