Tag: "forensics" at biology news
Full promise of genomics in disease research yet to be realized
...medicine, clinical diagnostics, bioinformatics and forensics
participated in discussions on the recent advancements in the field and the outlook for future research. "Genomics has had a profound and lasting impact on the study of pathogens and disease, to the extent that it is difficult to imagine what the sc...
ORNL nanoprobe creates world of new possibilities
...4, 2004 -- A technology with proven environmental, forensics
and medical applications has received a shot in the arm because of an invention by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. ORNL's nanoprobe, which is based on a light scattering technique, can detect and analyze chemi...
Plant pathologists look to forensics to aid in biosecurity
...necessary intrusion," Fletcher said. More on how forensics
can be applied to plant health and crop security w...symposium will explore the principles of microbial forensics
as they may apply to specific models of plant pathogens and the plant diseases they cause. This symp...
New $9 million NSF grant to fund creation of center at LSU
... on building new equipment and tools for medicine, forensics
and homeland security applications. "The ultimate goal is to build a national 'center of excellence' in micro-/nano-fabrication for biology and medical purposes," said Soper. "The launching of CBM2 further solidifies LSU as a national leader in ...
Nation's plant database falling behind, survey shows
...nd illustrators as well as for medical scientists, forensics
experts, law enforcement agencies and other scientists. The problem: Collecting local or in-state plant life is in steep decline, at a time when habitat is changing dramatically. "To protect the best remaining native forests, and to...
Plant pathologists to meet in Anaheim, CA to discuss agricultural security, food safety, and more
...symposium will explore the principles of microbial forensics
as they may apply to specific models of plant pathogens and plant diseases. Members of the media are invited to attend annual meeting events. Complimentary registration is available. The American Phytopathological Society (APS) is a non-profit, profe...
PNNL recognized for commercializing technologies
...ng and testing firms, semiconductor manufacturers, forensics
laboratories, pharmaceutical companies and agencies involved in national security, will enable faster, more cost-effective characterization of samples and materials. Spectral interferences are a major problem in many analytical techniques. They cloud...
Standard improves tests of male DNA
...ples, and one is female. Laboratories that perform forensics
or paternity DNA analyses can use the SRM to double check the accuracy of their equipment and test procedures for analyzing the Y chromosome. It also may be helpful for population studies that study whether the human race evolved from one or many "Ad...
Symposium explores microbial forensics and the investigation of biocrimes
...anism to its source--the perpetrator(s). Microbial forensics
investigations require and use traditional investi...ument that analyses the current state of microbial forensics
science, technology, preparedness, and cooperation--and makes specific recommendations for future ac...
Forensics bringing bacteria into the courtroom
...d for the development of a comprehensive microbial forensics
infrastructure. In microbial forensics, researche...route of a particular isolate. Recently, microbial forensics
has been used in cases such as the alleged transmission of HIV from a Florida dentist to several pat...
World's largest scientific society convenes regional meeting in Charleston, S. C., Nov. 13-16
...ov. 16 8:30 a.m. Exploring electrophoresis and forensics
Presenter will introduce new techniques for enhancing students' interest and excitement in chemistry through the utilization of forensic investigations using gel electrophoresis units designed to run on 9-volt batteries. (Pat Ryan, Carolina Biologi...
Six reporters named to receive 2002 AAAS Science Journalism Awards
...array of amazing uses of DNA-based knowledge--from forensics
to the identification of rogue bears, and from genetic fingerprinting of threatened creatures to the development of pollutant-degrading microbes. Online Alan Boyle of MSNBC.com earned the AAAS prize for online entries, with an article titled, "G...
UK scientists make major advance with novel chromosome testing technique
...in several other fields including cancer research, forensics
and the analysis of ancient DNA samples. The researchers used their new technique to examine 12 embryos donated by patients undergoing IVF. The embryos were cultured in vitro for 3 days, by which time most are composed of 6-8 cells. A total of 64 ind...
Research paves the way for faster, better, cheaper DNA detection method
...A array detection method include pharmacogenomics, forensics
and veterinary use. The research was funded by the U.S. Army Research Office, the National Institutes of Health and Nanosphere, Inc....
Research to give authorities new tool in tracking terrorists
...ique, it's going to be adopted by the major police forensics
laboratories." Although the researchers have yet ..., whenever there is a case of a bombing, the local forensics
people can do an analysis and match their results with the database and say, 'Hey, this was made in ...
To combat poaching, Florida officials use wildlife forensics
...hnology has a lot of power, which is why human DNA forensics
is so significant," he said. The DNA forensics
process involves a molecular biology technique called PCR, or Polymerase chain reaction. The techniq...
Scientists Develop New Computer Program To Speed Determination Of Gene Function
...tifying diseases,predicting risk of disease and in forensics
investigations. "Because of all the information coming out of the genome project, thereneeds to be more and more effort in computational biology to extract value fromthe raw DNA sequences and relate it to the function of the 100,000 or so ge...