Tag: "center" at biology news
Research Bears Fruit, And Patents
... type of research." The Southern Piedmont research center
will set up formal trials of the newcultivars and ...e. There will be aField Day at the Blackstone, Va. center
on July 15. Growers of raspberries,blackberries, and blueberries can learn about the latest plants a...
Center For Future Health Aims To Bring High-Tech, Low-Cost Health Care To The Home
...nts, to preventing disease," saysPhilippe Fauchet, center
director. "There are groups left and right develop...d use everyday withoutbeing bothered." The center
is conducting about 20 research projects, including severalwith the Media Lab at Massachusetts Insti...
Researchers Propose A Revolutionary New Theory About The Way Cells Communicate
...They focused on the line of cells running down the center
of the wing disc thatis responsible for organizing and emitting Dpp, and they tried to determine howthe signal moves to its destination in far-flung cells of the wing. They did so using a new technology that involves using a green fluorescentprotein...
Horseshoe crab studies providing new insight into valuable ancient creatures
...l because today these ancient organisms lie at the center
of afar-reaching network of ecological, medical and economic relationships. Thecensus is a project of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, amultistate and federal partnership. The horseshoe crabs of Delaware Bay provide a critical food so...
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center study identifies for the first time a molecular mechanism behind hormonal response to stress
...between the hypothalamus, the endocrine regulatory center
within the brain, andthe glands that constitute the endocrine system. "This is the first documentation of how a novel regulatory cytokine molecule,which is synthesized in the brain, responds and acts appropriately to regulatethe release of the pituit...
Stanford launches interdisciplinary initiative in the biological sciences
... Bay, and Harvard Yard is divided from its medical center
by theCharles River. In addition, Stanford has a system of eight interdisciplinary centers, rangingfrom the Institute for International Studies to the Laboratory for AdvancedMaterials, that involve inter-school collaborations that apparently work qui...
Jefferson researchers find access to new methods of HIV prevention for pregnant women and newborns may depend on where they were receiving care
...e those who already were being treated at amedical center
that performed HIV clinical trials, those who were being treatedat sites paid by the state to deliver a range of specific HIV-focused servicesto persons enrolled on Medicaid, those who were receiving prenatal care, orthose receiving methadone. ...
Under the hood of a cellular transport machine
...them forinclusion in the vesicle, project into the center
of the cage to contact thecell membrane. Receptor protein binding sites are on these feet, perfectlyplaced to interact with receptors bound in the membrane....
Mathematics reveals inner workings of potassium pipeline
...o the channel. Four of the a -helices meet in the center
of the pore and pointtoward a cavity capable of ho... the inside or outside of the cell thanthe typical center
of a cell membrane. This allows potassium to move quicklythrough the otherwise unfavorable environme...
SIDS prevention tactic leads to epidemic of 'misshapen head' in infants
...and torticollis, he runs adiagnostic and treatment center
for children with developmental delays or birthdefects at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center....
Mice show function of gene that causes two types of blindness
...ular-degenerative illnesses, in which cells in the center
of theretina - the macula - die. The research, published in today's issue of Cell, describes a UTSouthwestern study of mice that the investigators developed by inactivating theABCR gene, which produces Rim protein (RmP). This study identifie...
Study: calcium channels regulate cell movement
... Thefastest of the forward extensions acted in the center
of the cell's leadingedge, opposite to where the fastest tucking occurred in the center
of the backedge. The movement was dubbed "moonwalking" after singer Michael Jackson'sdistinc...
National Science Board approves five new NSF Science and Technology Centers
... Among the STCs approved today, is a new center
for water sustainability,led by the University of ...ng other new STC awards authorized by the NSB is a center
fornanobiotechnology (led by Cornell University) that will research the potentialfor miniature biote...
W.M. Keck Foundation gives USC $110 million
...million grant in 1991 to create an ambulatory care center
at the USC/NorrisComprehensive Cancer Center. Gift...g $2.9 million in the years 1988-90 to establish a center
forphotonic technology in the School of Engineering. A $5.6 million grant to the USC-based Southern ...
National Science Board selects leading chemists to establish new Science and Technology Center
...ccessiblein gas and liquid forms." The new center
will be a model of cooperation among the universit... from development of innovativeteaching modules by center
faculty." Carbon dioxide will become the solvent of the future, the main enablingingredient ...
Population shifts, not storms, have caused rise in property losses
...the 1990s fall below two other time periods, which center
on 1950 and 1965."...
Heatstroke killed four football players during 1998, expert urges precautions
... Injuries,based at the university. Every year, the center
issues reports on deaths andsevere injuries from amateur and professional sports. Reports are based partly on newspaper stories from around the UnitedStates, along with information from the National Collegiate AthleticAssociation, the Nationa...
"All my friends dream of artificial limbs": US, Russian nuclear labs work with prosthetics company to develop replacement knee
... "We will havecreated the world's biggest research center
for lower-limb prosthesis in aRussian laboratory," says Lieberman. The first collaboration, on an artificial foot, has reached the stage where thedevices have been experimentally affixed to willing amputees. The improvementin motion over currently m...
Unique research center opens at Purdue
... courses. "Most of the research we're doing at the center
is looking for ways to minimizethe amount of pesti...golf course superintendents. Throssell says thenew center
offers several advantages for teaching students. "We create problems on the turf plots so that we ca...
Smog impacts: Hurtling through airways, tiny particles may do more damage than previously assumed
...suspected," Wexler says. That's because air in the center
of a lung tube flows faster than thesurrounding stream, he explains. And, particle-laden air mixes with clean air ateach intersection of the respiratory branches. All that secondary mixing"dramatically speeds the movement of these fine particles thro...
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