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NSF and AIBS sign cooperative agreement for NEON project office

...rs a new phase today. With a two-year, $6 million cooperative agreement from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) will set up a NEON design consortium and project office to develop a blueprint for the network and a plan for its implementation. NEON, envisi...

AIBS tapped to coordinate design of ecological observatories

...ers a new phase today. With a two-year, $6 million cooperative agreement between the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) and the National Science Foundation now in place, the NEON Design Consortium and Project Office will be set up to develop a blueprint for the network and a plan for its implementa...

DuPont developing new protective suits for military, first responders

...ms Center at Natick, Mass., awarded a $1.5 million cooperative agreement to DuPont scientists for the military application of the technology. Earlier this year, the U.S. Office of Homeland Security awarded North Carolina State University, in partnership with DuPont and Globe Firefighter Suits, a $830,000 grant ...

Nucleic acid-amplification testing further safeguards nation's blood supply

...e findings also reflect an unprecedented, national cooperative effort by blood collection centers, industry, and federal agencies, which greatly enhances the ability of blood donation centers to rapidly incorporate new tests as needed," added Nemo. "This collaboration also facilitates our ability to conduct ongo...

Tobacco promising factory for biopharmaceuticals

... development of a viable research program, and his cooperative efforts with colleagues at Virginia Tech and around the nation. Before coming to Virginia Tech in 2001, Zhang was a research and development scientist for two years at Covance Biotechnology Services (now Diosynth RTP) in Cary, N. C. Zhang received h...

Group dynamics

...al selection: Between-and within-sex allocation of cooperative effort and emergence of family structure." Suggesting traditional sexual selection theories are more complicated than the concept of "horny, handsome, warriors, and discreetly discerning damsels," Roughgarden will explain how selection follows socia...

Location of potential familial lung cancer gene discovered

...s study is just further proof of the importance of cooperative efforts and large-scale science in genetic epidemiology research," said Daniela Seminara, Ph.D., NCI....

Unique partnership between UH, FDA opens path for scientific exchange

...advantaged populations and a diabetes animal model cooperative research and development study. "There are treme...sabbaticals at the FDA will be at the forefront of cooperative research and development. They will have access to government scientists and facilities, experience...

Melting ice cap gives urgency to new census of marine life project in Arctic Ocean

...ion Census of Marine Life (CoML), an unprecedented cooperative initiative involving leading marine scientists from every world region. The Arctic CoML has been seeded with a $600,000 grant from the New York-based Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, announced today. "The tremendous on-going changes make the effort to i...

Monkey business: Studies show tiny callimicos have unusual characteristics

...ng females on several occasions. Groups engage in cooperative infant care, sharing food and carrying infants on their back. Porter said fruit and, to a lesser degree, grasshoppers are callimicos' primary foods. However, in the Amazonian dry season when fruit is scarce, the monkeys switch to fungi that live on ...

UF researcher: New low-carb potato to debut in January

...ve. Wayne Smith, president of the cooperative in Hastings, said commercial growers will plant their first crop in September for a January harvest, and the potato can be grown throughout Florida's potato-growing areas. Markets for the Florida tubers include the U.S. Northeast and Canada. ...

Novel therapeutic bortezomib moves to phase II trial in lung cancer patients

..., one of the world's largest adult clinical trials cooperative groups, in the number of patients enrolled in clinical trials. It is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's top 50 cancer treatment centers....

Lung cancer patients in Japan, United States react differently to the same chemotherapy regimen

...t to prospectively design a "common arm" in a U.S. cooperative group trial and in one conducted in another countr... Cancer Institute-sponsored cancer clinical trials cooperative groups, comprising 283 institutions in the United States and Canada. The Japanese study was conducte...

K-State soil carbon sequestration research playing role in climate change efforts

...es and Canada agreed to expand and intensify their cooperative efforts in the development of integrated carbon cycle research. The efforts are toward building a coordinated North American Carbon Program. The working group was established by the United States and Canadian governments. At the meeting, Charles W. ...

Two molecules work together to aid transport of immune cells, UT Southwestern researchers find

...ationship between CD44 and VLA-4 that results in a cooperative system," Dr. Siegelman said. "If they aren't linked, the T-cells exhibit rolling behavior, but not firm adhesion, and, therefore, they don't move through the blood vessel wall to initiate immune or inflammatory responses." The researchers also found ...

New proteomics core at OHSU will speed discovery process

...The term is now generally accepted to describe the cooperative use of a range of analytical tools to examine a population of proteins. "The field of proteomics has been blown wide open by the completion of the human genome project, and the Proteomics Shared Resource allows us to be a leader in the protein fiel...

Physics tip sheet #41 - April 5, 2004

...g members of symbiotic relationships become highly cooperative over time, while slowly evolving members give little in return. The result is in contrast to so-called tit-for-tat models of cooperation among creatures of a given species, which tend to contribute to their relationships comparably. The new model may...

State of the Planet 2004

...st have a voice in approaching these problems in a cooperative and respectful political environment, mindful of international commitments and legal obligations concerning human rights, poverty reduction, and the environment. Free market, profit-driven solutions alone will not be sufficient. Sustainable developme...

Researchers say US military accidentally introduced tree pathogen to Italian estate

...y the military," said Garbelotto, who is also a UC cooperative extension specialist in forest pathology. "This study suggests that when planning military operations abroad, there is a need, and a responsibility, to check for potential micro-organisms that could be introduced to foreign lands, and to take measure...

NIST-led research de-mystifies origins of 'junk' DNA

...y at Furman University, Greenville, S.C. CARB is a cooperative venture of NIST and the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute....

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