Tag: "network" at biology news
Building the whole cell from pieces
..."The number of machines that we can place into the network
will increase exponentially, providing an ever more complete molecular anatomy of the cell."...
National Foundation For Cancer Research names UCSD's Webster Cavenee NFCR Fellow
...ever they might go, and to participate in the NFCR network
of outstanding investigators. I am grateful for the confidence that the NFCR has placed in me and I look forward to a vibrant and productive association."...
Geoenvironmental researchers to join Technium
...siness innovation centre in the pan-Wales Technium network
geared to support companies with high growth potential and encourage innovation, research and development. The GRP is a world leader, and its development of new technologies and techniques has already attracted interest from Europe, the USA and South...
For some gorillas, local kin may mean local peace
... The researchers theorize that the dispersed male network
and the social behavior of the western gorilla may be connected, in part because peaceful interactions between related males may be beneficial. This idea is in keeping with kin-selection theory, a well-regarded set of ideas for how related members of...
First large-scale trial of genetically personalised treatment for breast cancer to start soon
...Conference. TRANS-BIG, a translational research network
involving about 40 partners from all over Europe and from Latin America, is in late-stage negotiation with the European Commission for funding as a Network of Excellence under the 6th Framework Research Programme. Dr. Martine Piccart, Chair of the Br...
Natural enemies help scientists untangle tropical forest food webs
...l agent, may have knock-on effects mediated by the network
of natural enemies," said Professor Godfray. The authors of the research from the NERC Centre for Population Biology at Imperial College London and the University of Oxford carried out the large-scale field experiment at the Natural History Museum's ...
Banned chemical travels across three oceans
...a." In the study, Wania and his team established a network
of air sampling stations on a north-south route from the Arctic to Central America and east-west from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island. The sampling stations consist of polymer resins pellets of a lightweight plastic material that absorb pollutants...
Bioprocesses upstage traditional chemical processes
...through innovative approaches. Frost & Sullivan's network
of consultants, industry experts, corporate trainers and support staff, spans the globe with offices in every major country. Advances in Biotechnology for Chemical Manufacture: Part 2D482...
Are you slow in coordinating your thoughts?
..., e.g. synchronization, between units of a complex network
can be achieved. Three theoretical neuro-physicist...tters 92: 074101, 2004). To analyze the impact of network
structure on its function the scientists use the theory of random matrices. Initiated by the work of...
UN study shows environmental consequences from ongoing boom in personal computer sales
... One major reason is that computers connected to a network
will often be "kept awake" by traffic from servers and other machines. End-of-life management opportunities (and risks) UNU identifies several options available to national, regional and local governments intent on mitigating the environmental and...
Rich genes travel more
...wer law-based distributions, such as the growth of network
connections in the World Wide Web. The PNAS s...pable of generating complex and dynamic biological network
UC San Diego faculty receive funding from von Liebig Center to commercialize academic research
...ques for shaping data dynamically as a function of network
and device conditions and constraints, resulting in a rich wireless surfing experience. Wireless network
operators as well as content providers and aggregators already have expressed interest in this techn...
Congo plans to safeguard biodiversity with new protected areas
...announced today plans to expand its protected area network
for the purpose of further conserving the region's...on to assisting the government with protected area network
management initiatives, WCS has helped in the development of wildlife conservation in timber concess...
UCSF finding advances insight into adult stem cells in human brain
...n isolating the astrocytes from the tissue's dense network
of mixed brain cells. Then, they conducted a series of experiments in the culture dish that revealed these cells have the properties of adult neural stem cells (i.e., the ability to produce the various cells of a given organ, in this case the brain)....
Flies offer clues to anesthesia-resistant memory
... gene in the fly brain, leading them to identify a network
of neurons that had not been previously known to function in memory. The new insights into radish gene function provide geneticists with a valuable foothold to investigate the cellular mechanisms of anesthesia-resistant memory....
Optically recording millisecond brain nerve impulses
...nding the imaging from a single neuron to a larger network
will be simple enough, says Dombeck. With the microscope's field of view, he says, it should be possible to record electrical signaling between many neurons at once....
Proteomics and alcoholism research
...rnationally," she said, "to build an international network
of experts in liver cell biology, proteomics and bioinformatics, and to develop a common bioinformatics platform to track samples with centralized data capture and analysis. The establishment of a 'liver biological atlas' would represent a major adv...
K-State professor to give paper on potential impact of ag bioterrorism
...ow disease, outbreak is a great example of how the network
can work and respond rapidly to natural outbreaks .... Stack said in the near future, the diagnostic network
will be looking at another pathogen, soybean rust, which is already causing problems in Brazil and w...
Surveillance and containment would be effective intervention against deliberate smallpox attack
...ood and their community. The model was based on a network
of these structured subpopulations of people connected through adult workplaces, high schools, and a hospital to form a population of 48,000 people. The investigators tracked the smallpox epidemic over time in terms of disease symptoms and recognitio...
National ocean commissioners & scientists call for overhaul of ocean policies & management
...g and no controls," says Boris Worm. "We require a network
of high seas marine reserves as experimental controls and insurance against our ignorance and failures. Ecosystem-based management offers muchneeded hope."...
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