Tag: "center" at biology news
'Biomedical switch' regulates how cells stick together and communicates
...ions are continuously transported towards the cell center
by a conveyor belt -- the cell's contractile micro...transferred from the cell periphery to its command center
-- the nucleus. This understanding fits nicely with the recent discoverythat rigid, high-tension env...
Time important in transporting critically injured to trauma centers
...etter outcomes for those who arrived at the trauma center
more quickly following injury. A 1996 retrospective study of 5,782 patients admitted to that center
over a two-year period found that trauma patients transported by EMS had death rates twice as high a...
Iron chefs get nutritional boost cooking vegetables
...ent Center, an international agricultural research center
in Taiwan. They said their findings could help populations in developing countries, as well as vegetarians in developed nations, to boost their nutritional absorption of iron. They presented their research at the weeklong 219th national meeting of th...
Tucson researcher receives national award
...e heme proteins ferry gases: for example, the iron center
of hemoglobin delivers oxygen to cells. Others car...s. Once in the victim's tissue, nitrophorin's iron center
releases nitric oxide. Like nitroglycerin, a drug used to relieve chest pain, nitric oxide causes bl...
New $4.2M research center at U-M seeks to see cancer more clearly
...working well enough or at all. Now, a new research center
at the University of Michigan Health System will t... laying the groundwork for new therapies. Called a center
for molecular imaging, the effort involves faculty from the U-M Medical School's departments of Radi...
Reports of "weird life" almost stranger than fiction
...mpact in our day. "It comes down to, 'Are we the center
of the universe or not',"Kinney said. On this planet, life is not limited to the cushy places. Microbes--mostly bacteria and organisms from a domain of life called archaea--live in some of the coldest, hottest, deepest, driest, saltiest, most acidic...
Gorillas in the bits: remote sensing boosts efforts to protect mountain gorillas & rebuild Rwanda's economy
...rch Alliance (GRA). "We will set up the first center
for GIS and remote sensing at the university, and our goal will be to train others in this new technology," said Dr. Safari Bonfils, dean of science and engineering at the National University of Rwanda. "The students will use this tech...
Matrisian named Vanderbilt's first chair of cancer biology
... establishment of the new department will help the center
capitalize on the opportunity to recruit new scientists presented by the ongoing "Imagine A World Without Cancer Campaign." The $100 million fund-raising campaign was launched last year with a gift from the Ingram Charitable Fund. It is designed to s...
Whitehead press seminar: Beyond the scientific frontier
...ll culminate with a tour of Whitehead's sequencing center
-- the largest publicly funded center
in the worldwhere you'll have the opportunity to see firsthand a state-of-the-art biology lab of the...
'Obesity gene' causes cancer of fat tissue, Schepens scientists find
...al School, is the largest independent eye research center
in the nation, both in size of faculty and support from the National Eye Institute. It has a renowned faculty of more than 60 scientists, including immunologists, molecular and cell biologists and physicists who investigate cures for blinding eye di...
A big whoop! Crane chicks will hatch on-line: Go to whoopers.USGS.gov
...ding pairs of cranes are kept at the USGS research center
at any one time. Each whooping crane released in Florida is a product of his or her genotype, Grus Americana, but it is also the product of modern conservation science. Each represents the culmination of years of research, lessons learned by trial an...
Private and public insurance deny few services
... Memphis fared the best because of crisis drop-off center
for persons with mental illnesses that has a no-refusal policy for police cases. All three cities had relatively low arrest rates when a specialized response was made, making collaboration between the criminal justice system and the mental health sys...
CWRU to host regional NAE biomedical conference
...ch as Invacare and Steris to make Northeast Ohio a center
for emerging biomedical technologies. "We are in the process of combining our product development and manufacturing experience with Cleveland's leadership in biomedical research," said Jones. "With the help of the Edison Biotechnology Center (EBTC) ...
Genes for unusual flower within a flower are identified by UCSD scientists
...mens, the male reproductive structures, and at the center
are the carpels (often referred to as the pistils), the female reproductive structures. When the three genes found by the UCSD scientists are all mutated, the petals, stamens and carpels are all converted into sepals, resulting in the double-...
JDF awards $10 Million to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh for new research center to help speed diabetes cure
...te the search for a cure." The co-directors of the center
are Thomas E. Starzl, M.D., Ph.D., world-renowned ...to treat neurologic complications. The goal of the center
is to advance the practice of islet transplantation en route to developing a cure for diabetes. For...
Hopkins research shows nature, not nurture, determines gender
...lems need early and full consultation at a medical center
where such children are routinely evaluated and followed long-term, and where outcomes are thoroughly studied."...
'Real world' offers data to enhance safety of ambulance transport of children
...re than 200 ambulance arrivals at an urban medical center
suggests that the potential for injury to children and other occupants should the vehicle crash during transport is "alarmingly prevalent," a Johns Hopkins research team says. The researchers emphasize that their study did not document any actual...
Cancer conference unveils new alternative therapies, research
...rs. For the first time, every comprehensive cancer center
in the U.S. is attending. Sponsored by National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), the conference includes scientific sessions on such innovative treatments as nutritional therapy for pancr...
UCSF researchers find evidence of faulty DNA repair in some infertile men
...by injecting a single live sperm directly into the center
of a human egg. The technique is very powerful because it can be used with sperm from the testes where they are made, as well as from the ejaculate. "With ICSI, natural selection barriers that normally exist during conception may be broken down. ...
Cincinnati Children's researchers uncover critical food allergy pathway
...ogram that will serve as an international referral center
for food allergy and eosinophilic disorders. As part of the program, allergists, gastroenterologists, nurses, and nutritionists take a comprehensive approach to solve the complex medical issues associated with adverse reactions to foods. The new p...
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