Tag: "centres" at biology news
DFG to establish 14 new priority programmes
...io-historical processes in which, over time, these centres
evolved. This will provide the foundation for a better understanding of the centralisation developments and the cultural and political formation of a people which accompanied this process. (Lead Researcher: PD Dr. Dirk L. Krause, University of Kiel) ...
Leibniz Prize winners 2003
...n important part in the biogenesis of iron-sulphur centres
in proteins of the whole cell. Mutations in the equivalent transport proteins in humans are already known as the causes of two genetically-caused diseases. Roland Lill has opened up an entirely new branch of cell biology with this discovery, and has ...
UK-Canadian consortium commits $95 million to international health research project
...the Ontario Genomics Institute, one of five genome centres
across Canada working in partnership with Genome Canada to support national genomics research and the focus of genomics and proteomics research in Ontario. "This consortium, being led by a young Canadian scientist, is a major and exciting 'first' in ...
Toronto General Hospital to be only Canadian site in first-ever genetic study of anorexia nervosa
...archers from North America and Europe (10 clinical centres
and one to analyze data) to find regions of the hu...ould be treated. Among the leaders of the academic centres
involved in this study are Dr. Kaye and Maria LaVia, M.D., at the University of Pittsburgh; Dr. Berr...
Gene increases schizophrenia risk, says study
...uding 14 professional faculties, numerous research centres
and Canada's largest university library system - the fifth largest research library in North America. CONTACT: Philip Seeman Department of Pharmacology 416-978-4891 firstname.lastname@example.org Teresa Tallerico Department of Psychiatry 416-978-7126...
Biodiversity conservation - no guarantee for shortcuts
...ially for representing other bird species in their centres
of distribution." The study also stresses the need for larger conservation networks in conservation planning directed at species persistence....
Chips that analyse cancer genes
...oarray analysis may be available in major research centres
in a few years but is not likely to be widely used in routine clinical practice for a decade. The chip technology, however, remains very promising because it can pick up isolated genetic traits as well as provide a complete picture. "Predictive fact...
Researchers find synthetic molecules that may literally be the key to 'locking away' unwanted DNA
...with three organic strands wrapped around two iron centres
to give the cylinder shape (a metallo-supramolecular cylinder) which neatly fits within a DNA helix. Indeed the Supramolecular Cylinder is about the same size as the parts of a protein that recognise and bind with particular sections, or sequences, ...
Women who drink moderately do not face a longer wait to become pregnant
...rectly, she said. Ms Juhl and her colleagues, from centres
in Copenhagen and Aarhus, did find that women who had given birth before and who consumed more than the Danish recommended maximum weekly intake of 14 alcoholic drinks did have to wait longer to get pregnant. However, the evidence from the study was ...
Using genetic research to treat inflammatory diseases Vienna centre of excellence in biomedicine harnesses basic research
...e, said BMT managing director Gudrun Baumann. "The centres
unique concept fills a much criticised gap in the ...he Kplus programme, which promotes the creation of centres
of excellence, leverages investment by the private sector....
UK researchers raise hopes of preserving fertility for women with cancer
...issue from cancer patients has been banked at many centres
worldwide in preparation ultimately for transplantation back into patients after successful treatment. However, this step requires prior assurance that the tissue will not transmit disease after grafting. "This is the first reported in-vivo investiga...
Purple potato boost for organic food industry
...ntrol by Newcastle University and partner research centres
in Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, France, Netherla...cts is below).Representatives of all nine research centres
recently visited Close House to see for themselves the progress of the promising purple potato. Edit...
Age of menopause dictated largely by genes
...ed them to undertake the project. The teams, from centres
in Utrecht and Wageningen, collected data from 243 non-twin sisters in 118 families among a random population sample participating in a breast cancer screening project that had begun in the 1970s. They also collected data from 22 non-identical and 3...
New report finds half of world's protected nature reserves heavily farmed as hunger runs rampant in biodiversity "hotspots"
...romoted where it is needed most urgentlysuch as in centres
of wild biodiversity in the tropics, around wildlife reserves, and in poor farming areas where people are especially dependent upon wild biodiversity for their livelihoods." "For too long, agriculturalists and environmentalists have worked at c...
Ketek (Telithromycin) highly active in vitro against Streptococcus pneumoniae
...ryngitis or acute otitis media were collected from centres
throughout the world. As of January 2001, the in vitro analysis of more than 5000 isolates collected in the PROTEKT study has confirmed the alarming spread of antimicrobial resistance among the pathogens most frequently implicated in CARTIs. The s...
Researchers concerned over early egg retrieval after cancer treatment - doctors advised to monitor pregnancies as mice study reveals problems
...topped. New reproductive techniques mean that many centres
offer egg retrieval and embryo freezing before sta... egg-retrieval cycles may be inadvisable. So some centres
now offer IVF and embryo cryopreservation during a break in treatment or when patients go into remis...
Freezing human eggs - new findings point way to greater success
...ne sperm penetrating the egg. Dr Fabbri hopes many centres
worldwide will adopt the technique and that it will soon become routine practice. "It is very important that we improve the possibilities for women to become pregnant after having their eggs frozen. It will offer hope to women who lose their fertilit...
Boys still 'weaker' sex at birth despite improvements in treatment
...bies up to two weeks old, admitted to 12 different centres
in the USA over a period of two years, were analysed. The babies had all been born prematurely and weighed well below the normal average (3 kilos) They were monitored until four months of age. The boys' mothers were less likely to have taken steroi...
Screening embryos for 'problem' chromosomes
...was still confined to a total of only half a dozen centres
in the Netherlands, USA, Italy, Belgium and the UK. The risk of aneuploidy rises up to 70-fold as women get older. Many embryos don't implant and of those that do the result can be an early miscarriage or handicaps such as Down's Syndrome. Around 9%...
DFG to set up 21 new collaborative research centres in 2000
...t (DFG) will set up 21 new collaborative research centres
for 1 January 2000. This decision was taken by the... end of 1999, grants for 19 collaborative research centres
will be terminated. From January 2000, the DFG will be promoting a total of 285 collaborative resear...
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