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New screening method may speed hunt for disease-causing genes

... off. "They were able to merge these two emerging disciplines to derive nontrivial conclusions," he said. The research required Wayne and the technicians in her laboratory to spend hundreds of hours dissecting thousands of flies. The goal was to count each of the fly's artichoke-shaped ovary's ovarioles in orde...

Your brain is teaching your nose new tricks, say UC Berkeley researchers

...ort bringing together campus researchers from many disciplines to work on health problems of the 21st century. "Our results suggest there must be a central component in the brain at work," Sobel said, though he added the researchers have not ruled out peripheral neural changes occurring as well. Ongoing resear...

2002 Canon National Parks Science Scholars named by U.S. National Park Service and AAAS

...cientific articles and presentations. The eligible disciplines expanded this year to include technology innovatio...conservation, in addition to the more conventional disciplines of biological sciences, physical sciences, and social/cultural sciences. "Throughout the hemisphere,...

Psychiatry receives grant establishing Conte Center to study molecular and cellular mood mechanisms

...ome to investigative teams from various scientific disciplines pursuing highly focused research at major institutions around the United States, said Dr. Eric Nestler, chairman of psychiatry and principal investigator for the grant. There are only 12 Conte Centers in operation, according to NIH officials. Resear...

Finding life away from Earth will be tough task, says noted paleontologist

... we know of biology and geology, he said, yet both disciplines must be involved if we are to be successful in the search for life elsewhere. "We have to go from what we know, but we also must have an open mind because we might be surprised by what we find," he said. "We have to be hypercritical so that we're not...

UC Riverside receives $1.25 million from W. M. Keck Foundation

...e center is to incorporate scientists from diverse disciplines in a team approach toward determining the function of proteins within living plant cells in the context of whole plants. The center addresses a broad spectrum of research topics, including cell architecture, intracellular protein transport, cell-cel...

UCLA and NASA partner to form new institute for Cell Mimetic Space Exploration

...niversity scientists and students from a number of disciplines to help enable future space exploration." Carlo Montemagno, the Roy and Carol Doumani Professor at UCLA, is co-director of CMISE. "We're marrying information processing with physical interactions," Montemagno said. "We're not replicating the cell, bu...

Talking to the animals?

... epitome of the modern scientist, crossing between disciplines and ideas."...

Microbial forensics: An overview (news briefing and symposium)

..., by pulling together microbiologists from various disciplines to discuss the issue in a Critical Issues Colloquia. The group's report, to be available at ASM's Web site ( www.asmusa.org ), was discussed in part today during a news conference and a symposium Salyers organized for the annual meeting of the Americ...

Scientists re-evaluating the meaning of 'desertification,' Duke ecologist says

...ng to have an impact, we need input from different disciplines and different stakeholders, getting people really involved at the ground level," he added, noting that his co-principal investigator, B.L. Turner II of Clark University, is a social scientist. Reynolds was formerly co-director of a multi-million doll...

Good things, small packages

... infotonics, the field resulting from the combined disciplines of photonics and microsystems. In the case of the navigable "pill," BU researchers will be performing the mechanical analysis and testing of a prototype being developed by the City University of New York. The nanometer-thick thin film for lenses wil...

Using computational power tools to bolster systems biology

...athematics meets systems biology. To help the two disciplines get better acquainted, the National Science Foundation is sponsoring a workshop to explore how computational innovations can lead to a greater understanding of how the components of life interact at levels larger than chromosomes and smaller than pop...

DFG sets up twelve new research training groups

...ing specially qualified doctoral candidates of all disciplines in research training groups. 15 to 25 doctoral candidates each work on what is usually an interdisciplinary research and study programme under the supervision of professors who have distinguished themselves in research and teaching. Currently, around...

UC Riverside scientists contribute to study that unveils genome sequence of bread mold

...Beadle and Edward Tatum, which linked together the disciplines of genetics and biochemistry, or genes and proteins, was performed using Neurospora ." The natural habitat of Neurospora was originally thought to be limited to tropical and subtropical regions of the world. But wild isolates of Neurospora ha...

Columbia investigators win 2003 Gairdner International Award for research

...e past 264 international awardees, in a variety of disciplines from genetic research to cancer therapy, 59 have gone on to win a Nobel Prize....

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution scientists respond to Buzzards Bay oil spill

...graphic Institution (WHOI) scientists from diverse disciplines have responded to the April 27 spill of nearly 15,000 gallons of No. 6 fuel oil into Buzzards Bay, drawing on decades of experience studying the effects of oil spills on the marine and coastal environment. Marine chemists have collected dozens of oil...

HHMI renews postgraduate education support

...port postgraduate courses that span the biological disciplines and the computational and physical sciences. "The courses at Cold Spring Harbor and Woods Hole are of the highest quality and have been shown to significantly impact the careers of many of those who participated in them," says William R. Galey, who h...

Engineering a solution to waste crisis

...e composting project is one of many across several disciplines at Cardiff University dealing with the crisis of what mankind should do with its increasing quantities of waste. The University has been chosen as the base for the Centre of Excellence in Waste Research, a Wales-wide initiative backed by the Welsh As...

Researchers combine electronics with living cell to create potential toxicity sensor

...ces Initiative, which combines research in diverse disciplines to launch innovations in health-related fields. The chip has since been patented by UC Berkeley and exclusively licensed to Excellin Life Sciences, a Milpitas-based biotech startup. "This would benefit applications that rely upon the knowledge of whe...

Media seminar on cardiovascular medicine

...team of over 140 experts from many departments and disciplines combine their skills to solve problems through research and to deliver the best possible patient care. Their current research includes promising efforts to grow new blood vessels, limit stroke or heart attack damage and develop genetic techniques t...

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