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NIGMS funds Center for Quantitative Biology
...ur further biomedical discoveries, the center will make
all its data and analysis tools freely available to the scientific community. The goals and approaches of the center fit squarely with the NIGMS mission, according to Jeremy M. Berg, Ph.D., NIGMS director. "The Princeton center advances NIGMS effo...
Professor calls for a new branch of learning
...e same lines. A discipline of nanotoxicology would make
an important contribution to the development of a sustainable and safe nanotechnology . He added: "Our current knowledge of the toxicology of nanoparticles and nanotubes (tiny carbon tubes) is poor but suggests that nanoparticles may be able to have...
APS awards more than $140,000 to minority students of physiology
...licits these responses. "This program has aimed to make
careers in physiology accessible to minority students since the 60's and has been widely successful in that goal," said Dr. Martin Frank, executive director of the APS. "Former Porter fellows include a director of a NIH Institute, leaders within the...
How an insidious mutation fools DNA replication
...nize the DNA replication process, so that they can make
the equivalent of X-ray crystallographic "movies" of the entire process, to better understand it....
University of Arizona licenses patent for natural fungicide
...rcialization endeavor," she said. "We're trying to make
products available for the public good." The discovery of the fungicidal properties of rhamnolipid happened in a classic way - by accident. In 1995, Michael Stanghellini, then a professor in UA's department of plant pathology, was using synthetic sur...
Probing the surface of white blood cells to enhance immune system medicine
...t doesn't shut," explained Higgs. "And we want to make
sure that wedge doesn't prop any other doors open that should stay closed."...
One-hundred-fifty year old lessons of John Snow still relevant today
...n a time when most people and physicians tended to make
distinctions along class lines." Most of the book focuses on the later years of Snow's short life he died in 1858 at the age of 45 partly because very little is known of his early days. However, said Vinten-Johansen, the book does give a good feel ...
New tool predicts how long pollutants will stay in soil
...e mineral content, but non-ionic chemicals tend to make
themselves at home in the soil's natural organic m... what fraction of these non-charged chemicals will make
their home in the soil rather than water under any given set of conditions," Nguyen said. "The equat...
Tiny collars fitted on youngest-ever tiger cubs
...r; if we can somehow improve their chances, we can make
a big difference in helping the population to grow." Working near the Sikhote-Alin Zapovednik, the researchers located the den by tracking a radio-collared 3-year-old tigress named Galia. Of course, finding the cubs required some caution, particular...
Environmental costs of home construction lower with wise choice, reuse of building materials
...gs as foundations. Concrete products, for example, make
up between 72 and 78 percent of the mass of the hy...se materials are energy-intensive on their own and make
up the largest percentage of the energy required for home construction. The report offers many sugg...
APS showcases 46 historic breakthrough research articles
...century. Additionally, APS recognizes the need to make
all of its archived literature accessible, to both serve as a testament to the dedicated scientists involved in physiological research and to provide a deeper understanding of the cultural heritage of modern day science. The Classic articles, introd...
Study in Science reveals recreational fishing takes big bite of ocean catch
...ng boats to travel far offshore technologies that make
them every bit as effective as their commercial counterparts. "Recreational fishing in the ocean has lost much of its art," says Coleman. "Someone with absolutely no fishing ability can go out on a charter boat and bring in a remarkable catch not be...
Streptococcus infects humans by thwarting blood clotting
... scientists genetically altered strains of mice to make
the animals susceptible to infection by streptococcus. They say their strategy outlines a new path for developing animal models for human-specific microbes. The research is also likely to open the way to new understanding of the factors that enable b...
Review article makes case for a new source of cells in the body
...ddresses detractors by showing how VENT cells help make
the body's four tissue types nerve, muscle, conne...endent on every muscle, every nerve, every bone to make
sure you keep a small reserve," Dr. Sohal says. The work to date has been in chicken, quail and duck...
NJIT chemist speaks Aug. 25 about compound derived from pine tree
...al industry," said Malhotra. "These changes could make
the current processes environmentally friendlier, more effective and less expensive." Malhotra and Ying Xiao, a doctoral student at NJIT helping him, developed a Diels-Alder reaction with ionic liquids. "If you can do this process using pyridinium...
Discovery of new shrimp species adds to unique family
...nary study," Anker said. After description "we can make
a lot of hypotheses and assumptions about the evolution of a genus--it's a lot more interesting than species descriptions." In the course of his career, Anker has already described 15 new species and several new genera of shrimp. While the marine w...
Images reveal how rotavirus - leading cause of diarrhea - enters cells
...une system, without having to use a whole virus to make
a vaccine. The researchers are now collaborating ...4 protein down to two rocklike sub-components that make
up the spike's "head" and "body." They crystallized these pieces and used X-ray diffraction to dete...
Meteorites supplied Earth life with phosphorus
...ving architecture it is in the phospholipids that make
up cell walls and in the bones of vertebrates."In terms of mass, phosphorus is the fifth most important biologic element, after carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen," said Matthew A. Pasek, a doctoral candidate in UA's planetary sciences department...
Sensors at Watts Bar being evaluated by ORNL
...nteers, we are forging a 'team of teams' that will make
Tennessee a place terrorists will want to avoid," said John Sterling of the Tennessee Office of Homeland Security. Installation of the sensors at Watts Bar is an extension of a project that began in 2002 with the placement of radiation detectors at w...
Computer database being developed at Temple will allow for better inventory of chemicals
...ray water at the fire, because thats just going to make
the situation worse, Rappaport adds. Thats why ma...rmation automatically, he adds. It hopefully will make
life a lot easier for the environmental health and safety people this year. We still have a lot of w...
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