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Northeastern University receives $12.4 million NSF grant for creation of nanomanufacturing institute
...nstitution, Northeastern will receive $4.7 million from
NSF; much of the research associated with the proj...l, provost at Northeastern. "With our initial gift from
alumnus George Kostas, we were able to establish a state-of-the-arts nanomanufacturing facility. The...
Abstract poster contest finalists announced
...ch Alliance (INRA). The finalists include students from
Washington State University, Idaho State Universit...o and the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Students from
both INRA and non-INRA universities participated in the judged competition for a chance to win one o...
Milk genome symposium
...11-12, Thursday and Friday -- UC Davis researchers from
fields including food science, nutrition, animal science and applied science will be among the invited speakers at the International Symposium on the Milk Genome & Human Health. The symposium will focus on the current state of genomics as it relates ...
$2.7 million grant to support creation of virtual zebrafish atlas
...exposure thanks to a five-year, $2.7 million grant from
the National Center for Research Resources-Nationa...le for us to share our detailed zebrafish anatomy, from
any point in its lifespan, with researchers around the globe. This data-sharing will speed the pace ...
Experimental drug shown to block mutant protein causing blood disease
...a-Farber are the senior authors. Other authors are from
Dana-Farber, Brigham and Women's, Harvard Medical School, Emory University, and Novartis Pharma AG. "The study shows the potential utility of drugs that block mutant tyrosine kinases, and that these drugs are opening more doors to treating cancers," ...
Health of world's sea lions the focus of Wakefield Symposium
...eller sea lions, will gather in Anchorage, Alaska, from
September 30 to October 3, 2004, for the 22nd Lowe... of Alaska state and federal agencies. Researchers from
Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, England, Germany, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Ru...
UAF scientists discover new marine habitat in Alaska
...species, a team of scuba diving scientists working from
an Alaska fishing boat has discovered an entirely new marine habitat just a stone's throw from
shore. The discovery in June of a single bed of rhodoliths, colorful marine algae that resemble cora...
AIBS tapped to coordinate design of ecological observatories
...At NEON facilities across the country, researchers from
various disciplines will work together to improve ...ctor Jeffrey Goldman, will rely heavily on support from
members of the scientific and educational communities, who will be nominated to serve on committees ...
Economy of movement
... the open-access journal PLoS Biology, took a page from
economists, who have long used equations called utility functions that incorporate the costs and benefits of a situation. Say you like oranges better than apples, but oranges cost more. Given a certain budget for fruit, the utility function says how ...
Binocular rivalry: Fulfilling visual expectations
...es until long after the point at which information from
the two eyes is combined, these results show that ...er is recognized it can cause dominance of signals from
one eye and suppression of signals from
the other. This is strong evidence that the brain's expectat...
Study reveals why eyes in some paintings seem to follow viewers
...re also remains largely unchanged as we look at it from
different vantage points. If a person in a paintin...the monitor, and others in which they looked at it from
an angle. Each researcher repeated these tasks three times for each of the six experimental conditio...
'Fossil genes' reveal how life sheds form and function
...an ecological shift that somehow removed galactose from
the organism's menu, thereby making the galactose-...found the genetic pathway almost completely absent from
all three, with only a single remaining gene marking the pathway like a faded signpost. "Evolution r...
DuPont introduces in-home personal protection from dangers of hurricanes
...is engineered to help provide residents protection from
the dangers of hurricanes. According to weather...evlar was originally designed to shield homeowners from
the wrath and destruction of tornadoes. The DuPont TM StormRoom TM with Kevlar meets the Federal ...
Green, leafy spinach may soon power cellphones and laptops
...rotein complex dubbed Photosystem I (PSI). Derived from
spinach chloroplasts, PSI is 10 to 20 nanometers w...uter science at MIT. Baldo and other researchers from
MIT, the University of Tennessee and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, including electrical and bi...
ORNL's Delmau joins Technology Review's list of top young innovators
...he first author on two patents in France resulting from
her work with the French Atomic Energy Commission,...a selected process for removing radioactive cesium from
nuclear waste material. She has more than 40 open-literature publications, including 15 journal arti...
Scientists explore genome of methane-breathing microbe
... know under what conditions methane can be removed from
the ecosystem before it accumulates as a greenhous...capsulatus, we can now use the information gleaned from
this genome sequence to make predictions about the symbionts."...
Yale digital diagnostic technology is basis of new company, HistoRx Inc.
... HistoRx also holds exclusive license to databases from
Yale's tissue archive containing 20- to 40-year clinical follow up information corresponding to different types of human cancer. The School of Medicine's archive holds more than three million tissue samples collected over the past 70 years. ...
Key stimulator of colorectal cancer identified
...has also been linked to CRC. Dr. Raymond N. DuBois from
the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville, Tennessee and colleagues investigated whether the ability of PGE2 to promote CRC is dependent on PPARd. The researchers found that...
Martin Saunders to receive the James Flack Norris Award
...cation intermediates. Saunders received his Ph.D. from
Harvard University, came to Yale as a member of th... Yale for 49 years. He has received notable awards from
the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science. He is a...
Prion propagation: Avoiding the toxic oligomer
...ar, however, whether amyloids follow a progression from
monomer to oligomer to plaque. Using the yeast pri...n which growth occurs monomer by monomer, emerging from
a monomer "nucleus." Instead, Weissman and colleagues' findings support a model in which ...
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