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A long-necked sea predator from China described in Science
...mous long-necked reptiles and a fellow protorosaur from
Europe and the Middle East called Tanystropheus of...cks during the hunt, said coauthor Olivier Rieppel from
the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois. Author Chun Li from
the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijin...
New signs of life found at the Poles
...ts. Reporting in this week's Nature, scientists from
British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography reveal their surprise findings that rock-dwelling micro-organisms can photosynthesise and store carbon just as much as the plants, lichens and mosses that live above ground. BAS...
March of Dimes statement on newborn screening report
...re is a reliable test that enables early detection from
newborn blood spots or other means. We support parents' rights to be fully informed about their baby's screening results, and we support expansion of health care provider education about newborn screening. March of Dimes state chapters and their pa...
Poplar DNA code cracked -- a step in combating global warming?
...ernational consortium - which includes researchers from
the Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotech...ar's genome. To do this, they used a female poplar from
the banks of the Nisqually River in Washington state (USA). The researchers needed just over two yea...
Scientists find nanowires capable of detecting individual viruses
...sponded to binding and unbinding of single viruses from
nanowire devices. In addition to influenza A, the Lieber group tested nanowire arrays outfitted with receptors specific to paramyxovirus and adenovirus. The researchers found the detectors could differentiate among the three viruses both because of t...
Grant advances biochemical engineering laboratory
...Mines and Technology has received a $110,000 grant from
the Aberdeen-based Great Plains Education Foundati...uth Dakota. Several chemical engineering graduates from
Tech work in these plants, bringing valued-added benefits to the farmers of South Dakota. "South Dak...
Microbes eat their way to better concrete
...ecently were awarded $51,601 in additional funding from
the National Science Foundation to continue their work. This is the second of a three-year project. During the current funding cycle, Bang and Ramakrishnan plan to develop genetically engineered microorganisms that can produce excess amounts of org...
Wolverine takes a road trip
NEW YORK (September 22, 2004) Scientists from
the Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society ...released the collared animal, it immediately moved from
Wyoming's Grand Teton Mountains to the Portneuf Range in Idaho and then back again, covering some 25...
Scientists discover potential new way to control drug-resistant bacteria
...me, they will be able to use the knowledge gleaned from
this discovery to generate proteins in the laboratory that will bind to almost any molecule of interest. ...
Joslin Diabetes Center honors brothers living 70-plus years with type 1 diabetes
...s. Gerald Cleveland, Ed.D., received his doctorate from
Syracuse University and trained as a teacher before becoming assistant superintendent of the Syracuse Public Schools for 27 years. He has two children, Linda Czarny and Roger Cleveland, with his late wife of 62 years, Mildred Cleveland. Among tho...
Secretary of Energy announces seven E.O. Lawrence Award Winners
... contributions these researchers have made ranging from
engines with no moving parts to better ways to see the stars," Secretary Abraham said. "These awards, and the research for which they are given, show that DOE could easily be called the Department of Science and Energy." The winners are: Nathani...
16th EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics
...ial identifies which brain cancer patients benefit from
temozolomide: genetic predictive test can be carried out in any laboratory and means temozolomide can now become a targeted treatment. * Dr Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh: Trial results indicate arsenic should now be considered first-line treatment for one typ...
Study explores gene transfer to modify underlying course of Alzheimer's disease
... increase the potential benefit of NGF. Results from
a Phase I study by Dr. Mark Tuszynski at the Unive...ego, determined that there were no adverse effects from
NGF detected in the subjects, an indication that the biological therapy is itself safe and well tole...
AAAS expert panel calls for voter-system research and reform
...rganized the 17-18September workshop, with funding from
the NationalScience Foundation, to develop a research agendaon electronic voting technology amid growingconcerns about the electoral system's integrity.Those concerns emerged when the dead-heat Floridaelection between George W. Bush and then-VicePres...
The book opens on the first tree genome
...to fuels, and trees that can sequester more carbon from
the atmosphere or be used to clean up waste sites....lity characteristics, while protecting our forests from
pests and diseases through the development of tools for early detection, diagnosis, and control, all...
DuPont scientist named one of the world's top young innovators by MIT's 'Technology Review' Magazine
...TR100's panel of judges includes senior executives from
the following organizations: Boston University, Caltech, Cambridge University, CombinatoRx, Concept2Company, Cornell University, General Electric, Geekcorps, Georgia Tech, Harvard Medical School, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intellectual Ventures, Microsof...
Termites could hold the key to self-sufficient buildings
...y is leading this innovative project, with funding from
the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The initiative will include research in Namibia to digitally scan the structure of the termite mounds. This research will be filmed by the BBC Natural History Unit for inclusion in a new...
NSF awards 22 new projects for plant genome research
...ng and other needs. The awards involve researchers from
56 institutions in 22 states, as well as collaborators from
14 countries around the globe. The two- to five-year awards, ranging from
$700,000 to $6.6 million, ...
Certain genes boost fish oils' protection against breast cancer
...ies of the oil's byproducts, propose investigators from
the Keck School of Medicine of the University of S...ish oils' byproducts are the ones who benefit most from
consuming the oils. That may help scientists better understand exactly how fish oils deter cancer. "...
NSF and AIBS sign cooperative agreement for NEON project office
... With a two-year, $6 million cooperative agreement from
the National Science Foundation (NSF), the America...es and consequences of invasive species all result from
complex interactions between human, natural and physical systems," said Elizabeth Blood, program dir...
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