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Warner-Lambert Company gift creates bioinformatics program

...g the individual components of a livingcell to the integrated behavior of the whole organism. "We are very pleased that the U-M is willing to begin a graduate level educationand research program in this important area," said Wendell Wierenga, Ph.D.,senior vice president for Worldwide Pre-Clinical Research, Deve...

NIAMS funds multicenter study of surgical vs. nonsurgical treatment of back pain

... Data from the preferenceobservation group will be integrated with that from the randomized group to estimate cost-effectiveness of treatment.Dr. Stephen I. Katz, director of the NIAMS, says, "Based on this trial, we shall, for the first time, havescientific evidence regarding the relative effective...

Biosensor expected to improve food safety

...erms of sample preparation. Meanwhile, the integrated optic interferometric sensor technology uponwhich the biosensor is based has already been patented by Hartman and theGeorgia Tech Research Corporation. It is also the basis for a chemicalcontaminant sensing system called E-SMART. That system is also ...

Watershed responses to forest practices studied

...es. In 1998, Pacific Northwest researchers integrated their version of thedistributed watershed model with a version from the University of Washington. Then they incorporated a GIS-based modeling system and data on logging roadnetworks and stream channels. In 1999, Pacific Northwest researchers begande...

NSF awards large grant for Arabidopsis information resource

... TAIR will address this critical need by providing integrated and value-added data in an industry-standard database environment." The user-friendly resource, which will be available at a Web site hosted by NCGR, will feature an intuitive, object-oriented program that will use a common vocabulary, have visualiza...

MIT study assesses effects of Kyoto Protocol

...ing field' forall possible strategies. Instead, an integrated systems approach appearsnecessary." In fact, predictions based on the present study (which employs an integratedglobal systems model) indicate that when Kyoto-specified GWPs are used, thechoice of control strategy could determine whether or not the ...

Eastern U.S. benefits from emissions trading by power plants

...t is expected in the future. The RFF study used an integrated computer assessment model to evaluate changesin SO2 emissions and atmospheric concentrations, sulfur deposition and publichealth benefits from reduced exposure. Title IV of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments established trading and banking asa way to ...

Threats to health reduced with Bt corn hybrids

...d. Bt corn hybrids can be an important tool in the integrated management of cornear and stalk rots and a boon to the environment as well. "Using geneticallymodified hybrids to control insects and diseases offers an alternative that ismuch more effective, consistent, economic and environmentally sound than folia...

Brain compound's anti-aggression effects appear to reverse in monogamous male rodents

...a part of the brain whereenvironmental stimuli are integrated with internal signals from the brain, and aresponse begins to be produced," Gammie says.. Researchers plan to see if they can suppress nitric oxide production in thevoles with a drug. If so, they'll test to see if using this drug in mated malevoles ...

Colorado State scientist is Ecological Society of America president

...$1.8 million National Science Foundation grant for integrated research linking the diversity of soil invertebrat... the biological world underground, the benefits of integrated research to society, and women in science. Her research has been widely featured in newspapers, maga...

Whitaker Foundation funds Washington University biomedical engineering facility

... as well as the organization of these systems into integrated organisms, such as the human body. Instrumentation, computers, materials, diagnostic and therapeutic devices, artificial organs, prostheses, and medical information systems for use in medical research and practice are the basic materials of biomedic...

NTP-CERHR announces the Second Phthalates Expert Panel Meeting to be held December 15-17, 1999

... The purpose of the meeting is to complete the integrated evaluation documents that were begun during the m...phthalate. At the completion of the first meeting, integrated evaluation documents were drafted and reviewed by the full Panel for the following 3 phthalates: but...

Carilion, Virginia Tech, U.Va. create biomedical institute -- Virginia Tech forms optical sciences and engineering research center

...new techniques, such as those based onfiber optic, integrated optic, or MEMS sensing techniques. Optically Activated/Controlled Therapy One of the most exciting areas of bio-medical research currently underway involves opticallyactivated/controlled therapy. In this kind of therapy, called phtodymanic therapy,...

Expect rapid, pervasive innovation in 21st century

...erimental concept is called MIBBS, for micro-scale integrated bio-separation andbio-sensing systems, says Michael Ladisch, a Purdue professor of agricultural and biologicalengineering who is seeking funding for the research. MIBBS could enable field scientists to rapidly test thousands of plants and animals fo...

Abgenix and CuraGen establish large-scale drug development alliance, companies to develop genomics-based human antibody drugs

...company and CuraGen Corporation (Nasdaq: CRGN), an integrated genomics-based drug discovery and development comp...pressed with CuraGen's technical capabilities with integrated genomics-based drug discovery and development," stated R. Scott Greer, president and CEO of Abgenix....

U-M Medical School receives $4 million for new bioinformatics program

... the individual components of a living cell to the integrated behavior of the entire organism. "The Human Genome Project and advances in molecular biology have generated a flood of new data about individual components of cells," said Allen S. Lichter, M.D., dean of the U-M Medical School. "Yet we know v...

The future of the world with materials science and engineering

...ronic and optical components that disappear inside integrated organic systems, ceramics will play a vital role," he says. One such technology is the development of PZT hydrophone arrays and high-speed spectrum analysis that could be used to record and translate "fish talk" -- a useful tool should we come to re...

Research highlights from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

...anging of materials. ETI offers CMS as part of an integrated laboratory management system....

Wake Forest starts center for human genomics

...in all five areas, and the 24 new faculty would be integrated into all five programs....

Emerging infectious diseases of wild animals are a threat to biodiversity and human health, according to new report

...ese recommendations are now under-used. We need an integrated approach, using traditional and cutting-edge techniques, to investigate outbreaks as they occur in wildlife."...

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