Tag: "emerging" at biology news
Leakey Foundation celebrates 100 years of human origins discovery
...uman origins research worldwide. "Since we owe the emerging
picture of the human story largely to Louis Leakey, we felt that the Centennial provided an important moment of assessment--to consider the early influence of Louis Leakey as an architect of this science, as well as to refocus our efforts upon the li...
Livestock health sensors and wireless data storage in the works
... livestock producers and veterinarians heads-up to emerging
disease. The National Science Foundation has awarded $899,996 to K-State researchers for five years of study. "Information Technology Research: An Infrastructure for Veterinary Telemedicine Proactive Herd Health Management for Disease Prevention fr...
Harvard Medical School launches new department to study human biology at the level of whole systems
...School today makes a significant commitment to the emerging
field of systems biology in announcing the creatio...the HMS department apart from other efforts in the emerging
field. Even within the HMS home Quadrangle, the new department will be physically adjacent to the De...
Abnormally high number of Lou Gehrig's disease cases identified among Gulf War veterans
.... The new study shows a more serious brain disease emerging
from the Gulf War. Two years ago, after meeting with Dr. Haley and VA researchers, VA Secretary Anthony Principi approved full benefits for Gulf War veterans diagnosed with ALS based on initial findings of the two studies. "I am committed to doing re...
Hot topics in pharmacogenomics
...genomics.org.uk We will have a poster session for emerging
research results. Please consider submitting your own abstract for review and consideration at: www.pharmacogenomics.org.uk/abstract1.asp...
UC San Diego researchers receive $14 million from NSF for 10 new information technology projects
...gner' electronic processes for applications in the emerging
fields of spin-based electronics and quantum information processing. New courses on nanotechnology and quantum information science will also be developed at UCSD and the two other institutions that are part of this collaborative ITR -- Rice Universit...
Tufts scientist named 'one of world's 100 top young innovators' by Technology Review Magazine
...s by Technology Review, MIT's magazine that covers emerging
technologies on the verge of commercialization. K...ting and medicine. Each is actively developing the emerging
technologies that we feel will profoundly impact our world in the century ahead." The Emerging Tech...
Changing the face of biology
... researchers will focus on projects related to the emerging
field of systems biology--a field at the interface between biology and engineering. Experts in computer science, basic biology, cancer research, biological engineering, environmental health, chemical engineering, and microsystems research will team u...
7th Joint Conference on Information Sciences
...f jointly held conferences dedicated to developing emerging
science and technology related to intelligent machinery and systems....
Society for Biomolecular Screening to hold ninth annual conference
...g the way new pharmaceuticals are developed. These emerging
developments are expected to help optimize the dru...feature presentations, tutorials, and workshops on emerging
techniques, emphasizing the growing integration of the sciences and their effects on drug developmen...
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute central to Regional Center of Excellence
... regional centers of excellence for biodefense and emerging
infectious diseases research announced today, is a...ols to combat the threat of bioterrorism and other emerging
and re-emerging diseases. Additional information on the National Institute of Allergy and Infectiou...
Cells' ability to live without oxygen give clues for treating major diseases
...ells transform so they can survive without oxygen, emerging
stronger and treatment resistant, says Dr. Zheng Dong, cell biologist. He doubts that these two very different cell types travel the identical road to survival. "But the final result is the same," he says. "They simply become stronger, tougher and m...
Improving bone implant technology
...er progresses to become normal bone. Clues are now emerging
about how force on the implant can create conditions in early healing that prevent differentiation of stem cells into bone cells. Immediately placing weight-bearing pressure ("loading") onto an implant can lead to the formation of anomalous "fibrous...
Study at TSRI links dozens of proteins to several rare muscle and nerve degeneration diseases
...s proteins. One of the most important techniques emerging
for proteomics studies is humbly referred to as MudPIT--Multidimensional Protein Identification Technology-which Yates has pioneered in the last few years. Using this technique, scientists like Yates are able to analyze and identify an enormous numbe...
Scientists uncover early warning system for copper toxicity
...imer's disease. "Metals are at the center of many emerging
problems in health, medicine and the environment," said O'Halloran....
Emory scientists track down immune sentinel cells with gene gun
...d to a faster and simpler way to vaccinate against emerging
diseases like West Nile virus, SARS, or hepatitis C. The research was published online August 10, and will appear in the journal Nature Immunology in September. Lead authors are Sanjay Garg PhD, postdoctoral fellow, and Joshy Jacob, PhD assistant ...
Study provides new insights into emerging theory of gene regulation
...roteins called chromatin. The findings bolster the emerging
theory that something like a code is responsible for orchestrating genetic activity. A report on the research appears in the August issue of Molecular Cell, published August 28. "This is the first time we've understood the precise mechanism of how tw...
Army awards up to $50 million to establish Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies
...rbara we have been excited for some time about the emerging
potential for research discoveries at the interfac...l known for discoveries that helped inaugurate the emerging
field of nano-biomolecular and biomimetic materials synthesis that is illustrative of the new Instit...
UGA faculty of engineering researchers awarded $1 million NSF grant to develop nanoscale biosensors
...ogram is designed to harness the potential of this emerging
field by encouraging interdisciplinary research and cooperation to solve pressing problems. The UGA team relies on a convergence of expertise from physics, engineering and nanotechnology. The award became effective on August 15, 2003, and will have...
High-tech institute to hold Cal-(IT)Day@UCSD
...limpse at how our world will change as a result of emerging
telecommunications and information technologies," ...e the chance to visit the construction site of the emerging
215,000-gross-square-foot Cal-(IT) 2 Building funded by the State of California. Among the topics t...
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