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UCSF scientist Joe Derisi named MaCarthur Fellow

...full breadth of genetic activity at a key stage of development in the parasite, revealing that an unusually high percentage of genes ? at least 60 percent -- were "turned on," or expressed, at the third and critical stage in the parasite' s life cycle ? when it invades red blood cells and wreaks the havoc that c...

16 APS exercise research highlights, from reduced flu mortality to proteomics & obesity

...disease (COPD). Substantial improved rate of force development indicates that strength training with emphasis on maximal mobilization in the concentric part of a leg press device improves work economy in COPD patients. 23.5 Stan L. Lindstedt, et al. (Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff) Design of muscle fo...

Newly identified master gene key in baby's first breath

...ett said. Foxa2 has an important role in the development of surfactant. It resides in the respiratory epith...ll, the Foxa1 was not strong enough to support the development of sustainable healthy lungs in the mice. According to the March of Dimes, one in eight inf...

Evidence builds for potential new cancer drug target

...e used to think c-myb was only associated with the development of leukemia but found that it's also involved in the development of breast cancer," said Reddy. Other researchers on the team include the study's first author, Yen...

HHMI, NIBIB/NIH to invest up to $35 million in interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs

...rants of as much as $1 million each to support the development and early phases of the interdisciplinary programs..."HHMI can provide flexible support to catalyze the development of new, interdisciplinary programs," said Thomas R. Cech, president of HHMI. "The NIBIB will sustain...

Conference at UH opens doors for new scientists, engineers

...science, engineering and technology by leading the development of new breakthrough products and technologies that ultimately became the key elements of success for Motorola. Quintanilla's cross-cultural communication program developed for officers has been selected by the Department of Defense and Department of...

Wisconsin scientists develop quick botox test

...w technologies to thwart bioterrorism and spur the development of agents to blunt the toxic action of the world's...dison physiologist Edwin R. Chapman, describes the development of two assays for botulinum toxin - one a real-time test - that vastly improve on current technologi...

Marijuana use could cause tubal pregnancies

...rus. At low concentrations, it synchronizes embryo development with uterine receptivity so that successful implantation occurs. At higher levels, however, implantation is blocked. Elevated levels of anandamide also have been shown to cause spontaneous pregnancy loss in women. "I feel that it has a fundamental ph...

UCI scientists successfully target key HIV protein; breakthrough may lead to new drug therapies

...ed Nef, a protein responsible for accelerating the development of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS. Ne...enefit of this achievement, he added, would be the development of therapies using smaller molecules, which can often be used in oral medications. Therapies that re...

Researchers create nanotubes that change colors, form 'nanocarpet' and kill bacteria

...efense's Army Research Office, has as its goal the development of a paint that in the event of biological or chemical agents being deployed would change color and simultaneously destroy the deadly substances. The researchers thought that by combining a chemical structure called a quarternary ammonium salt group...

Bronfenbrenner book sums up human development

...d books for 60 years on what really matters in the development of human beings. Now he has pulled his ideas toget...nd published a new book that traces the historical development of his groundbreaking bioecological model of human development and detailing how it can be applied v...

UMaine anthropologist wins Solon T. Kimball Award

..." Burns writes. "His work truly contributes to the development of anthropology as an applied science, and his commitment to working in national and international policy is especially inspirational for all anthropologists." Jim Roscoe, chair of the UMaine Anthropology Department, says that through his close work ...

Master of antimalarial resistance

...le" in malarial drug resistance could "help in the development of new therapeutic strategies that are effective against chloroquine-resistant parasites," said David Fidock of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, one of the lead authors of the paper. Nearly three million people, mostly children, die from malaria ...

Researchers ID chlorophyll-regulating gene

...n of protochlorophyll was probably an evolutionary development designed to ensure seed survival among higher plan...environment to life above ground. "The development of seed burial in plants provided a long-term survival benefit through protection from predators and...

Keep genome data freely accessible

...dying this virus and its pathogenicity, led to the development of vaccine candidates and diagnostic tests, and helped guide the antiviral drug research. "Unfettered, free access to the results of life-science research . . . has served science and society well", the panel argues, accelerating research and speedin...

Flexible pain relief with morphine-free poppy

...ia stays an international leader in pharmaceutical development from poppy compounds. This research is supported by voluntary contributions from industry with matched funding for R&D from the Australian Government through HAL and is a collaboration between CSIRO Plant Industry, The Australian National Universit...

'Gene chips' research in cotton could lead to superior variety

...ological contexts, including genetics, physiology, development and environment," Chen said. "With the help of computational and statistical tools, these changes can be incorporated into understanding of biological networks that regulate plant growth and production traits." The technology "provides a high-th...

Grant advances biochemical engineering laboratory

...excellent promise to generate and sustain economic development in South Dakota. In fact, it already has, through ethanol plants that have popped up in eastern South Dakota. Several chemical engineering graduates from Tech work in these plants, bringing valued-added benefits to the farmers of South Dakota. "Sout...

Microbes eat their way to better concrete

...ions. The research also offers potential economic development opportunities. If the research proves successful, "we will attempt to produce the microbial sealant in large scale to be commercially available in the future," Bang said....

Secretary of Energy announces seven E.O. Lawrence Award Winners

...netic characteristics of the HIV virus and for her development of the Los Alamos HIV database, a foundation for HIV research for the scientific community. Korber is a technical staff member in the theoretical biology and biophysics group at LANL. Max, an astrophysicist, will receive the award ...

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